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Price Cutter Charity Championship Raises $819,079 for Local Charities

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – This year marked the 24th anniversary of the Price Cutter Charity Championship presented by Dr. Pepper and, as a result of efforts made by the community, the John Q. Hammons Foundation distributed $819,079.32 to 48 children’s charities in the Ozarks.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – This year marked the 24th anniversary of the Price Cutter Charity Championship presented by Dr. Pepper and, as a result of efforts made by the community, the John Q. Hammons Foundation distributed $819,079.32 to 48 children’s charities in the Ozarks.

The Price Cutter Charity Championship (PCCC) is a PGA Tour golf tournament on the Web.com Tour.  The tournament is one of four of the original tour stops on the Hogan Tour and is played at Highland Springs County Club in Springfield.

During the Celebration of Sharing event on Dec. 2, it was announced 2014 tournament activities will be held Aug. 1-11. The tournament will be Aug. 7-10 at Highland Springs Country Club.

With this tournament marking the 25th anniversary, silver will be spread throughout the event.  The theme is “Make it a Million,” with a goal of raising one million dollars for area children’s charities.

The following is a list of the donations made to the 48 local charities this year:



A Sporting Chance-provides sports programs for persons with disabilities.

$23,158.00

AIDS Project of the Ozarks- assistance for children and their families affected by AIDS.

$6,645.00

Ambassadors for Children-assistance for children in foster families.

$14,326.00

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ozarks-enhancing children’s self-esteem with one on one role models.

$17,111.00

Boys & Girls Clubs of Springfield-services for youth from at-risk circumstances.

$18,165.00

Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks-providing for non-medical needs for families affected by breast cancer.

$20,705.00

Burrell Working Solutions-providing challenging opportunities that are appropriate for a person's level of skill.

$4,385.00

Camp Barnabas-offers childhood experiences for children with disabilities.

$11,171.00

Cardinals Care Foundation-benefits area youth through outreach programs and grants.

$25,000.00

Champion Athletes of the Ozarks-provides sports competition and training for children and adults with disabilities.

$15,447.00

Champions Committed to Kids-partners chronically ill children with area sports teams so that they can feel a part of a team.                                     

$7,246.25

Chances of Stone County-to enhance the lives of Stone County residents with developmental disabilities.

$9,531.25

Children’s Smile Center-provides primary and preventive dental care and education to low-income children in Stone and Christian Co.

$23,135.00

Convoy of Hope-disaster relief and support services to the poor and hurting in communities.

$33,088.00

Developmental Center of the Ozarks-provides programs and services for children with special needs.

$3,760.00

Fellowship of Christian Athletes-using athletics to impact the world for Jesus Christ.

$59,161.00

Fordland Clinic – Community Health Center-provides access to comprehensive holistic health care.

$7,300.00

Habitat for Humanity-working to eliminate sub-standard housing in Greene County.

$17,109.41

Heart of the Ozarks Junior Golf Foundation A-provides golf activities for area youth.

$4,850.00

Heart of the Ozarks Junior Golf Foundation B-provides golf activities for area youth.

$6,270.00

H.O.P.E. Foundation-helping overcome pediatric emergencies.

$11,815.00

Jordan Valley Health Center-provides medical and dental services to area underprivileged.

$4,325.00

K-Life Taney County-provides unconditional friendship for teenagers through activities and events.

$6,392.00

Least of These, Inc. Christian County Food Pantry-providing services to the less fortunate in Christian County.

$15,934.25

Life’s Journey-helping individuals one on one making a difference in their lives with our team of volunteers and outsourcing partners.

$4,400.00

Mercy Kids – providing world class health care to children in southwest Missouri.

$88,164.00

Missouri Junior Golf Foundation- provides ongoing opportunities to play and rules and etiquette education for junior golfers.

$18,200.00

Missouri State University Foundation-provides tickets to athletic events to area underprivileged youth.

$2,550.00

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)- programming and services for those suffering from mental illness.

$9,090.00

OACAC-provides services and programs to help reduce poverty and promote self-sufficiency in low income families in the area.

$13,091.00

Project H.O.P.E.-Interdenominational Christian group providing for the needs of impoverished people.

$10,055.00

Rare Breed-Providing a safe environment for at-risk youth while teaching them valuable life skills.

$2,000.00

River Street Food Pantry-feeding, equipping, empowering, restoring dreams.

$5,625.00

Ronald McDonald House-provides housing, hope and comfort for families of ill and injured children.

$45,971.00

Shriners Hospital Dads-provides transportation for families traveling to Shriners hospitals.

$32,461.66

Silver Dollar City Foundation-provides funding for Christian programs and services in Stone and Taney Counties.

$48,900.00

Southwest Center for Independent Living-provides services and social activities for teens with disabilities.

$8,005.00

Special Olympics Missouri –SW Area-year round sports training and competition for those with mental disabilities.

$17,071.25

Springfield Advocates for Youth-helps at-risk youth get their lives back on track.

$14,341.75

Springfield-Greene County Park Board-provides leisure programs and facilities for area youth.

$13,538.00

St. Joseph Catholic Academy- providing an educational setting to nurture the essential Gospel values of the Gospel.

$15,882.50

St. Jude-Mercy Affiliate- making it possible for children battling cancer to receive exceptional treatment, close to home.

$2,000.00

Summit Foundation- inspiring the joy of learning through small class sizes and integrated curriculum.

$4,650.00

The Arc of the Ozarks-helping those with disabilities achieve independence.

$9,170.00

The First Tee of the Ozarks-providing educational programs to promote character and values through the game of golf.

$5,000.00

The Hamels Foundation-dedicated to bringing an end to extreme poverty and hardship endured by lack of educational support.

$16,355.00

Webster Electric Foundation-provides funding through grants for community minded projects and programs.

$33,300.00

White River Valley Electric Foundation- funds grants to organizations that provide food, clothing, shelter, health & education.

$33,228.00

TOTAL

$819,079.32

 
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