BIT selects a non-profit partner each year at their annual meeting. At year end, BIT will give 60% of their remaining capital to selected non-profit partner – in addition to other donated items.
2017 Partner – Friends of Trees
Friends of Trees empowers people to improve the natural world around them through a simple solution: Planting Trees. Together.
Friends of Trees is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization serving Oregon and Southwest Washington. Our mission: to inspire community stewardship of our urban forest by bringing people together to plant and care for urban trees and natural areas.
2016 – Cat Adoption Team Mission: The Cat Adoption Team (CAT) was founded in May 1998 as a safe haven for unwanted and abandoned cats and kittens. Today, CAT is the Pacific Northwest’s largest nonprofit, adoption guarantee cat shelter.
2015 – New Avenues for Youth – Providing a Path of Hope and Possibilities to Homeless and At-Risk Youths. On January 7th the BIT committee donated $1,000 to New Avenues for Youths; the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence received $400 at end of tournament.
2014 – Ester’s Pantry – $510 at year end and mucho tons of items for the pantry taken in. Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence – $400 at end of tournament.