The PEI Real Estate Association has been donating to various organizations across PEI. PEIREA executive officer Peggy Donovan and president Wayne Ellis met with Mike MacDonald, executive director of the Upper Room, and presented a donation of $1,000.
“During the holiday season, as it gets colder and darker outside, it can be a particularly lonely time for many, especially seniors who live alone,” says Nancie McLeod, a salesperson and designer with Sutton Group Old Mill Realty.
The Barrie & District Association of Realtors recently launched a new virtual fundraiser, A Night of Shelter, “with a goal to engage Realtors and the greater community to be a part of building hope and transforming lives,” says the association.
Dale Devereaux, broker and owner of Century 21 Maximum in Red Deer, Alta., wrapped up his 24th annual Feed a Family campaign when 247 turkey and ham dinners, with all the trimmings, were donated to the Red Deer District Food Bank.
Ann De Bono of Re/Max Advantage Realty in London, Ont. Indwell’s help “was life changing.” De Bono and friend Julie Ryan of Indwell, both experienced in cause marketing, had talked about how they could help. De Bono’s idea? Agents for Hope.
During the past 12 months, CIR Realtors in Alberta and Kelowna, B.C. have donated more than $250,000 to local charities, primarily given to their two partner charities, the Ronald MacDonald House of Alberta and the Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society.
As many as 5,000 Canadian military veterans are homeless. Many of them have risked their lives to protect our freedom and some suffered injuries and post-traumatic stress making it more challenging to integrate back into civilian life.
Realtors across the Lower Mainland raised more than $134,000 for Canadian Red Cross disaster relief efforts in B.C. during the 27th annual Realtors Care Blanket Drive.
Sotheby’s International Realty Canada is donating $50,000 to HART and Jack.org. Each organization will receive a $25,000 donation for their efforts in supporting the mental and physical well-being of vulnerable Canadians.
Realtors and staff from Sutton Premier Realty were invited to return to the Surrey, B.C. Food Bank after a year of waiting because of COVID-19 restrictions.