Category Archives: Charitable Fund

William Raveis New Canaan office with CEO, Bill Raveis

Team New Canaan raises $26,184 for the Raveis Ride Walk

We all know someone in our lives that has been touched by cancer. Unfortunately, most of us have at one time felt the unavoidable and devastating sting that it can leave on our family and friends.  And that’s why we at William Raveis have partnered with Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation to raise funds that go directly to cancer research.

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Ryan, Meghan & Chris Raveis at the 2016 CT Raveis Ride + Walk

Second Annual Raveis Ride + Walk

Calf Pasture Beach in Norwalk, Connecticut was the site of William Raveis Real Estate’s second annual Raveis Ride + Walk benefit for the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation on Oct. 16th, 2016. The charity event raised $1 million in two years for cancer research.

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October 27, 2016

Jeppe Hein art installation at World's End in Hingham, MA

Spotlight On: HINGHAM, MA

Just a half-hour ferry ride from the center of Boston, Hingham, MA is a commuter’s waterfront paradise.  Leaving work to head to Boston’s South Wharf and boarding a ship home is reminiscent of older Boston times.  It’s got a classically American feel to it; coming home by sea.  Founded in 1633 and named Bare Cove before its current moniker became permanent two years later, Hingham is 23 miles to Boston proper.  For its waterfront dwellers, suburban life outside the city has some amazing perks.  If you were to visit on a weekend, here’s what our locals would have you do.

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September 26, 2016

Damon Runyon

A New Way To Keep Up With Damon Runyon

Learn More about Why We Fund Damon Runyon through the Raveis Ride + Walk

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation takes a bold approach to cancer research by investing in emerging talent with innovative ideas. They’ve recently started a blog so you can follow their progress. Check out their inaugural post below:

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September 15, 2016

Survivors at our Core: Two Raveis Brokers on Their Cancer Journey

We all know someone in our lives that has been touched by cancer. Unfortunately, most of us have at one time felt the unavoidable and devastating sting that it can leave on our family and friends.  And that’s why we at William Raveis have partnered with Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation to raise funds that go directly to cancer research. Through our Charitable Fund and the second annual Raveis Ride + Walk, we are all in it to fight cancer.

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September 6, 2016

The Way of the Entrepreneur

A Conversation with Bill Raveis

The William Raveis Charitable Fund has continued it’s support of Damon Runyon Cancer Research this year with our 2nd Annual Ride + Walk event in Hingham, Mass on 10/1 & Norwalk, CT on 10/16.  Damon Runyon identifies scientists with the highest potential to revolutionize how they prevent, diagnose, and treat all forms of cancer.

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July 1, 2016

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First Call for Volunteers for the Raveis Ride + Walk!

Planning for the Second Annual Raveis Ride + Walk is officially underway! The Ride + Walk Planning Committees are looking for volunteers to make it all happen. Continue reading

June 1, 2016

Freedom Waters Foundation

William Raveis Real Estate Proud Sponsor of the Freedom Waters Foundation

William Raveis Real Estate has been busy opening its first 3 offices in Naples in the first 3 months of 2016, but has already reached out to support the Naples community through a variety of philanthropic endeavors. One includes the Freedom Waters Foundation.

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April 27, 2016

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Real Estate Gears Up for Second Annual Fundraising Event for Cancer Research

SHELTON, Conn.–In Summer 2015, William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance hosted their first annual fundraising event to benefit the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation. The Raveis Ride + Walk raised over $500,000 for cancer research.

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March 29, 2016

Sorld Cancer Day

It’s #WorldCancerDay: Spread the Word!

World Cancer Day, February 4th, is acknowledged globally as a day that is dedicated to cancer awareness. Established by the Paris Charter and adopted at the World Summit Against Cancer for the New Millennium in Paris on February 4, 2000, World Cancer Day aims to save millions of preventable deaths by educating and raising awareness of this disease.

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February 4, 2016