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ZACH JOHNSON FOUNDATION 2012 ANNUAL REPORT


Zach and Kim Johnson at the 2012 Zach Johnson Foundation Classic Gala July 29, Cedar Rapids Marriott Hotel

Dear Friends, We are proud to share our 2012 annual report with you, and the accomplishments achieved with your support. In 2012, we finished our first year and began our second year of the Kids on Course pilot program. Now serving second and third graders, we have more than doubled our enrollment numbers at both Van Buren and Harrison elementary schools and we continue to grow with each session. The change we are hoping to make is starting to take shape. We know, through district-generated data, that students participating in Kids on Course have better attendance than the rest of the student population at their respective schools. Kids on Course students are also being sent to the office less often than others. Kids on Course is much more than an after school program, it also connects families to community supports and links parents to student achievement through bi-monthly Family Club dinners. This spring, the Cedar Rapids Community School District will be administering the Iowa Assessment. We have baseline scores from our first year of Kids on Course and are anxious to see what change has occurred and will report that to our supporters. Academic success is absolutely critical in a child’s trajectory to college and career. This year Kids on Course started a morning reading club at Harrison and continue to link all enrichment activities to learning.

HELPING IOWA CHILDREN AND FAMILIES IN NEED.

In 2012, we also said farewell to our past Birdies That Care recipient, Children of Promise and announced our new, 2012-2014 recipient, Community Health Free Clinic. The Clinic was the first Birdies That Care recipient in 2005 and we are thrilled to partner with them to improve the health of children in the Cedar Rapids area. The 2012 Zach Johnson Foundation Classic was one for the books. After 2011’s event, we wondered how it could get any better and yet somehow, it did. Because of the support from the community, the tournament and gala raised $1 million again, which surpassed everyone’s expectations. We have set a high bar for ourselves, and we’re up for the challenge. We are looking forward to the 2013 Zach Johnson Foundation Classic and can’t wait to see you there! On behalf of everyone at the Zach Johnson Foundation, thank you for believing in our mission and what we are trying to accomplish here in the Cedar Rapids community. We hope you’ll stay with us for the years ahead. Great things are coming. With sincere gratitude, Zach and Kim Johnson


ABOUT THE ZACH JOHNSON FOUNDATION Zach Johnson, PGA TOUR player and Cedar Rapids native, along with his wife Kim, formed the Zach Johnson Foundation in 2010 to answer a personal call to do more in service for others. The Foundation is dedicated to helping Cedar Rapids children and their families lead happy, healthy lives. We accomplish our goals of improving quality of life, education and well-being through a number of different fundraising and awareness initiatives.

OUR MISSION To serve children and families in need in the greater Cedar Rapids area.

OUR PROGRAMS Birdies That Care Birdies That Care is a fundraising program created by Zach Johnson and his wife Kim, along with his long-time sponsor, Transamerica. Founded in 2005, this program has raised more than $700,000 for community agencies serving children in need. Kids on Course Kids on Course is a pilot program in its second year. The program is fully funded by the Zach Johnson Foundation and is a collaboration with United Way of East Central Iowa and the Cedar Rapids Community School District. Kids on Course inspires in students the confidence to realize their academic and individual potential by providing creative and inventive opportunities that connect students and families to community and school.

OUR EVENTS Zach Johnson Foundation Classic This is the premier event for the Foundation and benefits our Kids on Course program. The Zach Johnson Foundation Classic is a two-part event: a fundraiser gala/auction for sponsors and participants and a Pro-Am charity golf tournament. We have raised $2 million for our Kids on Course program since the first event in 2011. The 3rd Annual Zach Johnson Foundation Classic will be held on July 28-29, 2013. Birdies That Care Classic The Birdies That Care Classic is a smaller best shot tournament held at Elmcrest Country Club. This event benefits our Birdies That Care recipient, this year being the Community Health Free Clinic. At our 2012 event, more than $17,000 was raised for the Clinic. Digs for Kids Charity Volleyball Tournament New in 2013, the Zach Johnson Foundation will be hosting a charity volleyball tournament benefiting our Birdies That Care recipient, Community Health Free Clinic. This will be a chance for people to enjoy an evening of volleyball, live music and lots of fun.


