Pechanga Indian Reservation, Calif., (Aug. 27 2014) - Pechanga hosted a two-day charity golf tournament last week that that raised more than $100,000 for the Semper Fi Fund, School on Wheels, Operation SafeHouse, and United Friends of the Children.
In its 16th year, the Pechanga Charity Golf Classic has brought together Tribal government and Indian gaming industry leaders to raise nearly $1 million for vital nonprofits throughout the region. The event has grown in recent years to a two-day event that now includes more than 300 golfers on the championship Journey at Pechanga course.
“We deeply appreciate the work these non-profits do for our wounded veterans, homeless children, and young people,” said Patrick Murphy, President of the Pechanga Development Corporation. “We’re humbled to be in a position to support this important work that will lead to better outcomes for people throughout our region. Although Iraq and Afghanistan are not in the headlines like before, we can never forget the thousands of soldiers who served and sacrificed and will need our support for decades to come.” Read More