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SOURCE WFG Foundation
Proceeds benefit charitable organizations in communities of World Financial Group associates
JOHNS CREEK, Ga., Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The WFG Foundation recently hosted its annual fundraising event, the WFG Golf & Tennis Classic and Auction. Proceeds from the event, which came to approximately $90,000, will help provide matching funds to charitable organizations in the communities where World Financial Group associates work and live.
The event was hosted at The Standard Club in Johns Creek, Ga., near the World Financial Group corporate headquarters, and included a golf scramble with 30 foursomes and a round-robin tennis match with approximately 20 participants. The golfers and tennis players consisted of home office and product provider representatives as well as many WFG associates proud to sponsor The WFG Foundation.
A silent auction was available throughout the event for participants to bid on a variety of sports, music and other memorabilia. Other top WFG associates joined in the evening's activities that consisted of a live auction and dinner where participants were able to bid on special outings, beach vacations and more.
"The mission of The WFG Foundation is to leave positive footprints within the communities where WFG associates work and live by providing matching donations to charitable organizations that they support," said Kent Davies, President of The WFG Foundation. "In the past year alone the Foundation has supported 30 different charities. I look forward to adding to this number with the funds raised at the Golf and Tennis Classic and auction as well as the other fundraising drives held during the year."
About The WFG Foundation
Founded in 2002, The WFG Foundation was established to improve the quality of life for children, individuals and families in local and global communities by providing matching funds to eligible registered non-profit organizations supported by World Financial Group associates.
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