“A new tradition to the Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give started today. After the challenges of 2020, Meijer Simply Give recognized the opportunity for, and importance of, community banding together to fight food insecurity. The program spans across the Midwest and impacts countless families in need.
Meijer will be donating $25,000 on behalf of this year’s champion to a hunger relief organization of her choice. With the win, Nelly Korda decided to give back to the community that continues to support the LPGA Tour and her own dreams, by selecting Kids’ Food Basket in Grand Rapids for the donation.
“I just felt like I wanted it to stay in Grand Rapids,” said Korda, now a five-time LPGA Tour champion. “I also love kids. I have always wanted to do something for underprivileged kids, and that’s the first thing that popped into my head. Feels like a good decision and it means so much to give back.”….
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