Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Jersey Properties hosted the 15th Annual Golf Invitational to benefit The Sunshine Kids on Monday, September 23rd and raised close to $80,000 for the non-profit organization dedicated to kids with cancer.
“Every year we strive to raise more money than the previous year and we can proudly say we have done that once again,” said Steve Janett, Chief Operating Officer of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Jersey Properties and the event chairperson. “I am profoundly grateful to our golf outing committee, offices and agents, our sponsors and donors and our event attendees whose tremendous generosity helped us continue our work to support the Sunshine Kids and their mission to add quality of life to children with cancer by providing them with exciting, positive group activities, so they may once again do what kids are supposed to do . . . have fun and celebrate life!”
The full day golf event, which ended with a dinner, an online silent auction, and golf awards for the day’s players, was backed by tremendous support from sponsors, volunteers and Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Jersey Properties’ companywide agents and employees. Major sponsors included: Anthony & Lauren Melone Foundation; Associated Title; Commission Express; Doyle; HMS; IND Corp; J. Velocci & Associates; MacLean Insurance Agency; Prosperity Home Mortgage; Robustelli Family Foundation; Strulowitz Law Firm, LLC; The Palace at Somerset Park; United Business Systems; Zeus Scientific; and a special sponsorship in memory of Seymour Litwin.
Special guests included New Jersey’s Sunshine Kid, Marc Michael, his Mother Naglaa and Brooks Tomb, Director of Eastern Regional Offices at The Sunshine Kids Foundation in Hartford, Connecticut.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Jersey Properties is ranked third among all Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Affiliates nationwide for their fundraising efforts to benefit The Sunshine Kids. In addition to a variety of office-sponsored events held locally throughout the year, this year’s golf invitational brings the company’s total contributions from golf events alone to more than $650,000.
Since 2001, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Jersey Properties has raised more than $1,700,000 for the non-profit organization through a variety of fundraising events, including the annual golf invitational.
About The Sunshine Kids
The Sunshine Kids is a non-profit organization dedicated to children with cancer. Established in 1982, they are committed to providing positive group activities and emotional support for young cancer patients. The Sunshine Kids provides a variety of programs and events free of charge for kids who are receiving cancer treatments in hospitals across North America. Additional information on The Sunshine Kids may be found at www.sunshinekids.com.
About Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Jersey Properties
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Jersey Properties is an independently owned and operated real estate company and affiliate member of the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices network. Serving northern and central New Jersey with more than 800 sales associates in 21 offices, the full-service residential and commercial brokerage perennially ranks among the nation’s top 100 brokerages for sales volume and offers residential resale, new construction, luxury collection, rental and commercial properties as well as relocation, mortgage, title and home warranty services. For more information, visit www.bhhsnj.com or contact the corporate office in Somerset, New Jersey at 800-LIVE-IN-NJ (800-548-3466).