January 14, 2010 // Franchising.com // PARSIPPANY, N.J. -- Realogy Corporation, a global provider of real estate and relocation services, today announced its campaign to raise funds through the Realogy Charitable Foundation to support the victims of the catastrophic earthquake that devastated Haiti on Jan. 12. The Realogy Charitable Foundation will distribute all funds raised by employees, sales associates, vendors, partners, friends of Realogy and the general public directly to the American Red Cross International Response Fund.
"Our hearts go out to the people of Haiti, and we want to do all we can to support the international relief efforts in the wake of this natural disaster," said Richard A. Smith, president and CEO of Realogy Corporation. "We invite all those who are able to donate to give whatever they can to help the American Red Cross provide the assistance that is so desperately needed."
The Realogy Charitable Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity supporting the philanthropic and volunteer activities of Realogy Corporation and its family of companies. The Foundation is incorporated in Delaware and its tax ID is 20-0755090.
To make a donation to the American Red Cross International Response Fund through the Realogy Charitable Foundation, click here or paste the following URL into your browser http://www.events.org/realogycares. This portal is a secure online donation system that allows any individual to use a credit card/debit card or electronic check. All gifts are tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law, and individuals should consult their tax professional to determine the amount they can claim as a tax deductible contribution.
Realogy Corporation, a global provider of real estate and relocation services, has a diversified business model that includes real estate franchising, brokerage, relocation and title services. Realogy's world-renowned brands and business units include Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate, CENTURY 21®, Coldwell Banker®, Coldwell Banker Commercial®, The Corcoran Group®, ERA®, Sotheby's International Realty®, NRT LLC, Cartus and Title Resource Group. Collectively, Realogy's franchise systems have approximately 14,500 offices and 268,000 sales associates doing business in 93 countries and territories around the world. Headquartered in Parsippany, N.J., Realogy (www.realogy.com) is owned by affiliates of Apollo Management, L.P., a leading private equity and capital markets investor.