The holiday season is a reminder that giving thanks is something to celebrate all year long. Those who demonstrate gratitude and the power of giving include the dedicated professionals at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty.
“We love Northeast Florida, appreciate all that this area has done for us and believe it is extremely important to give back,” said President and CEO Christy Budnick, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty. “Our team supports countless charitable initiatives during the holiday season and throughout the year. We are truly grateful to be surrounded by a team with such big hearts.”
The Northeast Florida real estate firm has a long-standing tradition of supporting the communities it serves and actively contributes to numerous charitable programs during the holidays and throughout the year. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty has an ongoing partnership with Dreams Come True and hosts an annual Backpack Challenge and Holiday Luminaria.
For the past five years, the company has donated more than $200,000 to Dreams Come True, a nonprofit organization that grants dreams to children with life-threatening illnesses, by contributing a portion of proceeds from every completed home sale. Additionally, team members have actively participated in numerous Dreams Come True events including Dream Day, a spectacular festivity celebrating local Dreamers, and the Dreams Come True 5K, Walk, Run and Roll.
Entering its 20th year, the company’s Backpack Challenge has collected thousands of backpacks filled with school supplies for deserving local children. Now in its third year, the company’s Holiday Luminaria will light up Northeast Florida communities, bringing neighbors together for holiday fun and cheer while supporting local community charitable organizations. Last year, Luminaria 2017 raised more than $31,000 for local charities including Pine Castle, an organization that empowers adults with disabilities. In the spirit of public service, the company in 2018 launched FloridaHurricaneNetwork.com, a comprehensive website offering hurricane preparedness information, resources and tools.
The spirit of giving extends to the company’s branch offices where Realtors and employees donate time, talent and financial support to numerous community programs and organizations throughout the year. The initiatives are as varied as the neighborhoods the company’s branch offices serve. They include community events such as Pink Up the Pace and the 26.2 with Donna, food and toy drives, shredding events, community garage sales benefitting local emergency assistance programs, school fundraising programs, luncheons honoring first responders, and more.
“We are grateful to be in business with such dedicated, talented and passionate professionals,” said Founder and Chairman Linda Sherrer, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty. “Our company is committed to making a positive difference in the lives of many local children and families. There is nothing more satisfying than the gift of giving back to our community.”
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- Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty is a dedicated supporter of Dreams Come True.