September 24, 2013
Marcum Foundation Presents $74,000 to South Florida Charities
New York City, NY — The Marcum Foundation awarded $74,000 to four South Florida charities yesterday at a luncheon at the Bankers Club in Miami. The foundation is the charitable giving arm of Marcum LLP, a top national accounting and advisory firm, in Florida. The Firm has Florida offices in Miami, Ft. Lauderdale and West Palm Beach.
Yesterday’s gift represented fundraising proceeds and planned giving contributions by Marcum partners and employees over the last 18 months. Beneficiaries included:
- Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami - $39,100
- Miami Children’s Hospital - $15,100
- Children’s Home Society of Florida - $9,200
- Feeding South Florida - $10,600
|Back row: Paco Valez (blocked), Feeding South Florida ; Mark Schumacher, Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation; Hillary Goldberg, UM/Sylvester; Ryon Coote, Children’s Home Society. |
Front row: Flynn Turner, Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation; Cecelia Garber, Marcum Partner-in-Charge, Florida; Shaun Blogg, Marcum Foundation President; Angelica Rosas, Children’s Home Society; Amy Ferguson, UM/Sylvester.
The Marcum Foundation supports charitable causes in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. The foundation holds events throughout the year to raise money for numerous organizations, with the Firm matching all contributions dollar for dollar. In addition, the partners and staff of Marcum’s three South Florida offices can voluntarily designate a percentage of their wages to benefit one or more participating charity each year. To date, the Marcum Foundation has awarded $671,000 to charitable organizations in the region.
“Giving back to our community is a guiding principle at Marcum,” said Shaun Blogg‚ Marcum Foundation President and Partner-in-Charge of the Firm’s West Palm Beach office. “We are proud to support this year’s beneficiary organizations, and we hope that our gift is a meaningful contribution to their excellent work on behalf of people in need.”
About Marcum LLP
Marcum LLP is one of the largest independent public accounting and advisory services firms in the nation, with offices in major business markets throughout the U.S., as well as Grand Cayman, China and Ireland. Headquartered in New York City, Marcum provides a full spectrum of traditional tax, accounting and assurance services; advisory, valuation and litigation support; and an extensive range of specialty and niche industry practices. The Firm serves both privately held and publicly traded companies, as well as high net worth individuals, private equity funds and hedge funds, with a focus on middle-market companies and closely held family businesses. Marcum is a member of the Marcum Group, an organization providing a comprehensive array of professional services.