Community philanthropy is essential to our organization’s success in educating, inspiring, and transforming the lives of youth in the central Virginia area. Charitable giving to First Tee – Virginia Blue Ridge is a personal investment in the development of youth through building character, instilling life-enhancing values, and promoting healthy habits through the game of golf. In tribute to the sustaining community leadership support of our organization, we recognize and honor members of the First Tee Core Values Circle (formerly Legacy Club).

The First Tee Core Values Circle is a giving society that recognizes donors whose leadership gifts equal or exceed $1,000 per calendar year. Your commitment sustains First Tee and our important work in this community. Thank you for being a part of the impact we’re having on area youth.

Levels of contribution are:

  • Ace: $10,000 per year
    • Covers the annual cost of educational programming for one of our partner organizations
  • Eagle: $5,000 per year
    • Covers the annual cost of equipment and curriculum delivered to one area school
  • Birdie: $1,000 per year
    • Covers the registration fees for ten participants with financial need to participate in an eight-week life skills class on the golf course

To inquire about being a member of the First Tee Core Values Circle, contact Greer Johnson at (434) 987-0133 or