CHICAGO (August 14, 2023) – The REALTORS® Relief Foundation announced $1.5 million in disaster relief aid has been made available to Hawaii REALTORS® in support of the REALTORS® Association of Maui after fires recently devastated communities on the Hawaiian island of Maui. Funds will be made available to the public to assist with disaster victims' housing payments as relief and recovery efforts continue.
"Maui's recent wildfires have deeply impacted its residents, and we stand by them during this challenging time," said RRF President Mike McGrew. "RRF grants aim to ease the path towards recovery, offering tangible aid to those rebuilding their lives. As real estate agents, we recognize that unity and community spirit are invaluable, especially when facing such trying circumstances."
Since 2001, RRF has disbursed more than $40 million in aid to more than 20,000 families nationwide. The National Association of Realtors® covers all administrative costs, ensuring 100% of all funds collected are distributed directly to disaster relief causes.
When a major disaster occurs, RRF mobilizes its outreach efforts and turns to NAR members and other constituents for support. You can learn more about RRF by visiting www.nar.realtor/rrf.
About the REALTORS® Relief Foundation
RRF is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that exists to provide financial housing assistance to the public after disasters. In its 20 years of existence, more than $40 million in aid has helped more than 20,000 families. RRF is supported generously by the Realtor® organization family. Local and state Realtor® associations partner with RRF as they mobilize the Realtors® in their locale to assist those in need. NAR covers all administrative costs allowing 100% of donations to be used for disaster relief.
About the National Association of Realtors®
The National Association of Realtors® is America's largest trade association, representing more than 1.5 million members involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries. The term Realtor® is a registered collective membership mark that identifies a real estate professional who is a member of the National Association of Realtors® and subscribes to its strict Code of Ethics.
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