Cormac Finn McCarty Foundation began tragically after Paul McCarty lost his
life in a car accident on August 9, 2002. Initially, the foundation’s purpose
was to raise money for Paul’s son’s college education. He was only 10
weeks old when his dad passed away. Family and friends were searching for
ways to help his family, and with the help of a small South Riding community, a
golf tournament was organized.
the years since and with the persistent help of their community, the
McCarty-McCormick family has continued the tradition of fundraising to help
local families who are facing adversity. We have raised over $250,000 and helped
eight families rebuild their lives after a tragedy.
motto for the foundation is “Neighbors helping Neighbors” and the previous
recipients are all actively involved in paying it forward to families who
follow them. Almost every expense for the tournament is donated by local
businesses, which allows the foundation to substantially grow each year.
Once a business decides to get involved, they stay involved. They like
the unique quality of the tournament and are moved by the spirit with which it
By getting involved in this foundation, you get the
unique opportunity to experience the best that people have to offer.
Family, friends, neighbors and strangers pull together to do what it takes to
offer hope. Paul’s wife, Susan, is now the President of the Cormac Finn
Foundation and she had no idea when she started this foundation that it would
become such an addictive endeavor. For her, it is more that just raising
money for a family in need. It is a day that she gets to honor her late
husband and expose their son, Finn, to the life lessons that will carry him
through a lifetime and for that, she is genuinely grateful.