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Updated: March 18, 2024

Legacy Properties has a record year of giving

2 people standing and holding sign Courtesy / Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty Brunswick-based agent Kristie Jorgensen, left,  delivered a donation check to Tedford Housing, an emergency homeless shelter, providing supportive housing for previously homeless families and individuals as well as homeless prevention services.

Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty said it had a record year of charitable giving, which includes its agent-led Legacy’s Legacy: Giving Back to Maine program.

The program has committed to donating more than $75,000 to over 75 nationwide, statewide and local organizations

“Continuing our longstanding tradition of giving back to our communities, we are pleased to announce another year of remarkable growth in our charitable giving program,” said Chris Lynch, the company’s president.

Legacy’s 'Legacy' organizations

  • AIO Rockland Food Pantry
  • American Cancer Society of Maine
  • Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Maine
  • Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences
  • Boothbay Region Land Trust
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Maine
  • Breakwater School
  • Bremen Library
  • Camp Beech Cliff
  • Cape Elizabeth Education Foundation
  • Center for Grieving Children
  • Central Lincoln County YMCA
  • Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine
  • Coastal Kids Preschool
  • Coastal Rivers Conservation Trust
  • Community Harvest
  • Downeast Rowing Club
  • Falmouth Memorial Library Association
  • Finally Home
  • Freeport Speech
  • Georges River Land Trust
  • Good Shepard Food Bank
  • Habitat for Humanity of Greater Portland
  • Harbor Theater
  • Healthy Island Project
  • Island Connections
  • Island Workforce Housing
  • Josephine and John Marr Alzheimer's Research Fund
  • Knox County Homeless Coalition
  • Lincoln Theatre
  • Maine Adaptive Sports & Recreation
  • Maine Cancer Foundation's Tri For a Cure
  • Maine Community Foundation’s Lewiston-Auburn Area Response Fund
  • Maine Farmland Trust
  • Maine Medical Center
  • MDI Backpack Program
  • Midcoast Habitat for Humanity
  • Midcoast Humane - Brunswick
  • Midcoast Humane - Edgecomb
  • Midcoast Maine Community Action
  • Midcoast Senior College
  • Mount Desert Nursery School
  • Mount Desert Nursing Association
  • Midcoast Youth Center
  • National Alliance for Mental Illness Maine
  • New Hope Midcoast
  • NextStep Domestic Violence Project
  • Olympia Snowe Women's Leadership Institute
  • Open Table MDI
  • P.A.W.S. Animal Adoption Center
  • Partners for World Health
  • People Plus
  • Portland Community Squash
  • Ripple Effect
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Maine
  • Seeds of Hope
  • Semper Fi & America's Fund
  • Sugarloaf Charity Summit Supporting Maine Cancer Foundation, the Dempsey Center, and the Martha B. Webber Breast Care Center
  • Sweetser
  • Tedford Housing
  • Telling Room
  • The Peace Gallery
  • Tree of Life Blue Hill
  • United Midcoast Charities
  • United Recovery Fund
  • Waldo Theatre
  • Westside Food Pantry
  • Wolfe's Neck Center
  • Woodfords Family Services
  • Yarmouth Education Foundation
  • Yarmouth Farmers Market Food Voucher Program
  • Yellow Tulip Project
  • York County Shelter Programs

Participating agents contribute a portion of their commissions to the program, and many visit the organizations and deliver the donations.

"Our agents play a significant role in choosing the deserving nonprofits, and because we serve several regions across the state, our donations make a meaningful impact on many causes throughout Maine," said Andy Lynch, Legacy’s CFO.

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