New York, New York (PressExposure) January 27, 2009 -- Each year Wedgewood Associates makes a conscious effort to support local charities and organizations that are most important to their employees and their families.
Over the years Wedgewood Associates has donated to over forty different charities, all must be nominated by Wedgewood employees in order to be eligible to receive funding. "Social responsibility is key to our corporate culture at Wedgewood ." says Michael Harwood, President. "We are thrilled to again be able to support those less fortunate than us and we take great comfort in knowing that many will benefit from the generosity of Wedgewood Associates's team".
In 2009, Wedgewood Associates will donate over $500,000 to organizations and causes such as, Heart and Hand For The Handicapped, Community Aid For Retarded Children Inc, Alzheimer Society, Cancer Action Inc and the Blind Care Foundation
Ted Madden, Chairman of Blind Care Foundation, said: "Support from companies like Wedgewood Associates is important to us, as we rely almost entirely on fundraising to care for our children and families. There is an overwhelming need for the new centre in Brooklyn and we are delighted that the staff at Wedgewood Associates have taken our charity to their hearts and will be working with us in a fantastic year of fundraising. Thank you to everyone at Wedgewood Associates for choosing Blind Care Foundation and helping us to improve the lives of the visually impaired."