Golfers raise over $400k for Aga Khan Foundation Canada

Golfers raise over $400k for Aga Khan FoundationSource: Edmonton Journal, by Nick Lees

A full slate of 144 golfers took a swing at global poverty last week and raised $407,550 at the Glendale Golf and Country Club. during the 19th annual World Partnership Golf Tournament (WPG).

Proceeds will go to support Aga Khan Foundation Canada’s development program in Africa and Asia, initiatives that help women and men lift their families out of poverty.

“Funds raised this year will help build and strengthen education and health care systems in Central Asia and East Africa, including Afghanistan, Kenya. Mali, Mozambique and Pakistan,” said event co-chair and former Canadian deputy prime minister Anne McLellan.

“Now more than ever, Canadians are aware that concern for communities beyond our borders is a responsibility we share as global citizens.”

Read more – Dated: July 3, 2017

 

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