Colliers International | Pittsburgh Employees Team Up to Make a Difference, Make History, and Make Strides
Colliers International | Pittsburgh joined the fight against breast cancer on Saturday, October 6 by supporting the 2012 American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, a 5K non-competitive walk held on Pittsburgh’s North Shore. The Colliers International | Pittsburgh Strides Team was able to recruit participants and raise close to $1,000 in donations to help support the American Cancer Society’s breast cancer research, education, advocacy and patient service programs.
2012 marks the third year that the American Cancer Society has hosted the event in Pittsburgh. In 1993, the first Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk was held in Boston; the organizers created the event to raise awareness and funds to win the fight against breast cancer.
Gregg Broujos, Managing Director & Founding Principal at Colliers International | Pittsburgh, lead the Colliers International | Pittsburgh Strides team, and Jessica Jarosz, Associate at Colliers International | Pittsburgh recruited team members to participate in the event and make donations.
“Colliers International | Pittsburgh is proud to have participated in the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K walk,” said Jessica Jarosz, Associate at Colliers International |Pittsburgh. “Over the past two years we have raised awareness and money to support this important cause and to help fight the disease. The walk in itself is very powerful, and by participating each year, we continue to unite as a company and a community. We were honored to be part of the event and thrilled to honor all of the cancer survivors.”
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Colliers International | Pittsburgh is joining the Colliers International worldwide team in supporting Everyone Gives, a revolutionary eight-day global giving event spanning more than 60 countries around the world. “Everyone Gives” promises to be the most extensive and inclusive global giving event ever attempted, benefitting more than 200 non-profits around the globe.
“This is an easy way to encourage charitable giving through personal networks,” said Gregg Broujos, Managing Director & Founding Principal at Colliers International | Pittsburgh. “Locally we have nominated the National Multiple Sclerosis Society – Western Pennsylvania Chapter, Gilda’s Club Western Pennsylvania and the American Cancer Society – Making Strides Against Breast Cancer to be included in the event. We are proud to announce our support of these local charities, as well as the hundreds of other charities around the world who are included in the event.”