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Delaware Investments Raises $216,950 for Rock to the Future in Charity Golf Tournament

8-year tally tops $1.3 million in donations to local organizations

PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Thanks to generous support from sponsors and employees, Delaware Investments raised $116,950 this year in its charity golf outing — the Delaware Investments® Charity Classic — for Rock to the Future. In addition, its parent company’s foundation, Macquarie Group Foundation, is matching $100,000 of the funds raised for a total donation to Rock to the Future of $216,950.

Rock to the Future is a youth development organization that provides free music education and tutoring to lower-income Philadelphia students. Through music training and tutoring, the program helps local students increase academic performance and establish positive lifestyle choices.

Through eight years of golf tournaments, the Delaware Investments Charity Classic has raised $1,340,255 for local organizations. Previous beneficiaries include:

2011 Habitat for Humanity® Philadelphia
2010 Philadelphia Wooden Boat Factory
2009 ASAP (After School Activities Partnerships)
2008 The Cradle of Liberty Council and Philadelphia Futures
2007 Philadelphia Society for Services to Children
2006 Neighborhood Bike Works and Rebuilding Together Philadelphia
2005 Operation Warm

“We’ve been located in Philadelphia for more than 80 years, and we’re thrilled to hold this event in support of the local community,” said Patrick P. Coyne, president, Delaware Investments. “Working with our partners to support these great organizations is something we’re truly proud to do each year.”

Delaware Investments refers to Delaware Management Holdings, Inc. and its subsidiaries, including the Delaware Investments Family of Funds' distributor, Delaware Distributors, L.P. Macquarie Group refers to Macquarie Group Limited and its subsidiaries and affiliates worldwide.

Delaware Investments is not an authorized deposit-taking institution for the purposes of the Banking Act 1959 (Commonwealth of Australia) and the firm’s obligations do not represent deposits or other liabilities of Macquarie Bank Limited ABN 46 008 583 542 (MBL). MBL does not guarantee or otherwise provide assurance in respect of the obligations of Delaware Investments.

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Shareholder:
Delaware Distributors, L.P.
800-523-1918
or
Media:
Delaware Investments
Marlene Petter or Amy Ponticello
215-255-1427 / 215-255-1313
or
Macquarie Group
Paula Chirhart
212-231-1310

Source: Delaware Investments