2013 Kids Escaping Drugs Charity Gala & Golf Tournament Raises over $159,000!
The 18th Annual Kids Escaping Drugs Gala & Golf Tournament presented by Russell's Steaks, Chops & More, was held on July 14 and 15 at the prestigious Brookfield Country Club, and raised over $159,000 for the Kids Escaping Drugs Campaign. Since its inception in 1990, the Kids Escaping Drugs Gala & Golf Tournament has raised over a million dollars for the Renaissance Campus; Western New York’s only residential treatment facility for teens suffering from the disease of drug and alcohol addiction. The event started with a gala auction and gourmet dinner Sunday evening. Event Co-Chairs John Berger, Jr. of Lawley Benefit Groups and Greg Altman of Somerset Production Company, LLC led a dedicated committee in orchestrating another highly successful fundraiser for the organization. Robin Clouden, Executive Director of Kids Escaping Drugs says, “We are blessed to have the support of so many in the community whose generous spirit and unmatched commitment help to ensure our continued growth and vitality. We are eternally grateful for their support.” The event continued on Monday with a full field of golfers. Major event sponsors include Lawley Benefits Group, BlueCross BlueShield, Independent Health, Pharmacy Benefit Dimensions, Channel 2, Coca Cola Buffalo and Certo Brothers Distributing.