BAYSTATE FINANCIAL CHARITABLE FOUNDATION RAISES $275,000
Firm Associates Participated in the 19th annual Baystate Foundation’s Charity Golf Classic.
BOSTON, June 20, 2018 – Baystate Financial today announced that it raised $275,000. in the 19th Annual Baystate Foundation Charity Golf Classic held out at The International Golf Club in Bolton, MA on June 12th. Over 51 groups (202 golfers) participated alongside 25 sponsoring partner firms including Eastern Bank & The Gosselin Foundation at the prestigious platinum level. This year’s honoree was the Wonderfund and the First Lady of Massachusetts, Lauren Baker.
“It’s amazing to watch our team of Baystate associates work together and care so deeply for children in need,” said Chris McIntosh, executive director of the Baystate Financial Charitable Foundation. “The 19th annual charity golf classic was a great success and we are thrilled to have started a tradition that is not only fun for the Baystate community and our clients, but allows us to keep supporting kids in need via the Wonderfund. To date – this golf tournament has raised more than $2M for local charities.”
“Through the generosity of our associates and corporate partners, we are able to help thousands of children by donating to so many special charities,” added Dave Porter, managing partner of Baystate Financial. “Our participation in this event showcases part of our mission statement which is all about reaching out and providing a hand to at-risk children. We are so thankful to be able to give back to the community and specifically Wonderfund this year.”
The Baystate Financial Charitable Foundation wrote 42+ checks in 2017 and donates 100 percent of the money it raises to several different non-profits including: the Wonderfund, Camp Harborview, Special Olympics Massachusetts, ALS Walk and the Travis Mills Foundation, just to name a few.