Annual CRE Philanthropic Event has Raised $500,000+ Over Past 10 Years
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 14, 2015 – One of the year’s most anticipated charitable events took place on Thursday, November 19th at the Presidio Bowl in San Francisco as Cushman & Wakefield Future Leaders (CWFL) hosted its 10th annual Charity Bowl-A-Thon benefiting Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco.
The CWFL Charity Bowl-A-Thon was an over the top, awesome night of bowling, networking and mingling with more than 200 commercial real estate professionals, friends and clients from throughout the Bay Area. Cushman & Wakefield San Francisco’s office raised $63,000 for this year’s event.
According to Amanda Murray, Platform Manager at Cushman & Wakefield San Francisco and co-chairman of this year’s event, “CWFL Northern California is thrilled to have hosted and executed another successful Bowl-A-Thon benefiting Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco. We can’t thank our sponsors and teams enough for helping us raise above our target amount for 2015. Over the past 10 years, we’ve collectively raised over $500,000 for this fantastic cause – something that all current and legacy CWFL members are incredibly proud of. We look forward to continuing to work with Habitat for Humanity for many years to come.”
Cushman & Wakefield Associate Director Dan Johnson, who co-chaired with Murray was equally pleased with this year’s results. “The 10th annual CWFL Bowl-A-Thon was a huge success,” he said. “The commercial real estate community came out in force to support this awesome event and Habitat for Humanity.”
CWFL Charity Broker Bowl-A-Thon teams were comprised of brokers from a myriad of competing commercial real estate firms from all over the Bay Area. Brokers, administrative staff and clients from the region’s top firms, including CBRE, JLL, Newmark Cornish & Carey, Kidder Matthews, Savills Studley, Touchstone Commercial, Starboard and of course, Cushman & Wakefield, competed in the event.
Congratulations to Savills Studley for beating out all competition. Cushman & Wakefield came in second place and lost by a one pin margin.
Kris Leja, Interim CEO & Chief Development Officer at Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco also offered her praise of the Bowl – A -Thon. “Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco is proud to again be the charity recipient of the proceeds from the annual CWFL Bowl-A-Thon,” she said. “Over the past decade, CWFL’s efforts have supported local homebuilding and neighborhood revitalization efforts right here in the Bay Area. These funds are critical to ensuring that hard-working, low-income families can realize the dream of homeownership.”
Our 2015 Sponsors include:
Tishman Speyer and View the Space
ASD, BCCI Construction Company, Chase, Columbia Property Trust, Cushman & Wakefield, KBS, Kilroy, MSA, NOVO Construction, Park Tower/The John Buck Company, RN Field Construction
Allied Administrator, DOME Construction, Henry Pilger, M Moser Associates, RREEF, Shorenstein.
Focaccia, Orale Orale, Pazzia, Caputo, Delarosa, Pane e Vino, Amici’s Pizza
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About Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity builds homes that provide a foundation for families and children to succeed and thrive in our community. Habitat’s organization provides far more than a roof overhead; they provide a foundation for families and children to succeed, helping stabilize many local communities.