Monday, October 10, 2011

For Fourth Consecutive Year, HFO Named Top Corporate Philanthropist by Portland Business Journal

HFO Investment Real Estate has been named by the Portland Business Journal as a top Corporate Philanthropist for the fourth year in a row.

“We’re pleased to have been a leader in our industry niche in terms of charitable giving. Our participation in the program has inspired other local real estate firms to join in this awards program... something that's exciting for us to see happening,” said marketing director Aaron Kirk Douglas. 

HFO’s unique corporate giving program provides for a charitable contribution to be made for the closing of each transaction.  So far in 2011, HFO’s clients business have helped support these charities:
  • Audobon Society of Portland
  • Bicycle Transportation Alliance
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Columbia NW
  • Blanchet House
  • Children’s Cancer Association
  • Compassion International
  • Doernbecher Foundation
  • Dougy Center
  • Ecumenical Ministries of Ore.
  • Juvenile Diabetes-Oregon Chapter
  • Knight Cancer Institute (OHSU)
  • Metropolitan Family Service
  • Oregon Food Bank
  • Oregon Humane Society
  • The Portland Area Theatre Alliance
  • Portland Jewish Academy
  • Raphael House
  • Red Cross of Oregon
  • Southwest Parent Child Collective
  • Sparrows Clubs USA
  • St. Francis Dining Hall
  • Stand for Children
  • The Salvation Army
In addition to the charitable giving, HFO's staff and brokers offer their ongoing leadership and fundraising talents, volunteering hundreds of hours for the Dougy Center for Grieving Children, Big Brothers/Big Sisters Columbia Northwest, and the Portland Area Theatre Alliance.