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EBCBOR Members Serve over 200 Local Bergen County Residents at Family Promise Walk-In Dinner

Friday, September 29, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Jennifer Mejia
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Hasbrouck Heights, NJ ( July 2017) –The Eastern Bergen County Board of Realtors® Community Service Committee and the Bergen County Young Professionals Network (YPN) hosted their "Dinner with Realtors," at Bergen County Housing, Health and Human Services Center in Hackensack, NJ,  providing meals to more than 220 Bergen County residents in need.

Bergen Family Promise serves thousands of Bergen County's most vulnerable citizens by providing programs including the Walk-In Dinner Service, New Leaf Transitional Housing Program and the Bergen Promise Network. Justin Smith, Chair of YPN said “If there is one thing that we as a REALTORS® community try to do is to be able to give back to our communities. It’s very humbling to be able to be a part of this great initiative.”

The Eastern Bergen County Board of REALTORS® is a yearly participant of the Bergen Family Promise Walk-In Dinner. In addition, thru their subsidiary of the REALTORS® Care Foundation, they have assisted this and many other local organizations by awarding grants for projects over the last 3 consecutive years.

“We take great pride as an organization in being able to give back to the community year after year,” Said Jorge Ledesma, Chief Executive Officer, “and we look forward to continuing our relationship with Bergen Family Promise thru volunteer work, and thru our REALTORS Care Foundation.” 

The Realtors Care Foundation currently has their 2017 grant application available on the website www.ebcborcarefoundation.org for local organization interested in applying. All applications will be accepted until Tuesday, October 31st. All grant recipients will be notified December 2017.

EBCBOR, chartered in 1923, has served Realtors and consumers in Bergen and Hudson counties for more than 90 years. A not-for-profit trade organization, representing over 4,000 Realtor members, EBCBOR is dedicated to enhancing the success of its membership by providing them with political advocacy, community outreach and educational opportunities. For more information, visit www.bergenboard.com.

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