2012 Revenue $1,284,371.15

2012 FINANCIALS 8% 1%

2012 ZACH JOHNSON FOUNDATION CLASSIC

2012 Revenue $1,284,371.15

8% 1%

14%

Golf Tournament Revenue 44%

14%

44% 2012 REVENUE $1,284,371

44%

Golf Tournament Revenue 44% Unrestricted Donations 33% Unrestricted Donations 33%

Gala Revenue 14% Gala Revenue 14%

Birdies That Care Donations 8% Birdies That Care Donations 8%

33%

InvestmentIncome Income 1% Investment 1%

33%

EXPENSES EXPENSES

5%5% 7% 7% 13%

Programs (Birdies (Birdies That Care That & KidsCare on Course) 75% Programs & Kids on

13%

Course) 75%

Golf Tournament Expenses 13%

Golf Tournament Expenses 13%

2012 UTILIZATION OF REVENUE $1,284,371

Gala Expenses 7%

Gala Expenses 7%

Administrative Expenses 5%

Administrative Expenses 5%

75%

Includes restricted funds for future use.

75%

All administrative and fundraising expenses are covered by donations made by Zach and Kim Johnson and Transamerica. 100% of all other donations, including sponsorships, go directly to our two programs.


ZJF CLASSIC BY THE NUMBERS

26 78 132 556 $186,375 Teams (130 golfers) participated in the 2012 tournament

Sponsors made the event possible

Packages in the silent and live auctions

Supporters attended the Gala at the Cedar Rapids Marriott

Money raised during the 2012 live and silent auction

$487,560

Money raised from ZJF Classic sponsors, ticket sales and merchandise sales

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS 2012 PARTICIPANTS

TITLE SPONSOR

HOLE SPONSORS

EVENT SPONSORS

Golf Professionals Zach Johnson Mike Bender Brad Benjamin Ryan Brehm Sara Brown Stewart Cink Taylor Coutu Ben Crane Chris DeForest Damon Green Matt Hendrix Dr. Morris Pickens Scott Stallings Kyle Stanley Bo Van Pelt Johnson Wagner

Transamerica

Apache Hose & Belting Bankers Trust Benchmark, Inc. Bradley & Riley Cedar Service Company Chiropractic Health Care & Associates, PC Collins Community Credit Union Crescent-Janko Masonic Foundation Dr. Brian & Cheryl Lindo Freund-Vector Graham Construction Great America Leasing Co. Hills Bank & Trust Holmes Murphy & Associates Hometown Restyling Iowa Fluid Power Klinger, Robinson & Ford LLP Maher Brothers Midwest Total Solutions Millhiser Smith Modern Piping MRI Daystar Mudd Advertising New York Life Odden Anesthesia OPN Architects Ottsen Oil Paulson Electric RBC Ruffalo Cody Schimberg Co. Shuttleworth and Ingersoll Sigler Companies United Fire University of Iowa Comm. Credit Union Votroubek Real Estate Group Wells Fargo

Photo Sponsor IMPACT/JOE Photo Public Clinic-Monday Eastern Iowa Airport Private Clinic-Sunday True North Gala Hospitality Sponsor Mercy Medical Center Player Gift Package Sponsor St. Luke's Hospital Hole In One CR Auto Dealers Audio Jeff Burroughs Player/Volunteer Drinks PEPSICO (In-Kind) Citi Group Gala Flower Sponsor World Class Industries Player Lunch Sponsor Hy-Vee Transportation CRST Ticket Sponsor Dan Seda, Iowa Realty Wine Sponsor Lisa Frett & Glazer's Player’s Breakfast General Mills Driving Range US Bank Putting Green SeeMore Putters Golf Car Sponsor Harris Golf Cars

Celebrities Tom Davis Jared DeVries Tim Dwight Chris Fehn Matt Gatens Bobby Hansen Ben Jacobson Bruce Kimm Mark Phelps Alfonso Ribeiro

PRESENTING SPONSORS ESP International F & M Bank Gray Venture Partners OBAN Composites Van Meter Inc.

