DEVON, PA–Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices (BHHS) Fox & Roach, REALTORS® and the Trident Group’s Fox & Roach/Trident Charities’ 17th annual “Ready for Learning” backpack challenge reached an amazing total of $96,958 donated to participating organizations to provide 5,382 filled backpacks. “The company’s continued level of compassion, caring and giving back to children from unhoused or low-income families is truly inspiring.” states Kassie Erb, president, Fox & Roach/Trident Charities. “We continue to provide basic school supplies and backpacks so these children have a real chance to learn and succeed,” she adds. The BHHS Fox & Roach executive team also adds a donation match, this year in the amount of $7,100 to purchase an additional 355 backpacks for children returning to school for the 2022-2023 year!

Backpacks were distributed to children through 180+ area social services agency partners, including Cradles to Crayons, in Philadelphia; HomeFront in Central New Jersey, Department of Children and Families, Bucks County Children and Youth, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Coastal and Northern New Jersey, Hispanic Family Center of Southern NJ, Chester County Intermediate Unit, Boys & Girls Club of Atlantic City and Community Bike Works in the Lehigh Valley, Boys and Girls Club of Delaware to name a few.

“Our annual backpack drive is an important and gratifying project for our company. Assisting families and children in need in the communities we serve is a valuable community service.” adds Larry Flick V, CEO, BHHS Fox and Roach/The Trident Group. “This drive would not have been possible without the incredible generosity and team work of our agents, employees, executives and communities. We are so grateful to everyone for continuing to support children in need across our region, especially when times are tough for so many,” Flick continues. Since 2006 the BHHS Fox & Roach/Trident family has donated over 58,291 backpacks and supplies, totaling more than $776,000. In addition to all the donations of money and school supplies, 75 employees, executives and sales associates from the company also donated their time, helping to fill 35,000 backpacks in two hours this past August.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach, REALTORS® is part of HomeServices of America, the nation’s largest provider of total home services and largest residential brokerage company in the U.S. in sales, according to the 2022 REAL Trends 500 report. The company was named “Real Estate Agency Brand of the Year” and was recently awarded Top Workplaces in 2022. With over 5,000 sales professionals and 600 employees in more than 75 sales offices across the Tri-State area, the company was recently acknowledged as #1, for the seventh year in a row, in the entire national Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Network. Through its affiliated services, the Trident Group and Prosperity Home Mortgage, LLC; the company provides one-stop shopping and facilitated services to its clients including mortgage financing, and title, property and casualty insurance. The company-sponsored charitable foundation, Fox & Roach/Trident Charities, is committed to addressing the needs of children and families in stressful life circumstances and has contributed over $8 million to more than 250 local organizations since its inception in 1995. Visit our Website at