Several times throughout the year, our team gets out of the office and into our community to share time together putting our hands to work for those who need it the most. We take special effort to pick a few organizations close to our hearts and really chip in both financially and physically multiple times throughout the year to help give back to the community that has supported us for so long.
For this project, we volunteered with Families Together. This is work done in conjunction with the REALTOR® Giving Network, which our team leader Renée is a board member of, and as a result, always is happy to rally the HREG team to support liaison Heather Thompson’s work in creating these opportunities. In short, the RRAR REALTOR® Giving Network sponsors the apartment then coordinates with different organizations, movers, etc. to make it as seamless as possible—right down to providing us with nails to hang pictures! 😊 Speaking of hanging pictures, this is ALWAYS Renée’s job—she gets to hang them all.
(Bonus: We also get to do this with great vendor partners, too, like Steve and Stephanie, two of our long-time, go-to, fabulous lenders from Prime Lending.)
We love working within our community and have a great time getting out of the office and making a difference together.
Support the Hoops to End Homelessness Campaign
Are you looking for an easy way to get involved? Join the REALTOR® Giving Network’s Hoops to End Homelessness campaign! Renée has committed to raising $2,500 toward a fundraising goal of $250,000 for neighbors in housing crisis. Neighbors just like Geraldine (pictured here) who became homeless at age 56 after a bad divorce. With help from the Network, Geraldine lives in a fully-equipped apartment and enjoys the comforts of HOME.
Each ticket is $20 and you have 10 chances to win cash prizes up to $500. 🎟️ 100% of what we raise will go right back into our community thanks to sponsors of the event!
More About Families Together
At Families Together, they believe every family deserves a home, and children should never have to wonder where they’re going to sleep at night. This is why they connect families to stable homes as quickly as possible—and why they remain connected with the families to ensure that they begin the process of bettering their lives. Children experiencing homelessness are more likely to drop out of school, be exposed to violence, and face a host of behavioral, social, and health issues. Keeping families together during this traumatic time is critical for their success as well as the community’s.
We invite you to join us in learning more about their important work here in our local community at https://familiestogethernc.org/.