Windermere Foundation Donates more than $235,000 to Local Charities in 2011

Windermere Cronin & Caplan Realty Group, Inc.


Windermere Cronin & Caplan Realty Group Donates more than $235,000

to the Local Community Through the Windermere Foundation


PORTLAND, OR. – January 12, 2012 – For many years, the Windermere Foundation, which is the charitable arm of Windermere Real Estate, has supported low-income and homeless families in communities throughout our local area. Windermere Cronin & Caplan Realty Group is proud to be a part of that tradition.


In 2011, associates of the local real estate firm, donated $235,388 to local non-profit organizations dedicated to helping our neighbors in need, including a donation of $190,000 to Bridge Meadows which was a culmination of a 4-year campaign with the charity. The organizations benefiting from Foundation dollars include:

  • Ainsworth Elementary
  • Artz Center for Developmental Health & Audiology
  • Assistance League Columbia Pacific
  • Bridge Meadows
  • Children First for Oregon
  • Children’s Cancer Association
  • Clackamas Women’s Services
  • De La Salle North Catholic High School
  • Elevate Oregon
  • First Book
  • Focus on Youth
  • Franklin High School Food Program
  • Friends of the Children
  • Gearhart Food Bank
  • Girls, Inc.
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Human Solutions
  • I Have A Dream Foundation – Oregon
  • Kinship House
  • Lunch Buddy Mentoring Program
  • Make It Better Fund / Boys & Girls Club
  • Parkrose School District Gateway Homeless Project
  • PlayWrite, Inc.
  • Portland Parks Foundation
  • Rose City Rowing
  • Stand for Children Leadership Center
  • Urban Gleaners
  • Warrenton-Hammond Healthy Kids, Inc.


“Helping homeless families is a natural extension of our real estate business,” says Joan Allen, Co-Owner and Vice President of Windermere Cronin & Caplan Realty Group and Co-Chair of the local Windermere Foundation chapter. “It’s important to me and to the agents in our company. They go above and beyond to raise funds for these local, very worthy organizations, and it has an impact on the lives of those in need in our community.”


About Windermere Cronin & Caplan Realty Group, Inc.

Windermere Cronin & Caplan Realty Group has served residential real-estate clients at the North Oregon Coast and in the Portland/Vancouver metropolitan area and for more than 30 years.  The locally owned and managed company is an affiliate of Windermere Real Estate, the leading residential real-estate network in the West with nearly 8,200 associates and more than 330 offices. All Windermere brokers donate a portion of their commissions to the Windermere Foundation, which supports programs for local homeless and low-income families.  To learn more, call 503-738-8522 or visit or the Windermere Foundation at and “like” the organization on Facebook at