Martinsville, Virginia (June 2018) – ValleyStar Credit Union held its 23rd Annual Golf Tournament at Chatmoss Country Club in Martinsville, Virginia on May 10. The tournament benefitted Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Southwest Virginia and raised $25,000 through sponsorships, team entries, and ValleyStar employee fundraising.
“We look forward to this event every year,” remarked Delbert Lee Morgan, President/CEO of ValleyStar. “We are very pleased to make this donation to assist such a worthwhile organization in their mission to help children in the region. We are thankful for all the sponsors, players, and our own employees who came together to ensure the success of our annual fundraising effort.”
“Carilion Children’s is very grateful for the generosity of our community, the support of local business owners, and the big-heartedness of ValleyStar Credit Union,” said Erin Henderson, Program Director for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals at Carilion Children’s. “The tournament and fundraising efforts behind it were a heart-warming success, and we are honored to accept this incredible donation that will truly make a difference in the lives of so many children.”
All of the funds donated by ValleyStar will remain local and support the purchase of lifesaving medical equipment and services at Carilion Children’s in Roanoke, Virginia. A designated Children’s Miracle Network Hospital, this facility is southwest Virginia’s only dedicated hospital for children and adolescents. Each year, the hospital treats more than 40,000 children from 40 counties in Virginia and neighboring states.