Delaware Investments Raises $124,000 for Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia in Charity Golf Tournament
PHILADELPHIA, Oct 12, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Thanks to generous support from sponsors and employees, Delaware Investments raised $124,795 in its charity golf outing — the Delaware Investments Charity Classic — for Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia. The Macquarie Group Foundation, which encourages staff to participate in and organize fundraising activities for nonprofit organizations, is matching $100,000 of the funds raised. The total donation, $224,795, will be used to sponsor a new home for a deserving family and as seed funds for a home-weatherization program. The tournament took place on Monday, Oct. 10, 2011.
Through seven years of tournaments, including the Macquarie Group Foundation match last year, Delaware Investments, which is a member of Macquarie Group, has raised a total of $1,123,305 for local organizations. Previous beneficiaries include:
2005 Operation Warm 2006 Neighborhood Bike Works and Rebuilding Together Philadelphia 2007 Philadelphia Society for Services to Children 2008 The Cradle of Liberty Council and Philadelphia Futures 2009 ASAP (After School Activities Partnership) 2010 Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory
“It’s very gratifying to give back to the local community in such a significant way,” said Patrick P. Coyne, president and CEO of Delaware Investments. “We’ve been located in Philadelphia for more than 80 years, and we’re thrilled to be able to work with our partners and our employees to support these great organizations.”
About Delaware Investments
Delaware Investments, a member of Macquarie Group, is a U.S.-based diversified asset management firm with more than $155 billion in assets under management (as of June 30, 2011). Through a team of talented investment professionals, the firm manages assets across all major asset classes for a wide range of institutional and individual investors. 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 $321 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2011.
Delaware Investments is the marketing name for Delaware Management Holdings, Inc. and its subsidiaries. Macquarie Group refers to Macquarie Group Limited and its subsidiaries and affiliates worldwide. For more information about Delaware Investments, visit www.delawareinvestments.com or call 800 523-1918.