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Hedge Funds Care Announces 3rd Annual East Coast Golf Tournament

Hedge Fund Industry to gather at Greenwich Country Club on Monday, July 19th for a game of golf to make a difference in a child's life.
New York, NY June 22, 2010 - Hedge Funds Care, a global non-profit organization which raises funds and awareness within the alternative investment industry for programs that work to prevent and treat child abuse, announced today that it will hold its 3rd Annual East Coast Golf Tournament on Monday July 19, 2010 at the Greenwich Country Club (19 Doubling Road, Greenwich, CT 06839).  There will be a luncheon preceding the match at 11:00am.  Shotgun will be at 1:00pm with a cocktail reception to follow at approximately 6:00pm. 
Members of the alternative investment community who tee off on Monday, July 19th will have a chance to win raffle prizes including a threesome of golf at Bayonne Golf Club, a threesome of golf at Galloway National, threesome at Round Hill Club, tickets on British Airways, a threesome of golf at the Trump National in Bedminster and a twosome at Winged Foot, and many more.  Moreover, the winner of the hole-in-one contest, sponsored by HedgeServ, will drive off in a Mercedes Benz C300 Sports Sedan.
"This year's Hedge Funds Care Annual Northeast Golf Tournament is going to be the best yet by far," said Glen Dailey, Managing Director, Jefferies & Co.  "While we will have a great time playing a few holes with friends and colleagues, and may even win some exceptional prizes, the most important thing to remember is that the money we raise with this tournament will truly make a difference in the lives of children who suffer from child abuse and neglect."  Sponsorships and only a very limited number of foursomes and spots for single golfers are still available.
About Hedge Funds Care
Hedge Funds Care is an international charity supported largely by the alternative investment industry. Its sole mission is to support efforts to prevent and treat child abuse. Hedge Funds Care raises money, primarily through events, and awards grants in 11 major cities in the United States, Canada, the Cayman Islands, and the United Kingdom. Approximately 30 events are held annually. Hedge Funds Care's grantees service children of all ages and span the entire spectrum from preventive and educational services for at-risk families to forensic interviews and treatment of children who have already experienced abuse. We generally fund small, community-based organizations, where small grants can have a profound impact. In 2009, Hedge Funds Care awarded over  $2.6 million to 83 organizations. Since inception, Hedge Funds Care has awarded more than 600 grants totaling $21 million.  Hedge Funds Care is largely a volunteer-driven organization, with professionals from the hedge fund industry serving on the Board and on local committees that plan events and evaluate grant proposals. The organization has a small staff based in New York City.

To learn more, please visit www.HedgeFundsCare.org.

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