RE/MAX & Friends Foundation, the charitable organisation recently founded by RE/MAX Malta, the real estate company, is supporting “Pink October”.an endeavor in aid of breast cancer awareness throughout the month of October.
As part of its corporate social responsibility programme, the company launched the foundation this July in the presence of Her Excellency, The President of Malta, Mrs. Marie-Louise Preca and were officially presented with the certification at the end of September 2014. The RE/MAX & Friends foundation was founded to raise funds to assist individuals and foundations that are battling against chronic diseases.
This is the first official supporting role as a charitable organization and it is very close to the founding members hearts. Kevin Buttigieg, a member of the board of the foundation said, “Pink October is in line with our foundation’s objectives to give back to the community part of our profits.
RE/MAX & Friends Foundation is presently funded solely through real estate transactions, whereby from each sale or rental of a property, the RE/MAX office that made the transaction donates a percentage towards the charity. Pink October is the start of something according to RE/MAX may raise in access of €70, 000 in its first year in operation.
Speaking about RE/MAX and Friends, foundation board member Michael Bonello said, “We are very please with the results so far however we plan on coordinating events and other fundraising activities in the future.”