In it’s 15th year the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation Raises $758,985 for Upstate Charities, Bringing Total to More Than $11.5 million over the 15 year period.
Officials from South Carolina Charities, Inc.—the non-profit organization that manages the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation—presented checks to charity representatives at the Charity Check Presentation presented at High Cotton Restaurant in downtown Greenville on August 18th.
The 2015 charity partners were BMW Car Club of America Foundation – Street Survival, Child Evangelism Fellowship of Greenville, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Greenville Family Partnership, Greenville Tech Foundation, Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County, Harvest Hope Food Bank, Mobile Meals of Spartanburg, National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA), New Foundations Home for Children, Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services (PAALS), Project HOPE Foundation, Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Carolinas, Set Free Alliance, Shriners Hospital for Children-Greenville, SYNNEX Share the Magic, The First Tee of Greenville, The Reserve at Lake Keowee Charitable Foundation, Urban League of the Upstate and Vested Partners. The 2016 charity partners will be announced later this year.
“The tournament’s impact on the community over the past 15 years has been exciting to watch,” explained BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation president Bob Nitto. “The economic impact of tournament week coupled with the impact of more than $11.5 million to charity makes all involved very proud.
Awards were also presented to the 2015 volunteers of the week. Those volunteers are Kim Calhoun (Thornblade Club), Tom Triplitt (Green Valley Country Club), Sherry Haithcock (The Reserve at Lake Keowee) pictured below with Dick Bishop – Tournament Chair for The Reserve, Michelle Palmer (Transportation) and Jack McCarthy (Web.com).