ATLANTA, Ga., Sep. 4 – AAHOA’s annual Charlotte Charity Golf Tournament raised nearly $100,000 to benefit numerous charities throughout the Carolinas. This year’s tournament drew participants from across the Carolinas and far exceeded previous tournaments in the amount raised for charity.
“AAHOA members in the Carolinas set a high bar with this year’s charity tournament. The generosity and commitment to community our members and industry partners demonstrated will assist so many deserving organizations. This is the most successful Charlotte Charity Golf Tournament in our history, and I commend our membership for a well-organized event that brought together so many generous people,” said AAHOA Chairwoman Jagruti Panwala.
This year’s tournament benefited eleven charities in the Carolinas: American Heart Association, BAPS Charities, Foundation for Girls, Hindu Center, India Association, Isabella Santos Foundation, Jamie Kimble Foundation, Pediatric Cancer Research Fund, Samaritans Feet, The Sandbox, and USO of North Carolina.
AAHOA Interim President and CEO Rachel Humphrey said, “Hoteliers strive to embody the spirit of their communities, and this is evident in the generous spirit and compassion shown in raising such an amazing sum for so many deserving causes. America’s hoteliers are honored to support charities that help so many in our communities, and we value opportunities to help lift up those who need it most.”