The Lisa Beth Gerstman Foundation 2013 Annual Golf Classic Raises Funds for Children with Special Needs

Foundation Also Announces Two New Board Members

Garden City, New York - October 25, 2013 - The Lisa Beth Gerstman Foundation is proud to announce that the 2013 Annual Golf Classic, which honored Pat Farrah, Co-Founder of The Home Depot, was an enormous success, raising a record amount of funds to provide children with special needs the opportunity to attend summer day camps in the New York Metro and Northeast United States. More than 200 golfers, guests and volunteers came out to the event, held on Monday, October 14, 2013 at the Glen Head Country Club, to support the Foundation in its mission. The Foundation also marked its tenth anniversary during the program. A portion of the day's proceeds will go to benefit Autism Speaks.

The Foundation is also pleased to announce that Farrah has been named to the Foundation's Board of Directors as an Honorary Director.

"The Lisa Beth Gerstman Foundation is so grateful that we were able to honor Pat Farrah, a legend in the home improvement industry, at our event. His participation in the 2013 Golf Classic enabled the Foundation to continue growing our annual event and resulted in our biggest fundraising success so far," said Linda Gerstman, co-founder of the Lisa Beth Gerstman Foundation. "As our Foundation moves into its second decade, we also look forward to Pat joining Joe McFarland, Bill Lennie and Marty Gallagher on our board, working alongside our family to make better lives for children with special needs."

About the Lisa Beth Gerstman Foundation
The mission of the Lisa Beth Gerstman Foundation is to help fund summer camp for children with special needs residing in the New York Metropolitan Area and Northeast United States. The Foundation, which was formed in 2003, partners with established, accredited not-for-profit camps. It provides funds to the camps, which, in turn, provide partial and full scholarships to families in need. All camps provide fully integrated environments, which allow the children with special needs to enjoy swimming, tennis, arts and crafts, group sports activities, and field trips along with the general camp populations. To learn more about the Lisa Beth Gerstman Foundation, please visit our website at and Like us on Facebook at

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