GP M.A.D.E. Foundation celebrates one year anniversary

The GP M.A.D.E. Foundation celebrated its first anniversary as an organization April 24.

In its first year, the foundation gave out 24 Scholarships totaling $48,000 to low-income students to attend college, university or vocational trade schools in Missouri.

Additionally, the foundation donated approximately $62,000 in grants to organizations assisting children & youth facing lymphoma & leukemia cancers, physical challenges, & economic & social challenges. The biggest donations of which were two $15,000 grants to Wonderland Camp and Lymphoma/Leukemia Society.

The GP M.A.D.E. Foundation raised its funds in the form of a very successful inaugural golf tournament that raised approximately $118,000. GP M.A.D.E. also received funds from a game day event that netted more than $15,000. $3,750 of the proceeds went to the Mizzou Tiger Scholarship Fund.