Vacation Homes Provided to Charities for Fundraising

Posted by Michael McFadden — May 5, 2009

- "Do Good With Your Vacation Home" Program assists Charities and Non-Profits throughout the United States -

Denver, Colo. (May 6, 2009) — Vacation home rentals in Florida, southern California, the Hamptons and the Riviera Maya provided by VacationHomesForCharity.org were auctioned off with proceeds benefiting charities throughout the United States enhancing their fundraising goals during this period of economic uncertainty.

On Thursday, April 30th, The Jeremy Bloom Wish of a Lifetime Foundation recently profiled in the New York Times conducted a silent auction for two unique vacation home rentals. Desert Luxury Rentals generously provided Casa Santa Rosa, a most inviting 4 bedroom vacation residence with private pool and spa located in desert enclave of La Quinta, California. In addition, Akumal Villas the premier luxury vacation rental company serving the Riviera Maya charitably donated Villa La Mision a charming Mexican hacienda style home on the Riviera Maya providing the winning bidder with a premier vacation residence of six bedrooms within walking distance of the Puerto Aventuras marina.

The weekend prior, Boulder, Colorado based Attention Homes auctioned off the beautiful “Sea Spray” beachfront home located in Manasota Key, Florida providing a land-locked bidder the opportunity to enjoy the tranquil waters of the Florida Gulf Coast.

“With the economic downturn charities must incorporate creative fundraising opportunities to generate donations.” Said Michael McFadden, Co-Founder of The Society adding “VacationHomesForCharity, the philanthropy of The Society is honored to partner with the finest vacation home rental companies making available vacation home rental opportunities gratis to charities to supplement and enhance opportunities concerning donations and fundraising activities.”

Since Fall 2008, VacationHomesForCharity.org has generated $85,000+ in donations associated with their “Do Good With Your Vacation Home” program. The program is not limited to charities in the Denver metro area. During April, 2009, charitable organizations from California to New York have benefited.

On April 24th, a one-week visit to a premier vacation residence in the world-famous beach community of East Hampton, NY provided by the premier architectural firm, Eisner Design was auctioned off for the Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation annual fund-raiser in Times Square, New York City. The winning bidder, a Los Angeles resident desired to tryout the waters of the Atlantic Ocean.

VacationHomesForCharity.org, the philanthropy of Lakewood, Colorado based The Society for Leisure Enthusiasts has donated multiple vacation home visits to enhance fundraising opportunities

About Vacation Homes for Charity:

www.VacationHomesforCharity.org, the philanthropy of www.TheSociety.com was developed to allow owners and managers of vacation rental homes to “give-back to those less fortunate”. With the average vacation residence vacant 300+ nights per annum, Vacation Homes for Charity has been able to convert those unused nights into a program concerning fundraising for various charitable and non-profit organizations. Owners and managers may choose a specific affiliation for their donation or VacationHomesforCharity.org can provide a list of charities and non-profits requesting assistance.

About The Society:

www.TheSociety.com provides vacation home owners, estate managers and vacation rental firms the most complete marketing support targeting qualified luxury oriented business and consumer clients. The Global Bundle, the premier offering of TheSociety.com provides affiliates the most complete online marketing product targeting the affluent demographic distributing property advertisements and messaging to RobbReportCollection.com, LuxuryRealEstate.com, duPontRegistry.com, HomeAway.com and other premier exclusive web sites.

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