Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 10, 2012
RainCatcher (http://www.RainCatcher.org), a Los Angeles based nonprofit organization fighting the global water crisis, in conjunction with Allstate Insurance Company, raised more than $130,000 at its inaugural celebrity golf classic at the Lakeside Golf Club in Burbank, Calif. on August 27.
Dennis Haysbert, official spokesperson for RainCatcher, hosted the event which included a spectacular list of celebrity participants including Kevin Nealon, Danny Masterson and George Lopez, among others. Each celebrity participant donated their time to captain their teams through the challenging course offered by the Lakeside Golf Club.
In-kind gifts were provided by Allstate, Nike Golf, Bobby Jones, Paul Mitchell, Beachbody, Club Glove, Macanudo, Bonk Breaker, DH6, plus more and awarded to winners from each team, ranging from golf bags to golf lessons. Proceeds from the inaugural tournament will go towards support for the global water crisis and RainCatcher.org's ongoing mission to provide clean water to impoverished regions around the world.
For more information please contact either Ronjini Mukhopadhyay by email Ronjini (at) thesilvertelegram (dot) com or phone at 949-295-9779 or Marianna Shafran by email at marianna (at) sra-pr (dot) com or phone at 310-407-3448.
About Dennis Haysbert
Dennis Haysbert is a legendary talent known for having one of the most recognizable voices in Hollywood. He captured the attention of audiences and critics with his groundbreaking role as President David Palmer on FOX’s hit series “24.” The role earned him his first Golden Globe nomination. Haysbert returned to television starring in his own series “The Unit.” Haysbert’s film credits include “Breach,” “Jarhead,” “Love and Basketball,” “Absolute Power,” “Love Field,”“Major League,” “Heat,” “Random Hearts,” “What’s Cooking,” “Waiting to Exhale,” “The Thirteenth Floor,” “Navy Seals,” “Suture,” and “Sinbad Legend of the Seven Seas.” Haysbert also appeared on the small screen in the critically acclaimed CBS series “Now and Again.” This fall, Haysbert will star in Indomina’s “LUV” and The Weinstein Co’s “The Details.”
About Allstate Insurance Company
The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) is the nation's largest publicly held personal lines insurer. Widely known through the "You're In Good Hands With Allstate®" slogan, Allstate is reinventing protection and retirement to help nearly 16 million households insure what they have today and better prepare for tomorrow. Consumers access Allstate insurance products (auto, home, life and retirement) and services through Allstate agencies, independent agencies, and Allstate exclusive financial representatives in the U.S. and Canada, as well as via http://www.allstate.com and 1-800 Allstate®. As part of Allstate's commitment to strengthen local communities, The Allstate Foundation, Allstate employees, agency owners and the corporation provided $28 million in 2011 to thousands of nonprofit organizations and important causes across the United States.
RainCatcher.org is a non-profit organization, based in Malibu, whose mission is to provide clean drinking water to people in need around the world. Since 2004, RainCatcher has been providing clean drinking water solutions to primarily Africa and has worked with communities in Kenya, Uganda, and Haiti. They are now planning trips to India and Latin America, and have already provided 48 rainwater harvesting systems and clean water to more than 450,000 people worldwide. http://www.raincatcher.org/