Charity Sends Donors Scrambling 2009: Recent Downturn

Charity Sends Donors Scrambling

The recent downturn in the economy has seen charitable organizations scrambling to find donors.
Monday was a little different, the sent its donors scrambling. The group held its sixth annual "Golf Scramble” at the to benefit the Bayley Place. The home takes care of seniors and refuses to evict residents because they do not have enough money. Instead, they raise over $1.5 million annually to serve those in need. Former WCPO newsman and current FOX News anchor Bill Hemmer hosted this years outing. The event is named for Hemmer’s grandfather, "The George Knittle Memorial Bayley Place Golf Classic.” Adrienne Walsh of the Bayley Place was excited about todays sold out event. "Bayley Place really serves many residents and makes the difference in quality of life for others and these hard times their more vulnerable so we are grateful for the turnout today and all of the sincere support of our mission.”
About $75,000 was raised today, ending with a benefit dinner at 4:30 p.m. for $50 per ticket.

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