COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The Exchange Club of Columbus hosted its Golf 4 Kids Tournament Friday.
The annual fundraising event took place Bull Creek Golf Course.
Funds that were raised benefits the club's service to youth programs.
Organizers say these fundraisers are having a lasting effect on children in the area.
"Some of these children have not had the advantages that others have. They come into some of our programs and they are so appreciative for anything that is done for them, says Jennifer Allen, president elect of Exchange Club Columbus.
Some of the youth programs receiving funding today include Student of the Month, ACE, Young Citizenship, Partner in Education, and Child Abuse Prevention.