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McAfee Raises More Than $250,000 Through Its Third Annual Charity Golf Tournament
|By Business Wire
|May 15, 2014 08:03 AM EDT
McAfee, part of Intel Security, today announced that it has raised more
than $250,000 to support the American Cancer Society, Parkinson’s
Institute, and eight additional Bay Area non-profits. The money was
raised via the McAfee Third Annual Charity Golf Tournament, which was
held May 8 at the nationally acclaimed CordeValle Golf Resort in San
Martin, CA. In the last three years, the local McAfee team has raised
more than $700,000 to benefit our local charities and non-profit
organizations through the Annual Charity Golf Tournament.
Now in its third year, the tournament attracted 120 people. It included
a full day of golf, dinner and a live-auction in the evening. Cisco was
the event’s Platinum Sponsor. Gold Sponsors included Digital River,
LeadQual and Ziff Davis; Silver Sponsors included Adobe, EVI, GoDaddy,
Google, Lenovo, OpenCandy, Strongview and Kelly OCG.
“At the core of McAfee stands our huge commitment to safety and
security—our relentless search for safe—that makes us wants to do even
more in our communities,” said Todd Gebhart, Vice-Chairman of the McAfee
Board of Directors. “McAfee conducts many fund raising events worldwide
to support the local communities where we live and work. This tournament
was created three years ago to bring together like-minded partners,
customers and the local community to have fun for great causes. I want
to say a big thank you to our sponsors for making this day such a
America SCORES creates safe spaces for low-income at-risk youth
by providing access to sports and academic enrichment programs guided by
caring coaches and by transforming asphalt playgrounds into safe, green,
multi-purpose sports fields.
The American Cancer Society is a grassroots force of more than
three million volunteers, saving lives and fighting against cancer which
has led to a 20 percent decline in U.S. cancer deaths since 1991. The
largest not-for-profit investor in cancer research, we ensure cancer
patients have the help they need and access to quality care, lifesaving
screenings and more. Visit www.cancer.org/fight.
With 130,000 members, California State Parks Foundation (CSPF) is
the only statewide independent nonprofit organization dedicated to
expanding access to the natural beauty, rich culture and history, and
recreational and educational opportunities offered by California’s 280
state parks. Since 1969, CSPF has raised more than $223 million to
benefit state parks. Child Advocates’ mission is to provide stability
and hope to abused and neglected children by being a powerful voice in
their lives. Our vision is that every child has a positive view of the
future and the opportunity to become a productive, healthy adult.
Child Advocates’ purpose is to match foster children with volunteer Court
Appointed Special Advocates who are trained to provide critical
emotional and educational support, ensuring that each child's needs are
met and that their voice is heard while navigating the dependency court
system. As one volunteer says, “As a CASA, I’m trying to speak up for
the child, to best represent their needs, their hopes and dreams and to
make sure that those hopes and dreams are part of the conversation.”
The Green Dog Rescue Project is a non-profit organization
providing a method of housing which has proven to provide positive
influences to the social, psychological and physical wellness of
homeless animals. We teach their fundamental language and social
structure which is creating a paradigm shift within the animal welfare
InnVision Shelter Network (IVSN) is dedicated to helping homeless
families and individuals across Silicon Valley and the Peninsula return
to permanent housing and self-sufficiency. IVSN operates 18 sites from
San Jose to Daly City, with a 90% success rate in returning program
graduates to stable housing. www.ivsn.org
Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford is one of the
nation’s top hospitals for the care of children and expectant mothers.
We are the only children’s hospital in Northern California with
specialty programs ranked in the U.S.
News & World Report Top 10 for 2013-14, and the only
hospital in Northern California to receive the national 2013 Leapfrog
Children’s Hospital award for quality and patient care safety.
Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence provides innovative
prevention and intervention services to diverse ethnic and low-income
families in Santa Clara County who are impacted by domestic violence. We
believe the solutions must be client-centered, community-based, and
engage a variety of community partners in order to create real solutions.
Parkinson’s Institute and Clinical Center—based in Sunnyvale,
CA—is America’s only independent non-profit organization combining
world-class care, clinical research, laboratory research, and clinical
trials for Parkinson’s disease under one roof. At the Institute
compassionate care works hand in hand with cutting-edge research to seek
answers, develop new therapies and treatments, and ultimately work
toward a cure.
The mission of RAFT (Resource Area For Teaching) is to help
educators transform a child's learning experience through hands-on
education. RAFT sparks the love of learning and inspires the next
generation of thinkers, problem solvers, innovators, and creators
through engaging hands-on science, technology, engineering, and math
McAfee, part of Intel Security and a wholly owned subsidiary of Intel
Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), empowers businesses, the public sector, and
home users to safely experience the benefits of the Internet. The
company delivers proactive and proven security solutions and services
for systems, networks, and mobile devices around the world. With its
Security Connected strategy, innovative approach to hardware-enhanced
security, and unique Global Threat Intelligence network, McAfee is
relentlessly focused on keeping its customers safe. http://www.mcafee.com
Note: McAfee is a trademark or registered trademark of McAfee, Inc. in
the United States and other countries. Other names and brands may be
claimed as the property of others.
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