A great day on the green…
Alice House Hospice fundraisers are delighted with the result of this year’s golf tournament, which has been the charity’s most successful golf fundraiser yet.
The annual event is organised by Rob Hoskins of R.K. Consultancy and takes place each September at The Wynyard Club. Every year, the sell-out event sees around 25 teams competing in the 4 ball competition, which is followed by dinner, prize giving, raffle and auction. Rob works closely with Alice House throughout the planning process as well as recruiting teams for the day and securing sponsorship of the event. This year sponsors were Drive Vauxhall and Fine & Country Estate Agents, who have both been sponsors for a number of years and also entered teams in the competition.
“We’d like to say a huge thank you to Rob, his family, our sponsors and all who supported the day. These events are hugely popular and seem to get bigger and better each time. This support means a great deal to us and everything raised is used to fund patient care services.”
Julie Hildreth, Fundraising Manager
2017’s event raised a fantastic £27,000 and Rob’s fundraising has generated approximately £165,000 in around 13 years.
This year’s winners were Impec and Drive Vauxhall, in first and second place respectively. There were also a number of additional prizes and awards for other players on the day.
Rob said of the day “These days are always fantastic and the support that we receive from the teams who come back every year is incredible. I’m delighted that they continue to be so popular and successful; Alice House is a vital local resource and I am proud to be able to lend my support.”
In 2016, Rob was presented with an award for his outstanding contribution to Alice House and this year has had a family room within the Hospice named after him in recognition of his work.
Julie Hildreth, Senior Fundraising Manager at the Hospice said “We’d like to say a huge thank you to Rob, his family, our sponsors and all who supported the day. These events are hugely popular and seem to get bigger and better each time. This support means a great deal to us and everything raised is used to fund patient care services.”