Boston – The Bulfinch Companies, a private real estate investment, development and management firm, received the Service Leader Award from Building Impact at the annual NonGala award ceremony, held on April 24.
Building Impact is a local nonprofit that intends to create stronger and more connected communities. The organization seeks to address complex social issues through volunteering, and partners with civic, business and nonprofit leaders who volunteer to affect positive social change.
Bulfinch is a founding partner of the organization, participating in programming and volunteer work since Building Impact’s inception in 2003.
As a Service Leader Award winner, Bulfinch was recognized for its service to the local community, outstanding volunteerism and commitment to Building Impact’s mission.
One of Bulfinch’s many philanthropic endeavors was volunteering at the Sarah Greenwood School in Dorchester. Twenty-three employees equipped classrooms with supplies and collected new and gently used uniforms.
In all, 61 hours were spent at the school, with $1,884 worth of goods donated.
“We are honored to be recognized as a Service Leader by Building Impact,” stated Eric Schlager, CEO of Bulfinch. “Community engagement is a core principle at Bulfinch, and we encourage employee involvement in philanthropic activities both throughout our industry and in the communities where we live and work.”
“Since our founding 16 years ago, The Bulfinch Companies has been a strong supporter of Building Impact’s mission to strengthen our community through volunteering,” stated Bridget Akinc, CEO of Building Impact.