March 07, 2014 // Franchising.com // MADISON, N.J. - Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), a global leader in real estate franchising and provider of real estate brokerage, relocation and settlement services, is celebrating the 10-year anniversary of the Realogy Charitable Foundation this month. Since its inception, the Foundation has raised and donated a total of $22.5 million to more than 1,800 charities. In 2013, the Realogy Charitable Foundation raised and donated $2.4 million to 619 charities, a 28% increase in donations from 2012.
"We are deeply proud of the generous contributions and giving nature of the professionals associated with our organization," said Dave Weaving, chief administrative officer, Realogy. "These funds have helped people through hardship and adversity and made a significant difference to many communities."
During times of natural disasters, the Realogy Charitable Foundation has collected and donated $1.7 million for relief efforts, among them Hurricane Katrina, the Southeast Asia Tsunami, and Hurricane Sandy, to name a few.
The Realogy Charitable Foundation operates 31 local chapters across 27 states. The goal of the Realogy Charitable Foundation is to provide fundraising coordination and guidance to Realogy employees and affiliated agents who volunteer their time in local chapters across the country raising funds and awareness for the benefit of local charities.
"The Realogy Charitable Foundation’s success is due to the efforts of its volunteers," said Steven Yagozinski, executive director of the Realogy Charitable Foundation. "They give countless hours to plan and run local fundraising events that produce a tremendous impact. Each chapter is empowered to seek worthy charities in their local community and generate awareness and funding for their causes, and we are proud of their efforts."
The Realogy Charitable Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization supporting the philanthropic and volunteer activities of Realogy Holdings Corp. and its family of companies. Since 2004, the Foundation has coordinated the efforts of volunteers across the country to increase funding and awareness for local charities. The Realogy Charitable Foundation is incorporated in Delaware and its tax ID is 20-0755090.
Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY) is a global leader in residential real estate franchising with company-owned residential real estate brokerage operations doing business under its franchise systems as well as relocation and title services. Realogy's 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 system members operate approximately 13,700 offices with 247,800 independent sales associates doing business in 103 countries around the world. Realogy is headquartered in Madison, N.J.
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