– The annual charity golf and tennis tournament held at the Coto de Caza Golf & Racquet Club raised more than $960,000 for the City of Hope.
– Hosted by the International Home Furnishings Industry(HFI), funds raised will go towards research in life-threatening diseases.
– City of Hope, located near Los Angeles, is a leading research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening diseases.
– With this year’s record-breaking amount, the total amount raised from the event is now more than $10 million since it started in 1997.
– Cooperating companies such as Hooker Furniture, Peace Love World, and Klaussner Furniture made significant contributions to the cause.
– Celebrities including former Lakers star James Worthy graced the event and the day was filled with lots of fun activities to entertain participants and donors.
– This year’s tournament was dedicated to the memory of the late golf enthusiast and furniture industry icon, Fred Starr, who was a firm support of the City of Hope.

A Winning Event for a Noble Cause

Record-Breaking Amounts Raised for City of Hope

The well-loved annual charity golf and tennis tournament, which brings together sports lovers and generous donors from the International Home Furnishing Industry (HFI), hasn’t missed a swing when it comes to making a big difference. Taking place at the lush greens of the Coto de Caza Golf & Racquet Club, the event managed to rake in a record-breaking sum of more than $960,000. That’s a lot of power in a golf swing and finesse in a tennis swing for a worthy cause!

A Haven of Hope Amidst Challenges

Set beautifully near the metropolitan hustle and bustle of Los Angeles lies the beacon that is the City of Hope. Not only renowned for its groundbreaking research in life-threatening diseases like cancer and diabetes but also esteemed for the invaluable hope it offers to patients and families alike. With the success of this year’s HFI-hosted event, not only has the raised amount surpassed expectations, but the total sum has now topped a jaw-dropping $10 million since its humble beginnings in 1997.

Arousing Industry Support and Celebrity Appearances

Witnessing an array of cooperative spirits from Hooker Furniture, Peace Love World, and Klaussner Furniture to former Lakers star, James Worthy, this year’s tournament was no less than an amalgamation of unity, support, and relentless drive to make a difference. Interspersed with oodles of fun and activities, the event never lost its true essence – celebrating the life and contributions of the late furniture industry icon, Fred Starr, whose love for golf and philanthropy became the heart of this noble initiative.

In essence, the tournament has not only become a breeding ground for charitable funds but also a celebration of life, preservation of a legend’s memories, and an enduring beacon of hope for those battling life-threatening diseases. Let the game of life continue with more power to the City of Hope!

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