FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Long Island Board of REALTORS® Donates $20,000 to REALTOR® Relief Fund to Aid Victims of Sandy


January 14, 2013 - West Babylon, NY - In the aftermath of Super Storm Sandy, which has affected many of our REALTOR® members across the island, the Long Island Board of REALTORS® Inc. has made a donation in the amount of $20,000, to the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) REALTOR® Relief Foundation. The Foundation is dedicated to providing housing-related assistance to survivors and their families across the country. They are working closely with associations in New York, New Jersey, and other affected areas to assist in the ongoing recovery and rebuilding efforts in our communities.
 
As of now several hundred REALTORS® have been on the receiving end of the Relief Fund in the form of a grant program that was created to assist our members with temporary housing costs related to Sandy. If you are a REALTOR® who has been displaced from your home due to the storm, and have not applied for the REALTORS® Relief Foundation grant, please do so today. Click here to download the application and guidelines for this grant money, deadline for application is January 31, 2013.  
 
If you would like to make a donation to the fund click here - (100 percent of all funds collected go to disaster relief causes).

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Press Release Contact:
Christina DeFalco Romano
Public Relations and Communication Programs Manager
(631) 661-4800 Ext. 358
pr@lirealtor.com

The Long Island Board of REALTORS®, Inc. (also known as LIBOR) is a 27,000-member, not-for-profit trade association that serves real estate professionals throughout Nassau, Suffolk and Queens counties. Founded over 100 years ago, LIBOR is the fourth-largest local REALTOR® board in the United States.