MRC Foundation News
The MRC Foundation are pleased to announce that a recordbreaking $50,000 was raised during the annual MRC Foundation Golf Day, held on May 7 at Melbourne’s Metropolitan Golf Club.
The annual event, which saw 84 racing and AFL personalities, club members and supporters, take to the green in support of the MRC Foundation, aims to raise funds for a variety of charities, organisations and local community groups. In addition to a highly competitive 18 holes of golf, attendees took part in a live auction and special challenges across the day, before being treated to a well-deserved dinner at the Metropolitan Clubhouse. MRC Foundation Chairman Patricia Faulkner AO, was thrilled with the result. “The Golf day is always an enjoyable event on the MRC Foundation calendar, but to have raised such a significant amount of money is the real reward,” she said. “We would like to thank all of the guests who attended and everyone who helped make this such a successful event this year.” The MRC Foundation supports a variety of charity and community groups with links to racing or to the local areas in which the Melbourne Racing Club operates. The next major fundraising event on the MRC Foundation calendar will be the MRC Foundation Race Day will be the held at Caulfield racecourse on Saturday September 22. For more information visit mrc.racing.com/mrc-foundation/mrc-foundation-race-day. mrc.racing.com/mrc-foundation