BAYSTATE FINANCIAL CHARITABLE FOUNDATION RAISES $300,000
Firm Associates Participated in the 20th annual Baystate Foundation’s Charity Golf Classic.
BOSTON, June 2019 – Baystate Financial today announced that it raised $300,000. in the 20th Annual Baystate Foundation Charity Golf Classic held out at The International Golf Club in Bolton, MA on June 11th. Over 52 groups (208 golfers) participated alongside 35 sponsoring partner firms including Eastern Bank & The Gosselin Foundation at the prestigious platinum level. Lenny Clarke was this year’s emcee and live auctioneer and Junior Achievement of Northern New England & Rad Nova was the honoree. “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 20th 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 our honoree Junior Achievement of Norther New England. To date – this golf tournament has raised more than $3M 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 JA this year.”
The Baystate Financial Charitable Foundation wrote 42+ checks in 2018 and donates 100 percent of the money it raises to several different non-profits including: JA, Wonderfund, Camp Harborview, Special Olympics Massachusetts, ALS Walk and the Travis Mills Foundation, just to name a few.