NAR Donates $500K to St. Louis Flood Victims

The Realtors Relief Foundation is donating funds to the Missouri Realtors after flooding in St. Louis and Charles. The money helps victims pay housing expenses.

CHICAGO – The Realtors® Relief Foundation – a charitable arm of the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) – announced it’s making $500,000 in disaster relief aid available to the Missouri Realtors.

The money is to help victims after record-setting rain and subsequent flooding recently damaged homes in St. Louis and nearby St. Charles, Mo. It can be used by victims to address housing issues, such as payments, as relief and recovery efforts continue in the ensuing weeks and months.

“Our thoughts are with everyone in the St. Louis metro area affected by these devastating storms,” said RRF President Michael Ford. “Realtors serve and care about the communities in which they live and work. … The Realtors Relief Foundation looks forward to assisting those who’ve experienced unimaginable loss and doing what we can to help these victims pick up the pieces of their lives.”

Since 2001, RRF, 501©(3) non-profit, a has disbursed over $36 million in aid, funding over 100 disaster recoveries and helping some 19,000 families across 42 states and territories. NAR collaborates with state and local Realtor associations to cover all administrative costs so 100% of all funds collected can be distributed directly to disaster relief causes.

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