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LIFT23 and PGA HOPE Partner to Support Veteran Community
New York, New York (April 11, 2016) – LIFT23, a premium sock and apparel company, is partnering with PGA REACH, the philanthropic arm of PGA of America, to promote and support a specialized golf program to disabled Veterans. The specific program, PGA HOPE – Helping Our Patriots Everywhere, is a therapeutic program to aid in the rehabilitation process for disabled Veterans.
LIFT23, whose motto is “Performance with a Purpose” develops sport-specific merino wool blend performance socks and is committed to furthering a social specific to each sport. For every pair of socks sold, LIFT23 alternates between donating a pair of socks to a veteran recovering in a local VA hospital, and donating a portion of its profits to PGA Hope.
“We are very fortunate to be partnering with the PGA HOPE for our golf socks,” says founder Ed Del Guercio. “It is our ‘hope’ that we can make an impact on the lives of our disabled Veterans individually through this incredible HOPE program designed to help them.”
“We are excited that LIFT23 has stepped up to help support PGA HOPE. It takes a true collaboration of people and organizations to help heal our Veterans,” says Chris Nowak, the PGA HOPE Coordinator.
Help Fund the Initiative: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/lift23-sport-socks-help-our-disabled-veterans#/
PGA REACH/PGA HOPE: https://pgareach.com/
About PGA HOPE
The purpose of PGA HOPE is to help Veterans assimilate back into their communities through the social interaction the game of golf provides. Led by PGA professionals – certified in golf instruction for Veterans with disabilities, Veterans will learn the rules of the game, and for those already familiar with it, the professionals will help them refine their skills.
LIFT23 is a premium sock and apparel company that is committed to a social mission. The goal is to lift the spirits of those in need. For every pair of socks purchased, LIFT23 will donate a pair of socks to a charity. LIFT23 has established partnerships with many great charitable organizations including the New York Department of Homeless services, PGA Hope, EAC Network and many others.
Terra Public Relations