REALTORS® in Manitoba Opening Doors, Closing Sales for Shelter

Providing safety and care to countless families and individuals in need, the Manitoba Real Estate Association Shelter Foundation distributed $47,712 in grants to shelter organizations in Manitoba in 2014.

The grant recipients are:

  • Samaritan House Ministries: Mary’s House; Safe and Warm Shelter
  • Salvation Army Booth Centre
  • A & O: Support Services for Older Adults
  • Esther House
  • L’Arche Winnipeg
  • Manitoba Interfaith Immigration Council
  • New Directions for Children, Youth, Adults and Families
  • South Central Committee on Family Violence: Genesis House

MREA Shelter Foundation was built on the belief that shelter is a human right. It is owned by every REALTOR® in Manitoba and donations are received through volunteer efforts and events including WinnipegREALTORS® Gimme Shelter, the annual MREA President’s Charity Golf Classic, Instant Wine Cellar, and the annual MREA Shelter Foundation Fishing Derby. REALTORS® also give through the Close a Sale, Open a Door campaign and one-time gifts.

Chair Roger Burns is challenging every broker office and REALTOR® in Manitoba to join the campaign and donate $10 from every house or property sold throughout 2015.

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