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Woodstock, Ont. – On May 2nd, the Woodstock-Ingersoll & District Real Estate Board hosted their 8th Annual REALTORS® Care Food Drive in Woodstock, Ingersoll and Sweaburg for their respective Salvation Army food banks.

There was a total of 115 volunteers plus their families for both events of which 80 were local REALTORS® covering approximately 90 per cent of routes in both towns. “I am very proud of our members and the support they give to this amazing event, which continues to be a great success every year. We want our communities to know that your local REALTORS® are not just real estate representatives, but friends and neighbours who care about our communities,” commented WIDREB President, William Cattle. “I would also like to take the time to personally thank our REALTORS® Care Committee for all their hard work and dedication that they put towards creating such a successful and well received event every year.”

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REALTOR® Trades Show Supports Local Shelter Organizations

The Southern Georgian Bay Association of REALTORS® recently hosted a REALTOR® Technology & Trades Show at the Blue Mountain Village Conference Centre.  In addition to top real estate performers and industry experts presenting their insights and expertise on a variety of technology related topics, the show was sold out with 66 exhibitors showcasing their products and services to an estimated 250 REALTORS®.

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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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