BATON ROUGE, La., Aug. 18, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Associa, the industry's largest community management firm, is contributing $50,000 toward helping the victims of the recent flooding in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and surrounding areas. The donation is being made by Associa Cares, Associa's nonprofit organization which assists families across the country in need due to natural and man-made disasters.
"Our hearts go out to the victims of the Louisiana floods," says Associa Cares President Andrew Fortin. "In an instant, thousands of families have found themselves facing devastating losses of home and property. We hope this assistance helps them with their immediate needs as they begin the recovery process."
The recent torrential rains are to blame for at least nine deaths and the displacement of tens of thousands of people from their homes. More than 30 parishes across southern Louisiana have been declared disaster areas.
Associa Cares' volunteers are already working directly with families to get assistance to them as quickly as possible. If you know of anyone impacted by the Louisiana floods, please email Associa Cares at email@example.com. If you want to support the relief efforts, monetary donations can be made to Associa Cares by visiting the website at www.associacares.com and clicking on the 'Donate Now' button.
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 raised from Associa employees and 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 that 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 37 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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