Thursday, January 20, 2005

Tsunami Relief 

As a group, REALTORS® are sensitive and caring. We have to be to do the kind of liaison work that we do! People' s lives and investment capital are on the line.

A letterI received this week confirms not only this sensitivity, but a generosity for which we REALTORS® are also know. As a group, REALTORS® are joining together to help others in the face of the enormous task of reclaiming their lives after the devastating tsunami disaster.
Here is the announcement of the REALTOR Tsunami Relief Project

REALTOR® Tsunami Relief Project

In an open letter to the more than 1 million members of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®, 2005 NAR President Al Mansell announced on Jan. 4 the creation of the REALTOR® Tsunami Relief Project to aid the victims of the Dec. 26 earthquake and tsunami that has devastated dozens of countries in Southeast Asia and resulted in hundreds of thousands of casualties.

The Association is reporting the receipt of more than 1,625 donations totalling $239,583 as of 9:00 a.m. CDT on Jan. 19. These contributions will be combined with NAR's initial donation of $50,000 and all incoming gifts to the REALTOR® Tsunami Relief Project. "

Contribute to the REALTOR® Tsunami Relief Project

You can make a tax-deductible contribution to aid earthquake and tsunami relief efforts through NAR.

You can make contributions online or through the mail (see below).

Checks should be made payable to the REALTOR® Tsunami Relief Project and mailed to the NAR Finance Division in Chicago:NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF EEALTORS®REALTOR® Tsunami Relief Project
Attn: NAR Finance Division
430 N. Michigan Ave.Chicago, IL. 60611-4087

Read the entirety of NAR's official release on the REALTOR® Tsunami Relief Project

This page is powered by Blogger. Isn't yours?