KCRAR to Host Donation Drive in Support of REALTOR®-Founded Mimi’s Pantry

October 27, 2022 in KCRAR

KCRAR will be accepting donations to benefit Mimi’s Pantry from Nov. 1 through Nov. 18 to help the organization supply food to those in need during the upcoming holidays. Donation barrels will be available at the KCRAR Leawood and Northland offices for members to drop off food donations, and those who would like to make […]

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Kansas City REALTOR® Fights Food Insecurity, Earns National Award

October 6, 2022 in Community

When Kansas City REALTOR® Dennis Curtin saw a need in the community, he stepped in to fill that need, starting a food pantry from the ground up. This week, he was honored for his work by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) as a 2022 Good Neighbor Award winner, an honor only given to five […]

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KC REALTORS® Rock the Block Again With Habitat for Humanity

September 15, 2022 in Community

Around 130 REALTORS® and Industry Partners gathered in the Armourdale neighborhood in Kansas City, Kan. this week for two days of service to their community at KCRAR’s annual REALTORS® Rock the Block event with Habitat for Humanity of Kansas City. Real estate agents from around the region worked on nine homes in the neighborhood, accomplishing […]

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President Pierce: Success is a Reflection of Your Contribution to Others

September 8, 2022 in Guest Columns

By Michael Pierce, 2022 KCRAR President As REALTORS®, our primary role is interacting with the community. That can be said on some level for any profession, but for us especially, our business is built on community. We wouldn’t be able to do what we do without the help of our community. That’s why I believe […]

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Adding Hope to the Grocery List: Kansas City REALTOR® Named Finalist for National Good Neighbor Award

September 1, 2022 in Community

By Graham Wood, National Association of REALTORS® Cleaning houses for a living isn’t always steady work for Kansas City, Mo., native Kelly Lange. When her clients need to tighten their budgets, Lange’s services are often the first item they cut. So, Lange, 48, sometimes finds herself with little to no work for significant periods of […]

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REALTORS® Show ‘Who We R’ at Red Cross Blood Drive

August 4, 2022 in KCRAR

Over 50 donors came through the KCRAR Leawood and Northland offices the last week of July to donate at the REALTOR® Blood Drive, benefitting the American Red Cross. The American Red Cross needs to collect about 12,500 blood donations each day, and 82% of the blood donations the American Red Cross receives are given at […]

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Pittsburg REALTORS® Take Action for United Way

July 7, 2022 in Community

16 members of the KCRAR Pittsburg Chapter gathered in June to give back to the community as a part of United Way’s Day of Action. Volunteers spent the morning working on projects for a local community child care learning center, including yard work, cleaning and painting. “The community we live in is so important to […]

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YPN/KC to Host ‘Throwback’ Fundraiser Event for Habitat for Humanity

June 2, 2022 in KCRAR

KCRAR’s Young Professionals Network (YPN/KC) will be hosting its annual fundraiser event this year at John’s Big Deck on June 15 to benefit the upcoming REALTORS® Rock the Block event with Habitat for Humanity of Kansas City. The event will feature “throwback” musical bingo, where attendees can win prizes by recognizing songs from the 1990’s […]

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REALTORS® Encouraged to Apply for NAR Community Service Grant and Mentorship Program

February 17, 2022 in KCRAR

The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) is offering a grant and mentorship for REALTORS® who would like to expand their community service outreach through its Volunteering Works program. Five Volunteering Works applicants will be selected to receive a year of one-on-one mentoring from a member of the Good Neighbor Society and a $1,000 grant as […]

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion January Update

January 21, 2022 in Guest Columns

By Donta Littlejohn, 2022 DEI Chair The Kansas City Regional Association of REALTORS’® Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee (DEI) is ready to kick the new year off. As this year’s chair, I am excited to lead the committee in 2022 with vice chair Gwen Goins to continue the work that Ernest Hawkins started in 2021. […]

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