PCAR FOUNDATION CONTRIBUTES $60,000 TO LOCAL CHARITIES! A TOTAL OF $75,000 FOR 2016!
In the month of October the Placer County Association of REALTORS (PCAR) Foundation voted to approve a plan to donate $60,000 to local charities in need. Over the next few weeks this money will be allocated to the various organizations throughout the County.
Beneficiary organizations include:
* Acres of Hope
* Auburn Area Christmas Basket
* Boys & Girls Club of Placer County
* Gathering Inn
* Lighthouse Counseling Center
* Loomis Basin Christmas Center
* Meadow Vista Friendly Neighbors Club
* Peace for Families/Stand Up Placer
* Placer Food Bank
* Ride to Walk
* Salt Mine
* Salvation Army of Auburn
* Salvation Army of Roseville
* Soroptimist of Colfax
* St. Vincent de Paul
“These funds represent a commitment to our region on behalf of the industry to continue to build strong communities,” said Maxine Feil, 2016 PCAR foundation president. “The PCAR Foundation recognizes the importance of supporting the various charities throughout Placer County that help those most in need, we challenge all of our members to contribute to their favorite organizations and are thankful to be in a position to help make a positive impact for these groups.”
The PCAR Foundation actively raises resources throughout the year, hosting community events and fundraisers sponsored by regional REALTORS and industry affiliates.
“The foundation was created in 2011 to provide charitable support to local charities that offer food, clothing, shelter and mental health services to those in need in our community,” mentioned Dean Anderson, PCAR executive vice president. “In addition to contributing to these local groups, each year the foundation also awards local students with scholarships based on their academic record, commitment to the community and extracurricular activities.”
For more information on the PCAR Foundation. Click on the PCAR Foundation page under the About tab.