Citrin Cooperman Helps Hamels Foundation Raise Funds at Diamonds and Denim Event

Philadelphia Accounting, Tax and Business Consulting Firm Helps Raise More Than $10,000 with Donation of Exclusive Arenas del Mar Costa Rica Vacation

Online PR News – 05-September-2013 – Philadelphia, PA – Citrin Cooperman, an accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Philadelphia participated in The Hamels Foundation 4th annual Diamonds and Denim Event on August 15, 2013. The fundraiser benefits education in Philadelphia, around the United States and in Malawi, Africa. Citrin Cooperman donated a seven-day vacation to the exclusive Arenas del Mar Beachfront and Rainforest Resort in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica which sold for more than $10,000. Arenas del Mar is listed on Expedia’s annual “Insiders Select” list as the number two hotel and destination in the world for 2013.

Among the friends and guests of Cole and Heidi Hamels were Lifehouse band members, reality stars from The Bachelor and Bachelorette, the Philadelphia Phillies Ballgirls and teammates from the Phillies including Chase Utley, Jonathan Papelbon, Kyle Kendrick, John Mayberry, Jr., Jimmy Rollins and others. Those at the event from Citrin Cooperman included partners Kevin Ryan and Alan Mandeloff and Philadelphia managing partner, Mark Carrow.

“It is an honor to participate in an event that has such a positive impact on education in our area and abroad,” said Carrow. ”Citrin Cooperman has a number of accountants who serve on the boards of educational institutions and we work with many charter schools in and around Philadelphia and surrounding states. This was a great way to celebrate education, have fun and make a difference in our community.”

Citrin Cooperman ( is a full-service accounting firm, providing attest and assurance, tax and business advisory services. The firm’s accountants and advisors have deep experience in many industries and areas including valuation and forensic services, professional services, franchising, restaurants, healthcare, financial services, real estate, entertainment, auto dealerships, staffing and executive search, architecture and engineering, charter schools, nonprofits and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. Founded in 1979, the firm has offices in Philadelphia, midtown Manhattan, White Plains, N.Y., Livingston, N.J., and Norwalk, Conn. Additionally, the firm is affiliated with Citrin Cooperman Wealth Management, LP (, which offers clients in-depth personal financial planning, independent fee-based investment advisory services, and insurance brokerage services. Citrin Cooperman is an independent firm associated with Moore Stephens. Follow Citrin Cooperman on Twitter @CitrinCooperman.

The Hamels Foundation ( is a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization founded by Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels and his wife Heidi. The Foundation provides support for quality education in the United States and Malawi, Africa. The Hamels Foundation takes a community-based approach to education by providing assistance to schools as well as supporting other education based non-profit entities in the United States.