SAN DIEGO, Nov. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI) raised more than $47,000 for Rady Children's Hospital during the Tenth Annual Bridgepoint Education Golf Invitational. The event was held on Monday, October 23, at the Fairbanks Ranch Country Club in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. One hundred and twenty golfers participated in the fundraising event, including representatives from Bridgepoint Education, Ashford University, and community partners. Some 21 organizations served as event sponsors.
Since 2010, Bridgepoint has donated more than $400,000 to Rady Children's Hospital through various fundraising events, like the Bridgepoint Education Golf Invitational.
"I am proud of the continued fundraising Bridgepoint has done for Rady Children's Hospital; the cumulative total is a testament to the generosity of our employees and partners," said Andrew Clark, Bridgepoint CEO. "The work Rady's does caring for sick and injured children in San Diego is admirable, and we look forward to supporting them in the coming years."
Rady Children's Hospital is a 520-bed pediatric care facility and clinical research center in San Diego, providing services to some of the most vulnerable members of the community. It is San Diego County's only hospital dedicated exclusively to pediatric care. In 2017 alone, the hospital has provided care to more than 200,000 children.
For more information on Rady Children's Hospital San Diego, visit www.rchsd.org.
About Bridgepoint Education
Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI) harnesses the latest technology to reimagine the modern student experience. Bridgepoint owns two academic institutions – Ashford University and University of the Rockies. Together, these programs, technologies, and resources represent a unique model for advancing education in the 21st century. Bridgepoint stands for greater access, social learning, and exposure to leading minds. For more information, visit www.bridgepointeducation.com, www.facebook.com/BridgepointEducation, or call Lauren Coartney at 858.513.9240 x11636.
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