YORK, Pa.—Rutter’s announced its nonprofit, Rutter’s Children’s Charities, raised more than $730,000 through its 20th annual charity golf outing. The amount is the largest the nonprofit has raised at the outing since its inception.
“We’re very appreciative to Rutter’s suppliers and partners for their remarkable support of Rutter’s Children’s Charities’ 20th annual outing,” said Chris Hartman, president of Rutter’s Children’s Charities. “As always, all of their generous contributions will help benefit local children and charitable organizations throughout our communities.”
This year, the event was held at the Country Club of York, located in York, Pennsylvania, and included the more than 140 different vendors, suppliers and partners. Funds raised from the charity outing will support Rutter’s Children’s Charities’ various giving programs and initiatives throughout 2022.
The annual two-day golf event began in 2003 and has helped Rutter’s and Rutter’s Children’s Charities raise more than $10 million to support local children’s charities in Pennsylvania, Maryland and West Virginia over the past 20 years.
Over the past year, funds raised from Rutter’s Children’s Charities’ 2021 charity golf outing benefitted a variety of charitable organizations, including:
- $75,000 to Rutter’s Secret Santa program, benefiting over 50 different local organizations
- $50,000 to Local Youth Sports Leagues
- $25,000 to Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors Inc.
- $25,000 to Make-a-Wish Greater PA & WV
- $20,000 to York County Food Bank
- $15,000 to Adams County SPCA
- $15,000 to Ronald McDonald House
Recently, Rutter’s announced it will continue its annual Vote With Your Dollars charitable program this year. The voting begins April 1 and runs through October 31. This year, 16 local charities will be participating in the competition. A total of $75,000 will be given out this year, with the top two places receiving their requested funding, up to $25,000. The remainder will be split between the third and fourth place charities. The winners will be announced in November.
Rutter’s and Rutter’s Children’s Charities raised more than $1,000,000 in total charitable donations in 2021.