Miami, FL (February 8, 2012) –Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate CARES, the charitable arm of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate distributed $46,000 to 17-different non-profit charities in the Miami-Dade area. The funds were raised through Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate’s Miami-Dade office’s first golf tournament, local office fundraising and agents direct funding through closings.
Recipients from the various organizations, along with CARES representatives, were invited to a reception on February 2 to receive the donations and to further discuss the work their charities are involved with.
“As an active member in Miami, Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate and its sales associates are committed to giving back to the communities we live and work in,” said Mike Murray, Vice President, Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate, Southeast Florida. “The money that we raise in Miami, stays in this area further strengthening our communities.”
The following local organizations were selected as recipients:• Ronald McDonald House • Centro Hispano Catolico • Diabetes Research Institute • Educate Tomorrow • Friends Forever Rescue, Inc. • Karen Peterson and Dancers, Inc. • Liga Contra El Cancer • Miami Contemporary Dance Company • Armed Forces Service Center, Inc. • The Posse Foundation • St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Church • Touching Miami with Love • University of Miami-Linda Ray Intervention Center • Cancer Support Community of Greater Miami • Lauren’s Light • Girl Scouts of Tropical Florida • Friendship Circle
CARES, the charitable arm of Coldwell Residential Real Estate, mission is to give back to the communities and neighborhoods in which its members live and serve by providing charitable contributions and volunteer support, thus strengthening and reinforcing its commitment to creating a lasting source of unity, hope and vision throughout Florida.