Windermere Cronin & Caplan Realty Group, Inc.
Windermere Foundation Presents Funding to Marathon Education Partners
This $1,500 Donation will Allow Students from Low-Income Backgrounds the Opportunity to Visit a College Campus
Benj Rice from Windermere's Portland Heights office presents $1,500 to Marathon Education Partners Executive Director Emma Gray.
Portland, Ore.—March 16—Windermere Cronin & Caplan Realty Group, Inc. (CCRGI) presented a check at its Portland Heights branch to Marathon Education Partners, a nonprofit organization located in Southwest Portland that gives students from low-income backgrounds the support needed to continue their education beyond high school.
Marathon Education partners matches adult sponsors with fourth grade studentts to provide individualized guidance, as well as academic scholarships. This $1,500 donation will be dedicated to sending incoming students to visit college campuses, which increases the odds that the child will attend college.
Windermere CCRGI has a long-standing tradition of assisting low-income families and giving to the community. In addition to helping Marathon Education Partners, Windermere associates also participate in annual community service projects and donate a portion of every commission to the Windermere Foundation — a nonprofit organization that has raised and donated more than $1,000,000 to programs that support low-income and homeless families in the Portland metro and north Oregon Coast area.
About Windermere Cronin & Caplan Realty Group Inc./Stellar Group
Windermere Cronin & Caplan Realty Group, Inc. (CCRGI)/Stellar Group has had a strong presence in the local real estate market for forty years, handling residential and commercial real estate transactions from offices in Portland, Vancouver, Lake Oswego, West Linn and the northern Oregon Coast. The locally owned and managed firm is an affiliate of Windermere Real Estate, the leading residential real-estate network in the West with more than 7,000 associates in more than 300 offices.
About the Windermere Foundation
For every home that is bought or sold through Windermere, the Windermere Foundation donates a portion of the proceeds toward supporting low-income and homeless families in our communities. What started in 1989 as a grassroots foundation has grown to encompass ten states and has raised $25 million for programs and organizations that provide shelter, clothing, children’s programs, emergency assistance, and other services to those who need our help most.
In Oregon, Windermere CCRGI has raised more than $1,000,000 for the Windermere Foundation in support of local organizations offering housing and services to homeless and low-income families. Organizations such as New Avenues for Youth, YWCA of Greater Portland and Habitat for Humanity were included in the 2012 giving. More information can be found at www.windermere.com/foundation.