The Sacramento Association of REALTORS® Charitable Foundation and Scholarship Foundation Trust donated over $300,000 to local charities and causes in 2013 and 2014.
In 2014 the Sacramento Association of REALTORS® gave over $164,000 to numerous different causes. Including $90,000 from the SAR Charitable Foundation to the SAR Christmas Can Tree benefiting the Salvation Army. The SAR Scholarship Foundation Trust gave over $41,000 in college scholarships to local students. And the REALTORS® gave $33,000 to other causes including Rebuilding Together Sacramento, St. John’s Shelter for Women, and Wind Youth Services among other causes.
In 2013 the SAR Charitable Foundation gave $90,000 to the SAR Christmas Can Tree. Local college bound students received $43,000 from the SAR Scholarship Foundation Trust. Other charities donated to included Family Promise, Mustard Seed School, and the River City Food Bank.
“As REALTORS® we sell the Sacramento community and lifestyle. At SAR we believe a big part of this means giving back to our community and different charitable causes. I’m always impressed how as a non-profit SAR can pull together volunteers excited and passionate about different charitable causes and work together to make such a profound difference in our community. This aspect of the Sacramento Association of REALTORS® makes me so proud to be a Member and a REALTOR®” said Paula Swayne, 2014 SAR President.