In February, the Champaign County Association of REALTORS® (CCAR) presented checks to members of the Gifford, Ill. community who were affected by last November’s devastating tornadoes that destroyed 90 homes and damaged homes 40 more in the area. The relief checks were made possible through donations from the REALTOR® community.
REALTORS® from Illinois and around the country made donations to the Illinois REALTORS® Relief Fund and the REALTORS® Relief Foundation administered by the National Association of REALTORS®. The relief funds provide assistance with housing, storm recovery, subsistence and other needs. Monetary donations are just part of the overall outreach efforts of REALTORS®. Champaign County Association Executive Linda Green helped coordinate local relief efforts.
When communities are hurting, REALTORS® swing into action to help those in need. This is evident through the tremendous outpouring of support received through the REALTORS® relief efforts.
If you are a REALTOR® who would like to help, click here to find information on how you can donate to help tornado victims. If you are a victim and need assistance, click here to download relief applications.