Roger Anderson Charity Classic Golf Tournament Raises Funds for Mental Health for Children and Youth

June 14, 2013
Photo (left to right): Regional Chair & CEO Roger Anderson; President Don Lovisa, Durham College; President Tim McTiernan, UOIT; President and CEO Karim Mamdani, Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences

Ontario Shores Foundation for Mental Health (Ontario Shores Foundation) is excited to be a beneficiary of the 16th annual Roger Anderson Charity Classic Golf Tournament along with Durham College and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT).
 
“We are thankful to Roger Anderson, as the funds received from this tournament will be directed towards expanding mental health care for children and youth in Durham Region and beyond” says Neil Hannam, Executive Director, Ontario Shores Foundation.  “We are proud to have an association with the Charity Classic Golf Tournament, their donors, sponsors and supporters.”
 
Roger Anderson Charity Classic Golf Tournament is recognized as Durham’s premier golf tournament raising more than $4 million to date, in support of many different Durham Region initiatives such as students in financial need. 
 
“This gift supports the children and youth in our communities through education and mental health services,” says Karim Mamdani, President and CEO at Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences. 
 
“Children and youth mental health in the region will be greatly impacted because of the success of this tournament.  This is an area that needs our attention and I am pleased to contribute $108,000 of the $324,000 raised from the tournament to support Ontario Shores mental health youth programs” says Roger Anderson, Charity Classic Golf Tournament founder and namesake.
 
Ontario Shores Foundation is proud to be a part of such a premier event and thanks the Roger Anderson Charity Classic Golf Tournament for their inclusion in an extremely successful event.  We look forward to a continued relationship which will benefit children and youth in our community of Durham Region. 
 

For more information, or to set up an interview, please contact:
Communications and Public Affairs
Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences
905-430-4055 ext. 4001