Long Realty Cares Foundation Gives $53,275 to Local Community – Jan. to July 2009

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 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
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