The Illini Valley Association of REALTORS® Board of Directors approved donating $1,000 in gift cards to the Peoria Association of REALTORS® and $500 in gift cards to the Three Rivers Association of REALTORS®.
The Mainstreet Organization of REALTORS® announced it provided $7,500 in gift cards to REALTOR® associations helping with storm relief.
Mainstreet sent the gift cards, which can be used for all types of relief, to the Egyptian Board of REALTORS®, Three Rivers Association of REALTORS® and the Peoria Area Association of REALTORS®.
In all, REALTORS® have raised nearly $200,000 to help those affected by the November tornado outbreak in Illinois.
The total raised by REALTORS® keeps growing.
The Oak Park Area Association of REALTORS® has pledged $1,500 to help those in need.
The association has raised an additional $3,500 for use in the affected areas.
Now, NAR’s charitable foundation has awarded a $75,000 matching grant to help those affected by the November tornado outbreak. The Illinois Association of REALTORS® and other local boards have met the challenge, meaning that $150,000 will go toward disaster recovery.
In all, the total raised in less than a week by REALTORS® is more than $190,000.
IAR has established a partnership with a 501c3 charity to provide storm aid. You can donate to it here.
And the REALTORS® Relief Foundation continues to accept money which can be used for housing-related costs facing those who have been displaced or face other challenges.
The REALTORS® Association of York and Adams County may be more than 700 miles from Illinois, but members there decided to do their part to help out with storm relief.
The association says it has $1,000 on its way to Illinois to help with recovery efforts.
Happy Thanksgiving, indeed.