ABOUT THE PRESIDENT'S CHARITY
Since 2010, the incoming President of The Oakville, Milton and District Real Estate Board is permitted to select a shelter-related organization for their sitting year; that is located within the Board boundaries and that meets the guidelines set out; to be the recipient of charitable donations of money, time, needed items and promotion.
A shelter-related charity is defined by the REALTORS Care Foundation as the following:
Shelter is defined as a refuge, haven or protection that provides or improves quality of life from hunger, the elements, physical /psychological abuse, disabilities and illness.
The Board is pleased to announce The Lighthouse as the 2021 President's Charity.
To find out how you can get involved, please contact Laura Pipes, Executive Assistant, at the Board office.
OMDREB's involvement with REALTORS Care® Foundation
Our charter allows us to, "To make grants and donations out of income or surplus funds of the Corporation for the establishment or support of any charitable or benevolent institution and to subscribe and guarantee funds for any charitable or benevolent purpose, whether or not related to, or calculated to promote, the objects of the Corporation."
OMDREB takes social responsibility seriously and participating in the REALTORS Care® Foundation enables us to support multiple local charities in addition to the President's Charity of Choice. OMDREB offers $1 per member, per month to the Foundation.
Members are encouraged to submit charitable organizations that meet this criteria by September 30, to Marta Sponder, Executive Officer, for consideration. Please outline any affiliation you may have with the charity in your submission. Click HERE to download the form.
All submissions that meet the criteria will be considered. Please note that the President's decision is final.