18TH Annual Charity Golf Tournament

Please join us on Monday, September 10TH, 2018 for some great fun at the Ridge Club; one of the Cape’s most beautiful and picturesque golf courses!

Play the video and learn more about the Chromosone 18 Fund and Cape Cod Child Development.

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Our two benefactors are Cape Cod Child Development and Chromosome 18 Registry & Research Foundation. These charities provide programs and services for numerous families on the Cape and across the country. Please join us in helping these charities as your support and donations really do make a difference!

The golf tournament will begin at noon (sharp!), with a great lunch and dinner. There will be a raffle and a live auction, mixed in with lots of fabulous games and prizes! We recommend you come at 11am to register and be ready for the noon shot gun start.

This event fills up fast and is first-come, registration deadline is May 1st. We sincerely appreciate your interest and support.

What is the Chromosome 18 Registry and Research Society?

Founded in 1990, The Chromosome 18 Registry & Research Society is a registered 501 (c) (3) non-profit, tax exempt public charity dedicated to helping individuals with chromosome 18 abnormalities overcome the obstacles they face so they might lead healthy, happy, and productive lives.

What are Chromosome 18 conditions?

Chromosome 18 conditions are caused by a change in a person’s genetic makeup. In some individuals, a piece of a chromosome is missing. In others, a piece of a chromosome is duplicated. Sometimes, there are more complicated rearrangements of the chromosomes. Approximately 1 in 180 babies is born with a chromosomal abnormality.

What do people with Chromosome 18 conditions experience?

Mental Retardation, Short Stature, Allergies, High susceptibility to infections, Heart defects, Growth hormone deficiency, Kidney abnormalities, Mood disorders, Cleft palate, Low muscle tone, Poor reflexes and tremors, Bow legs, Seizures, Vision problems, Hearing loss, Reflux, Foot abnormalities, Scoliosis, Thyroid problems, Altered facial features, Cognitive impairment, Social Impairment

What is Cape Cod Child Development?

The Cape Cod Child Development Center serves over 3,000 children on Cape Cod. Their mission is to provide world-class child and family focused programs that nurture each child’s full potential.

What does Cape Cod Child Development do for children?

Cape Cod Child Development provides many types of services for children, including:

  • Safe, nurturing after school and summer programs for children 5-13
  • Child care for working parents who can’t afford it
  • Comprehensive early childhood and child care programs for children ages 2.5 to 5 years old
  • Early intervention for children up to age 3 who have or are at high risk for a developmental delay, disability or health condition
  • Parent education, support and child care for pregnant and parenting teens through age 19
  • Parent education and family support for Barnstable families from birth to age 5

How does your tax-exempt sponsorship help?

As you can imagine, families with children that have chromosome 18 face many challenges, from providing round the clock care to managing and paying for their children’s many health issues. Your tax-exempt donation allows the Chromosome 18 Registry and Research Society to provide these families with needed resources and services. In addition, it allows Cape Cod Development to provide over 3,000 children on Cape Cod with needed resources and services to help them thrive.