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Cause for the 'Cuse 2017

Support the Cause for the ‘Cuse, an initiative driven by Terakeet employees committed to serving students in the Syracuse City School District. The committee hosts events year-round to raise money to purchase clothing and school supplies that directly benefit students and bring awareness to the needs of the Syracuse community.

DATES: Donations can be made throughout the year. Information on future fundraising events will be shared as they become available.

HOW TO DONATE We all call Syracuse home, and we want to ensure the students in the Syracuse City School District are provided opportunities to succeed. It is important that students have the resources necessary to develop their own paths to success — we can’t do it alone.

Cause for the ‘Cuse accepts donations all year-round. Accepted physical donations include school supplies, clothing (including underwear and socks), and outerwear. Please send an email to [email protected] to schedule a drop-off. Monetary donations can be made via cash or checks made out to Terakeet. To donate online please visit our Fundly page. All funds raised will go towards the purchase of clothing and school supplies for students.

Terakeet has deep roots in the Syracuse area. We value the sense of community that has been developed throughout the organization and believe our strength is rooted in the ways in which we empower one another to succeed. The Syracuse region is filled with willing partners who support our Cause. Each year, we are grateful to partner with organizations like Urban Life Athletics, Hillside Family of Agencies, SCSD Refugee Assistance Program, and many more!

As we look to give as much back to the community as possible, it is your continued support that allows us to reach our goal year after year. Thank you!

Upcoming Events

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    August 19, 2017

    3rd Annual Cause for the 'Cuse Golf Tournament

    The Cause for the ‘Cuse Third Annual Golf Tournament will take place on August 19th, 2017. Join us for a day of fun at the Drumlins West Golf Course. Early bird pricing is available until July 1st for $85 per golfer, which includes 18 holes of golf, a cart, drink ticket, lunch ticket, dinner and an opportunity to enter many raffles. All event proceeds and raffles from local businesses will support Cause for the ‘Cuse. The event will begin at 1:00 PM. To register, please head over to our event page or contact [email protected].

Last Year’s Cause


In 2016, Terakeet came together with local businesses and community members to donate over $8,000 worth of school supplies to local schools. Over the past four years, Cause for the ‘Cuse has provided over $45,000 worth of school supplies and clothing to the students of the Syracuse City School District. These donations include backpacks, notebooks, binders, pencils, pens, crayons, winter coats, boots, and much more. We’d like to extend a heartfelt thank you to everyone who contributed to our cause in 2016!

More Information

For additional information, contact us at [email protected].

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