DALLAS, TEXAS, Sept. 28, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Associa, the worldwide leader in community management, supported St. Philips School and Community Center in its quest to raise $16,000 in 16 minutes on the annual North Texas Giving Day. Scout, Associa Supports Kids' loyal mascot, took to the streets on September 17 with the after-school students to participate in the fundraising street dance on Pennsylvania Avenue in South Dallas. Watch a portion of the street dance here.
"It was amazing to see Scout dancing among the hundreds of kids to support the lofty goal of reaching $16,000 in online donations," says Associa Director of Corporate Citizenship Annette Ratliff. "The kids loved Scout and they all danced their hearts out, accomplishing their goal in 16 minutes."
Overall, North Texas Giving day raised $33.1 million dollars through 118,667 gifts benefiting 2,022 nonprofits making it the nation's largest online community-wide giving event.
Building and managing successful communities for more than 35 years, Associa is the worldwide leader in community management with over 9,000 employees operating more than 170 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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