The two words are almost synonymous. As a community, REALTORS® are some of the most philanthropic people around. For instance, the Sacramento Association of REALTORS®, due to the generous contributions and hard work of its Members, is annually the largest single contributor to the Salvation Army in the Sacramento area. It has been reported that [...]
At the hub of SAR’s charitable fundraising is the Christmas CanTree. Over the decades, more than $2 million has been raised for the local chapter of the Salvation Army, bringing in supplies of coats for cold winter months and toys to warm the hearts of those in need. Last year, even in tough economic times, [...]
Five goals – some specific, some far-reaching – have guided the leaders and staff of SAR this year as we all work to serve you, our Members. As you read through this brief review, you will see that we have accomplished a lot this year.
Improve Communications Develop a Green Program Establish a 501 (c) [...]
County Supervisor Roberta MacGlashan will help the Sacramento Association of REALTORS® celebrate the 29th year of CanTree.
Each year, local REALTORS® build “trees” entirely of canned goods to raise funds and awareness for the Salvation Army.
On November 21 and 22, the CanTrees will be constructed at The Secret Garden in Elk Grove and the [...]
Thank you to all our Members for all your hard work and volunteering your time to help with the 28th Annual SAR Christmas CanTree build. For those of you that are unfamiliar with the amount of work and effort it takes to build the CanTrees, the CanTree stands 16 feet tall, weighs approximately 7,500 pounds, [...]
There was a buzz in the air as people arrived in their evening wear in November to help raise money for a wonderful cause – the Christmas CanTree, a fundraiser for the Salvation Army. Some came dressed in tuxedos – a few even brought out their capes (for that Phantom of the Opera look) – [...]
THANKSGIVING… So much to be grateful for. This has been an amazing year at SAR. The talent we have both with the staff and with all of our chairmen and committees has been an inspiration. They have made being President an easy job. Our Members have benefited greatly from their knowledge and hard work. Despite [...]
Building on successive years of public Christmas CanTree displays, Sacramento REALTORS® and Affiliates are raising public awareness of the Salvation Army’s Holiday Food Basket Program with gigantic canned food Christmas trees to be constructed in our community.
The 28th Annual SAR Christmas CanTree project will consist of three CanTrees installed in locations throughout the Sacramento [...]