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Associa Cares Earmarks $100,000 to Assist Calgary Flood Victims

July 03, 2013

Associa Cares, the philanthropic arm of Associa, recently earmarked $100,000 to assist families affected by last month’s devastating floods in Calgary, Alberta, of which a $10,000 portion will be used as a one-time donation to Red Cross in Calgary.

More than seven inches of rain fell on the city over the course of 60 hours in late June. The floodwaters continue to subside throughout the province, leaving behind an oil spill, power outages and thousands of people displaced from their homes.

“As soon as we learned of the affects from this tragic event, we took immediate steps to try to help those in need,” said Joey Carona, president of Associa Cares. “We anticipate a significant number of requests from employees, homeowners and neighbors throughout the Calgary area.”

The  Associa Cares disaster response program is designed to provide timely  and prompt response to individuals in need, regardless of whether they  live in an Associa-managed community. Associa Cares is accepting  applications for financial assistance from homeowners. 

To apply for assistance for yourself or another homeowner affected by this storm, email info@associacares.com or call 214-953-3009 to apply for assistance. To make a donation or to find out how to help, visit www.associacares.com.

“Associa Cares wants to help area families resume life and return to normalcy as quickly as possible,” Carona said.

Associa Cares  is a national nonprofit 501(c)3 organization created to assist families  and communities in crisis as a result of natural and man-made  disasters. Through donations provided at fundraising events across the  country, Associa Cares is able to provide necessary goods and services  to the families affected by these types of tragedies. If you know of a  family who has been the victim of a natural or man-made disaster, go  directly to www.associacares.com to submit a request.

Building and managing successful communities for more than 35 years, Associa is the worldwide leader in community management with over 10,000 employees operating more than 180 branch offices in the United States, Mexico, Canada, the United Arab Emirates and South Africa. Based in Dallas, Texas, our industry expertise, financial strength, and innovation meet the unique needs of clients across the world with customized services and solutions designed to help communities achieve their vision. To learn more about Associa and its charitable organization, Associa Cares, go to www.associaonline.com or www.associacares.com.

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