2016 Dave And Dan Classic breaks fundraising record with over $1.1 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals
SAN JOSE, CA (July 15, 2016) — The fourth annual Dave & Dan Classic raised a record-breaking $1.1 million dollars in support of Credit Unions for Kids (CU4K), benefitting six Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals.
First Tech Federal Credit Union organized the event, which united with northwest credit unions, corporate sponsors, credit union members and celebrities on July 11 at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club in North Plains, Oregon. Named after NFL Hall of Fame Inductees Dave Wilcox and Dan Fouts, this year’s event featured 29 celebrity guests including fellow Pro Football Hall of Famers Charlie Joiner, Dermontti Dawson and James Lofton.
“It is phenomenal that the Dave and Dan Classic is now one of the top Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals fundraisers in the nation,” remarked Joe Dearborn, Senior Director, Credit Unions for Kids at CMN Hospitals. “The funds raised help more than the 10 million kids treated at our hospitals. This year’s overwhelming success is a testament to First Tech and the entire credit union community.”
Formerly known as the “Hank and Moose Open,” the tournament has raised more than $5 million over the last 15 years. This year’s tournament proceeds will benefit the following CMN Hospitals: Doernbecher Children’s Hospital (Portland, Oregon), Sacred Heart Medical Center (Eugene, Oregon), Seattle Children’s Hospital (Seattle, Washington), USCF Benioff Children’s Hospitals (Oakland, California), UC Davis Children’s Hospital (Sacramento, California), and Children’s Hospital Colorado (Aurora, Colorado).
“We’re proud of the credit union community and our sponsors who are truly committed to this effort and to making a difference every year,” stated Greg Mitchell, First Tech president and CEO. “This is about ensuring that the Children’s Miracle Hospital Network continues to bring hope, health and a better quality of care for children in our communities.”
Top Dave & Dan Classic sponsors include CO-OP Financial Services, Fiserv, MasterCard, PSCU, CU Direct Corporation, OnPoint Community Credit Union, Crowe Horwath, CUNA Mutual Group, CSCU, FIS, The Standard, First Tech Insurance Services represented by PEMCO. Other partners included Advantis Credit Union, Alkami Technologies, Allied Solutions, LLC, AT&T, iQ Credit Union, Performance Trust Capital Partners, Raymond James, Temenos, and many other organizations that share the credit union movement’s commitment to children’s health.
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About First Tech Federal Credit Union
First Tech Federal Credit Union is a $17+ billion institution headquartered in San Jose, California. The nation's premier credit union serves the world's leading technology-oriented companies and their employees, including HP Inc., Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Microsoft, Agilent, Intel, Cisco, Amazon, Nike, Intuit, Google, and more. First Tech is recognized as the industry catalyst for delivering effortless banking experiences to more than 720,000 members through its 33 branch locations, more than 5,600 CO-OP Shared Branch locations, 30,000 CO-OP Network ATMs, and online platforms. First Tech offers a full range of financial services, including traditional banking, online banking, mortgages, financial planning, various consumer loans, and insurance services. Federally insured by NCUA. Equal Housing Lender. For more information, visit www.firsttechfed.com.