TheMarcum Foundation, the charity division ofMarcum LLP, announced on Wednesday that they have raised $242,841.95 in charitable donations between June 1, 2015, and May 31, 2016. This marks the first full year of donations for the Foundation.

Marcum partners and employees fund the Foundation, who contribute via a myriad of initiatives, including a voluntary Planned Giving program that supports approximately 30 charities in Marcum's operating regions; Jeans Days; local fundraising events; and volunteer initiatives. The firm also implements an annual Day of Service, in which all Marcum offices are closed to hold a day of volunteering the day before Thanksgiving.

[IMGCAP(1)]“I am immensely gratified by the response of the entire Marcum organization to this Firm-wide effort to link our many local charitable activities together, to launch a Marcum Planned Giving Program, and to start a new Marcum Day of Service tradition," stated Shaun Blogg, chair of the Marcum Foundation and partner-in-charge of the firm’s West Palm Beach office. "It has been a great first year, and the regional Foundation Boards and I want to thank everyone who has participated by contributing, volunteering or both.”

Jeffrey Weiner, Marcum’s managing partner, added, per a statement: “In just one year, the Marcum Foundation has become an important part of our culture Firm-wide. Community is one of Marcum’s nine core values, and I can’t think of a better way to express it than by enabling the entire Marcum team to collaborate in this way to give back to the communities in which we do business.”

For more information on the Foundation, including a list of current beneficiaries, head to Marcum's site here.