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GIVING | Thalhimer Raised $2,432 for Virginia Home for Boys and Girls

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RICHMOND, VIRGINIA: Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer partnered with the Virginia Home for Boys and Girls (VHBG) for the months of July and August through their Thalhimer Gives program, a company initiative focused on community involvement and charitable giving. Through Thalhimer Gives, associates actively engage in the community by donating financially, providing much-needed supplies, and giving generously of their time to local non-profit organizations. 

• Donating financially
   - Thalhimer associates raised $1,432 for the Virginia Home for Boys and Girls through “Friday Jeans” and the company contributed a $1,000 match for a total donation of $2,432. “Friday Jeans” allows Thalhimer associates to wear jeans every Friday by making a $5 donation to the Thalhimer Gives partner organization.

• Providing much-needed supplies
   - Thalhimer associates donated a multitude of household and personal items to benefit the participants of Virginia Home for Boys and Girls, including suitcases, bedding and other linen items, picture frames and wall decorations, as well as art supplies.

• Giving generously of their time
   - Thalhimer partnered with Virginia Home for Boys and Girls for three volunteer opportunities on July 10, as well as August 16 and 17, and provided associates paid time off to give back.
       Thalhimer associates assisted with campus maintenance and campus store projects, including general clean-up around their campus and power washing, and organization with their campus store sorting and staging donations items.
       Thalhimer associates also volunteered to help set up ahead of the youth triathlon, setting up bike racks, start/finish line and various tasks needed along triathlon course.
       Thalhimer associates also had the pleasure of assisting during VHBG’s annual fundraiser, Endorphin Fitness/ Live Red Foundation Youth Triathlon held on Saturday, August 17th.

“At Virginia Home for Boys and Girls (VHBG), socially responsible partners like Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer play a critical role in supporting our organization. As a nonprofit that has been serving children in crisis since 1846, the trauma-informed care youth receive in our programs restores hope to them and their families who then find the courage to thrive. Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer’s generous employees have worked tirelessly to demonstrate their commitment to these youth in our community. We sincerely thank them all for their donations of time, talent, and treasure,” said Lionel Bacon, Vice President of Philanthropy at Virginia Home for Boys and Girls.

“Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer’s associates are enthusiastic about VHBG’s mission and enjoyed learning more about their 30+ acre campus where hope and healing flourish. We care about organizations like Virginia Home for Boys and Girls who are making a positive impact in our community. We support them because we believe all children deserve a chance to lead happy and productive lives. Our associates were glad to help make improvements to VHBG’s campus, volunteer their time at VHBG’s youth triathlon fundraiser, and to make a financial donation to this worthwhile nonprofit,” Lee Warfield, President & CEO of Thalhimer.