PHILADELPHIA, PA, July 16, 2007 - CENTURY 21 Advantage Gold reported today that in an ongoing effort to help raise awareness and funds to support Easter Seals south eastern PA, it raised more than $4,700 for the charity by participating in the area's annual Easter Seals Walk With Me fundraising event which took place on June 16, 2007 at the Philadelphia Art Museum.
The monies raised by the members of CENTURY 21 Advantage Gold will benefit people with disabilities in the south eastern Pennsylvania area. The daylong event was one of more than 40 similar events being held in communities across the country this year.
"The Walk With Me event was a great way to engage the many families and local social organizations with Easter Seals and all of the services and resources they provide our community in an effort to empower people with disabilities to live fuller, more independent lives," said William Lublin, CEO of CENTURY 21 Advantage Gold.
People of all ages gathered at the art museum to walk or run one, three or five miles. Each Walk With Me participant was partnered with an Easter Seals Honorary Team Captain, an adult or child with a disability who has directly benefited from Easter Seals programs
"Easter Seals southeastern Pennsylvania has proudly served our community for more than 70 years helping to make a difference in the lives of people with disabilities live with greater independence," said Liz Graham, Director of Corporate Relations for EASTER SEALS southeastern Pennsylvania "Time and time again, CENTURY 21 Advantage Gold has answered our call for help and together with the members of this community, made our Walk With Me event a huge success."
The CENTURY 21 System has been a proud supporter of Easter Seals for more than 25 years and has since raised more than $91 million to help provide opportunities for people with disabilities to live with equality, dignity and independence.