Delaware Investments raises $216,950 for Rock to the Future in charity golf tournament8-year tally tops $1.3 million in donations to local organizations
PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 11, 2012 – Thanks to generous support from sponsors and employees, Delaware Investments raised $116,950 this year in its charity golf outing — the Delaware Investments® Charity Classic — for Rock to the Future. In addition, its parent company’s foundation, Macquarie Group Foundation, is matching $100,000 of the funds raised for a total donation to Rock to the Future of $216,950.
Rock to the Future is a youth development organization that provides free music education and tutoring to lower-income Philadelphia students. Through music training and tutoring, the program helps local students increase academic performance and establish positive lifestyle choices.
Through eight years of golf tournaments, the Delaware Investments Charity Classic has raised $1,340,255 for local organizations. Previous beneficiaries include:
- 2011 Habitat for Humanity® Philadelphia
- 2010 Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory
- 2009 ASAP (After School Activities Partnerships)
- 2008 The Cradle of Liberty Council and Philadelphia Futures
- 2007 Philadelphia Society for Services to Children
- 2006 Neighborhood Bike Works and Rebuilding Together Philadelphia
- 2005 Operation Warm
“We’ve been located in Philadelphia for more than 80 years, and we’re thrilled to hold this event in support of the local community,” said Patrick P. Coyne, president, Delaware Investments. “Working with our partners to support these great organizations is something we’re truly proud to do each year.”
About Delaware Investments
Delaware Investments, a member of Macquarie Group, is a global asset management firm that offers a wide variety of equity and fixed income solutions for individual and institutional investors. Through teams of disciplined and talented investment professionals, the firm is committed to delivering long-term, consistent performance. In an ever-changing global marketplace, Delaware Investments, with more than US $170 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2012, has helped its clients move steadily forward for more than 80 years. Delaware Investments is supported by the resources of Macquarie Group (ASX: MQG; ADR: MQBKY), a global provider of asset management, investment, banking, financial and advisory services with approximately US $339 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2012.