Skip to Content
/ Articles / Community /

Hack Away at Hunger Golf Tournament Raises $11,000 for Local Food Pantries

Story written by Kathy Galtere

Aug 05, 2019

9th Annual Hack Away at Hunger Golf Tournament update

Despite the blazing temperatures, 68 golfers took to the Reading Country Club Golf Course in Exeter Township to raise money for local food pantries. On July 19, 2019, Reading Country Club and the Exeter-RCC Partnership sponsored the 9th Annual Hack Away at Hunger Golf Tournament. The golfers, along with many generous sponsors, raised over $11,000 which was distributed to the food pantry of the golfer’s choice. This contribution will go far to help families put food on the table and not have to choose between food and other expenses.

These food pantries received the following contributions: Exeter Area Food Pantry – $7,306.40; Boyertown Area Multi-Service – $1,500; Wilson Food Pantry – $750; Boyertown Salvation Army – $500; Berks Schuylkill Helping Harvest – $350; Jewish Family Service – $250; Oley Valley Food Pantry – $200; St. James Chapel – $160.

Sponsors of the tournament include: Albatross Sponsors: Exeter-RCC Partnership and Bud & Betsy Lewis; Eagle Sponsors: Fidevia Construction Management & Consulting, The Galtere Family, My CBD Remedies – Massage & Yoga Center, The Golf Chronicles, Boyertown Middle School West Staff, Scott Fick Plumbing & Heating, Swing Evolution; Birdie Sponsors: Tidewater Mortgage Services, Berks Democratic Committee, Mary & Gordon Galtere, Guy & Sue McKeone, RCC Weekend Golfers, Chick-fil-A, Fab-Crete Inc., Father’s House Ministry, Robin Dutcher, Ron & Sandy Miller, Shurr & Co., The Rothermel Family, the Exeter Informant

Hole Sponsors: Gage Personnel, Robert Landis, Realtor, Gary & Julie DeTurk, Jim Tribbett, Spine & Wellness Center, From a Friend, SupplyOne Plastics, The Franco Family, The Towers Family, Brian Gilbert, Realtor

Patrons: Sue & Scott Yoder, Chuck & Linda Byler, The Bakken Family, Debbie Pasquale

Door Prize Sponsors: Schuylkill Valley Sporting Goods, Guy McKeone, Broad Run Golf Club, The Galtere Family, Yankee Candle, Tompkins Bank

There was also over $1000 in sponsors who chose to contribute anonymously.

The winning teams of the 9th Hack Away at Hunger Tournament are: Traditional Flight – Robin Dutcher, Bill Fry, Rennie Sacco, Dave Speece, with a score of 48. The Crazy But Fun Flight – Deb Cordes, Deb Olsen, Sue Summers, Sue Yoch, with a score of 64.

Congratulations to everyone involved!

We need your support!

Your contribution makes community media possible.

A donation of any size to your nonprofit media organization supports the future of media access in our community - the things you love, and the places you care about, by the people you know.

Live Streaming