Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach, REALTORS®/The Trident Group is a 2014 recipient of a Main Line Gives Back Award presented by the Main Line Chamber of Commerce. The company was recognized for their efforts to enhance the community, through support of nonprofits and other community-focused endeavors. Winners were chosen on the basis of cash donations, volunteer efforts by employees and in-kind donations.
“We are so honored to receive this award,” remarks Larry Flick, Chairman & CEO, BHHS Fox & Roach/Trident. “We take great pride in our charitable activities and we are thrilled to see that we are making a difference in our communities.”
BHHS Fox & Roach/Trident has a long history of giving back to the communities they serve. The charitable arm of the company, Fox & Roach Charities, was created in 1995 and is committed to addressing the needs of children and families in stressful life circumstances. Fox & Roach Charities has contributed over $4.4 million since its inception to more than 350 local community organizations in the Greater Philadelphia and Tri-State areas.
One hundred percent of every dollar received is donated back into the communities they serve. The company also matches donations made to Fox & Roach Charities. The majority of funds are raised through voluntary contributions from sales associates and employees through BHHS Fox & Roach/Trident real estate transactions and payroll donations to Fox & Roach Charities.
In addition, sales associates and employees make substantial contributions of time and effort to local charities in need each October during the company’s Annual Community Service Day. On this day, thousands of BHHS Fox & Roach/Trident employees and sales associates go into their communities to lend a helping hand at nonprofit organizations throughout the Tri-State area.
Since the founding of Fox & Roach Charities, the hours volunteered by sales associates and employees translate to over $3 million. Fox & Roach Charities also partners with Cradles to Crayons for their annual backpack drive. Since 2006, the company has collected over 6,000 backpacks and supplies for homeless/foster care children in the area.
For more information on Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices go to www.berkshirehathawayhs.com.