40C — March 27 - April 9, 2020 — The Best of 2019 — M id A tlantic Real Estate Journal



Sax strives for more than growth and success for the firm. It is embed - ded in the firm’s culture

In the past twelve months, IMC gave approxi- mately $1MM in

In addition to supporting numerous causes through- out the year such as Habitat for Humanity, the Museum of Jewish American History, Abramson Center and Head of the Schuylkill Regatta,

to support our surrounding communities and use our strength to pick up others. Sax offers team members a paid time off day to use for volunteering for charity, and facilitates a number of volunteer events and dona- tion drives annually to make it easy for team members to give back to local organizations including Paterson Habitat for Humanity, Oasis – A Haven for Women and Children, The Community FoodBank of NJ, American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Can- cer, United Way of Passaic County, Bergen County Vol- unteer Center and the New Jersey Community Develop- ment Corporation. Since 2012, Sax has held their annual run/walk event called the 4 Miler at Garret Mountain which raises mon- ey for the Child Life Department at St. Joseph’s Chil- dren’s Hospital in Paterson, NJ. In 2019, the firm raised over $106,000 which brought the total raised since the event’s inception to over $545,000 that directly benefits the hospital’s pediatric patients undergoing treatment. Sax makes it enticing and effortless for team members

philanthropic awards and our employees logged 1000s of paid volunteer hours. It’s more than just giving mon- ey – it’s about giving time and making an IMPACT. IMC is looking to make that impact through multiple organizations and through multiple vehicles. By spe- cifically going through employees to choose where they spend their time, IMC is able to spread the impact to a variety of avenues.

Colliers also took part again in the Martin Luther King National Day of Service with individuals throughout the company taking up assignments at a variety of locations throughout the City. This holiday season, Colliers fulfilled close to 100 in - dividual gift requests for abused and at-risk children as part of the Children’s Crisis Treatment Center Holiday Toy Drive, an annual Holiday tradition at Colliers.

Over the course of this past year, Den- holtz Properties has partnered with Lunch

Benchmark Con- struction donates a considerable

Break, a Red Bank-based community soup kitchen, pan- try, and clothing distributor serving the local community, to help support a variety of their programs. Right before summer, the team at Denholtz Properties collected 118 pounds of food to help stock the organization’s food pan- try. As the school year approached, the Denholtz Proper- ties team collected school supplies to help Lunch Break make the first day of school a happy one for all students. Additionally, Denholtz Properties sponsored Lunch Break’s Taste of Summer event and their 2019 Fall Gala. Denholtz Properties will be sponsoring their annual Pic- nic & Softball event this year.

amount to non-profits and other charities throughout the year, but also encourages employees to join com- munity boards, volunteer committees, and service time to organizations that give back and benefit our shared communities.

Make a differ - ence. That mantra defines not just the day-to-day work of the team

Canned food do- nation to Wipe Out Hunger Food

at R&J Strategic Communications’ but the firm’s com - mitment to giving back to the local community. Each year, the team at R&J Strategic Communications makes an effort to participate in a wide variety of charity events and fundraisers to help local organizations in our communities. Under their Make a Difference efforts, the team at R&J proudly supported Habitat for Humanity, Jersey Cares, the American Cancer Society, and Burl- ington’s Annual Coat Drive in 2019.

Drive, Toy donations to Toys for Tots, Monetary dona- tion to Drexel University Public Interest Experience Scholarship, Sponsor to Rutter’s Children’s Charities Golf Outing, Diamond Sponsor for Central York High School’s Mini-Thon, Banner sponsor for Lancaster Mennonite School Boys Volleyball Booster Club, Mon- etary donations to House of Hope, Monetary donation MDA 5K Run/Walk, Monetary donation to St. Mary’s Cultural Festival, Hole Sponsorship for Byrnes Health Education Center’s Drive “Fore” Golf Outing, Mon- etary donations to Junior Achievement of South Central PA, Gold sponsor for Harrisburg Telugu Association’s Ugadi Celebration, Monetary donation to The Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank, Memory contribution to Bethel United Methodist Church

Earlier this year, Atkins Companies was presented with a framed letter of ap- preciation by SMILE (Ste- ven Milford Independent

Living Experience) for fully funding and managing the construction of a tailor-made new 4,700-square-foot independent living facility for adults with develop- mental and intellectual disabilities in Hopatcong, N.J. The home, which was completed in 2018, is now home to five adults marking the first completed independent living facility for SMILE. Featuring five bedrooms and multiple kitchens and living areas, the new home al- lows each of the residents to live independently and gain valuable life skills while enjoying their hobbies and social activities.

IBS’s Volunteer Time Off program: • Supports volunteer activi - ties that enhance and serve the communities in which

IBS team members live and work. • Supports communities that are impacted by disasters. • Addresses issues that impact quality of life. • Enhances the lives of IBS team members. All regular full-time and part-time IBS employees can volunteer up to 30 hours (four days) per calendar year with a nonprofit organization in accordance with IBS’s giving and volunteering guidelines. The intention of this program is to create community engagement op- portunities that are meaningful, purposeful and help those in need. At the same time, IBS recognizes that participating in these activities will also enrich and in- spire the lives of its employees. “Community” is not defined as just local community but may encompass a global perspective. During the past year, IBS employees have volunteered at a variety of worthy organizations, including Eva’s Kitchen (Paterson, N.J.), NYC Election Board and Liberty Humane Society (Jersey City, N.J.), among others.

The team at Tarabi- cos Grosso strongly believes in the impor-

tance of supporting and giving back to the communities in which we live and work. Since the firm’s inception in 2012, Tarabicos Grosso has contributed tens of thousands of dollars to support charities and sponsorships benefit - ing local communities and individuals, schools, animal shelters, aid organizations, and veterans initiatives. Car- rying on the tradition that was started by firm founding partner Larry Tarabicos, the firm closes each year with its capstone holiday “Adopt-a-Family” project, providing comforts and joy in the form of cheerfully wrapped cloth- ing, toys, educational items, and household essentials to deserving local families. With the firm now in its seventh year and continuing to grow, the Tarabicos Grosso team remains proud and grateful for the continued opportunity to serve our community.

Our long standing goal is to support dedicated men and women in New Jersey

in their quest to enter, or re-enter, the workforce. A suit, dress, shirt, or shoes may seem like small items to some, but to others they can mean the very real difference be - tween gainful employment or not. We are gratified to be involved in this worthy cause.

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