MORRIS COUNTY — The Weichert Family of Companies successfully completed its 40th Annual Toy Drive, collecting more than 13,100 new toys for families and children in need this holiday season. In addition, cash and gift cards were collected and donated to various charities, along with food, clothing, diapers and art supplies.
The toys were donated to several charities throughout the regions in which Weichert does business, including Goryeb Children’s Hospital, Oasis – A Haven for Women and Children, Holton’s Heroes, Market Street Mission, OneUmbrella Foundation, CASA for Children, Third Street Alliance for Women & Children, Ocean of Love for Children with Cancer, and the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program, to name just a few. Employees at Weichert’s corporate headquarters donated more than 350 toys to the New Jersey Department of Child Protection and Permanency’s Holiday Appeal, which provides gifts to children who have been victims of child abuse or neglect.
“For 40 years, the Weichert Family of Companies has been holding its annual toy drive to benefit those who need help in the communities where we do business. We are honored to continue this tradition year after year, as it brings a great deal of joy to so many children and their families during the holiday season,” said Jim Weichert, president, chairman and CEO of Weichert Companies. “Once again, there was tremendous support and generosity from Weichert sales associates and employees, as well as our clients and the residents and businesses in the communities we serve.”
The new, unwrapped toys and other contributions were collected at Weichert, Realtors sales offices throughout New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C., as well as the company’s corporate office in Morris Plains.
Since 1969, Weichert, Realtors has grown from a single office into one of the nation’s leading providers of homeownership services by putting its customers first. A family of full-service real estate and financial services companies, Weichert helps customers buy and sell both residential and commercial real estate, and streamlines the delivery of mortgages and home and title insurance. Weichert leverages its customer website, www.weichert.com, one of the most visited real estate websites in the nation, to help families and individuals realize the dream of homeownership through quick and easy access to listing information and the services of its real estate professionals nationwide. Like other family-owned and -operated businesses, Weichert enjoys greater public trust according to several national surveys. For more information, Weichert’s customer service center can be reached at 1-800-USA-SOLD.