William Raveis Raises Close To $1.5 Million To-Date in Support of American Cancer Society Patient Navigator Program

Posted by Supriya Anand — May 19, 2011

1305826454SHELTON, CT— Last month, William Raveis Real Estate presented a check for $153,000 to members of the William Raveis American Cancer Society (ACS) Patient Navigator Program at the University of Connecticut Health Center and the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Patient Navigator Program in Boston, Massachusetts in support of those fighting breast cancer. Active fundraising company-wide has brought total contributions by William Raveis to nearly $1.5 million dollars to help fight this widespread disease.

Attendees to this special event included, from the William Raveis ACS Navigator Program at UConn, Nancy Baccaro, Registered Nurse at the UConn Health Center and Pam Nixon, Head Patient Navigator for the UConn Navigator Program. From Beth Israel Deaconess, Ana Marin, Head Patient Navigator for the Beth Israel Navigator Program and Christopher Thomas, Senior Vice President for Leadership Giving for the ACS, were in attendance. These individuals discussed William Raveis’ fundraising as a catalyst for several breast cancer initiatives within their respective programs. This includes the Look Good, Feel Better Program, where female patients are given tips on facing adverse reactions from chemotherapy and the Man to Man program, which is a similar initiative for male patients.

William Raveis sales associates and staff participated in a 3 month long raffle to support and raise funds for the ACS Patient Navigator Programs in CT and MA. In addition, the company organized annual William Raveis Breast Cancer Golf Tournaments at Oxford Greens in Oxford, CT and Nashawtuc County Club in Concord, MA.

“The collective efforts of our sales associates, staff and members of the community in the fight against breast cancer has been nothing short of outstanding,” said William Raveis Chairman & CEO, Bill Raveis. “In just 6 short years, we have been able to raise close to $1.5 million dollars to support this important ACS initiative and positively impact the lives of thousands of breast cancer patients. My greatest thanks to everyone who has been a part of this endeavor.”

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Photo: (Left to Right) Ryan Raveis, Executive VP, William Raveis Mortgage; Jim Thibeault, Director of Signature Programs; Gina Frederico-Muslim, Director of Major Gifts; Lorraine Megenis, VP, Facilities & Purchasing, William Raveis Real Estate; Nancy Baccaro, Oncology Nurse Practitioner; Pamela Nixon, UConn Health Center William Raveis ACS Patient Navigator; Carolyn Deal, Director, William Raveis Charitable Fund; Bill Raveis, Chairman & CEO, William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance; Michelle Wolf, VP for Health Initiatives

Missing from photo: Ana Marin, ACS Patient Navigator, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, MA

About William Raveis Real Estate :

William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance is one of the top companies in the nation. It was recently ranked in 2010 by sales volume in RisMedia’s Real Estate® Magazine as the #1 family-owned real estate company in the Northeast and the 9th largest real estate company in the USA. The innovative firm is nationally recognized as an industry leader in technology, marketing and REALTOR® education. Its award-winning website, raveis.com, draws more than 10 million visits annually and includes more than 300,000+ MLS listings in Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont.

William Raveis Real Estate is a household name in its founding state, CT and is the #1 real estate company in world-renowned Fairfield County. The company entered the Massachusetts marketplace in 2003 and, according to the 2010 closed sales volume in the Multiple Listing Service Pin, is now the largest independent brokerage in that state with 22 offices. William Raveis recently expanded into New York and presently has offices in Rye, Harrison, Katonah, Chappaqua and Sleepy Hollow in Westchester County. The firm has 2,700 highly trained sales professionals and 80 company-owned and affiliate offices in New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts. For more information, visit raveis.com or blog.raveis.com.

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