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Your flood-relief donations made a big difference

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07/07/2015 | Author: Editorial Staff

“I was hopeful, but never expected to receive a check in the mail within two weeks. I must tell you I cried with relief. Now, less than a month after the storm hit, my home is almost back to normal—as well as my life.” —Diane Donley, Plano

When floodwaters devastated many Texas communities, REALTORS® volunteered to help their neighbors and contributed money to the Texas REALTORS® Relief Fund. Donations ranged from $5 to many thousands, and the fund has dispersed more than $400,000 in financial assistance. Hundreds of approved fund applicants received checks up to $2,500 each to help recover from the floods.

TAR has received many letters of thanks—like the one excerpted above—from fund recipients who wanted to express their appreciation. In addition to the many contributions from individuals and firms, the following REALTOR® associations made donations to the relief fund:

  • Amarillo Association of REALTORS®
  • Austin Board of REALTORS®
  • Del Rio Board of REALTORS®
  • Four Rivers Association of REALTORS®
  • Georgia Association of REALTORS®
  • Greater El Paso Association of REALTORS®
  • Houston Association of REALTORS®
  • National Association of REALTORS®
  • Oklahoma Association of REALTORS®
  • San Angelo Association of REALTORS®
  • San Antonio Board of REALTORS®
  • Utah Association of REALTORS®
  • Uvalde Association of REALTORS®
  • Waco Association of REALTORS®

The Texas Association of REALTORS® thanks everyone who contributed to the relief fund—and a special thanks to Avis Wukasch and Keller Williams Realty for organizing a very successful fundraiser at the Wellspring United Methodist Church in Georgetown—that allowed the fund to fulfill more requests for assistance.

Categories: Homeowners
Tags: texas realtors relief fund, flood

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