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KAREA Bowl-A-Thon

Cheque Presentation to the Kingston Youth Shelter on May 10th, 2017. Photo: Left to right: Dave Pinnell Jr, Karol Willis, Colleen Emmerson, Mary Ambrose, Mark Fisher, Jason Beaubiah, Shirley Lieberman, Steve van Wynsberghe, Kim Donaldson, Theresa Mitchell, Cindy Vallier.

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Habitat for Humanity Grey Bruce

Directors of the REALTORS® Association of Grey Bruce Owen Sound present Habitat for Humanity Grey Bruce representatives with a $5,270 grant cheque from the Ontario REALTORS® Care Foundation.

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Grant Cheque Presentation to Hope Awaits

Hope Awaits Ministries, the staff and volunteers provide practical emotional, physical and spiritual support to anyone who is in need in North Bay.  The main services include a men's homeless shelter, a lounge, and various life skills courses and programs. (full details - www.hopeawaitsministries.com)

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Eva’s Initiatives for Homeless Youth

Eva’s Place is home to the Family Reconnect program which offers proactive, long-term solutions to prevent and reduce homelessness by helping youth re-establish and maintain contact with their families. Its Early Intervention component supports families staying together rather than having at-risk youth enter the shelter system.

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Local REALTORS® Raised Funds for Southern Frontenac Community Services

Local REALTORS® hit a home run raising $1,281.06 for Southern Frontenac Community Services!  On Thursday, September 15th, 2016  participating REALTORS® laced up their cleats at their Annual Charity Lob Ball  tournament.  A great time was has had by all and a special thank you goes out to the following volunteers: Liza Tallen, Jamie Quinn, Steve Harrington, Samantha Moore, John Dirksen, Ken & Lorraine Rolston, Adam Rayner, Colleen Emmerson, the KAREA P.R. Committee  and the KAREA Board of Directors.  Thank you!

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REALTORS® 4 Kids Charity Auction raises $65,950

(December 17, 2015 - Hamilton) Members, sponsors and friends of the REALTORS® Association of  Hamilton-Burlington (RAHB) showed their generosity and community spirit by raising $65,950 for the 00CHML/Y108/953 Fresh FM Children’s Fund. 

The funds were raised at the recent RAHB REALTORS® 4 Kids Charity Auction, held annually to support The Children’s Fund.

“This auction shows the great things that happen when REALTORS® and the community come together,” said Marlene Vieira Leslie, Chair of this year’s Charity Auction Task Force. “The support we received was amazing.”

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Grant Recipients Testimonial

“On behalf of Trails Youth Initiatives, I thank Ontario Realtors Care Foundation for the recent donation that contributes to ensuring  that vulnerable Toronto youth will thrive despite their challenging underpinnings. Youth engage in our outdoor adventure based programme at our 153 acre Newmarket site for 1 weekend each month during the school year and for two weeks in the summer."

 
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REALTORS® Support Shelter-related Organizations

(December 15, 2015 – Hamilton, Ontario)   Representatives from nine local charitable organizations were on hand to receive donations from the REALTORS® Association of Hamilton-Burlington (RAHB) on Thursday, December 10, 2015.

RAHB President Donna Bacher and CEO George O’Neill presented the cheques on behalf of the Ontario REALTORS Care® Foundation, which is supported by members of the Association.  Each year, funds donated by RAHB members come back to the community, to be distributed to shelter-related organizations.

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