CHAPEL HILL, N.C., U.S., May 31, 2023/EINPresswire.com/ — Governors Club announces its annual All for the Pink charity event raised a record-breaking $126,000 for Pretty In Pink Foundation, whose mission is to provide uninsured and under-insured breast cancer patients in NC financial assistance for life-saving medical treatment. The action-packed 2-day event was held May 3-4, 2023, in which Governors Club members and guests participated in tennis, pickleball, and golf matches, and attended a gala party featuring a live auction and raffles donated by club members, employers, businesses and staff.
“We are so grateful for the generosity of the Governors Club community in supporting our North Carolina breast cancer champions. Their commitment to the health and well-being of our community is truly lifesaving. Since partnering with Governors Club, the funds they have raised over the last few years has enabled us to help so many more patients in need,” said Becky Horn, Executive Director, Pretty In Pink Foundation.
“Since 1999, the Governors Club Women’s Golf Association has been hosting fundraising events to support breast cancer organizations. As the chairperson of this year’s fundraiser, I applaud the All for the Pink committee, volunteers and club staff who tirelessly devoted their time and energy to planning and executing the event. As so many of us have loved ones that have been affected by breast cancer, it is heartwarming to see the Governors Club community-wide support for North Carolina breast cancer patients in need. On behalf of our All for the Pink planning committee, thank you for the generosity of the Governors Club members, staff, and businesses who have made this year’s fundraiser a record-breaking success,” said Marge Coakley, Chairperson Governors Club All for the Pink event.
About Governors Club:
Governors Club is a nationally recognized private club community in Chapel Hill, built around an award-winning 27-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course and member-owned country club. A Platinum Club of America ranked among the top 5% of Clubs worldwide, and a Distinguished Club, Governors Club is the Triangle’s only gated golf community. Other Club amenities include the Clubhouse, which serves as the social center of the community and provides members with world-class dining and events, a Wellness Center with a gym, group fitness studios, indoor and outdoor pools, and a tennis and pickleball complex. The Club hosts more than 400 events and activities year-round. Governors Club members hail from across the U.S. and various countries around the world and are committed to giving back to the local community.
The Governors Club community provides financial support to approximately 40 non-profits in Chatham County and an additional 140 non-profits outside the county. In 2021, the Governors Club community made history by raising more than $270,000 for United Way – the largest amount ever raised for United Way by a neighborhood in NC. During one month in spring 2022, Governors Club members raised more than $180,000 for local charitable organizations. www.governorsclubnc.com
About Pretty In Pink Foundation:
The mission of Pretty In Pink Foundation is to provide uninsured and under-insured breast cancer patients in North Carolina with financial assistance for quality, life-saving medical treatment. The Foundation works closely with patients’ medical social workers and cancer center charity care to ensure indigent patients have assistance to ease their financial burdens associated with care. Pretty In Pink Foundation was founded in 2004 by Raleigh breast surgeon Dr. Lisa Tolnitch and is headquartered in Raleigh, NC, with an office in Winston-Salem, NC. What began with assisting ten women in Wake County has evolved into helping thousands of women and men throughout North Carolina. www.prettyinpinkfoundation.org