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Fall Newsletter: Help Us Earn a $12,500 Challenge Grant

October 5th, 2015

  Our Summer Program Report and What's New for Fall and 2016! Click Here, Help us earn a $12,500 Challenge Grant It has been said that autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. The seeds the Tug McGraw Foundation planted this past spring in our programs have produced an abundant summer harvest of resources and tools for...

Enrollment Now Open for TMF's fStop Session 9

September 26th, 2015

Napa Community Starts a Conversation on "Serving Those That Serve Us."

August 15th, 2015

  Full Video of Session and Materials will be available for download and viewing on Monday, October 12, 2015. 22 suicides a day is unacceptable. California has nearly 2 million veterans in which 1.3 million are wartime veterans. On behalf of The Tug McGraw Foundation, we want to thank CalVet  and the VA San Diego Center of Excellence for starting the conversation on how "we" as federal, state, non-profits and providers can s...

Veterans Growing for a Purpose Makes First Delivery!

August 3rd, 2015


Photo Credits: Veteran John Lew and Terri Mejorado

Veteran Exemplifies The Tug McGraw Spirit

July 15th, 2015

  On Monday, July 27, 2015,  It was an emotional and exciting day both for Steve Miller and the Veterans Home Of Yountville's Mixed Nutts team. Home resident and veteran, Steve Miller has been using his daily chair to catch fly balls and cruise the bases on.  In recognizing the limitations, knowing the benefits of connecting with community, and the theraputic value of the outdoors. The foundation stepped up to the plate and partner...

Former NFL Player Benefiting from CereScan's Technology for TBI

July 9th, 2015

KUSA - Jeb Putzier was a couple years into life after football. He was working for a medical equipment company - trying to help the surgeon and attendants in an operating room - when his brain went haywire.   "I'm in the O.R. trying to remember stuff and I couldn't do it," he said. "I couldn't remember things and then my fatigue was falling. I would come into the O.R., the stress of it, I just could not do it anymore."   Putzier, ...

TMF's Photo Class Aimed At Wounded Warriors

June 15th, 2015

  By Linda McIntosh2:07 P.M.JUNE 15, 2015 Camp Pendleton Marine Cpl. Juan Dominguez, a triple amputee, views photos in an exhibit as part of a photography class he and 14 other Marines at the base's Wounded Warrior Battalion participated in for 12 weeks as part of the recovery process from battlefield wounds. The class, called fStop was organized by the Yountville-based Tug McGraw Foundation. Photo by Cpl. Shaltiel Dominguez (not...

Results Are In! Photos, Scores & Read how Mother Nature made her Debut!

June 12th, 2015



CLICK HERE, To View our Pro-Am Winners, Team Scores,  Highlights, Media Coverage, and Photos from our Double Header! Including our Songwriters Round where even Mother Nature made her debut prior to the show!


CLICK HERE, To Read How Mother Nature Stopped by Prior to the Show!


DOWNLOAD,  A Copy of the Two Day Program



Session 7 TMF's fStop Students Graduate Today! Congrats

June 3rd, 2015


Congrats in store to all of you for efforts and incredible talent. Thank You, Terence for your great teaching efforts. Click here, to download a copy of their images and powerful artist statements, and  or visit our program site at www.fstopwarrior.org


Enrollment Open for Session 8




Sold Out!

April 13th, 2015

  Read Full Press Release Event site: WWW.TUGMCGRAWPROAM.ORG                   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tug McGraw Foundation to Host Highly Anticipated Fundraisers:June 8th, An Evening in the Songwriters Round Emceed by Storme Warren & June 9th, The Sold-Out 4th Annual Celebrity Sporting Clay Pro-Am Proceeds from both events to benefit The Tug McGraw Foundation (TMF) and its work to improve quality of...

60 Minutes Follows Brain Cancer Patients at Duke University

March 29th, 2015

Tug McGraw was treated at Duke by this incredible team.   We are proud to share this very special 60 Minute Story on Duke's efforts in battling one of the deadliest forms of cancers, Glioblastoma-the brain cancer that took Tug's life. Thanks to Duke at their researchers they are giving hope to others.

Opening Day at TMF Headquarters-Veterans Making A Difference

March 26th, 2015

It is a privilege for the Tug McGraw Foundation to be headquartered at the Veterans Home Of Yountville in California.

Spring has Sprung at TMF! Plant, Play, Participate all for a Purpose

March 25th, 2015

    Mixed Nutts Meet and Greet-Friday, March 27th from 3pm-5pm at Grant Hall-Veterans Home Yountville. Schedule at www.mixednutts.org We are in need of runners for out team if you would like to volunteer please contact us at info@tugmcgraw.org     Tickets on Sale Now!     Plotting and Planting for the 2015 Season with our Veterans in Yountville-interested in volunteering Email us at info@tugmcgraw.org     ...

Remembering the irrepressible Tug McGraw on St. Patrick's Day

March 17th, 2015

Tug McGraw — who once showed up to a March 17 exhibition game with his Phillies uniform dyed green — is famously responsible for introducing St. Patrick’s Day to Phillies spring training, which later spread across Major League Baseball. McGraw broke into the big leagues with the Mets on April 18, 1965, when he was just 20 years old. He had a respectable rookie campaign, tossing 97.2 innings with a 3.32 ERA (106 ERA+). He tossed ...

Register Now: Free Neuro Caregiver Workshop in the Bay Area

March 3rd, 2015