NAR’s Good Neighbor Awards recognize REALTORS® who make an extraordinary impact on their communities through volunteer work. Winners receive $10,000 grants for their cause and national publicity.

2023 Good Neighbor Award Winners

These volunteer leaders go to great lengths to help people in need. When neighbors need food, shelter, guidance or hope, it’s REALTORS® who came to their aid.

Debbie Arakaki

August 31, 2023
REALTOR® Debbie Arakaki has rallied the real estate community to combat food insecurity in Maui, and now is leading fire relief efforts.

Karen DeMarco

August 31, 2023
REALTOR® Karen DeMarco tackles food insecurity in New Jersey one big idea at a time.

Kasia Maslanka

August 31, 2023
REALTOR® Kasia Maslanka has helped keep 400 tons of new merchandise out of landfills each year by giving nonprofits access to products they need.

Sandra Shank

August 31, 2023
REALTOR® Sandra Shank is transforming the lives of teenage boys in the foster care system—one youth at a time.

Anita & Jay Sherley

August 31, 2023
REALTORS® Anita and Jay Sherley offer life-changing wisdom to help at-risk young adults turn their lives around.

2023 Honorable Mentions & Web Choice Favorites

From hundreds of nominees, five more REALTORS® received Honorable Mentions for their outstanding philanthropic work. Their causes will receive $2,500 grants. Read about them below.

Hometown Tributes (2022 GNA Winners)

NAR’s Consumer Ad Campaign, That’s Who We R, commissioned bespoke murals near each winner’s respective organization. These murals serve as bright spots in their communities, and creatively show consumers that REALTORS® are good neighbors. Watch the videos here.

Good Neighbor Awards Media Kit

Do you need information about a Good Neighbor Award winner, or do you want to publicize the Good Neighbor nomination deadline or voting period?

About Volunteering Works

The Volunteering Works program matches REALTORS® who would like to expand their community service outreach with grants and mentorship.
All NAR Good Neighbor Programs: