Ozaukee Realtors Association recently donated $1,210 to the Realtor
Relief Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
foundation has one goal when major disaster strikes: help families
who have endured unimaginable loss, according to a news release from
the Ozaukee Realtors.
“Because of the
recent natural disasters throughout our country, the Board of
Directors felt it was important to reach out and help those
impacted,” said Ozaukee Realtors President Troy Bretl. “We felt the
Realtors Relief Foundation was a great fit because it provides
housing-related assistance and 100 percent of funds are dispersed.”
Association of Realtors first launched the Realtors Relief
Foundation as the Realtors Relief Fund in 2001, within hours of the
Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
It raised more
than $8.4 million to provide assistance so that surviving family
members could stay in their homes.
more than $25 million has been raised for victims of disasters,
including wildfires, tornadoes, floods and hurricanes.
Relief Foundation exists as a 501(c)(3) organization established to
provide housing-related assistance to victims of disasters and for
other charitable purposes, the news release added.
Realtors Association has its headquarters in Cedarburg.