PLATINUM SPONSORS Bill Mowery CCB Packaging/First Iowa Insurance/ BHFO.COM/Siebke Hoyt Jewelers Crystal Group Infinity Contact/Worley Warehousing McGladrey MSI Mold Builders SourceMedia World Class Industries

PLAYER PACKAGE SPONSORS Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust D & K Products General Mills Liebovich Steel & Aluminum Co. Rockwell Collins Skogman Transamerica Wasserman Media Group Steve & Vicki Sukup


KIDS ON COURSE AT-A-GLANCE HARRISON ELEMENTARY Kids on Course Information • Kids on Course students had half as many office referrals as the Harrison student population • 18% of Kids on Course students have 6+ absences so far this school year, compared to 44% of all Harrison students • Kids on Course was able to add to the mental health specialist’s hours at the school to accommodate a larger caseload • On Monday mornings, a reading club is being held at Harrison for Kids on Course students before school • On Tuesday mornings, a therapy reading dog comes to Harrison • On Family Club nights, we see an average of 60-80 people attending each week, which means the families are taking a vested interest in their own and their children’s success • Kids on Course has helped our program families to community organizations to help with transportation, financial and mental health needs Future • The Foundation and Kids on Course staff are researching ways we can contribute to our Kids on Course students’ health and nutrition through an after-school snacks program and summer food program • Kids on Course is continually finding ways to help connect our families with the resources they need to be successful, in turn helping their child be successful • After the Iowa Assessments, we will be analyzing the test scores of our Kids on Course students and will provide academic tutoring, after-school programming geared towards reading and math and looking at additional options to make sure all of our kids are at grade level in the subjects in which they are falling behind

Harrison Ethnicity

Kids on Course Ethnicity

3%

2%

1%

on Course Ethnicity Harrison KidsKids on Course Ethnicity

15%

3%

22%

2%

Harrison Ethnicity Harrison Ethnicity

1%

1% 22%

15%

1% Caucasian 73%

Caucasian 80%

Caucasian 73%

African American 21%

Caucasian 80%

African American 15%15% African American

African American 21%

Asian/Pacific Islander 1% Asian/Pacific Islander 1%

Asian/Pacific Islander Asian/Pacific Islander 3%3%

Native American/Alaskan 1%

Native American/Alaskan 2%

Native American/Alaskan 1%

Native American/Alaskan 2%

80%

80%

76%

76%


KIDS ON COURSE AT-A-GLANCE VAN BUREN ELEMENTARY Kids on Course Information • 11% of Kids on Course students have 2+ office referrals, compared to 10% of all Van Buren students • 27% of Kids on Course students have 6+ absences so far this school year, compared to 33% of all Van Buren students • Kids on Course has started a Charge Up! program that is held before school and includes team building exercises and group games • On Family Club nights, we see an average of 40+ people attending each week, which means the families are taking a vested interest in their own and their children’s success • Kids on Course has helped our program families to community organizations to help with transportation, financial and mental health needs • 80% of students at Van Buren are bused to school—this makes it difficult for many students to stay after for any enrichment or tutoring. Kids on Course now provides a late bus three days a week for students involved in these activities Future • The Foundation and Kids on Course staff are researching ways we can contribute to our Kids on Course students’ health and nutrition through an after-school snacks program and summer food program • Kids on Course is continually finding ways to help connect our families with the resources they need to be successful, in turn helping their child be successful • After the Iowa Assessments, we will be analyzing the test scores of our Kids on Course students and will provide academic tutoring, after-school programming geared towards reading and math and looking at additional options to make sure all of our kids are at grade level in the subjects in which they are falling behind • Van Buren is an English Language Learner (ELL) School—due to this, 24% of the school’s population is Hispanic Van Buren KOC Van and Buren manyEthnicity of these families do not speak English—Kids on Course is tryingEthnicity to find a volunteer who they can partner with each week to translate documents and connect with Spanish speaking families

