The Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® Charitable Foundation has awarded more than $300,000 in grants to victims of natural disasters, financial assistance to Massachusetts-based non-profit organizations, home buyer counseling, shelter and emergency care services to persons transitioning from temporary to permanent housing.
To make a donation to the Charitable Foundation
, click here
The Boston Marathon Tragedy
Whether you are a runner, spectator, volunteer or just a resident of Massachusetts, Patriot's Day and the Boston Marathon is a part of our culture. And like everyone else, the REALTOR® community is shocked and deeply saddened by the events at the Boston Marathon yesterday. The national and state Associations along with the MAR Charitable Foundation will continue monitoring the affects of this tragedy on the REALTOR® family and ready to act.
If you would like to help, the MAR Charitable Foundation will accept contributions and direct them to organizations and foundations supporting REALTORS® in need.
This is going to be hard for all of us, but we will get through it together.
2012-13 Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® Charitable Foundation
Major Fundraising Initiatives
2013 Conference & Tradeshow Charitable Auction
The Charitable Foundation will be holding an auction at the 2013 Conference & Tradeshow at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel in Falmouth, MA on October 7th. To donate an item for the Charitable Auction please call 1-800-725-6272 or email email@example.com
. Also, be sure to click here
to see an up to date list on the current items that are available.
To make a donation to the Charitable Auction please click here
and fill out the provided form. Any and all donations are greatly appreciated.
"Welcome Home" License Plate
This house graphic personifies the ability to pursue the American Dream of owning a home. Your purchase of a Welcome Home license plate will help provide the additional funds to continue the efforts of the Charitable Foundation. For more information from the chairman of the MAR Charitable Foundation, click here
The goal of the Foundation is to collect 500 applications with undated checks to begin production on this license plate.
MAR Charitable Foundation Chairman Paul Yorkis promoting the Charitable License Plate
Choose Viridian as your energy supplier today and support MAR Charitable Foundation
We are excited to announce our green energy initiative with Viridian Energy, a socially responsible energy company. When you choose Viridian as your energy supplier you can save money over time and do something good for the environment while still receiving the same delivery, service and billing from the utility.
Through our fundraising initiative with Viridian you can support our organization simply by enrolling for Viridian’s energy service. Every time you pay your utility bill, we receive income. You can help our organization without ever needing to take out your checkbook!
MAR Charitable Foundation
will receive bonuses totaling up to $5,000 when we enroll 500 customers! Plus we’ll earn residual funds every month for every energy customer we refer to Viridian Energy. Go green at an affordable rate and feel great about making a difference. Sign up today! www.viridian.com/marcharitable
Landy Insurance Agency supports the MAR Charitable Foundation and its efforts on the Welcome Home License Plate Program.
Chase Home Lending supports the MAR Charitable Foundation and its efforts on the Welcome Home License Plate Program.
The MAR Charitable Foundation awards grants to 501c3 organizations that REALTOR® members work with to help those in need throughout Massachusetts.
Click here for an article on the $14,500 on grants that MAR awarded for its Spring Housing Grants
RAPV Housing Grant Check Presentation 2013: (Pictured from left to right) Brian Sears - RAPV President, Christine Garstka - Chairperson of Community Service Committee, Irene and Bill Blanchard of S.A.V.E. Our Kids Outreach, Inc.
Paul Yorkis -Trustee Chairman presents a Housing Grant to Friendship Home in 2011
GREB Charitable Spring Grant Photo Op-Family Reach
Kathy Markie, a family representative, Carla Tardif of Family Reach, William Dermody, President Elect, and Deborah Heffernan, President.