Donate to Victims of Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma swept through Florida damaging homes throughout the state.  Florida REALTORS are directing their relief efforts towards assisting Florida REALTOR members, their families and REALTOR association staff who had their homes and office buildings damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Irma.  If you’d like to help our REALTOR friends in Florida, please consider a donation.

The CT REALTORS® Foundation will match every donation, up to a combined total of  $10,000.  One hundred percent of your contribution will go directly to the Florida REALTORS Relief Foundation. 

To make a charitable donation to be matched, visit this secure link.



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Foundation News:

  • A huge thank you to those who generously donated for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. In September 2017, the Foundation offered to match 100% of contributions received (up to $10,000) to help Hurricane Harvey flooding victims. We raised $10,290 for a total donation of $20,290 given directly to the NAR REALTORS® Relief Foundation from Connecticut.

  • During the CTR Board of Directors meeting on July 20 as part of our “Dog Days of Summer” campaign, the Foundation collected nearly 400 pounds of dry food/treats, 80+ cans of wet food and 40+ toys/supplies/miscellaneous items along with cash donations to benefit the Waterford and Westport CT Humane Society shelters. Special thanks to CTR Director Carol Christiansen and Mid-Fairfield County Association AE Carol Heins who dropped the donations off at the shelters.

    Check out delivery photos and a brief video of some of the adorable pets of our BOD members.

  • In May during the NAR meetings in DC, the CT REALTORS® Foundation asked CT REALTORS® attending the meetings to collect their hotel toiletries.  Over 500 pieces were collected and donated to the American Red Cross for their new immigrant and homeless veteran programs. Such an easy and cost-free way to show CT REALTORS® Care!

  • Check out the 2017 Gates Scholarship recipients!

  • Thanks to the incredibly generous support of CT REALTORS® across the State, we are happy to report that the CTR Foundation’s recent “be homeful for the holidays” campaign was a huge success. Our goal was to raise $50,000 to help end family homelessness in Connecticut and to provide 2,000 plush Paddington bears to children living in shelters – and we did just that ($51,200 to be exact.) Best of all, the fundraising efforts have allowed the CT Coalition to End Homelessness to open their assistance fund to providers everywhere in the State for the first time since they launched the "be homeful" project three years ago. Thank you to all who contributed, we could not have done it without you. View photos of the Paddington bears being loaded by CTR Foundation Trustees and distributed by local Association members to their area shelters.

  • At the recent CT REALTORS® Installation and Foundation Benefit dinner, 330 mittens/gloves, hats and scarfs were donated to benefit local shelters through the City of New Haven’s Homeless Division. The Foundation also collected 128 donations totaling over $3,200 for its “be homeful for the holidays” campaign to help end family homelessness and donate a plush Paddington bear to every child living in a shelter this holiday season.  Pictured are 2017 CTR President Michael Barbaro and CTR Foundation Chair Nicholle McKiernan.

    Hats, Mittens, Scarves Donations

  • Thank you to everyone who purchased discounted tickets for the Travelers Championship or pledged through the Birdies for Charity program.  Your generosity helped us raise over $5,700 for the Raymond F. Gates, Jr. Memorial Scholarship fund.

  • The CTR Foundation donated $2,500 to the Louisiana REALTORS® Relief Fund to support their to help residents and homeowners as they attempt to recover from devastating flooding in August of 2016. Please consider supporting our fellow REALTORS® by donating to the Louisiana Relief Fund. Mail donations to: Louisiana REALTORS® Relief Fund, 821 Main Street Baton Rouge, LA  70802

  • In July 2016, we made a $2,500 donation to the West Virginia REALTORS® Relief Fund to benefit the victims of the most devastating flooding they have seen there in 100 years.


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