Since its inception in 2007, the Links for Life Foundation – California has remained dedicated to being the link of hope in the lives of disadvantaged children in our community. You can help make a difference by participating in or sponsoring our annual fundraiser or by making a donation to the Foundation.
Founded and corporately sponsored by Colliers International Bay Area offices with a commitment to help local organizations make a difference in the lives of children and their families, Links for Life – California is a 501(c) (3) non-profit charitable foundation that provides grants to charitable organizations that benefit children in need in the Bay Area.
Since 2007, Links for Life California has given over $876,000 to over 175 different qualifying charities in the Bay Area.
Berkeley, California – February 25, 2016 – Colliers International held its eighth Charity Texas Hold'em Poker Tournament benefiting its charitable foundation, Links for Life California. This popular annual event held at the University Club atop Berkeley's Memorial Stadium drew 110 participants and netted over $16,500 which will benefit Bay Area children.
With the generous support of tournament sponsors; Harsch Investment Properties, City National Bank, WCI-GC, Interior Motions, ID Architecture, Miller Starr Regalia, and Black Tie Transportation along with Colliers brokers, there were over 65 prizes valued at more than $17,000 for the evening's auction, raffle and final table winners. Prizes included floor tickets to see the Warriors, donated by City National Bank with Black Tie Transportation and a 2-night stay at the Ritz Carlton, San Francisco donated by Colliers International.
Jeff Fredericks of Colliers' San Jose office was this year's tournament winner, narrowly capturing the tournament from a fun group of finalists in a run to the finish. "I was luckier than good, drawing two aces on the turn and the river," said Fredericks. "More importantly, it was a blast and another hugely successful fundraiser for Colliers' charitable foundation. A lot of Bay Area kids and their families are going to be the real winners."
Marshall Snover, Managing Director of Colliers' Pleasanton office, commented, "Thanks to the continued support of our generous sponsors and the active participation of Colliers staff, brokers and their clients, this tournament was a great success. It has become an event we all look forward to."