List of REALTOR® organizations providing storm relief assistance grows

(UPDATE – Nov. 26, 2012: The Mainstreet Organization of REALTORS® announced it is donating $25,000 to the relief effort.)

(UPDATE – Nov. 20, 2012: The Three Rivers Association of REALTORS® announced that it will be donating $1,000 to the relief effort.)

The list of REALTOR® organizations in Illinois making donations to help with storm relief on the East Coast continues to increase.

The Illinois Association of REALTORS® had announced it was donating $25,000, and the Chicago Association of REALTORS® said it was donating $10,000. The money will be used to help stricken communities recover from Super Storm Sandy.

Now Midwest Real Estate Data CEO Russ Bergeron says his organization has donated $25,000 and the Capital Area Association of REALTORS® just approved $1,000 for the effort.

It was announced a week ago at the National Association of REALTORS® annual convention that $1.3 million had been raised.

Other REALTOR® associations throughout the state have indicated they are considering donations. As we learn of them we will post them.


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About Jon Broadbooks

Jon Broadbooks is Director of Communications for the Illinois Association of REALTORS®. He supervises and carries out the implementation of the communications programs for the Association. He directs and supervises the Communications staff. He is responsible for coordinating and implementing the public relations and media relations efforts for the Association and acts as spokesperson and liaison to the statewide news media. He serves as editor of online and print content for IAR communications including the Illinois REALTOR® magazine and e-newsletters. He conducts IAR spokesperson training seminars and oversees the operation of website development for the Association.

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