NORTHBROOK, Ill. (May 27, 2008) – Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage recently presented the Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana (RMHC®-CNI) with $26,000 to support the organization’s works in the community.
The funds were provided through the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Charitable Foundation, a local chapter of the NRT Foundation. RMHC-CNI is the foundation’s first partner, which operates as the charitable arm of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage with a primary purpose of raising funds to provide financial assistance to housing-related causes in the community. Local Coldwell Banker associates volunteered their time, hosted fundraising events and made personal donations to generate this contribution to RMHC-CNI.
“We are proud to support the important work of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana as they provide a ‘home away from home’ for families whose children are undergoing treatment at area hospitals,” said Fran Broude, president and COO of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage. “At Coldwell Banker, we’re lucky to have a great team that’s committed to donating their time, talent and resources to wonderful causes like RMHC-CNI. We hope this is just the first of many contributions to this great organization.”
Coldwell Banker Charitable Foundation selected Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland & Northwest Indiana as a primary partner in 2007.
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Charitable Foundation
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Charitable Foundation is a local chapter of the NRT Foundation, a 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization operating as the charitable arm of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage. Our primary purpose is dedicated to raising funds to provide financial assistance to housing-related causes that directly benefit the needs of the people and communities we are privileged to serve.
About Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, a leading residential real estate brokerage company serving Chicagoland, Northwest Indiana, Southeast Wisconsin and Southwest Michigan, operates 63 offices with more than 4,400 sales associates. Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage is part of NRT LLC, the nation’s largest residential real estate brokerage company. NRT, a subsidiary of Realogy Corporation, operates Realogy’s company-owned real estate brokerage offices. For more information, please visit www.coldwellbankeronline.com.
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana (RMHC-CNI) is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization that is dedicated to improving the health, well-being and education of children in its area.
The charity accomplishes that through three major programs. The Ronald McDonald House® program provides housing to families whose children are in treatment at nearby hospitals. RMHC-CNI currently operates four Houses near Children’s Memorial Hospital, the University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital, Loyola University Medical Center and (under construction) Advocate Hope Children’s Hospital. The RMHC-CNI scholarship program provides funds to high-achieving yet financially challenged high school seniors. The Ronald McDonald Care Mobile program provides medical care to children in need in the Chicagoland area.