Yes, you read that correctly. We’re dreaming big with this one and we need your help to make this dream a reality. It’s bold, it’s ambitious and, most importantly, it’s crazy enough to work. As the great Steve Jobs said, “the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.”
So what exactly is our goal in reaching out to Jordan Spieth? In the coming months, Hugs Café is raising the funds to open our first location so we can achieve our mission of creating an inviting place of training and employment for adults with special needs while providing dignity, self-worth and developing respect in the community. Someone like Jordan can help us do this in a big way.
Our ultimate goal is to have Jordan come to our Fundraising Kickoff Event in July and serve as our guest speaker. Together we can make a major impact on this community and raise awareness of this incredible group of people. As an added benefit, someone like Jordan can help us raise the funds necessary to open our first location and begin changing the lives of those in the greater DFW area immediately.
Together, we can make an impact on this community
What we’re asking of you, our fans, is simple. In the coming months, we need your help submitting as many requests as possible to Jordan’s Foundation to have him come be a guest speaker at our Fundraising Kickoff .
Submitting a request is easy. All you need to do is go to his website, http://www.jordanspiethgolf.com/charitabletrust, scroll to the bottom and click the “Contact” button. From there you will be able to submit your information and a personal message. You can write your own message or use our pre-written message which you can find at the bottom of this post.
For those of you that aren’t familiar with Jordan Spieth, he is the most recent winner of The Masters Golf Tournament; one of the most prestigious sporting events in the world. From start to finish, Jordan led the field and won the tournament in style, tying and setting a number of records on the way to victory. Not only that, but Jordan is from right here in Dallas.
However, it wasn’t his prowess on the golf course that impressed us the most; it was the story of his relationship with his little sister, Ellie, and the bond that they share that touched our hearts.
Ellie is 14 years old and has special needs. Jordan has been quoted saying that Ellie is “his inspiration” (PGATour.com) and that she is “the most special part of their family” and that he “can’t wait to get back to her and maybe let her try on the jacket!” (CNN Sports)
Jordan shares an incredible bond with his sister Ellie, the same bond that we share with our teammates and that many of you share with your family members, friends and loved ones. Through the Jordan Spieth Family Foundation, Jordan looks to raise awareness for children and adults with special needs much the same way we do every single day.
With your help we can do this. We can partner with one of the most popular athletes in the world to help raise awareness for this incredible group of people.
Let’s make it happen!
If you’d prefer not to write your own letter, here’s a quick note for you to insert into the message area of the website contact section:
To the Jordan Spieth Family Foundation,
First off, I wanted to say congratulations to Jordan on winning The Masters. His performance on the course was truly inspirational. However, I am not writing to you today to talk about his play on the course but, rather, how his relationship with his sister, Ellie, and his off the course philanthropy have inspired us all.
I am a supporter of Hugs Cafe in McKinney, TX. Hugs Cafe is a non-profit whose mission is to provide training and employment for adults with special needs. They are currently raising funds to open their first DFW location and need your help! They are planning a fundraiser in July and would love to have Jordan as the guest speaker.
Jordan’s involvement can do wonders to raise awareness for adults with special needs throughout DFW. As a guest speaker at their fundraiser, Jordan can help spread their shared mission and raise the funds necessary to open their first location and begin changing the lives of thousands of residents in the area.
Thank you for your time and consideration and congratulations again!