In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, REALTORS®, real estate agents and their respective firms have increased their philanthropic and volunteer efforts, according to a new report from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). The median annual value of REALTORS® associations’ donations to communities doubled from $5,000 in 2018 to $10,000 in 2020.

The Community Aid and Real Estate Report—the CARE Report—offers insight into the monetary and volunteer contributions of members, broker/owners and association executives and multiple listing service staff. This year’s CARE Report found that, compared to the most recent 2018 study, food and monetary donations remain high and volunteering has increased among REALTORS®, while REALTOR® associations held more fundraisers for their communities.

FULL TEXT: NAR Reports REALTOR® Association Donations to Communities Doubled, Volunteerism Increased During Pandemic - RISMedia

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