REALTOR® Care Day

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) 528-1104.

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

 

 


1. Columbus REALTORS®

Worked in the Milo-Grogan area – Built a pavilion, added arbors/paver path/trees to a community garden, and provided exterior improvements for 14 area homeowners and two businesses. 

2. Bexley-Eastmoor-Berwick Realty Association

Helped a Bexley resident with exterior yardwork, trimmed, mulched, planted and renovated their deck. Contact: Desalen Golla (614) 327-4989

3. Big Walnut Area Realty Association

Helped human trafficking survivor and founder of 2nd Chance Ministries with interior and exterior improvements to her mobile home. Contact: Becky Payne (740) 398-4989 

4. CCIIR

Outside clean up at the Heinzerling Foundation on Columbus’ west side, a non-profit organization which serves children with severe and profound developmental disabilities. Contact: Jason DeStefanis (330) 523-0356

5. Delaware County Board of REALTORS® 

Worked at Common Grounds Free Store - served lunch to 100+ patrons, restocked shelves with toiletries and children shoes while it's open (9a-1p), then did a deep clean on the facility after it closed. Contact: Shannon Brewster (614) 477-7247 

6. Gahanna Area Realty Association

Helped a Gahanna resident in need with outside repairs, installed a new fence, HVAC and fixed their garage door. Contact: Craig Lee (614) 374-2692 

7. Greater Dublin Area Realty Association

Volunteered with the Dublin Food Pantry - stocked shelves and painted. They are also worked with the Welcome Warehouse. Contact: Contact: Kristina Ledford (614) 407-3877 

8. Greater Worthington Area Real Estate Association

Yardwork and exterior cleanup for a longtime Worthington resident who was with the police reserves. Contact: Megan Sweeney (614) 203-6559 or Carla Palkuti (614) 746-4485 
Recipient of the REALTOR® Care Day Weiler grant for their 2016 RCD project!

9. Grove City Realty Association

Assisted two disabled individuals. On the first project, they repaired a chimney that was in severe disrepair. Contact: Brent Miller (614) 296-2439.

10. Hilliard Area Realty Association

Landscaped and did interior painting for a single mother who lost her husband to Huntington's disease. Her son (age 24) also has the disease. Contact: Tricia Tennyson (614) 530-1480

11. IREM 

Worked in several of the Franklinton Gardens which support the local community with fresh produce and provides garden-based activities, educational programs, and employment opportunities in order to empower neighbors and build a healthy community. Contact: Angi Carey (614) 256-7368 

12. Lancaster Board of REALTORS®

Participated in: 1) Fairfield County Community Action - landscaped, painted, cleanup; 2) YMCA - major cleanup behind the building; 3) Downtown Destination - sanded/repainted downtown benches. Contact: Debbie Hoelscher (740) 653-1861

13. Lewis Center Realty Association

Exterior/interior improvements for a Lewis Center family who have fallen on hard times due to medical bills of one of their twin girls. Contact: Brooke Georgiton (614) 582-5386.

14. Madison County Area Realty Association 

Helped a single mother with two school age children who, due to a terrible disease and the recent loss of her husband, was temporarily homeless. The Plain City foodbank found them a 'fixer upper' mobile home. MCARA did repairs/maintenance and purchased apppliances/essentials for their home. Contact: Jenna Webster (614) 886-4567 

15. Marysville Area Realty Association

Redid porch and provided extensive exterior grounds cleanup for a senior widow's farm house. Also did interior spring cleaning. Contact: Katie Crocco (614) 203-1984

16. Midtown Area Realty Association 

Landscaped and interior work for the St. Vincent Family Center - a unique residential and daytime mental health and behavioral health treatment center exclusively for children and youth. Contact: Cody Butler (614) 603-0777

17.  North Area Real Estate Association

Spruced up the planted areas on High Street (weeding, adding flowering plants, etc.) from Torrence to Olentangy Streets. Contact: Paula Friedrich-Larsen (614) 886-0069

18. Northwest Area Realty Association

Grounds cleanup at Northwest Park for the City of Upper Arlington's centennial celebration this year. Contact:Sue Mullenix (614) 459-2133. Recipient of the REALTOR® Care Day Weiler grant for their 2017 RCD project!

19. Pickaway County Realty Association

Worked on a park beautification project in Circleville. Contact: Cindy Vanicelli (740) 497-1860

20. Powell Area Realty Association

Bed Brigade (building and dressing beds) at the Liberty Township Fire Department for People In Need of Delaware County. Contact: Helen Conway (614) 205-0429

21. Southeast Area Realty Association

Litter abatement for a 1-2 mile stretch of Rt. 33 around the Gender Road exit. Also donated to the Canal Winchester food bank and the Brockstrong Foundation. Contact: Alissa White (614) 832-3011

22. Tri-County Area Realty Association

1) Spruced up VFW Post 9473 in Reynoldsburg - front, sign, flag areas; fixed eaves damaged by racoons, and donating a bench for seating during ceremonies; 2) Provided coffee, donuts and entertainment for the residents of Echo Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Pickerington. Contact: Janis Francis (614) 561-3199
Recipient of the REALTOR® Care Day Weiler grant for their 2016 RCD project!

23. Westerville Area Realty Association 

Team WARA  met at Westerville Area Resource Ministry (WARM) for orientation/tour/short service project, then headed out to several Westerville elementary schools and distributed free lunches and milk to children in the community as well as assisted with the daily enrichment activity. Contact: Gary Anderson (614) 402-3842  

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