Blessings in a Backpack of SWFL partners with local organization Swinging With Purpose

A new year brings new opportunities to end childhood hunger here in Southwest Florida! We are excited to announce our partnership with an amazing local organization, Swinging With Purpose, whose mission is to make a difference in the lives of children and women within our community.

Diana Riley, Founder of Swinging With Purpose, decided to combine her passion for golf with her passion for women and children to make a difference in her local community. “Why not invite golfers throughout the community to swing with a purpose for those organizations making a difference in the lives of women and children who need a little help?” says Riley.

Diana befriended Golf Legend and LPGA Hall of Famer, Nancy Lopez, at an LPGA event in Naples in November 2012. Diana shared her vision and dream and Nancy offered her enthusiastic support, and from that chance meeting, Swinging with Purpose became a reality.

Through their love of golf, they raise funds to continue and further the mission of those organizations serving women in children in need. Their support will allow us to increase our efforts and we will now be feeding 300 children every week at Golden Gate Elementary!