Event News


Teen’s Annual Golf Tournament is Changing and Transforming Lives (Press Release)
Rafe Cochran is using his love for the sport to transform the lives of those in need, something he's been doing for the past five years. And he's only 13.

Two Palm Beach County Students Have One Goal, Helping the Poor in Haiti (Press Release)
Two Palm Beach Day Academy students recently visited Haiti for the first time with Food For The Poor to meet families they helped through their passion to give back.

Rafe Cochran Golf Classic, Teeing Up for the Third Time (Press Release)
The Rafe Cochran Golf Classic is on the path to becoming a South Florida tradition. Dozens of local golfers will tee up for charity for the third time on Saturday, April 28, at the Mayacoo Lakes Country Club, 9697 Mayacoo Club Drive, West Palm Beach.


2017 Event News


Young Golfer Receives Prestigious Award for His Talent and Philanthropic Spirit (Press Release)
Twelve-year-old Rafe Cochran has been awarded the 2017 Peggy Kirk Bell Award at the U.S. Kids Golf tournament in Pinehurst, N.C., for using his golfing talents to help the poor through Food For The Poor.

Sixth-Grader Exceeds Goal at Second Annual Golf Classic to Benefit the Poor (Press Release)
Thanks to the success of the Second Annual Rafe Cochran Golf Classic, dozens of students currently attending Chester Primary and Infant School in St. Ann, Jamaica, will have a new school building later this year.

Twelve-Year-Old to Hold Second Annual Golf Tournament in West Palm Beach (Press Release)
Rafe and his parents visited Chester Primary and Infant School in Jamaica last March. The school needs repairs and is severely overcrowded. Rafe's gift will build a much needed building for the younger students.

Palm Beach Sixth-Grader Uses Golfing Skills to Build School in Jamaica (Press Release)
Rafe Cochran is turning his golfing talents to Jamaica so that other children can have a better life.

Rafe Cochran Honored for His Commitment to Serving The Poor (Press Release)
Rafe Cochran will be honored by Food For The Poor with the One For Change Award at The One Event on March 3, 2017, at The Colony Hotel in Palm Beach.

Six Families in Haiti to Receive New Homes, Thanks to an 11- year-old’s Determination (Press Release)
Rafe Cochran presents a check from his inaugural Rafe Cochran Golf Classic to Robin Mahfood at the Food For The Poor's headquarters in Coconut Creek, Fla.

Palm Beach Fifth-Grader Holds Golf Classic to Benefit the Poor (Press Release)
A young golfer inspired to help the poor is taking his passion for philanthropy to the links he loves.