Grant Recipients 2023
It’s no secret that REALTORS® make a significant impact in our communities by volunteering their time, raising funds through campaigns and events, and donating to important causes.
Recently, Manitoba REALTORS® Shelter Foundation governors visited shelter-related charities to provide grants to support Manitoba’s most vulnerable people.
Since 2008, the foundation has provided 136 grants to 42 different shelter-related Manitoba charities totalling over a half-million dollars.
This year, the foundation granted $29,295.50 to the following deserving charities:
- Association for Community Living – Interlake Branch:
- Funds granted for purchase and installation of new shingles for one of the clients’ homes
- South Central Committee on Family Violence (Genesis House Shelter) – Winkler, MB:
- Funds granted for new pillows, sheet sets, duvets, towels, and mattress protectors for the five bedrooms in the shelter
- Hospitality House Refugee Ministry:
- Funds granted for the purchase of seven new beds for the residents’ home
- House of Hesed:
- Funds granted in support of replacing the roof
- Knowles Centre:
- Funds granted in support of purchasing new furniture for the living space, including a leather sectional, chairs, area rug, end tables, a coffee table and TV table, and artwork
- Manitoba Interfaith Immigration Council (Welcome Place):
- Funds granted towards the purchase of a commercial grade washer/dryer set for the refugee newcomer residents
- Manitoba Tipi Mitawa:
- Funds granted for the basic home maintenance education session which the First Nations applicant families will attend
- The Link (Sir Hugh John Memorial Hostel):
- Funds granted in support of the purchase of a dining room table and to upgrade the cookware, silverware, and plateware in the youth resource centre kitchen
- The Link (Sir Hugh John Memorial Hostel) – Thompson, MB:
- Funds granted in support of the purchase of board games, multigame table, bookshelf, stand mixer, dressers, suitcases, duffle bags and bean bag chair for the youth emergency shelter
On behalf of the governors of the Manitoba REALTORS® Shelter Foundation, we extend our appreciation to everyone who donated, attended a fundraising event, or supported the foundation throughout 2023. Without your support, we could not support these deserving shelter-related charities.
Thank you for caring!