In our business, we work with homeowners every day to ensure their communities are safe and beautiful. Some people are not so lucky. They have lost their home or have had to flee for their own safety and that of their children.
Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) December 06, 2012
Homeward Bound is $5000 closer to its $75,000 Emergency Fund Drive goal, with a financial assist from Phoenix community management company, AAM. The transitional housing program serves the homeless and domestic violence families in Maricopa County, helping them get back on their feet and onto self sufficiency and gainful employment.
“In our business, we work with homeowners every day to ensure their communities are safe and beautiful. Some people are not so lucky. They have lost their home or have had to flee for their own safety and that of their children. To help take care of a person’s most basic needs is something we are privileged to do,” said Laura Ziff, AAM CEO.
Homeward Bound’s mission is to assist families achieve economic independence, secure long-term, safe, affordable housing and break multi-generational cycles of homelessness, welfare and domestic violence. “Donations to the Emergency Fund Drive are critical to the success of the mothers and their children who participate in Homeward Bound. There are no other funds available for basic essentials such as childcare, bus passes, therapy for everything ranging from speech to abuse. The needs in our community are great and we a thankful for this gift from AAM,” said Barbara Ralston, Homeward Bound Executive Director.
AAM recently developed the Create a Better America grant, providing funding to non-profits serving the basic human needs of food, shelter and clothing. This grant program is an extension of the company’s mission of “Creating a Better America One Neighborhood at a Time.” AAM is a company that puts its resources to work. In the last year, the large community management company has provided funding support for a community giving garden in Phoenix covering their water bill for a year, improved a food pantry in Orlando, Florida, raised $12,000 for the Arizona Humane Society, collected 1225 boxes of cereal and over $1200 in cash for a Mesa, Arizona long term residential home for children in need, and conducted day of service at the St. Mary’s Food Bank in Phoenix.
“It is part of our company culture to connect in a meaningful way to the communities in which we do business. Homeward Bound is a non-profit that is making a difference in the lives of many and one we are proud to support,” said Ziff, who is co-chairing the Homeward Bound Emergency Fund Drive with Eileen Rogers, principal of Allegra, a marketing services company.
AAM works with many of the largest homebuilding and community development companies in the United States such as Del Webb/Pulte, Shea Homes and Meritage Homes. Founded in 1990, AAM employs 350 people and manages more than 359 homeowners associations in the United States. AAM is dedicated to delivering total peace of mind to the boards of directors and homeowners in the communities it manages. http://www.associatedasset.com