Eighteen worthy organizations providing the community with services, ranging from meal support and affordable housing to pediatric special needs and veterans assistance, were selected to benefit from the 2016 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation. Funds raised will be announced later this year.
The 2016 charitable beneficiaries include: BMW Car Club of America Foundations, Child Evangelism Fellowship of Greenville, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, 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, Shriners Hospital for Children-Greenville, SYNNEX Share the Magic, The First Tee of Greenville, The Reserve at Lake Keowee Charitable Foundation, Upstate Warrior Solution and Urban League of the Upstate.
To assist the non-profits, the tournament provides risk-free opportunities to earn funds through three programs: ticket sales, volunteer recruitment and one-day pro-am team sales.
The 2015 BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation golf tournament raised $758,985 for Upstate charities. The tournament’s 2015 charity earnings push the total charitable giving of the event to more than $11.5 million since 2001.