North Carolina REALTORS® Housing Foundation Helping Communities in Need

The North Carolina REALTORS® Housing Foundation held a Golf & Give fundraiser on October 19, 2022 at the beautiful Sequoyah National Golf Club nestled in the heart of Cherokee and surrounded by the Great Smokey Mountains.

This annual event raised well over $36,000 from game participants, NC businesses, Local REALTOR® Associations, and NC REALTORS®. All proceeds from the golf tournament will help communities across the state with disaster relief, down payment assistance and matching grant opportunities. In fact, since 2004 the Foundation has donated $1.5 million in community investments across the state of North Carolina.

Recognizing that disaster relief is needed outside of NC, the North Carolina REALTORS® Housing Foundation responded by sending $25,000 to the Florida REALTOR® Association to assist residents affected by Hurricane Ian.

In the aftermath of Hurricane Fred in 2021, North Carolina REALTORS® Housing Foundation donated $50,000 to neighboring flood victims. The donations supported multiple housing needs, with 75 percent going to United Way of Haywood County to aid in short-term housing needs, and 25 percent going to the Mountain Project for long-term housing needs.

Mark Connor, 2022 President of the North Carolina REALTORS® Housing Foundation, expressed the dedication of the foundation to help those in need. “Whether it’s meeting housing needs when disasters strike, helping hard working families reach the dream of homeownership or awarding matching grants to qualifying housing nonprofits, North Carolina REALTORS® Housing Foundation is passionate about helping communities across our great state.”

In conjunction with the golf tournament, The North Carolina REALTORS® Association held its annual Convention at the Harrah’s Cherokee Casino. The meeting drew hundreds of REALTORS® from across the state to enjoy the stunning natural beauty that Cherokee offers.