Lee & Associates marks back-to-school season with school supplies drive

Lee & Associates New Jersey celebrated back-to-school season by supporting the United Way of Passaic County Backpacks 4 Kids! school supply drive. The commercial real estate firm’s team collected, filled and donated 40 backpacks and 100 school supply sets to help kick-start a successful academic year for Passaic County students.

“Giving back is central in the Lee & Associates culture, and we have a terrific team of thoughtful people who came together to support United Way,” Rick Marchisio, president and principal of Lee & Associates New Jersey, said. “We value our community deeply, and we are always thrilled to provide opportunities for our team members to support great causes — in this case, right in our backyard.”

United Way’s Backpacks 4 Kids! drive is a part of an annual initiative to increase the academic success and high school graduation rates of children.

In Passaic County, recipients include over 1,000 students in need at schools and community organizations. United Way of Passaic County has been supporting the local community for more than 80 years. The organization is committed to mobilizing the caring power of community to help people meet their basic needs to live satisfying lives.