CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, May 4, 2016. On Monday, May 23, scores of golfers will drive the green while investing in long-term solutions to improve the quality of life for communities around the world. The annual Aga Khan Foundation Golf – Chicago tournament, will be held at Ravinia Green Country Club in Riverwoods, Illinois. As an initiative of the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF), the golf tournament raises awareness and funds for programs that mobilize communities around the world to build better futures.
The charity tournament attracts high-level corporate executives, civic leaders, and celebrities. Previous Chicago golf tournaments have raised $180,000, and organizers expect this year’s event to raise more, given enthusiasm from golfers and sponsors across the metro area, including national sponsor The Coca-Cola Company. 100 percent of net proceeds from the tournament go directly to projects supported by the Aga Khan Foundation.
The Aga Khan Foundation cultivates deep partnerships with local businesses, nonprofits, governments and community leaders to harness the best from people of all walks of life. Working with partners, the Foundation makes long-term commitments to innovative programs that improve the quality of life, from early childhood education to green space preservation. To learn more about the Aga Khan Foundation’s approach and impact visit https://www.akfusa.org/about-us/
To register, view the tournament schedule, learn more about the event, volunteer, become a sponsor or make a donation, visit support.akfusa.org/GolfTournamentChicago.
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