Top 100 accounting and business consulting firm Rea & Associates announced on Monday that the firm was recognized with the 2016Association for Accounting Marketing's (AAM)"We AAM to Serve"award for medium-sized firms due to their philanthropic efforts.

"We AAM to Serve" is an annual contest that seeks to recognize firms who make significant and creative charity. Judges consider the total number of hours donated per calendar year, type of involvement, creativity, and overall philanthropic story.

Rea & Associates was recognized for the more than 6,000 hours the firm volunteered last year to approximately 200 local nonprofit organizations, including, but not limited to, the American Heart Association, Junior Achievement, YMCA, Goodwill, Share-A-Christmas, and the United Way. Notably, the firm's "Help Can Hunger" food drive garnered over 29,000 pounds for local Ohio food pantries.

Jackson, Miss. firm Haddox Reid Eubank Betts and Horne CPAs and Business Advisors were awarded the "We AAM to Serve" awards for small and large firms, respectively.

Watch Rea & Associate’s "We AAM to Serve" submission below. For more on AAM's "We AAM to Serve" awards, head to the Association'ssite here.