OTTAWA, July 25, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian REALTORS Care® Foundation is pleased to announce that it has raised over $200,000 for the Canadian Red Cross' Alberta Floods Fund, thanks to the generous donations of individual REALTORS®, brokerages, and 40 real estate Boards and Associations from across the country.
"We know from experience that when disaster strikes, REALTORS® are quick to ask how they can help," says Calvin Lindberg, Chair of the Canadian REALTORS Care® Foundation. "As soon as our fundraising appeal went out, donations started to pour in from Victoria to St. John's. We are very proud that we were able to come together to help our friends in Southern Albertarecover and rebuild after last month's devastating flooding."
About the Canadian REALTORS Care® Foundation:
The Canadian REALTORS Care® Foundation is organized real estate's national charitable foundation, founded in 2007. The Foundation is dedicated to providing resources to inspire, support, and share REALTORS®' charitable achievements in their communities. To learn more about the Foundation and the good works of REALTORS® across the country, visitwww.REALTORSCare.ca.
SOURCE Canadian REALTORS Care® Foundation
For further information:
Sarah Thirnbeck, REALTORS Care® and Community Manager
The Canadian Real Estate Association
613-237-7111 ext. 2331