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Wings for Kids and Kiawah Cares each received a $10,000 donation. Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach and the Lowcountry Food Bank received food donations from the PGA Championship and Delaware North's Patina Restaurant.
Wings for Kids will use the funds to support the organization’s WingsLeader training program, which empowers individuals to make positive impacts in children’s lives. Kiawah Cares will make the donation to Edith L. Frierson Elementary School to be used to expand the school’s Learning Garden and to supply a new well with a solar pump to power irrigation.
Additionally, more than $150,000 was donated to 10 local nonprofit organizations through a volunteer partnership with Delaware North’s Patina Restaurant Group.
The 11th annual Dancing with The Ark’s Stars fundraising event raised nearly $130,000 for The Ark, Alzheimer’s Family Support Services. Proceeds support the organization’s programs and essential services for families experiencing Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia.