The first annual Jamon Brown Foundation Celebrity golf scramble was held on Monday, April 9th at Lake Forest Country Club. The scramble was in partnership with the Coalition for the Homeless with the Petrino Family Foundation as the title sponsor. In attendance were many great former Cards including, Denny Crum, Russ Smith, Luke Hancock, Michael Bush, Marques Maybin, Keith Kelsey, Tony Williams, Keith Towbridge, Luke Whitehead, Mario Urrutia and a few others. Kentucky legend Jack “Goose” Givens also showed his support. There were some amazing silent auction prizes as well as raffle gifts.
If you missed it this year, you should go ahead and start planning on attending next year. I promise you, it’s worth it. If you want to find out info on how to play, donate or become hole sponsor for next year, contact Danny Mosby at firstname.lastname@example.org
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The flooding in Louisville experienced during February will go down as some of the worst in Louisville history. Bobby Petrino announced last week that between the Petrino Family Foundation and his own personal help – they will be making a $100,000 donation to help the flooding victims. Yesterday, around 40 players went to help rake debris and hand out cleaning supplies to the victims as well. You can read the full story thanks to WDRB below.
Press release from the University of Louisville athletic department:
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Members of the University of Louisville football and track and field teams will visit Lowe Elementary School Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. for a Kindness Workshop.
The Petrino Family Foundation has teamed up with the Jennifer Lawrence Foundation and the Fund for the Arts to promote the #LoveLouisville campaign, an initiative to spread love and kindness throughout the Louisville community. UofL Student-athletes will be on hand to address the children — discussing the importance of being kind and treating others with compassion.
For additional information, contact Kelsey Petrino Scott at (502) 550-2607.
The Petrino Family Foundation will be hosting their first ever, Love Louisville event tonight from 7-9 PM at Sullivan’s in St. Matthews. It will be a Pep Rally theme so there will be door prizes, raffles and the spirit teams and marching band will be present as well. All of the proceeds go back to the community! So get this Cardinal filled weekend started the best way possible, by giving back to this great city!
The Petrino Family Foundation held a press conference today at Kosairs Children’s Hospital to announce that the Foundation would be donating $1 Million to the hospital. Petrino also announced 100% of all his endorsement earnings will go towards the Foundation. An emotional Bobby Petrino said a 2005 visit to the hospital “truly touched their hearts”, and they felt the need to contribute and give back to the community of Louisville.
On top of the donation to the Hospital there will also be a Scholarship fund set up to help kids who can’t afford to go to UofL do so, as well as a donation to the UofL marching band for new uniforms. Petrino said “We know we’re going to be here and this is where we’re going to end our career, This is how we want to spend our time, with the Foundation and supporting them.”