MADISON, N.J., Oct. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- ERA Real Estate, a global franchising leader, today announced that they will be the first real estate brand to work on a national level with Move For Hunger, a non-profit organization that mobilizes the relocation industry to reduce food waste and fight hunger. The collaboration will enable the ERA® network of participating brokers and their affiliated agents to tap into Move For Hunger's network of more than 1,000 relocation companies to collect food and fill food pantries in advance of the holiday season and support the ERA "Feed the Need" campaign.
"Connecting with ERA agents and brokers both complements and advances our mission, so this collaboration was a natural fit," explained Adam Lowy, founder and executive director of Move For Hunger. "By combining the strength of our network of relocation companies with ERA Real Estate's network of brokers and agents, we have the ability to get food to those who need it most."
"Millions of Americans face food insecurity every day and together with Move For Hunger, we can help put food on the tables of families across the country," said Simon Chen, president and CEO of ERA Real Estate. "We look forward to working with Move For Hunger to provide our passionate brokers and agents the opportunity to hold local food drives during the upcoming holiday season and beyond."
The ERA "Feed the Need" campaign will kick off officially on Tuesday, November 27, also known as #Giving Tuesday, and will run through December 11. #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.
"ERA brokers and agents have a commitment to service that goes far beyond their residential real estate expertise," said Stephanie Reyna, national vice president of growth & engagement for ERA Real Estate. "We continue to be inspired by the way they step up and demonstrate leadership in their communities."
The Feed the Need campaign officially launches with the following brokers and agents: ERA American Real Estate, ERA Neubauer Real Estate, Inc., ERA Davis & Linn, ERA Justin Realty Co., ERA Central Realty, ERA Home Run Real Estate, and ERA Old South Properties, Inc. with more to be announced. For more information, follow facebook.com/ERArealestate and #GivingTuesdayERA.
About ERA Real Estate
At ERA Real Estate, we don't adapt to change, we create it. We believe that our core business values of collaboration, innovation, diversity and growth are needed now more than ever. As a global leader in the residential real estate industry for more than 40 years, ERA was the first real estate franchise to expand internationally, the first to post listings online, and is the only national company that offers the Sellers Security® Plan program. The ERA Real Estate network includes 40,000 affiliated brokers and independent sales associates and approximately 2,300 offices throughout the United States and 31 other countries and territories. ERA Franchise Systems LLC (www.ERA.com) which operates the ERA Real Estate system, is a subsidiary of Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), a global provider of real estate services. ERA Real Estate information is available at www.ExploreERA.com.
About Move For Hunger
Move For Hunger is a non-profit organization that mobilizes the relocation industry to fight hunger and reduce food waste. In addition to collecting food from people who are moving to new homes, Move For Hunger helps companies and individuals across the United States and Canada organize successful food drives. To date, they have collected more than 11.5 million pounds of food. For more information, or to find out how you can host your own food drive, visit www.MoveForHunger.org.
SOURCE ERA Real Estate