For more information on REALTOR® Care Day, contact Marque Bressler at (614) 498-1016.

Columbus REALTORS® Foundation

To arrange a memorial gift to the Columbus REALTORS® Foundation, contact Ida Seitter at (614) 475-4000 ext. 247.

Find out how to help the efforts of the Columbus REALTORS® Foundation.


1. Columbus REALTORS®

Columbus REALTORS® main project consists of providing improvements to 10 properties and two pocket parks in the Hungarian Village area (E. Woodrow Ave.) of Columbus’ South Side. Volunteers sign up at

2. Bexley-Eastmoor-Berwick Realty Association

Exterior maintenance including weeding, cutting grass, edging, cutting in beds, mulching, planting, and outdoor planters and possibly some painting for a Bexley resident on a fixed income who was a nurse in the Vietnam war. Contact: Forest Neuswanger (614) 971-6600


CCIIR will do 1) landscaping around the American Addition monument sign to make the corner look more finished 2) Sigsbee Church - prep/paint the wrought iron porch columns, railings, side door, steps and retaining wall that mark the church entrance. Also plant flowers and shrubs. Contact: Matt Osowski (614) 397-4877

4. Columbus Southwest Area Realty Association 

Build a wheel chair ramp and kitchen modifications for a Grove City resident who is paralyzed. Contact: Robin Miller (614) 582-8945

5. Delaware County Board of REALTORS® 

Cleaning up the yard of a local veteran which will include painting, mulching, planting flowers, pruning and edging. Contact: Joe Frank (614) 284-3993 

6. Delaware Knox Licking Morrow Suburban Realty Association

 Yard work and landscaping for an elderly widow in Sunbury who is battling breast cancer and undergoing chemotherapy. Contact: Keri Laughery (614) 935-6525

7. Gahanna Area Realty Association

1) Help a family whose father passed away find a permanent place to live so they can finish school in Gahanna; 2) Exterior maintenance at Middle School West. Contact: Craig Lee (614) 374-2692 

8. Greater Dublin Area Realty Association

Yard cleanup for a Dublin family who's son was recently diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia and  drywalling, fixing front steps and landscaping for a Dublin family of 9 who have recently faced a series of true misfortunes. Contact: Chryssa Gartner (614) 402-3269 

9. Greater Worthington Area Real Estate Association

Wash down the windows/driveway, trim hedges, plant flowers, mulch, paint the shed, pull weeds. Contact: Carla Palkuti (614) 746-4485 
Recipient of the REALTOR® Care Day Weiler grant for their 2016 RCD project!

10. Hilliard Area Realty Association

Exterior maintenance of a Hilliard home. Contact: Connie Anzuini (614) 778-0633

11. IREM 

Clean up, rebuild and harvest crops for Franklinton Gardens which provides fresh produce to local community members and food pantries by turning abandoned lots into gardens. Contact: Angi Carey (614) 256-7368 

12. Madison County Area Realty Association 

Painting, beautification and fundraising for Cowling Park (in London Ohio) - a community park accessible to children with disabilities. Contact: Marti Schmidt (614) 769-7653 

13. Marysville Area Realty Association

For the 2017 REALTOR® Care Day project, the Marysville Area Realty Association will do two projects including home repairs, landscaping, mulching, and planting flowers for a veteran in Marysville and  cleaning up Elijer Park. Contact: Julie Guy (614) 499-6307

14. Midtown Area Realty Association 

Volunteered at the YWCA Family Center – preparing and serving lunch to families, organizing donation items, and helping tend their greenhouse garden. Contact: Ian Thickstun (614) 429-5404 x750 

15.  New Albany Area Realty Association

Paint a bedroom and clean up the yard (mulching, planting flowers, etc.) for a New Albany resident in need who takes in foster children with special needs. Contact: Susan Milne (614) 307-5029

16.  North Area Real Estate Association

Fixing up a yard for an older lady who lives alone and is unable to handle exterior work. Contact: Shari Carroll (614) 571-8878 

17. Northwest Area Realty Association

Landscaping and home maintenance for a Upper Arlington resident in need. Contact: Katie Davis (614) 354-1785

18. Southeast Area Realty Association

Adding trees, flowers and additional landscaping at Brobst Park in Madison Twp. 2) Hosting lunch at The Inn at Wincherster Trail assisted living facility. Contact: Nikki DiNardo (614) 554-2605

19. Southern Delaware County Realty Association

Built beds and supplied sheets for People In Need of Delaware County. Contact: Shaun Simpson (614) 312-1417

20. Tri-County Area Realty Association

1) Providing coffee, donuts and entertainment for the residents of Echo Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Pickerington; 2) landscaping and needed home improvements for a disable veteran with a family of eight in Pickerington. Contact: Mackenzie Arnold (740) 258-9426
Recipient of the REALTOR® Care Day Weiler grant for their 2016 RCD project!

21. Westerville Area Realty Association 

Mulching and weeding McNamara Park (a public park in Genoa Township near Westerville). Contact: Bob Johnson (614) 440-4166 

22. Licking North Central Realty Association

Install a walkway at the American Legion Post 254 to compliment the memorial flag pole area LNCRA completed last year. Contact: Jean Wright (740) 973-4939

23. Lancaster Area

1) Restore a large mural of General Sherman on the side of downtown Main Street; 2) remove graffiti left recently on buildings and homes. Contact: Bethany Alexander (614) 315-0071

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