June 1, 2017
Melanie Green, Communications Director
Voice (904) 394-9139
Fax (904) 398-8025
2017 NEFAR President
Voice (904) 662-3400
NEFAR Fights Hunger
NEFAR raised funds for and packed 50,000 meals for hungry children and families in Northeast Florida.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Demonstrating that NEFAR Realtor and business partner / affiliate members do much more than engage in real estate business, 200 NEFAR members came together on May 11 to pack 50,000+ meals for hungry children and families in Northeast Florida. NEFAR members also raised the money to buy the meals, which were distributed to multiple agencies and schools throughout Northeast Florida that serve the hungry.
The fund raising and meal packing event was conducted through the efforts of NEFAR’s Community Affairs chairman and vice-chair, Don Mullinax and Garry Watson. These leaders, along with 11 additional team leaders, were instrumental in recruiting volunteers and raising the money to fund the food. The event was conducted in partnership with HungerFight.
A complete list of NEFAR team leaders, financial donors and volunteers is here (link removed).
Event Video and Photos
~ A three-minute video of the event is available.
~ High resolution photos are available.
About NEFAR / #NEFARGoodWorks
The Northeast Florida Association of Realtors provides professional development, political advocacy, professional standards administration, media relations, and promotional activities and exchange of information among its members. NEFAR serves as the voice for real estate in northeast Florida; serving the public through efforts to protect private property rights and community affairs programs. NEFAR is Northeast Florida's largest professional association, comprising roughly 7,500 members working in all facets of the real estate industry, including residential and commercial sales as well as property management. NEFAR has a wholly owned subsidiary, the Northeast Florida Multiple Listing Service (NEFMLS), and is headquartered in Jacksonville, with satellite Service Centers in Orange Park, Jacksonville Beach, Palatka and World Golf Village.
HungerFight, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charity with a mission to provide nutritious meals to children and families deemed food insecure and hungry in our local communities, with an emphasis on school backpack programs.
# # #