ABR’s Annual FUNdraiser Draws Large Crowd and Large Donations
ATLANTA, GA – April 25, 2016 – (RealEstateRama) — The Atlanta Board of REALTORS®premier fundraising event of the year, the ABR FUNdraiser was held April 21, at the Capital Grille in Dunwoody. More than 300 members rallied together to raise over $29,000, to aid in the association’s fundraising efforts to build its 15th Habitat for Humanity home.
The purpose of the partnership with Habitat, is to promote the value of homeownership and the financial stability that comes from owning a home. The annual FUNdraiser allows ABR members to raise money for a community service project that directly relates to our industry. All proceeds from the event will benefit Habitat for Humanity – Atlanta Chapter and the ABR Educational Foundation.
The event featured fine cuisine, a live band, the opportunity to bid on donated items, participate in raffles and a cash drawing for two $5,000 prizes.
For more information on the partnership with Habitat for Humanity, please visit the ABR website.
About the Atlanta Board of REALTORS®
The Atlanta Board of REALTORS® (ABR) is the voice of residential real estate in Metro Atlanta and has been an instrumental factor in the growth of real estate in the state of Georgia for more than a century. As the largest REALTOR® Association in Georgia, ABR serves as a central source of information for its members by focusing on real estate education, the promotion of professionalism in the industry and representing members with legislative initiatives to create positive change for the real estate community. While less than 50% of active real estate licensees in Georgia meet the requirements to become REALTORS®, they constitute 90% of the top producing real estate firms and nearly 90% of the top agents. Membership in ABR is the hallmark of quality, professionalism and production.
Atlanta Board of REALTORS®
Reggie McCrary, Chief Executive Officer
Jen Booth, Public Relations Coordinator