Former NFL Wide Receiver to Host 6th Annual Charity Golf Classic

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NFL great Cris Carter and Carter Brothers Charities tee-off to make a difference

Even in such challenging economic times, it is still necessary to give back to our communities

Carter Brothers Charities, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, will host its 6th Annual Charity Golf Classic Sunday, June 7th through Monday, June 8th at the challenging and picturesque Eagle's Landing Country Club in Stockbridge, Georgia.

Carter Brothers Charities was formed by former NFL superstar Cris Carter, and his brother, businessman John Carter. The Carters are co-owners of Carter Brothers, LLC, an Atlanta based electronic security, fire and life safety firm. The mission of Cater Brothers Charities is to provide financial support to organizations whose primary focus is to empower victims of domestic violence and homelessness through intervention, advocacy, and education. The advancement of underprivileged youth through mentoring and educating is another core value of the organization. The three benefactor organizations for the 2009 tournament are Hosea Feed the Hungry & Homeless, Haven House, and the Henry County YMCA.

"Even in such challenging economic times, it is still necessary to give back to our communities," said Cris Carter. In 2008, Carter Brothers Charities donated $40,500 to worthy causes that empowered, educated, and advanced communities in both Ohio and Atlanta. The 2007 Charity Golf Classic raised enough funds for Carter Brothers Charities to partner with international hunger relief organization Feed the Children to deliver a semi-trailer truck full of food and personal care items to 800 Georgia and Ohio families in need.

Over the years, the Golf Classic has grown into a tremendous opportunity for Carter Brothers Charities' supporters and corporate partners to enjoy a day of golf, camaraderie, and networking, while supporting organizations striving to improve their communities.

For more information on participation or sponsorship of the 6th Annual Carter Brothers Charity Golf Classic, please visit http://www.carterbrotherscharities.com.

About Carter Brothers Charities
Founded in 2004 by brothers Cris and John Carter, Carter Brothers Charities' mission is to provide financial support to organizations whose primary focus is the empowerment of victims of domestic violence and homelessness through intervention, advocacy, education, and also by advancing the lives of underprivileged youths through mentoring and education.

Carter Brothers Charities' vision is to use their visibility, experience, and passion to build an organization committed to working closely with benevolent organizations, through advocacy and support, in an effort to build a better future for individuals in the community.

About Hosea Feed the Hungry & Homeless
Since its founding in 1971, Hosea Feed the Hungry & Homeless, a Christian International aid organization, has distributed more than $3.0 billion in food, clothing, medical, educational, toiletries, furniture, and cleaning supplies to 16 Georgia counties, three states, the Philippines, the Ivory Coast, and Uganda. Hosea Feed the Hungry & Homeless was created by civil rights icons Reverend Hosea and Juanita T. Williams.

About Haven House
The mission of Haven House is to interrupt the cycle of domestic abuse and violence. Haven House helps battered women and their children get on their way towards a life free of abuse and violence by providing a safe temporary haven as well as counseling for both resident and non-residents of their shelter.

About Henry County Family YMCA
The Henry County YMCA responds to critical social needs by drawing on their collective strength as one of America's largest not-for-profit community service organizations through a variety of programs and services focused on the holistic development of children and youth, women and children of all ages, faiths, backgrounds, abilities, and income levels. From urban areas to small towns, YMCA's have proudly served American's communities for nearly 160 years by building healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.

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