CVS announces it has reached $10 million charity fundraising mark

WOONSOCKET, R.I. CVS Caremark Charity announced on Wednesday that it has reached a $10 million milestone in fundraising.

“As our ninth year of orchestrating this world-class golf tournament draws to a close and we approach our 10-year mark, it gives our company and employees great pleasure to know that we have contributed $10 million in donations to so many worthy nonprofit organizations throughout Rhode Island and New England,” stated Tom Ryan, president, chairman and chief executive officer of CVS Caremark.

PGA Pros and CVS Caremark Charity Classic hosts Billy Andrade and Brad Faxon joined Ryan in presenting $1.7 million in funds raised at the 2007 CVS Caremark Charity Classic and announcing a total of $10 million funds raised since 1999.

Nearly 100 nonprofit organizations received funds from the 2007 CVS Caremark Charity Class including the American Heart Association, American Red Cross, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Providence and the Brain Injury Association.

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