Wolverton & Co. and Project H.O.M.E. Form Community Partnership

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Philadelphia-area real estate company to host fundraiser at Merion Cricket Club

We want to expand Project H.O.M.E.'s support system in the suburbs

Wolverton & Co., a technology-driven real estate company that serves suburban Philadelphia and who is committed to social responsibility, has teamed up with Project H.O.M.E. to support its mission: to end homelessness in Philadelphia.

The partnership was formed to "build community one transaction at a time." A percentage of every Wolverton & Co. real estate transaction will be given to Project H.O.M.E. Additionally, Wolverton & Co. agents will donate a day of service each year to support the mission.

To celebrate this partnership, Wolverton & Co. will be hosting the "Building Community" fundraiser benefiting Project H.O.M.E. at the historic Merion Cricket Club (Haverford, Pennsylvania) on Thursday, October 7, 2010, starting at 5:00 PM. This will be an annual fundraiser from which a portion of the event proceeds will be donated to Project H.O.M.E.

Attendees will hear from Sister Mary Scullion, Project H.O.M.E.'s co-founder, who has been named to TIME magazine's list of the top 100 "World's Most Influential People" three times.

"We are pleased to have this opportunity to partner with Wolverton & Co., a company which understands that homelessness transcends city borders and affects all communities, large and small. At Project H.O.M.E. we believe that none of us are home until all of us are home and thanks to the generosity and creativity of companies like Wolverton & Co. we can work towards our goal of ending the cycle of homelessness in Philadelphia," explains Sister Mary Scullion, co-founder of Project H.O.M.E.

"We want to expand Project H.O.M.E.'s support system in the suburbs," said William W. Wolverton, president of Wolverton & Co. "The joy, relief, and empowerment Project H.O.M.E. provides those who need it the most is profound. We want to be a part of that mission and this partnership allows us to do so in an ongoing and meaningful way."

To learn more about attending the fundraiser, visit http://www.wolvertonco.com/benefit/

Supporting the cause by way of in-kind donations, to be featured at the event's table stations, are the best of Philadelphia's restaurants, wineries, distilleries, and breweries, including: 333 Belrose Bar & Grill, Crossing Vineyards, Yards Brewing Company, and Philadelphia Distilling Company--producers of Bluecoat Gin, Penn 1681 Vodka, Vieux Carré Absinthe Supérieure.

Corporate sponsors for the fundraiser include Meridian Bank, Infiniti of Ardmore, Society Hill Abstract, TME Communications, Nolan Painting, Philadelphia Investment Partners, Pearl Pressman Liberty, Paramount Communications, EchoSystem Industries, and Brook Street Investments.

About Wolverton & Co.
Wolverton & Co. (http://www.wolvertonCo.com) was originally established in 1923 as a custom home builder in the Philadelphia area, responsible for many of the beautiful homes in Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania. Today, Wolverton & Co. has reemerged as a progressive real estate company that is preparing its agents to be at the forefront of a changing industry. Wolverton & Co. offers buy/sell real estate for residential markets, full-service and ala carte property management, and ancillary services such as title, mortgage, appraisals, legal representation, 1031 exchanges, and property insurance. Wolverton & Co. is headquartered in Narberth, Pennsylvania with remote office locations throughout the Delaware Valley. Our difference: agent-centric, technology-driven, and market-focused. Wolverton & Co. supports the Fair Housing Act.

About Project H.O.M.E.
In 1989, Sister Mary Scullion and Joan Dawson McConnon co-founded Project H.O.M.E. (http://www.projecthome.org), a nationally recognized organization that provides supportive housing, employment, education and health care to enable chronically homeless and low-income persons to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty. Project H.O.M.E has grown from an emergency winter shelter to 447 units of housing and three businesses that provide employment to formerly homeless persons. Project H.O.M.E. also prevents homelessness in a low-income neighborhood in North Central Philadelphia. This initiative includes greening vacant lots, economic development, home ownership for the working poor, and the Honickman Learning Center and Comcast Technology Labs--a 38,000 square foot, state-of-the-art center that offers comprehensive educational and occupational programming.

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Jim Tagliaferri
TME Communications for Wolverton & Co.
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Amanda Aronoff
Project H.O.M.E.
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