Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Community Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Bay Area’s largest real estate services company, announced today the launch of its 13th annual Habitat for Humanity fundraising campaign.
The major event of this year’s fundraising effort will once again be a month-long Habitat for Humanity raffle, which kicks off today. Last year’s fundraising campaign raised more than $105,000, which helped build 32 homes for low income families. Organizers of this year’s campaign, dubbed “Homes and Hope,” have set a goal of raising $365,100. Money will also be raised by fundraisers held by individual Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage offices throughoutNorthern California.
Over the past 12 years, the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Community Foundation has been the leading corporate sponsor of Habitat for Humanity, raising more than $2.1 million through the efforts of its sales associates, managers, staff and clients in Northern California. The Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage team has also volunteered more 44,000 hours and participated in the construction of 159 Habitat for Humanity homes.
The raffle runs today through August 31 in all 62 Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage offices throughout Northern California. Tickets are $2 each and the public is invited to participate. Checks should be made payable to Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Community Foundation. All money raised through the raffle will be donated to local Habitat for Humanity chapters for homes to be built in 2012.
Prizes for the raffle include $5,000 donated by Princeton Capital, gift certificates, hotel stays and much more. For a list of prizes or Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage offices, visit www.CaliforniaMoves.com or call 925.275.3085.