Valero Charity Golf Classic raises over £30,000 for Richard House

Published: July 4, 2018

On 7th and 8th June 2018, Valero, one of Richard House’s most supportive and longstanding charity partners, held a Charity Golf Classic, benefiting many children charities, including Richard House.

Marie James, Corporate Social Responsibility Lead at Valero, said

We are delighted to say that we will be making a donation to Richard House Children’s Hospice of £30,250 raised from this year’s event. Thank you for the work you do in helping change and improve children’s lives.

Over the years, Valero has raised money for a number of children’s charities. To date, the total raised stands at a staggering £632,000. By 2020, Valero hope to have raised £1 million for charities that support children.

Helena Burley (pictured left), Head of Corporate Partnerships at Richard House attended the event, which was held at the prestigious Celtic Manor Ryder Cup Golf Course in Wales. Helena had the opportunity to meet those who so generously support Richard House. Helena said,

We would like to say a huge thank you to Valero and their generous suppliers and clients who supported the Valero Children Golf Classic.

The big-heartedness shown by the golfers was wonderful to see and we are extremely grateful for this donation which will help continue the valuable work we do with children with life-limiting illnesses and the families that care for them.