Century 21 Real Estate LLC, the franchisor of the world’s largest residential real estate franchise sales organization, recognized CENTURY 21 Scheetz for its efforts generating donations and awareness for Easter Seals. In 2013, the company raised $45,720 for Easter Seals through local fundraisers and events.
“CENTURY 21 Scheetz’s dedication to Easter Seals is a terrific example for others to follow,” said Rick Davidson, president and chief executive officer of Century 21 Real Estate LLC and 2013-2014 Chairman, International Board of Directors at Easter Seals. “Because of the hard work of individuals like the dedicated independent brokers and affiliated agents of CENTURY 21 Scheetz, people living with autism spectrum disorder and other disabilities can live, learn, work and play in our communities.”
CENTURY 21 Scheetz is ranked as the No. 1 fundraiser in Indiana and Ohio, and is the ninth largest fundraiser globally in the entire CENTURY 21 System in 2013. Driven by its mission to serve the community, CENTURY 21 Scheetz raises funds for Easter Seals through a variety of events including its annual Bingo Bonanza in which attendees enjoy seven rounds of bingo, terrific prize packages, food, drinks, and entertainment.
“We take great pride in our fundraising efforts and we work hard to continually raise the bar,” said Tracy Hutton, president, CENTURY 21 Scheetz. “Easter Seals has been helping individuals with disabilities and special needs, and their families, live better lives for nearly 100 years. We’re glad to be able to help people with disabilities address life’s challenges and achieve personal goals.”
Since 1979, the CENTURY 21 System has donated more than $108 million to Easter Seals. In 2013, the franchisees raised approximately $2.4 million, a 10 percent increase from the previous year.