Marcum Foundation Announces 2014 Donations to South Florida Charities
The Marcum Foundation distributed over $31,000 to South Florida charities for the year ended December 31, the organization announced today. 2014 contributions brought the Foundation’s total charitable distributions to over $700,000 since inception in 2005. The Marcum Foundation is the South Florida charitable giving arm of Marcum LLP, a top national accounting and advisory services firm with offices in Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach.
The Marcum Foundation supports South Florida charities providing critical assistance to people in need, through programs and services delivered at the community level. The Marcum Foundation is ranked among the top 25 corporate givers to South Florida charities. Funds are raised through events, collection drives, volunteer programs and an employee planned giving program.
Planned giving beneficiaries in 2014 included:
- Bankruptcy Bar Foundation – Funds the pro bono activities of the Bankruptcy Bar Association of the Southern District of Florida.
- Center for Family Services – Strengthens families through counseling, education and homeless intervention.
- Feeding South Florida – Dedicated to ending hunger in South Florida.
- Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Broward and Palm Beach Counties – Prenatal care for uninsured or underinsured pregnant women and teens.
- Neighbors4Neighbors – Disaster response and community support.
- TriCounty Humane Society – No-kill animal shelter and rescue organization.
In addition, the Foundation also contributes to numerous organizations through sponsorships, journal ads and event tickets throughout the year.
The Marcum Foundation is an opportunity for partners and staff of the Firm’s South Florida offices to come together to support those in our community who are in need of assistance, said Shaun Blogg, Chair of the Marcum Foundation and Partner-in-Charge of the Firm’s West Palm Beach office. It has been a highlight of our Firm’s corporate culture and a model for other Marcum offices around the country.
For additional information, visit www.marcumfoundation.org.
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 select international locations. Headquartered in New York City, Marcum provides a full spectrum of traditional tax, accounting, and assurance services; advisory, valuation, and litigation support; managed accounting services; and an extensive portfolio of specialty and niche industry practices. The Firm serves both privately held and publicly traded companies, as well as nonprofit and social sector entities, 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.