power of R
Power of R showcases the value of the REALTOR®
organization and the impact of REALTORS® in action.
To learn more about the REALTORS® Relief
Foundation, visit realtor.org/programs/realtors-relief-foundation.
Number of individual donations
RRF has received
Total amount of disaster relief funds the
REALTORS® Relief Foundation has raised
since its inception in 2001
After a tornado hit Monson, Mass.,
in 2011, Karen King of RE/MAX Prestige
took the entire town under her wing.
“Before it happened to us, we
only talked about what we would
do [to prepare], but never did
anything about it.”
Read her story at realtormag.realtor.org. Search for “Karen King.”
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In Recovery Mode
When disaster strikes, REALTORS® mobilize to bring relief
to communities. All over the country—and the world—
REALTORS® have demonstrated the “Power of R” through
their compassionate efforts to help during trying times.
These are just a few examples of recent disasters where
REALTORS® made a difference.
FIRED UP TO SUPPORT LOCAL HEROES
New Mexico, June–August 2011
More than 150,000 acres burned in the
Las Conchas fire, consuming countless
homes and causing the evacuation of
several towns. Members of the
Los Alamos Association of REALTORS®,
including Denise Lane, an agent with
RE/MAX of Los Alamos, volunteered to
feed firefighters as they battled the blaze.
ALL FOR MOORE AFTER TWISTER
The EF5 tornado that nearly flattened parts of Moore, Okla.,
grabbed national headlines. The Oklahoma Association of
REALTORS® sprang into action, taking truckloads of emergency
supplies into the devastated town.
THE EPICENTER OF COMPASSION
In May 2011, Carolyn Watson (cleaning desk, far left), GREEN,
GRI, of Coldwell Banker Conroy, Marable & Holleman in
Clarksville, Tenn., traveled to Japan after the 2011 earthquake to
help save usable classroom materials from leveled schools.
Moore, Okla., May 2013 Rikuzentakata, Japan, March 2011