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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty Collects 778 Backpacks for Local Children

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty Collects 778 Backpacks for Local Children

The Company Hosted its 19th Annual Backpack Challenge

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServicesBerkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty collected 778 backpacks filled with school supplies for Northeast Florida children during its 19thAnnual Backpack Challenge.

The backpacks and school supplies were donated to students throughout Northeast Florida in partnership with Dreams Come True, Operation New Hope, the Department of Juvenile Justice, the USO, Orange Park Middle School, St. Johns County Backpack Project and Charles E. Bennett Elementary School.

“We are truly grateful that our Realtors, employees, clients, and community joined together and contributed the supplies many local children need to begin the school year, setting the foundation for a student’s confidence and academic success. Our team looks forward to participating in the Backpack Challenge every year and we are very proud of their efforts.”

– Florida Network Realty Founder, President and CEO Linda Sherrer

During the campaign, backpacks and school supplies were collected at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty offices throughout Northeast Florida. The backpacks were purchased for students in kindergarten through grade 12 and filled with school supplies including pens, pencils, paper, and notebooks.

“Words cannot express how much we appreciate the numerous donations and generous support we received during the Backpack Challenge. Our team loves to support events that provide opportunities to make a difference in the lives of children and families in our communities. We are thankful for the donations we received and for our dedicated team who helped make the event a tremendous success.”

– Broker/Executive Vice President Christy Budnick

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