Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer Classic

The Classic is the largest amateur women’s golf and tennis charity tournament in the country. More than 2500 guests and volunteers join us with five divisions of tennis and four golf tournaments held at three separate clubs! Yoga enthusiasts delight in kicking off Classic with Pink Yoga in downtown Fort Wayne. In addition, a dinner celebration, an auction and an annual donor reception keep us bustling. With the committed support of our valued sponsors, players and volunteers, The Vera Bradley Foundation Classic® fundraising raised $1,005,935 in 2018.

2018 Schedule of Events:

NEW THIS YEAR! Pink Yoga—Sunday, June 3, 2018.
Join us in the heart of beautiful downtown Fort Wayne for a morning of relaxation and inspiration as we celebrate our community, our health and our hope for a future free from breast cancer.

  • • One hour of professional yoga instruction
    • Special gift—pink yoga mat
    • Opportunity to win prizes

  • Serving It Up on the Courts—Monday, June 4, 2018
    • Women’s Doubles Tennis at Wildwood Racquet Club
    • Think Pink! Best-dressed prizes will be awarded. And the award goes to …

    In Full Swing on the Greens—Monday, June 4, 2018
    • Women’s 18-Hole Golf at Sycamore Hills Golf Club
    • Women’s 9-Hole Golf at Fort Wayne Country Club

    • Think Pink! Best-dressed prizes will be awarded. And the award goes to …

    Celebration Dinner for All Participants—Monday, June 4, 2018
    All tennis and golf players will come together to celebrate that we aren’t just funding research, we’re funding results. You’ll hear first-hand how you are helping to change lives forever, and we’ll announce the results of our fundraising efforts. Join us and be part of the inspiration that keeps us moving forward.
    • Cocktails and Auction
    • Dinner
    • Program with tournament play and best-dressed prizes awarded
    All tennis and golf participants are invited and encouraged to share in the evening. And, it’s included in players’ fees.

    2018 Sponsors giving $50,000 and above

    • Barbara Bradley Baekgaard Family Foundation
    • The McGee Group
    • Vera Bradley Customers and Associates

    2018 Sponsors giving $25,000 and above

    • “The Children and Grandchildren of Barbara Baekgaard
    • Patricia and P. Michael Miller &family

    2018 Sponsors giving $10,000 and above

    • Kathy Callen and John Powell
    • CID Resources, Inc — WonderWink
    • Deister Machine Co., Inc.
    • John and Gale Mann Foundation
    • “JPMorgan
    • Lutheran Health Network
    • Master Spas
    • “Amanda
    • Sue and Jeff Miller Family
    • Jill Nichols and Children and Jacks Speed Shop
    • PNC
    • Rea Magnet Wire Co., Inc. and the Vann Family Foundation
    • Steel Dynamics
    • Summit City Chevrolet
    • Sungjin Inc. Vina Co. Ltd.
    • The Journal Gazette Foundation
    • Rob and Laura Wallstrom Family



    Sunday, June 2 through

    Monday, June 3, 2019

    Registration for Classic Events:

    Registration opens in mid-February

    BEcome an event sponsor

    If you would like to know more about how your company can become a corporate sponsor of our events or a corporate partner of the Vera Bradley Foundation, contact Foundation Executive Director Lynda Houk.

    Call: (260) 207-5283