A charity golf day recently held at Carlyon Bay Golf Club celebrated its biggest year yet by raising over £20,000 for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW).
The return of the charity golf day after its two year hiatus due to the pandemic was clearly a welcome date in the diary for players, with a record 48 teams entering this year.
Event organiser, Ian Warne, Branch Manager of HSBC said;
It was fantastic to welcome both old teams and new to this years golf day which totally surpassed all expectations. We are delighted to have raised such a fantastic total for our local children’s hospice.
I would like to say a massive thank you to everyone who contributed to making the day such an outstanding success. A special mention must go to the following people for all of their support; John Goddard and Paul Jackson, Kate and Mark Richards, Nick Rosevear, Phil Lafferty and Jack Dormand from The Britannia Inn, auctioneer Andy Stephens, my HSBC colleagues, all at Carlyon Bay Golf Club and my family.”
This year’s event brings the total raised from the eight golf days organised by Ian to a staggering £112,000 for CHSW; the charity which runs Little Harbour children’s hospice at Porthpean.
Bernadette Chambers, Area Fundraiser for CHSW said; “I would like to say a huge thank you to Ian and HSBC, all of the sponsors and of course all of the teams that took part – we hope you had a fantastic day and thank you all for your support. This is an incredible amount of money which will make a real difference to the care that can be offered to many local children and families.”
Money raised from the event will help children and families from across Cornwall and Plymouth get vital support from Little Harbour including day visits to the hospice, overnight stays, end of life care, bereavement support, virtual support and home visits which all cost around £3 million a year to fund.
For those wishing to take part in the event next year the date of Friday 12 May has already been set.