SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Feb. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Club Curry, hosted by the Mark E. Curry Family Foundation, raised $205,000 for San Jorge Children's Foundation and its mission to make a difference in the lives of children and families in need. The 2016 event, "Curry in Wonderland," was held on Jan. 16 at the El San Juan Resort and Casino.
"We are beyond thrilled to announce that 'Curry in Wonderland' raised a total of $205,000 for this well-deserving organization," said Mark Curry, founder of the Mark E. Curry Family Foundation. "San Jorge Children's Foundation has been the lifeline for so many Puerto Rican families in need and it was truly an honor to raise money on their behalf."
The Mark E. Curry Family Foundation's donation marks the largest donation to San Jorge Children's Foundation to date. Since 2010, Club Curry has raised over $435,000 for charities in Kansas City, Las Vegas and Puerto Rico.
"This kind donation from the Mark E. Curry Family Foundation will make a huge impact on the children and families we support," said Stephanie Moore, Executive Director of San Jorge Children's Foundation. "We are truly grateful for Mark and those who were involved in the success of 'Curry in Wonderland.'"
Mr. Curry attributes a large part of this year's success to the 2016 sponsors and donors, noting that "the event would not have been as successful without their generous contributions and support."
Club Curry is an annual fundraising gala that is dedicated to raising money and awareness for local charities that provide support to the community's most vulnerable children and their families. Club Curry was founded in 2010 by Mark Curry, an entrepreneur and industry leader in the consumer finance sector.
For more information on Club Curry, please visit ClubCurry.com.
SOURCE The Mark E. Curry Family Foundation