BUFFALO, NY – September 25, 2015 – HUNT Real Estate Corporation (www.huntrealestate.com) recently held its annual Golf Tournament & Wine Tour, benefiting the United Way. Through contributions from sponsors, participants, and HUNT sales professionals and employees, this year’s event raised $28,500 for the United Way of Buffalo & Erie County (www.uwbec.org). This is the 19th year HUNT has put on this event and, in total, they’ve raised over $350,000 through this annual fundraiser.
“None of this would have been possible without the generosity of our corporate partners and the dedication of our staff,” said Peter Hunt, Chairman & CEO of Hunt Real Estate Corp. “We are grateful for all of their donations and support - not just in monetary terms, but also in the commitment of their personal time to help this very worthy cause.”
“Western New York is an extraordinarily generous community. We are very grateful for the hardworking people at HUNT Real Estate who donate not only to our annual campaign, but also their time and energy to the United Way every year through this successful golf tournament,” said Michael Weiner, president of United Way of Buffalo & Erie County. “I want to personally thank HUNT Real Estate and its leadership for raising their hands and helping us achieve meaningful results in our community.”
For over 20 years, HUNT Real Estate has been one of the United Way of Buffalo & Erie County’s largest charitable supporters. Since the United Way began keeping electronic records in 1994, HUNT Real Estate Corporation has raised over $730,000 for the organization.
“We value our partnership with the United Way because of their deep-rooted commitment to improving our community and creating opportunities for the people who live here,” remarked Hunt. “Our mission is to make 2015 another record year for HUNT Real Estate’s contributions to the United Way, and the success of this event is a big step towards us achieving that goal.”
About HUNT Real Estate ERA
HUNT Real Estate Corporation is the parent company of HUNT Real Estate ERA and operates nearly 40 branches throughout western, central, and upstate New York, and Phoenix, Arizona. Founded in 1911, HUNT Real Estate ERA is the largest family-owned and operated real estate company in the area and is ranked the 45th largest real estate firm in the nation for closed transactions in 2014 by REALTrends. HUNT also operates a commercial brokerage, mortgage banking firm, two insurance agencies, title agency, an award-winning Relocation division, residential building company, and a fee-for-service brokerage. HUNT’s mission is to build its presence through successful sales associates, to grow profitably, and to provide the highest quality of real estate and homeownership services. For more information about HUNT Real Estate, visit www.huntrealestate.com.
About the United Way of Buffalo & Erie County
The United Way of Buffalo & Erie County brings people, organizations, and resources together to improve community well-being. Through program funding, community collaborations and strategic initiatives in the areas of Education, Financial Stability, and Health and Wellness, United Way helps children reach their full potential, adults and families achieve financial stability, and people of all ages achieve and maintain physical, social and emotional health. For more information, visit www.uwbec.org.
Contact: Dan Mirsky
Marketing Director, HUNT Real Estate ERA