15%

1%

KOC BurenEthnicity Ethnicity Van Buren Kids onVan Course

15%

16%

1%

1% 2%

Caucasian 64%

Van Buren Ethnicity Van Buren Ethnicity

16%

1% 2% Caucasian 57%

Caucasian 64%

Caucasian 57%

Hispanic 20%

Hispanic 24%

African American 15% African American 15%

African American 16% African American 16%

Hispanic 20%

20%

Hispanic 24%

Native American/Alaskan 1%

64%

64%

Native American/Alaskan 1% Asian/Pacific Islander 0%

24%

Asian/Pacific Islander 0%

24%

57%

57%

Asian/Pacific Islander 2%

Asian/Pacific Islander 2%

Native American/Alaskan 1%

Native American/Alaskan 1%


KIDS ON COURSE STORIES

KIDS ON COURSE PROGRAMMING

OUR FAMILIES Submitted by a Staff Member at Van Buren Elementary There is a third grade student who has had behavioral issues ever since I started working with her when she was in kindergarten. Mary* is self-indulgent and some might say her behavior is “out of control” because she simply does not think before acting or speaking. Her behavior and attitude have been impacting her learning ability and she was really struggling in school. She was given constant reminders in class to settle down, listen and participate. Despite these reminders, Mary still struggled to maintain good behavior. I was asked to teach a Kids on Course enrichment class after school for their next session, so I reached out to the student to offer her this fun, after-school opportunity—she said yes. During the class, she discovered a skill set she hadn’t previously been able to demonstrate in school or at home. Mary continued coming to the class and continued practicing her newly learned skill. We have seen her new-found confidence, good behavior and attitude transferring from the small group setting of after-school activities to the classroom at school recently, which is extremely exciting. All of a sudden, she has confidence in her ability whereas before attending the class, she didn’t believe in herself at all. Instead of constantly reminding her to think through her behavioral choices, I am now complimenting her on skills and using her as an example for others. She can correctly answer questions in class, whereas before she wouldn’t have dreamt of raising her hand. I can’t say that Mary is a model student yet, but because of Kids on Course, I have been given the opportunity to demonstrate that she can be a learner, be successful and be confident. Submitted by Hannah White, Kids on Course Site Coordinator Kids on Course has been building a positive relationship with a nine-year-old student and his family, who transferred to Harrison this year. His participation in Kids on Course enrichment and reading club have provided avenues for him to succeed and he now looks forward to coming to school. Due to many family hardships, the student has a sad demeanor, so Kids on Course staff have been working on building relationships with him and his family, which has enabled him to smile more, build confidence and have someone to connect with at school. Kids on Course has also been able to provide transportation for the student, who was previously tardy to school almost every day, because his family did not have transportation. Now, the student comes to school on time and can participate in classes like dance or science. His success in dance has also opened a door for him to join MOVMNT, a hip-hop dance class on Sundays. During the class he will participate with other young students, work on his dancing skills and have positive adults coaching him every week. Submitted by David Savino, Kids on Course Community Coordinator Hannah White, one of the Kids on Course Site Coordinators, and I have been working with one particular family that just can’t seem to catch a break. Hannah has a great relationship with the mom, which started last year during our first year of programming. The family attends almost every Family Club at the school, the girls are actively involved in our after-school programming and they don’t miss our family events. Whether it’s been helping mom find a way to pay her utility bills because her water was shut off, or it’s giving the girls some extra attention if they had a tough day at school, we are committed to standing by this family’s side when challenges present themselves. We will be supporting this family by connecting them to various support services in the community and are looking forward to seeing them become successful. *Name of student has been changed to maintain confidentiality

137 hours

of enrichment opportunities have been provided by Kids on Course from the beginning of programming in October 2012 through February 2013. These hours include before and after-school programming, family events, and an all-school event.

