Charity Golf Tournament Raises More Than $50,000


DENVER, Colo., July 6, 2016 – Mount Saint Vincent, a leading provider of clinical treatment for children with severe emotional and behavioral challenges due to trauma, mental illness, abuse or neglect, announced it raised more than $50,000 at its tenth annual “Play a Round for Kids” charity golf tournament. The event, held Monday, June 27, 2016, at the Omni Interlocken Golf Club, drew well over 100 participants. CoBank was the title sponsor. The tournament was supported by other 18 individual and corporate sponsors. The funds raised will be used for the care and clinical treatment of the children aged five to 12 who receive treatment at Mount Saint Vincent.

“It’s a beautiful day on a beautiful course,” said first-time tournament participant Chris Bye, “and the views up here are absolutely fantastic.”

“We’re grateful for all the players and event sponsors who came out to support this effort,” said Mount Saint Vincent Director of Development Kay Mcdowell. “We are blessed to have such a wide network of individuals who consistently offer us generous support.”

Next year’s tournament will be held June 19, 2017 at the same golf course.

About Mount Saint Vincent
Mount Saint Vincent, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency founded in 1883 by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth, provides treatment and education for children facing severe emotional and behavioral challenges due to trauma, mental illness, abuse or neglect. Mount Saint Vincent is a leader in the application of the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT) and trauma-informed care. The agency is one of only seven organizations worldwide designated as a flagship site for NMT, an honor bestowed by the ChildTrauma Academy of Houston, Texas. Mount Saint Vincent’s continuum of care offers residential treatment, day treatment, parent education, community training, in-home treatment, a K-8 school, and community early learning center. For more information, visit www.msvhome.org.

Elizabeth Roberts, Marketing & Communications Specialist
E-mail: eroberts@msvhome.org
Phone: 303-458-7220 ext. 241