REALTOR® Care Day

For more information on REALTOR® Care Day, contact Marque Bressler at (614) 498-1016.

Columbus REALTORS® Foundation

To arrange a memorial gift to the Columbus REALTORS® Foundation, contact Ida Seitter at (614) 475-4000 ext. 247.

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1. Columbus REALTORS®

Worked in the Milo-Grogan area – Built a pavilion, added arbors/paver path/trees to a community garden, and provided exterior improvements for 14 area homeowners and two businesses. 

2. Bexley-Eastmoor-Berwick Realty Association

Helped a Bexley resident with exterior yardwork, trimmed, mulched, planted. Contact: Desalen Golla (614) 327-4989

3. Big Walnut Area Realty Association

Helped human trafficking survivor and founder of 2nd Chance Ministries with interior and exterior improvements to her mobile home. Contact: Becky Payne (740) 398-4989 

3. CCIIR

Participated in outside clean up at the Heinzerling Foundation on Columbus’ west side, a non-profit organization which serves children with severe and profound developmental disabilities. Contact: Jason DeStefanis (330) 523-0356

4. Columbus Southwest Area Realty Association 

CWSARA had a wheel chair ramp built as well as some kitchen modifications for a Grove City resident who was paralyzed by the West Nile virus. As prior manager of Citizens Bank (Parsons Ave. branch), this resident helped many low to moderate income customers with their home ownership needs. Contact: Robin Miller (614) 582-8945

5. Delaware County Board of REALTORS® 

Worked at Common Grounds Free Store - served/stocked shelves while it's open, then did a deep clean on the facility after it closes. Contact: Shannon Brewster (614) 477-7247 

6. Delaware Knox Licking Morrow Suburban Realty Association

Yard work and landscaped for an elderly widow in Sunbury who is battling breast cancer and undergoing chemotherapy. Contact: Keri Laughery (614) 935-6525

7. Gahanna Area Realty Association

Helped a Gahanna resident in need with outside repairs, a new fence and HVAC. Contact: Craig Lee (614) 374-2692 

8. Greater Dublin Area Realty Association

Volunteered with the Dublin Food Pantry - stocked shelves and painted. Contact: Contact: Kristina Ledford (614) 407-3877 

9. Greater Worthington Area Real Estate Association

Participated in yardwork and exterior cleanup for a longtime Worthington resident who was with the police reserves. Contact: Megan Sweeney (614) 203-6559 or Carla Palkuti (614) 746-4485 
Recipient of the REALTOR® Care Day Weiler grant for their 2016 RCD project!

10. Grove City Realty Association

Provided lawn cleanup and mulched/planted flowers for two elderly residents who are shut-ins in the community. On the first project, they repaired a chimney that's in severe disrepair. Contact: Brent Miller (614) 296-2439.

11. Hilliard Area Realty Association

Lanscaped and interior painting for a single mother who lost her husband to Huntington's disease. Her son (age 24) also has the disease. Contact: Tricia Tennyson (614) 530-1480

12. IREM 

Worked in several of the Franklinton Gardens which support the local community with fresh produce and provides garden-based activities, educational programs, and employment opportunities in order to empower neighbors and build a healthy community. Contact: Angi Carey (614) 256-7368 

13. Lewis Center Realty Association

Participated in: 1) Exterior/interior improvements for a Lewis Center family who have fallen on hard times due to medical bills of one of their twin girls. 2) Exterior improvements for an elderly Lewis Center couple after the husband suffered a recent fall. Contact: Brooke Georgiton (614) 582-5386.

14. Madison County Area Realty Association 

Helped a single mother with two school age children who, due to a terrible disease and the recent loss of her husband, was temporarily homeless. The Plain City foodbank found them a 'fixer upper' mobile home. MCARA did repairs/maintenance and purchasing apppliances/essentials for their home. Contact: Jenna Webster (614) 886-4567 

15. Marysville Area Realty Association

Redid porch and providedextensive exterior grounds cleanup for a senior widow's farm house. Also did interior spring cleaning. Contact: Katie Crocco (614) 203-1984

16. Midtown Area Realty Association 

Provided mulch and some landscaping for the Southern Gateway Homes in Columbus’ south side. Contact: Ann Hunger (614) 578-3752 

17.  New Albany Area Realty Association

Painted a bedroom and cleaned up the yard (mulching, planting flowers, etc.) for a New Albany resident in need who takes in foster children with special needs. Contact: Susan Milne (614) 307-5029

18.  North Area Real Estate Association

Spruced up the planted areas on High Street (weeding, adding flowering plants, etc.) from Torrence to Olentangy Streets. Contact: Paula Friedrich-Larsen (614) 886-0069

19. Northwest Area Realty Association

Dedicated their project to the beautification of the Northwest Kiwanis Park to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Upper Arlington. This entailed grounds cleanup.Contact: Sue Mullenix (614) 459-2133. Recipient of the REALTOR® Care Day Weiler grant for their 2017 RCD project!

20. Powell Area Realty Association

Bed Brigade (built and dressed beds) at the Liberty Township Fire Department for People In Need of Delaware County. Contact: Helen Conway (614) 205-0429

21. Southeast Area Realty Association

Litter abatement for a 1-2 mile stretch of Rt. 33 around the Gender Road exit. Also donated to the Canal Winchester food bank and the Brockstrong Foundation. Contact: Alissa White (614) 832-3011

22. Southern Delaware County Realty Association

Participated in Bed Brigade (built and dressed beds) for People In Need of Delaware County. Contact: Shaun Simpson (614) 312-1417

23. Tri-County Area Realty Association

1) Spruced up VFW Post 9473 in Reynoldsburg - front, sign, flag areas; fixed eaves damaged by racoons, and donated a bench for seating during ceremonies; 2) Provided coffee, donuts and entertainment for the residents of Echo Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Pickerington. Contact: Janis Francis (614) 561-3199
Recipient of the REALTOR® Care Day Weiler grant for their 2016 RCD project!

24. Westerville Area Realty Association 

Team WARA met at Westerville Area Resource Ministry (WARM) for orientation/tour/short service project, then headed out to several Westerville elementary schools to distribute free lunches and milk to children in the community as well as assisted with the daily enrichment activity. Contact: Gary Anderson (614) 402-3842 

25. Licking North Central Realty Association

Installed a walkway at the American Legion Post 254 to compliment the memorial flag pole area LNCRA completed last year. Contact: Jean Wright (740) 973-4939

26. Lancaster Area

Restored a large mural of Senator Thomas Ewing on the side of downtown Main Street; removed graffiti left recently on buildings and homes; and extended decorative lights on light poles in downtown Lancaster. Contact: Bethany Alexander (614) 315-0071

27. Pickaway County Realty Association

Worked on a Circleville city park project. Contact: Cindy Vanicelli (740) 497-1860

 

 

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