The Sydney Children’s Hospitals Foundation (SCHF) in Randwick is $214,050 improved off thanks to this year’s yearly Coogee Bay Hotel Charity Gold Day.
This is the 22nd year for the golfing working day, which took put past 7 days, and around that time members have elevated about $3.1m for the SCHF. The donations have aided fund fellowship applications, two minimally invasive surgical theatres, a scientific wing in the Ainsworth setting up and development of the Shiny Alliance setting up.
At the celebration, Coogee Bay Lodge Taking care of Director, Chris Cheung, introduced that the Resort will commit a further more $500,000 to SCHF. This subsequent spherical of funding will guidance an all-important Fellowship in Neurology.
“At Coogee Bay Hotel, we satisfaction ourselves on a very long heritage of getting at the heart of the area local community,” says Larissa O’Connor, GM of Promoting and Communications at Coogee Bay Resort.
“Our annual charity golfing working day has been a staple event on our calendar for about two decades bringing with each other our industry in a mixed mission to raise revenue for the exploration of childhood disease and the procedure of our State’s youngest sufferers. We are thrilled to announce that the money elevated at this year’s event will see us surpass $3m in contributions to the Sydney Children’s Hospitals Foundation.”
This year’s event saw 160 participants including South Sydney Rabbitohs captain Sam Burgess, former NRL star Braith Anasta and 2018 Australian Open up Golf runner-up, Dimi Papadatos.
For the first time in the event’s history, a single blessed golfer scored a hole in a person on the working day. Michael Lokic of Bondi will be driving away with a brand new $100,000 Audi S5 Coupe.
Nicola Stokes, CEO of the Basis, attended the event together with Basis Patron, Professor Les White.
“We are so grateful to Chris and to all of the group at the Coogee Bay Resort. Thank you for your 22 many years of remarkable assist,” Stokes claimed.
“The 2019 Golfing Working day was an amazing milestone for two explanations. For starters, you have now lifted extra than $3m to aid ill little ones at Sydney Children’s Clinic Randwick and next, the Gap in A person prize was received.”
She included: “For me the event demonstrates Chris’s prolonged-time period philosophy of philanthropy and the great importance that he areas on doing the job with – and remaining section of – his nearby community. It was truly a extremely exclusive day.”