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A Flurry of Giving for Local Charities at Oak Crest

December 12, 2014

PARKVILLE, MD—As Oak Crest prepares to celebrate its 20th anniversary in 2015, employees ended this year by focusing on those in need in the Baltimore area.

An annual event at Oak Crest, the Erickson Living retirement community, the Day of Giving provides employees with a forum to contribute to the surrounding community.  On December 11th, hundreds of employees took advantage of this opportunity by sharing their time with various charities and causes during town hall meetings.

Among the non-profit organizations supported were the Baltimore Humane Society, Helping Up Mission, House of Ruth and the Parkville Food Pantry.  Information regarding Oak Crest's Employee Matching Gift Program was also distributed.

"It's been said that snowflakes are one of nature's most fragile things, but just look what they can do when they stick together," said Todd Sullivan, Director of Philanthropy.

"That's why we named this year's event the 'Flurry of Giving,' and it certainly was," noted Mr. Sullivan.  "The organizations that our employees elected to support have year-round needs.  We hope that our Day of Giving not only provides a short-term boost to their respective missions, but also creates lasting partnerships."   

About Oak Crest:  Oak Crest is one of eighteen continuing care retirement communities managed by Erickson Living.  Located in Parkville, Maryland the scenic 87-acre campus is home to more than 2,100 residents.  Oak Crest is the ideal greater Baltimore retirement destination offering a true sense of community, convenience beyond compare and a sensible financial structure.