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Ever Lost Your Dog….Your Best Friend?

Ever Lost Your Dog….Your Best Friend?

[ 0 ] September 15, 2011

That is what is looming over our Pat Sherman who inspired us to create For Pat’s Sake. We are well into two and a half years since Pat’s tragic fall and of Pat’s being in a care facility. Now the current facility says she can keep Bella, her companion yellow lab, if she is capable [...]

Give Hope to the Realtor® Family

Give Hope to the Realtor® Family

[ 0 ] May 9, 2011

It is a laudable gift of $150,000 that the REALTORS® Relief Foundation sent to the devastated state of Alabama to aid those stricken by the tornados. As wonderful as the contribution is and with all the good this gift will do we remember that these funds are to be used to benefit the public…They are [...]

NAR – Benevolent Foundation Proposal; Sensitive to Issues/People

NAR – Benevolent Foundation Proposal; Sensitive to Issues/People

[ 0 ] March 26, 2011

NAR has several storms on the horizon: threats to the MID, GSE issues, the economy, Dodd-Frank, FHA. All of these issues are great concerns to the viability of home ownership and the ability of Realtors® to be successful. NAR is very sensitive to these issues as evidenced by the proposed 50% dues increase of $40. [...]

Making a Difference in the Life of a REALTOR®

Making a Difference in the Life of a REALTOR®

[ 0 ] December 8, 2010

At a recent WCR (Women’s Council of REALTORS®) luncheon in a state in the southwest the need for a Benevolent Foundation at NAR was discussed.The story was told of a local REALTOR® who had breast cancer. She could not afford treatment or medication. She died….could a NAR Benevolent Foundation have made a difference? Comforting? Psychological? [...]

Blog about NAR Benevolent Foundation Generates Response

Blog about NAR Benevolent Foundation Generates Response

[ 1 ] November 16, 2010

WOW! Our last blog about Benevolent Foundations generated an excellent response. There were some fresh ideas regarding the National Association of REALTORS® working with the local and state associations…some very worthy possibilities that we had not considered. This type of input is why we thought a work group at NAR would do well to get [...]

Welcome To For Pat’s Sake

Welcome To For Pat’s Sake

[ 0 ] September 1, 2010

For Pat’s Sake

How Does This Benevolent Fund Work

How Does This Benevolent Fund Work

[ 0 ] July 1, 2010

FOR PAT’S SAKE HOW IT HELPS REALTORS® A Realtor®, a member of a Realtor’s immediate family or Realtor’s staff person, or someone on their behalf, using a standard application form applies for aid based on lack of funds caused by a catastrophic event, illness, or accident. All sources of assistance should have been explored and [...]

The Tuesday Sisters

The Tuesday Sisters

[ 0 ] June 1, 2010

The Tuesday Sisters are four Realtors® who have talked every Tuesday morning since meeting at a real estate conference in 1994. They created a mastermind group for business, but close friendships developed quickly.  The Benevolent Foundation proposal surfaced when one of their own suffered a life threatening accident: it was Pat, hence the name “For [...]