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Community Giving

First CAR Foundation “REALTOR® Appreciation Day” a Success

On July 31, more than 300 REALTORS® gathered at Wings Over the Rockies Blue Sky Aviation Gallery at Centennial Airport to raise money for the CAR Foundation, award grants to organizations that provide safe and affordable housing for low-income Coloradans, and to celebrate the Foundation’s successes. Since it was established in 1991, the Foundation has helped raise over $7.8 million. The event helped raise...

Habitat for Humanity’s Legislative Build Day

CAR was excited this year to be a sponsor of the Habitat for Humanity Legislative Build Day that sponsored building across the state on June 27, 2019. “CAR is thrilled to partner with Habitat for Humanity to build affordable housing,” says Vice President of Government Affairs, Elizabeth Peetz. “We know that 1 in 7 households spend more than half...

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CAR Foundation REALTOR® Appreciation Day

Join us at the Blue Sky Gallery - Wings Over the Rockies in Englewood to celebrate our REALTORS® in Colorado. On July 31, 2019 from 4-8pm, we have the opportunity to gather together to share hors d'oeuvres and drinks, participate in a silent auction, and even try the simulators!   Record breaking pilot and former REALTOR®, Michael F. Combs, will be the special...

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NAR’s Rural Outreach Initiative

NAR's Rural Outreach Initiative serves REALTOR® Associations in communities with less than 30,000 population and rural in character.  The Initiative has a two-fold strategy: (1) Identify and disseminate information and resources on the issues and challenges facing rural communities impacting real estate and (2) provide one-on-one assistance to small associations to help them take advantage of the REALTOR® Party Community...

CAR Email Good Neighbor Awards

NAR Seeks REALTORS® who volunteer to apply for the 2019 Good Neighbor Awards

Many REALTORS®, members of the National Association of REALTORS®, go beyond helping consumers buy and sell homes by giving back to their communities through volunteer work. In fact, according to NAR's Community Aid and Real Estate report, nearly 70 percent of REALTORS® volunteer in their community each month. To recognize that commitment by REALTORS® across the country, NAR is currently accepting applications for the...

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California Wildfire, CAR Foundation Disaster Relief Request 11/26/18

California Wildfire CAR Foundation Disaster Relief Request 11/26/18   [caption id="attachment_29023" align="aligncenter" width="488"] Charred truck in front of home burned to the ground in the recent wildfire fire storm in Redding, California. Smoke and ash in the air as the fire continues to burn several miles away.[/caption]   Dear REALTOR® Family,   The wildfires in California have caused massive destruction and destroyed the lives of many people. ...

Colorado Gives Day Banner for 2018

Colorado Gives Day: Tuesday, December 4th

COLORADO GIVES DAY ### Colorado Gives Day is an annual statewide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving. We invite you to join us on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 and donate to the Colorado Association of REALTORS® Foundation. Over the span of 25 years, The CAR Foundation has invested $7.7 million to support Colorado nonprofits that encourage safe and...

Colorado Gives Day Banner for 2018

Colorado Gives Day and CAR Foundation Updates

COLORADO GIVES DAY Colorado Gives Day is an annual statewide movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving. We invite you to join us on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 and donate to the Colorado Association of REALTORS® Foundation. Over the span of 25 years, The CAR Foundation has invested $7.7 million to support Colorado nonprofits that encourage safe...

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Meet Colorado REALTOR Chet Choman: 2018 NAR Good Neighbor Award Winner

“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” It is in moments when this type of generosity and servitude are displayed that recognition is in order. This type of philosophy is unmistakably present in the San Luis Valley of Colorado.   Earlier this month, Chet Choman,...

Good Neighbor Award Winners

A Nod of Appreciation to 2018 Good Neighbor Winners

If you’re wondering whether heroes still exist in a world where greed and power seemingly reign supreme, we found five.   The National Association of REALTORS®’ 2018 Good Neighbor Award winners have shown incomparable dedication to improving the lives of people in their communities and beyond, stepping in to provide aid in desperate situations when no one else could or would. They’ve...