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SOURCE Children’s Aid Foundation

TORONTO, June 12, 2013 /CNW/ – On June 4, 2013, the Children’s Aid Foundation hosted its signature Women’s Golf Classic with it presenting sponsor, Rogers Communications. This was the most successful event in our 13 year history raising $330,000 bringing the funds raised since inception to $2.9 million.

Toronto’s most successful and influential women joined together to enjoy a spectacular day of golf at the Eagle’s Nest Golf Club where they were able to get up close and personal with notable Canadian female celebrities, be pampered in the Women’s Gold Classic Spa and experienced a wonderful post-golf spa epicurean dining, entertainment, live and silent auctions.

Michelle Magwood, Senior Director and Controller of Rogers Communications Partnerships comments, “As presenting sponsor of the Children’s Aid Foundation’s 13th Annual Women’s Golf Classic for the third consecutive year, Rogers is very proud to be associated with this event that fits the mandate of our Women’s Network. We know with certainty that children who have been rescued from a life of abuse, neglect, abandonment or severe poverty can heal and grow with the funds raised from today’s tournament.”

The Live Auction fetched some incredibly high bids on some of the great items including a Shopping Spree at the Hudson’s Bay Company’s – The Room, an EBEL Onde Swiss Watch, and private celebrity dinners.

Joe Canavan, Chairman and Interim CEO for the Children’s Aid Foundation states, “The Children’s Aid Foundation’s 13th Annual Women’s Golf Classic event has raised the bar this year on delivering a unique golf-experience. This signature charity event brought together hundreds of professional women from across the GTA contributing towards a worthwhile cause that encourages hope and empowerment so that our young people can enjoy a rich life of education, health and success. We are incredibly grateful to all of our sponsors, successful business women who participated and the extraordinary celebrities.”

The Children’s Aid Foundation’s 13th Annual Women’s Golf Classic event would not be possible without the generous support of the following sponsors: Rogers, CIBC, Borden Ladner Gervais, TD, MasterCard and RBC.

To learn more about the Children’s Aid Foundation or view highlights from the 13th Annual Women’s Golf Classic event, please visit
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The Children's Aid Foundation of Canada funds programs to help Canada's most vulnerable children and youth, those who have experienced or are at risk of abuse and neglect, overcome the obstacles in life that prevent them from reaching their full potential. We are committed to giving ongoing support to those who need it most.

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