The 19th Toby Keith & Friends Golf Classic raised a record $1.8 million earlier this month.
With this, a total of nearly $18 million has been raised by the country music singer-songwriter in support of OK Kids Korral, the cost-free home for families of children battling cancer.
The event’s high-water mark was driven by record-setting auction items from the Sawyer Brown-headlined, denim and diamonds-themed dinner held on June 2.
A guitar signed by Taylor Swift was auctioned for $120,000, while a fishing trip with Keith and Jimmy Houston raised $80,000.
The weekend golf tournament featured 55 teams.
Established in 2006, The Toby Keith Foundation built on Toby’s earlier efforts to support Oklahoma pediatric cancer patients.
“Next year, it’ll be the 10th year for OK Kids Korral, 20th year of my foundation party,” Keith said at this year’s event. “We’re gonna celebrate a 10 and a 20, and we’re gonna blow it out. It’s amazing how much support we get. But it takes that kind of support to handle 300 families a year.”
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