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Exclusive Properties celebrated Community Service Day 2010 with a heartfelt Fair to benefit a dozen local and international charities. The Fair surpassed expectations and is being touted as an outstanding success for Exclusive Properties and San Diego County.
“The goal of Community Service Day is to provide support for those in need,” said Linda Schechner, Community Service Chair for Exclusive Properties San Diego. “This year our Fair generated record amounts of donations. Our biggest problem was having too many volunteers!”
“You can’t help but feel moved when you see your coworkers and friends rolling up their sleeves and doing their part. Every tent was full of volunteers; people were packing food, donating blood; and recycling electronic waste. The energy was amazing,” said Steve Rodgers, President/Owner of Exclusive Properties.
In a partnership with Friends & Family Community Connection, Exclusive Properties set up an elaborate food packing assembly line to box up meals for earthquake victims in Haiti and local shelters. “We expected to pack 20,000 meals, but our 200 volunteers were so fast they packed an additional 3000 meals,” said Schechner.
The American Red Cross Blood Bank set up two bloodmobiles, collecting enough blood to save the lives of 129 people and the San Diego Blood Bank registered 10 new Bone Marrow Donors. At a time when resource centers are fighting through their slowest season for donations, Exclusive Properties agents and friends collected nearly 400 bags of food. The Community Resource Center and Interfaith Shelter were thrilled to receive such an extreme contribution for summer.
While Fair guests enjoyed a live DJ and the company of animals from the Helen Woodward Animal Center, they shredded more than 80 boxes of old documents and dropped their old electronics off for safe recycling. Leez’s PJ’s 4 Kids collected almost 90 pairs of pajamas and several visitors were so moved by the organization they are making plans to hold their own PJ Parties. There were piles of art supplies, crayons and coloring books donated to the Rady Children’s hospital and lines of parents brought their kids to get Child IDs and fingerprints. Everywhere you looked, the community was having fun and giving back.
“Community Service Day is a unique tradition that really captures the spirit of Exclusive Properties,” said Mark Loscher, CEO. “We love San Diego and will continue to do our part to make it a fabulous place to call home. After all, our work is not about houses. It’s about people.”
The charities that participated were: The American Red Cross, San Diego Blood Bank Bone Marrow Donor Registration, Friends & Family Community Connection, Leez PJ’s 4 Kids, Rady Children’s Hospital, Child ID Services, Interfaith Services in Escondido, Community Resource Center in Encinitas, E-World electronic recycling, Shred-it, Helen Woodward Animal Center and the Zarina Rahman Foundation.
Exclusive Properties agents in more than 400 offices and 10 states took the day off to GIVE BACK to their communities for the 27th year in a row! Exclusive Properties of San Diego used the day to to host a full blown Community Service Day Fair!
Enjoy this video tour of our day in the community.
Charities helped: San Diego Community Resource Center, Interfaith Community Services, San Diego Bone Marrow Donations, Rady Children’s Hospital, E-World Recyclers, Child ID Services, American Red Cross Blood Bank, Helen Woodward Animal Center, Leez PJ’s 4 Kids,Family & Friends Community Connection, Shred-It, and more!
Since 1984, Exclusive Properties Real Estate associates have taken a day off to get involved in their communities. Over 400 Exclusive Properties offices with more than 8000 agents participating across 10 Western States will gather for a daylong event.
Friday, June 18, 2010 marks the 27th Annual Community Service Day for Exclusive Properties Real Estate. “Each year we close our offices for the day and all agents, owners, and staff go out and give back to our community. This year, our offices will be hosting an outdoor Community Service Fair at The Church at Rancho Bernardo to coincide with Exclusive Properties’s national efforts”, announced Mark Loscher, CEO/Owner of Exclusive Properties.
“I am proud of our agents and staff for their efforts supporting residents in need. As Exclusive Properties Real Estate continues to grow, we believe that we are ‘Doing Well by Doing Good’” said Steve Rodgers, President/Owner of Exclusive Properties. “We have over 400 agents in our offices. If each agent donates a full day’s work, then Exclusive Properties Real Estate will donate well over 3,000 hours of community service to deserving organizations.”
Linda Schechner, Community Service Chair for Exclusive Properties San Diego, has been leading their planning for the past seven years. “The goal of Community Service Day is to provide support for those in need. This year’s Fair will support The Red Cross blood bank; San Diego Blood Bank Bone Marrow Donor Registration; Packaging 20,000 Meals for Friends & Family Community Connection and the global effort fighting hunger; Leez PJ’s 4 Kids; Rady Children’s Hospital; Child ID Services; Food Drives for Interfaith Services in Escondido and the Community Resource Center in Encinitas; E-World electronic recycling and Shred-it; Helen Woodward Animal Center; Fabulous Bake Sale, DJ and more. We look forward to a huge turnout.”
Each Exclusive Properties office will be collecting kids pajamas, coloring books and crayons, children’s books, and non-perishable items such as tuna, canned fruit, canned vegetables, canned chili, canned pasta meals, spaghetti sauce, dried pasta, macaroni & cheese and baby diapers sized at 3, 4 and 5.
All San Diego residents are encouraged to support Exclusive Properties’s Community Service Fair by attending on June 18th , contacting your Exclusive Properties agent, or by dropping off donations at the nearest Exclusive Properties office. For complete details, go to www.CSDFair.com
JUNE 5th, 2010 Exclusive Properties is proud to be a part of 2 charitable events that are supporting great causes in San Diego. We want to make sure you can get in on the fun & help the community!
2010 Spring Fling Gala hosted by the Helen Woodward Animal Center. This is the 22nd Annual event, and Exclusive Properties is proud to be a part of the event again.
This year’s theme is “Best in Show” and you can believe that it will be a first class event!
Expect fine dining from the best restaurants in San Diego, live music from Wayne Foster Entertainment, live and silent auctions and a full night of festivities!
*Tickets for the event can be purchase by clicking here.
***Exclusive Properties Agents receive 50% off your ticket price. Check the ARC and Don’t wait! Time is running out!
For an idea what is in store, check out this video montage from the 2009 Helen Woodward Spring Fling. It was filmed by Picture Perfect Productions and Exclusive Properties.
We are also proud to be apart of another GREAT cause in San Diego that continually saves people lives every day. Saturday, JUNE 5th, In beautiful La Jolla, Ramin Pourteymour is Hosting “A Sea of Glamour & Style“which is sure to be an evening of style, song & cuisine! Our President, Steve Rodgers is proud to be one of the sponsors for this amazing event to raise donations and awareness for the importance of the San Diego Blood Bank.
Presented by TV personality Leonard Simpson, Fashion Forward
Entertainment by Multilingual Singer, Composer, Producer, and local native of San Diego, Sacha Boutros
This event will have some of San Diego’s prominent designers and models participating in a live fashion show as well as a live auction. Cocktails, gourmet jors d’oeuvres and views of the gorgeous La Jolla Estate will be accompanied by the Sultry Sounds of Sacha Boutros.
For more information call 619-400-8176 or via email: [email protected]
*Tickets are available here. http://www.sandiegobloodbank.org/a-sea-of-glamour-and-style/
As you can see, JUNE 5th is a action packed night and we would LOVE to see you at one of these events!
Exclusive Properties is proud to be apart of these fine organizations and have much more to come for the month of JUNE!
Exclusive Properties Ad as Seen in the San Diego Union Tribune Newspaper. Reaches their North County readership with Open Houses, New Listings, and Price Changes as well as information on the Exclusive Properties Community Service Day Fair to be held on Friday June 18th!