Aimco Raises More Than $400,000 to Benefit Military Families and Students

Military personnel returning from duty, and college-bound students living in subsidized affordable housing are the beneficiaries of funds raised in the 9th annual Aimco Cares Golf Classic sponsored by Apartment Investment and Management Company.

Denver—Family members who have lost a loved one in the line of duty, military personnel returning from duty, and college-bound students living in subsidized affordable housing are the beneficiaries of funds raised in the 9th annual Aimco Cares Golf Classic sponsored by Apartment Investment and Management Company (Aimco), and presented by RE/MAX.

More than 120 golfers participated in the 2012 charity tournament with more 84 companies providing sponsorships to raise funds for the event held July 12 at Sanctuary Golf Course in Sedalia, Colorado. Platinum sponsors, contributing $10,000 or more, were Apartment Guide, the tournament’s largest contributor; Apartment Finder; Apartment Realty Advisors; Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck; CBRE; Conservice; Cushman & Wakefield; Harris Winick, LLP; Hosting.com; Institutional Property Advisors; Jones Lang LaSalle; Karndean Design Flooring; Kutak Rock LLP; Lockton; Quantum; RealPage; Southeast Apartment Partners; Transwestern; and Wilmar.

Founded in 1994, TAPS has established itself as the front line resource to the families and loved ones of fallen military men and women. TAPS provides comfort and care through comprehensive services and programs including peer based emotional support, casework assistance, crisis intervention, and grief and trauma resources.

Project Sanctuary, a new beneficiary of the tournament this year, is a national nonprofit that helps military personnel reconnect with their families when they return from duty. Project Sanctuary provides a unique, comprehensive, two-year program beginning with an all expense paid, six-day therapeutic retreat in Colorado.

The Aimco Cares Opportunity Scholarship provides financial assistance to college-ready students living in affordable housing. The scholarship, administered in partnership with the National Leased Housing Association’s Education Fund, already has helped 42 students pursue their dreams of a college education.