Long Realty Cares Foundation Gives $53,275 to 32 Local Charities Year-To-Date

Posted by Theo Serrano — August 10, 2009

(TUCSON, Ariz.) Long Realty Cares Foundation is pleased to have given over $1.5 million to more than 160 local charities since its inception in 2002. The majority of funds come from the Long Realty agents and employees that choose to donate a portion of their income to the Cares Foundation. It is through the generosity of these individuals that our community is changing for the better.

Long%20Companies%20RealtyLong Realty Cares Foundation has given a total of $53,275 to the following list of charitable organizations in January – July of 2009:


American Heart Association

Ara Parseghian Medical Research Foundation

Arizona's Children Association

Beacon Group

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tucson

Boys & Girls Club of Sierra Vista

Boys & Girls Club of Tucson

Cochise County Youth Orchestra

Friends of Saguaro National Park

Habitat for Humanity Sierra Vista Area

Humane Society of Southern Arizona

Interfaith Community Services

Jim Himelic Foundation

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Metropolitan Education Commission

Old Fort Lowell Live-At-Home Program

Our Family Services

Primavera Foundation

Recovery Centers of Arizona, Inc.

Redondo Music Theatre

SaddleBrooke Community Outreach, Inc.

Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation

Sunnyside Parents As Teachers

The Hearth Foundation

Therapeutic Riding of Tucson

Top Dog, Inc.

Tu Nidito Children & Family Services

Tucson Arthritis Support League

Tucson Hospitality Inn

U of A - Take Charge America Institute

U of A Foundation - Poetry Center

Susan Barry, President of the Board of Long Realty Cares Foundation, said, “It is such a wonderful thing to be able to count on our Long Realty agents and employees to support Long Realty Cares Foundation with their hard earned dollars, especially during these economic times. We are proud to have donated over $53,000 just this year to so many wonderful local organizations and look forward to giving more.”

Contributors of Long Realty Cares Foundation are invited to submit grant requests to the Board of Directors on behalf of the non-profit organizations they are currently and actively supporting. To find out more about Long Realty Cares Foundation and how to become a contributor, please contact Foundation Administrator Michelle Salvagio at 520-918-3757 or visit our website at www.LongRealtyCares.com.

About Long Realty Cares Foundation

Long Realty Cares Foundation was established in 2002 to expand the philanthropic activities of the Long Realty Companies and to provide a venue for our sales associates and employees to collectively enhance the quality of life in Arizona. As our company evolves, it is distinguishing itself by building a legacy of philanthropy. To date, more than $1.5 million dollars in support have been donated to over 160 non-profit organizations in the communities in which we live and work, including Tucson, Green Valley, Sierra Vista and Marana. Foundation monies come from the many sales associates who voluntarily donate a portion of their commission from each real estate transaction and from Long Realty Companies employees who personally contribute to the Foundation. Many of our sales associates and employees go even further in their efforts to effect positive change; they make a commitment to serve local charitable organizations in a volunteer capacity. 520.918-3757. www.longrealtycares.com


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