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November 14, 2018 - The latest wildfires in Northern and Southern California are the deadliest in the state’s history.  The fires destroyed thousands of structures, taken dozens of lives, and wiped away an entire town. Thousands of people have been displaced and are in need of a place to live, including many in the REALTOR® family. Several members have written us telling us how they barely escaped with their lives.  


REALTORS® Are Ready to Help
California REALTORS® offer housing assistance grants to those who have lost their home in these tragic fires.  Thanks to a $1 million grant from the REALTORS® Relief Foundation, as well as generous contributions from the California Association of REALTORS®, state and local REALTOR® associations and other contributors, grants are available for REALTORS®, employees of REALTORS® and association staff directly affected by the fires.  To apply, please fill out the application below and send to disasterrelief@car.org.


 

How YOU Can Help
Even with the REALTORS® Relief Foundation's generosity, the need is great.  It is anticipated that up to 200 members of the REALTOR® family will apply for relief grants.  Please help us continue this effort by making a tax-deductible contribution to the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS'® Disaster Relief Fund or to the REALTORS® Relief Foundation.  The C.A.R. Disaster Relief Fund was established in the wake of the devastating 2003 California wildfires and has been helping the REALTOR® family recover from natural disasters for more than 15 years.  


Currently, C.A.R. is matching contributions up to a total of $250,000. To make a tax-deductible donation by check, please make payable to the California Community Foundation and write "C.A.R. Disaster Relief Fund" on the "memo" line.  Send checks to the California Community Foundation, 221 S. Figueroa St., Suite 400, Los Angeles, CA 90012.  For questions, please contact disasterrelief@car.org or call Sharlena Bernard at (213) 739-8297.


 

California Wildfire Resources

Resources and other useful information for those affected by the California wildfires, including current details about the fires, assistance center locations; what to do after a fire; information on insurance-related issues and legal advice; and fire preparedness resources.  Please click here for more details.






Thank You to Our Generous Donors

Since November 8, 2018, we have raised over $525,000 for those affected by the recent wildfires, due to the tremendous generosity of our REALTOR® family and community members.  A heartfelt THANK YOU to the donors listed below who have contributed $250 and above to the C.A.R. Disaster Relief Fund.  For a complete list of donors, please click HERE. 

 

$5,000+ Contributors
Alabama REALTOR® Disaster Relief Fund, Inc.
Arizona Association of REALTORS®
Bay East Association of REALTORS®
California Association of REALTORS®
Charlotte Regional REALTOR® Association
Colorado Association of REALTORS®
Connecticut Association of REALTORS® Foundation, Inc.
Contra Costa Association of REALTORS® Helping Hands Fund
Escondido Real Estate Professionals
Florida Association of REALTORS®
Georgia REALTORS®
Greater Downey Association of REALTORS®
Illinois Association of REALTORS®
Mississippi REALTORS® Disaster Relief Fund
NC Association of REALTORS®, Inc.
New Hampshire Association of REALTORS®, Inc.
New Jersey Association of REALTORS®
New York State Association of REALTORS®, Disaster Relief Fund
Nevada Association of REALTORS®
NH REALTORS®
North San Luis Obispo County Association of REALTORS®
Oakland/Berkeley Association of REALTORS®
Oklahoma Association of REALTORS®
Placer County Association of REALTORS®
Realtor Relief Foundation
Robert Kulick
Sacramento Association of REALTORS®
San Mateo County REALTORS® Foundation
Southland Regional Association of REALTORS®
Tennessee Association of REALTORS®, Inc.
Tri-Counties Association of REALTORS®
Washington REALTORS®
West San Gabriel Valley Association of REALTORS®
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$1,000+ Contributors
Amador County Association of REALTORS®
Arcadia Association of REALTORS®
Bob & Kyra Waldron
Burnes Commercial Group
Central Arizona Board of REALTORS®, Inc.
Chamberlain Industries Inc.
Dave Walsh
Delaware Association of REALTORS®
Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund
Fidelity National Title Company
Greater Lehigh Valley REALTORS®
Gwen Hu
High Desert Association of REALTORS®
Humboldt Association of REALTORS®
Jeanne Radsick
Kansas Association of REALTORS®
Kings County Board of REALTORS®
Laguna Board of REALTORS®
Lake County Association of REALTORS®
Martin Garey
Nancy Pooley
Niki Rapattoni, Rapattoni Corporation
Northern Solano County Association of REALTORS® Charitable Foundation
Pismo Coast Association of REALTORS®
Santa Clara County REALTORS® Foundation
Santa Maria Association of REALTORS®
Santa Ynez Valley Association of REALTORS®
Silicon Valley Association of REALTORS®
Steve Francks
Tahoe Sierra Board of REALTORS® Foundation
William Fulton

 

$500+ Contributors
Chris Anderson
Christopher Migala
Craig Delahooke
Gib Souza
Hometown Realty, a Janet Pepe Davis Agency
Irma Vargas
James Irving
James S. Irving
James O'Neil
Janie Thompson
Jenny Li
John Smaby
Katherine Beacock
Kathryn Stein Wexelberg
Kim Ott
Kirsten Hagen
Lina Chu
Lompoc Valley Association of REALTORS®
Margaret Morris
Michele Miller
Monica Espinosa
Olivia Edwards
Penny Negrin Duarte
Richard Harris
Roger Pierce
Russell Davis
Steve White
Susan Boerner
Teresa Dietrich
Timothy P. Enright
Tracey D. Clarke
Vermont Association of REALTORS®


$250+ Contributors
Adela Trainor
Alvin Teixeira
Anne Su
Barbara Winfield
Bernardo Moving, Inc.
Betty Taisch
Carl Kelley
Charla Rued
Cheryl Bower
Christina Chin
Community Foundation of Jackson Hole
Diane Gilfether
Gail Lane
Graham Updegrove
Help-U-Sell Town & Coastal Properties
Idelle Claypool
Jeanie Reitzell
Karin Narodny
Karlene Westfall
Katherine Beacock 
Lalenya Mehren
Leslie Appleton-Young
Lindy Emrich
Lisa Dunn
Lorraine Cardoza
Marian Pontes
Martin McCormick
Mary Pope-Handy
Melissa Zavala
Michael Lynch
Mindy Hart-Shaw
Miwan Kim
Neil Kalin
Paul Cardus
Phil Jones
Raman Singh
Randy Turnquist
Richard Schumacher
Susan Campbell
Tom Hiller

 








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