Edina Realty Foundation holds annual Night Light fundraiser
EDINA, MINN. (Oct. 3, 2018) – The Edina Realty Foundation held its annual Night Light fundraiser at International Market Square on Thursday, Sept. 20, raising $53,000 to benefit the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans and The 30-Days Foundation.
This year, 358 people participated both in person and online, as bidding for more than 200 auction items was conducted via the web. Other on-site events included a spin-and-win, wine pull, raffle and live auction. Mick Sterling and Friends provided live entertainment.
The fundraising event coincided with a two-week Habitat for Humanity build during which 109 Edina Realty agents and employees worked a combined 872 volunteer hours at sites in Minneapolis and St. Paul.
About the Edina Realty Foundation
The Edina Realty Foundation is a non-for-profit, private foundation supported through donated funds and volunteer time by Edina Realty sales associates, employees, and Edina Realty Home Services. The Foundation offers financial support to non-profit organizations that provide housing and related services to homeless families throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. For more information, visit www.edinarealty.com.
About the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans
The Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MAC-V) has a mission to end veteran homelessness in Minnesota. Their vision is to provide assistance throughout Minnesota to positively motivated veterans and their families who are homeless or experiencing other life crises. MAC-V accomplishes its mission by providing services directly or in collaboration with other service agencies. For more information, visit www.mac-v.org
About The 30-Days Foundation
The 30-Days Foundation is a Twin Cities-based charity that assists Minnesota families in real-life financial crisis with a one-time financial grant that is made payable only to the service provider that needs payment. Since 2011, The 30-Days Foundation has fulfilled nearly 90,000 requests for assistance. For more information, visit www.the30-daysfoundation.org.
About Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity
Twin Cities Habitat is a non-profit committed to building the quality of life, health and prosperity of the seven-county metro region through the production and preservation of homeownership – because homes and families are the foundation of successful communities. For more information, visit www.tchabitat.org.
Edina Realty is a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate and a wholly-owned subsidiary of HomeServices of America, Inc. It is one of the nation’s largest real estate companies with more than 75 real estate offices and about 2,400 REALTORS® throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Edina Realty's family of companies includes Edina Realty, Edina Realty Title, Edina Realty Insurance and Edina Realty Mortgage. Edina Realty also offers Edina Realty Home Warranties through HSA Home Warranty. Edina Realty closed more than 32,000 real estate transactions and $8.9 billion in sales volume in 2017. For more information, visit www.edinarealty.com or find us on Facebook: facebook.com/EdinaRealty; and Twitter: Twitter.com/Edina_Realty.