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REALTORS® Relief Foundation Announces Largest Grant Ever Awarded With $2 Million in Relief Aid for Arkansas Tornado Victims

CHICAGO – RealEstateRama – The REALTORS® Relief Foundation (RRF) announced that an additional $1 million in disaster relief aid has been made available to Arkansas REALTORS® in response to the devastating tornadoes that impacted the state in late May. This grant is in addition to the $1 million already awarded, bringing the total support to an unprecedented $2 million – the largest grant ever awarded by RRF. Funds will be made available to the public to assist with disaster victims’ housing payments as relief and recovery efforts continue.

“These tornadoes have had a massive impact on families throughout Arkansas, and our hearts go out to all those affected,” said RRF President Mike McGrew. “This grant is not only a reflection of the selfless support of our donors and state and local association partners, but it also acknowledges the incredible work being done by Arkansas REALTORS® in reaching out to the communities affected. We are committed to providing tangible aid to those rebuilding their lives during this challenging time.”

Since 2001, RRF has disbursed more than $43 million in aid to more than 23,000 families nationwide. The National Association of Realtors® covers all administrative costs, ensuring 100% of all funds collected are distributed directly to disaster relief causes.

When a major disaster occurs, RRF mobilizes its outreach efforts and turns to NAR members and other constituents for support. You can learn more about RRF by visiting is external).

About the REALTORS® Relief Foundation

RRF is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that exists to provide financial housing assistance to the public after disasters. In its 23 years of existence, more than $43 million in aid has helped more than 23,000 families. RRF is supported generously by the Realtor® organization family. Local and state Realtor® associations partner with RRF as they mobilize the Realtors® in their locale to assist those in need. NAR covers all administrative costs allowing 100% of donations to be used for disaster relief.

About the National Association of Realtors®

The National Association of Realtors® is America’s largest trade association, representing 1.5 million members involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries. The term Realtor® is a registered collective membership mark that identifies a real estate professional who is a member of the National Association of Realtors® and subscribes to its strict Code of Ethics.

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