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REALTORS® Care Foundation Award over $50K in Grant Monies to 13 Local Bergen County Organizations

Thursday, January 11, 2018   (0 Comments)
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Eastern Bergen County Board of REALTORS® Care Foundation Award over $50K in Grant Monies to 13 Local Bergen County Organizations


(Hasbrouck Height, NJ) - The Eastern Bergen County Board of REALTORS® Care Foundation held their 3rd annual Care Foundation Luncheon at the Eastern Bergen County Board of REALTORS® office in Hasbrouck Heights where they highlighted 13 local organizations within Bergen County who have worked with REALTORS® to ensure the safety and well-being of families in need of food, housing, education and shelter.
“Every year, since the charter of our REALTORS® Care Foundation, we have kicked off the holiday season celebration by hosting this wonderful event where we get a chance to thank some of the best local organizations in Bergen County who are devoted to helping local families and children in need” said EBCBOR’S Realtors Care Foundation President, Annekee Brahver-Keely of Russo Real Estate in Teaneck, “As current president of our foundation, it makes me very proud that we as REALTORS can do a little more to give back within our community.”
All organizations in attendance were awarded a total of over $50,000 in grant monies for projects they have scheduled for 2018 that will help local families and children improve their daily lives. This year’s recipients were: Southeast Senior Center for Independent Living, Spectrum for Living Development Inc.,
YCS Foundation, Inc., Alliance Against Homelessness of Bergen County, Vantage Health System, Inc., Women's Rights Information Center, Bergen Volunteer Center, Center for
Hope and Safety, Rebuilding Together North Jersey, Family Promise of Bergen County, Transition Professionals, Center for Food Action in New Jersey, and the Boys & Girls Club of Lodi/Hackensack.
The mission of the charitable foundation gives focus and strength to the Eastern Bergen County Board of Realtors 92-year tradition of giving back the community. Since the debut of the REALTORS® Care Foundation in 2015, the organization has awarded $148,300 worth of grants to 15 local non-profit organizations that provide food, housing, education and shelter to families and children in need.
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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.
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