Long Realty Cares Foundation Celebrates 10th Anniversary by Surpassing $2 Million in Donations to Over 170 Local Charities

Posted by Georgia R. Lacy — August 30, 2012

1346343164(TUCSON, ARIZ.) Long Realty Cares Foundation has announced their fifth-annual “Ticket To Care” Raffle. All proceeds from the raffle directly benefit the work of the Foundation, which provides meaningful financial support to organizations throughout Southern Arizona. This year’s raffle proceeds will help put the Foundation’s donations over the $2 million mark.

The raffle, which kicked off on August 16th, consists of various prize packages that include golf and vacation stays, salon and spa treatments, various dining certificates to local restaurants, and more. The Foundation has 11 prizes this year which were donated by generous local businesses and individuals.

1346343195Ticket prices are $15 for 1 ticket, $20 for 2, or $100 for 12, and can be purchased at any Long Realty office. The prizes will be awarded October 17 during a special event honoring the Long Realty Cares Foundation’s 10th Anniversary, with Mayor Jonathan Rothschild planning to attend.

“We are so excited about this year’s Ticket To Care Raffle and celebrating 10 years of helping the community,” said Long Realty Cares Foundation President of the Board Liz Peckham. “This event is only possible through the support of our wonderful Long Realty agents and employees, and the generous donations from local businesses.”

Since its inception in 2002, the Foundation has raised close to $2 million dollars from the generosity of Long Realty sales associates and employees to benefit over 170 different local non-profit charitable organizations.

For more information about the Ticket to Care Raffle, or to learn how you can contribute to the Long Realty Cares Foundation, visit www.LongRealtyCares.com, or contact Foundation Administrator Michelle Salvagio at (520) 918.3757.

About Long Realty Cares Foundation

Long Realty Cares Foundation was established in 2002 to provide a venue for Long Realty sales associates and employees to collectively enhance the quality of life in Arizona. As the Foundation evolves, it is distinguishing itself by building a legacy of philanthropy. To date, almost 2 million dollars in support have been donated to nearly 170 different non-profit organizations in the communities in which we live and work. Foundation monies come from the many Long Realty sales associates who voluntarily donate a portion of their commission from each real estate transaction and from Long Companies employees who personally contribute to the Foundation. Many Long Realty 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. For more information, visit www.LongRealtyCares.com.

About Long Companies

Long Companies is comprised of Long Realty Company, Long Mortgage Company, Long Title Agency and Long Insurance Group – all working together to create a full range of real estate services and products. Based in Tucson, Long Realty Company is the leading real estate brokerage company operating in southern Arizona. It offers an unparalleled level of award winning residential and commercial real estate services through a network of more than 1,300 licensed real estate associates in more than 38 offices, including 23 affiliate realty and property management companies that are independently owned and operated throughout Arizona and into Mexico. Long Realty Company, a part of HomeServices of America, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate, has been helping generations of Arizonans achieve their dreams of home ownership since 1926. For more information, visit www.LongRealty.com. The latest releases and announcements for Long Companies can be found in the Long Realty Newsroom, available at www.LongRealtyBlog.com.

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