TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) – Casino del Sol raised $60,000 in a Nov. 9 charity golf tournament that benefited the Southern Arizona Children Advocacy Center and My Girl Power, distributing $30,000 to both organizations.
“The Pascua Yaqui Tribe and Casino Del Sol are honored to continue our annual Charity Golf Tournament to support nonprofit organizations such as the Boys and Girls Clubs of Tucson in 2015 and the Southern Arizona Children’s Advocacy Center and My Girl Power in 2016,” Casino Del Sol Kimberly Van Amburg said in a statement. “We’re committed to the Tucson and Southern Arizona communities, and look forward to carrying on this tradition for years to come.”
More than 100 people took part in the tournament at the casino’s Sewailo Golf Club. My Girl Power focuses on interesting K-12 girls in sports, and the Southern Arizona Children Advocacy Center works on behalf of disadvantaged youth.
The Southern Arizona Children’s Advocacy Center’s mission is to protect and support children through a coordinated response to child maltreatment that includes intervention, assessment and prevention. The mission of My Girl Power is to help increase K-12 girls’ engagement levels in sports, arts, science, health, economics, and civics opportunities in their own backyards, to ensure successful pathways to thrive.
“On behalf of My Girl Power, we are so humbled, honored and grateful to have been chosen as one of the beneficiaries of the second annual Casino Del Sol Charity Golf Tournament,” said Co-founder and Chair of My Girl Power, Lucy Howell. “We’ll be able to do so much for our girls with the generous funds raised at this event.”