RISMEDIA, Jan. 11, 2008-The Weichert Family of Companies successfully completed its 29th Annual Toy Drive, collecting more than 23,700 new toys for disadvantaged children this past holiday season.
According to the company, the collected toys were donated to numerous charities including the Make a Wish Foundation, Cerebral Palsy Association, Salvation Army, United Way, National Center for Children and Family, Head Start, Marine Toys for Tots, Visiting Nurse Associations, Patrolmen’s Benevolent Associations, as well as several local shelters and soup kitchens.
“The Weichert Family of Companies continues its commitment to helping better the lives of those in need within our community,” said James M. Weichert, president and founder of Weichert, Realtors. “We were delighted by the support and altruism displayed by our sales associates and employees, as well as the residents of the communities we serve in our annual toy drive.”
The new, unwrapped toys were collected by Weichert, Realtors sales offices, corporate staff members and franchise affiliates. In addition to the toys collected, Weichert also collected clothes, food and financial contributions, which were passed along to various charities.
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