KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (August 16, 2011) –The Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR) is pleased to announce that it has raised $23,000 for Reaching our Outdoor Friends (ROOF). The donation is the result of the Association’s 18th annual charity golf tournament held at Conestoga Golf Club on Tuesday June 21st, 2011.
Since 1989, ROOF has been providing support to homeless and at-risk youth ages 12-25 in Waterloo Region. “We are able to continue our good work through the generosity of funders and community groups like the KWAR,” said Sandy Dietrich-Bell, Executive Director of ROOF. “We are extremely grateful to be this year’s recipient of funds raised via their golf tournament. The day was a complete success and we congratulate the Association on such a well orchestrated event.”
“Every dollar raised at our golf tournament supports a local charity,” says George Patton, President of KWAR. “Thanks to the generosity of our REALTOR® members, participants, and our sponsors we were able to support a very worthwhile organization in our community.”
With the support of our amazing sponsors: Eastforest Homes, RBC, The Waterloo Region Record, Heffner Lexus/Heffner Toyota, HomesPlus, Geowarehouse , This Week in Real Estate, Bingemans, Madorin Snyder, Scotia Bank’s Hildegard O’Connel, Victor Hussein Law Office, Piller’s Sausages & Delicatessens, Re/Max Twin City Realty Inc. and its REALTORS® and all the sponsors that supported the event, this year’s tournament exceeded last year’s fundraising effort by $3,000.
Since 1993 the KWAR has donated more than half a million dollars to support local charities.