6 Jul 2015

Allen Tate Realtors® Support Public Education in the Upstate

Public Education Partners of Greenville County receives $5,000 contribution from company’s Annual FUNday

In the spirit of investing in the communities it serves, the Upstate, S.C. offices of Allen Tate Realtors recently presented a check for $5,000 to Public Education Partners of Greenville County (PEP).

The contribution is part of more than $23,000 raised in the Upstate as part the 17th Annual Allen Tate FUNday, a series of four regional events where Realtors and company vendors “pay to play” and raise money for local public education organizations.

The Upstate event, an evening reception held September 24 at the Westin Poinsett in Greenville, S.C., featured games, prize drawings, and silent and live auctions. Additional FUNday events are held in Charlotte, Raleigh and Greensboro, N.C.

Since it began 17 years ago, FUNday has raised more than $1,380,000 for public education across the Carolinas.

“We are extremely pleased to present this check to Public Education Partners of Greenville County. Allen Tate is passionate about public education and understands its critical importance to families making home buying and relocation decisions. FUNday gives everyone at Allen Tate a chance to directly impact the local school systems and organizations committed to quality education,” said Kathy Weeks, regional vice president, Allen Tate Realtors, Upstate region.

“FUNday celebrates the spirit of working together, having fun and giving back to the communities that have been supportive to our company,” said Weeks.

“Your contribution will be instrumental in deepening the connections between our schools and the community,” said Neil Grayson, chair, PEP board of directors.

Funds will be used to support PEP activities including the Make Summer Count reading program, which reaches 18,000 low-income elementary school students from 28 schools.

Allen Tate is the Carolinas’ largest real estate company with 40 offices in the Carolinas, including five in the Upstate region.

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