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ZACH JOHNSON FOUNDATION BOARD & STAFF MEMBERS

BIRDIES THAT CARE

Top Row (L to R) Lon Olejniczak, Board Member Craig Hotchkiss, Board Member Zach Johnson, Board Member Larry Gladson, Board Member Brad Buffoni, Board Member

BIRDIES THAT CARE HISTORY Toward the end of his rookie season in 2004, Zach Johnson informed a group of friends that he and Kim had the dream and desire to give back to his hometown of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. In particular, Zach and Kim were interested in supporting local organizations that were on the front lines of helping children and families in need and where our contributions would make a meaningful difference in their ability to serve. With the assistance from Zach’s longtime sponsor, Transamerica, the Birdies That Care program was born. Seven years later, more than $700,000 has been raised to support five very worthy organizations meeting the criteria Zach and Kim have established.

Bottom Row (L to R) Pat Cobb, Board Member Brady Greufe, Intern Kim Johnson, Board Member Tracey Myers, Administrator Beth Malicki, Board Member Pat Baird, Board Member

For every birdie and/or eagle Zach makes on the PGA TOUR, he and Transamerica will contribute $50 or $100, respectively, to the organization. The Birdies That Care program encompasses Zach’s entire season on the PGA TOUR. Pledges, combined with flat donations, the Birdies That Care Classic (introduced in 2012) and the Digs for Kids Volleyball Tournament (new in 2013) are the four ways in which we fundraise for Birdies That Care. 100% of Birdies That Care donations received go directly to the organization. Past Birdies That Care Recipients • 2005 Community Health Free Clinic • 2006 Madge Phillips Waypoint for Women Center • 2007 Tanager Place • 2008-2010 Boys & Girls Club • 2010-2012 Children of Promise

ABOUT OUR CURRENT RECIPIENT The 2012-2014 recipient of Birdies That Care is the Community Health Free Clinic. Since 2002, the Clinic has provided free medical, dental and prescription services to the uninsured and under-insured in East Central Iowa. The Clinic was the first recipient for Birdies that Care in 2005 and the money raised provided children in the community with much-needed nebulizers, insulin needles, inhalers and lice treatments. In additon, funds were used to cover basic health care needs of those children not otherwise covered by insurance.

KIDS ON COURSE TEAM Top Row (L to R) Zach Johnson, ZJF Board Member Amy Russell, Harrison Principal Cindy Stock, Van Buren Principal David Savino, KOC Community Coordinator Bottom Row (L to R) Kim Johnson, ZJF Board Member Hannah White, KOC Site Coordinator Ruth White, KOC Program Director Jaimen Pangborn, KOC Site Coordinator

More than 10% of the patients coming to Community Health Free Clinic are under the age of 18 (which is a 32% increase from the previous year). Nearly 70% of the patients who use the Community Health Free Clinic have at least one household member employed. Those families either don’t have health insurance through work, or can’t afford the out-of-pocket costs. Funds from Birdies That Care will concentrate on meeting the needs of the children served by the Clinic. The Clinic serves about 15 patients per hour and distributes approximately $8.4 million of prescription medications. The Clinic receives no fees for services or government reimbursement. 100% of the Clinic’s funding comes from contributions, grants, in-kind donations and volunteers from within the community.

CONTACT INFORMATION Zach Johnson Foundation PO Box 2336 Cedar Rapids, IA 52406

Phone Number 319.730.3734

E-Mail Address tmyers@zachjohnsongolf.com

Website www.zachjohnsongolf.com

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