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. “REALTORS® are known for giving back to their community, whether it is through working with community organizations or supporting charities financially,” said O’Neill.   “This is just one more example of REALTORS® giving back.” Cheques totalling $53,521 were given out on Thursday.

Organizations receiving donations were Good Shepherd, Indwell (formerly Homestead Christian Care), Mark Preece Family House, Mission Services, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Foundation, St. Peter’s Hospital Foundation, The Bridge, The Salvation Army Hamilton and the YWCA Hamilton.
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Established in 1921, the REALTORS® Association of Hamilton-Burlington (RAHB) represents more than 2,700 real estate brokers and sales representatives from Hamilton, Burlington and outlying areas. Members of the association may use the REALTOR® trademark, which identifies them as real estate professionals who subscribe to a strict code of ethics. The association operates the local Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) and provides ongoing professional education courses for its members. In addition, RAHB is an active participant in the Home Ownership Affordability Partnership (HOAP) and holds an annual auction in support of local charities. Advertisements of local MLS® property listings and information about the services provided by a REALTOR®  can be found at  More information about RAHB is available at