January 26, 2013 – Mayors luncheon

Mayors luncheon

Windsor-Essex REALTORS® support their community. Kim Gazo, President gives a brief speech at the Mayors luncheon prior to presenting a cheque for $3,000 to Willistead Manor.

REALTORS® continue their support! 2012

The Windsor-Essex County Association of REALTORS® is a non-profit organization incorporated in 1918 with a current Membership of 854 REALTORS®. Our REALTORS® are very proud supporters of community organizations who must rely on charitable donations to offer their services to the general public.

Throughout the year, our fundraising events have raised over $78,800. This year’s recipients of the funds raised from our Annual Charity Gala and Silent Auction were Hôtel-Dieu Grace Hospital ($12,500.00) and Leamington District Memorial Hospital ($12,500.00), the Hospice of Windsor and Essex County ($9,800.00) and various other local charities. We would like to thank our major sponsors RBC Financial Group/RBC Mortgage Specialist Team, WECAR Member Benefits, SUPRA a UTC Fire and Security Company, Bob Price Home Inspections, RE/MAX Preferred and Amerispec Home Inspection Services, for their Titanium, Platinum and Gold Sponsorships.

In addition to our annual fundraising events, our REALTORS® contribute on a day to day basis and have established a fund through the REALTORS Care™ Foundation, that provides a source of funds to those communities that are in need of general, as well as emergency funding. This year our Members raised approximately $10,000 through the Foundation.

Contributions were made throughout this year to: In Honour of the ones we love, Willistead Manor, REALTORS Care™ Foundation, Alzheimer Society, Autism, Transition to Betterness, Canadian Burn Foundation, REALTORS® Motorcycle Ride for Charity, Canadian Diabetes Association, Dragon Boat Races, We Care for Kids, a donation was made to Richard Morris who was in an fatal accident, Easter Seals, Medical treatment for Katelyn Penner, Children’s Aid, NAR – REALTORS® Relief Foundation, NAR New York Funding, Windsor AAA Pewee Minor, Windsor Wild Cats Adam A Hockey, Lakeshore Food Bank, Downtown Missions, Leamington Kingsville Good Banks, Windsor Homes Coalition, and the University of Windsor Golden Key Club, Well-Come Centre for Human Potential, Family Respite Services and Hiatus House.