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This year, at RAHB’s 20th Annual Charity Golf Tournament, golfers will enjoy a round of golf at the exclusive Beverly Golf and Country Club and support two great women’s shelters: Interval House of Hamilton and Halton Women’s Place.

Interval House

About Interval House of Hamilton

Established in 1986, Interval House of Hamilton is a non-profit emergency shelter serving women who are fleeing relationship violence and abuse. In addition to the emergency shelter program, Interval House of Hamilton has three community-based programs that provide counselling, peer support and legal advocacy: the Women’s Centre of Hamilton,the Flamborough Women’s Resource Centre and Jared’s Place: Legal Advocacy and Resource Centre for Women.


Halton Women's Place


About Halton Women’s Place

First opening its doors in 1980, Halton Women’s Place is an emergency shelter that offers accessible crisis services and counselling to abused women and their children. The organization designs and implements strategies to inform and empower women to make decisions about their safety, rights and options, and works to promote and provide public education to end violence against women and children.

All proceeds from RAHB’s 20th Annual Charity Golf Tournament will go to Interval House of Hamilton and Halton Women’s Place.

REALTORS® support shelter-related organizations


RAHB President Kim Alvarez (front row, second from right) with REALTORS Care® Foundation grant recipients. (Mission Services is missing from the photo.)


Representatives from nine local charitable organizations were on hand to receive
grant cheques from the Ontario REALTORS Care® Foundation
on Friday, December 9.

2016 RAHB President Kim Alvarez presented the cheques totaling $38,440 on behalf of the Foundation, which is supported by RAHB members. Each year, funds donated by RAHB members come back to the community, to be distributed to local shelter-related organizations.

Cheques were presented to Carpenter Hospice, Halton Women’s Place, March of Dimes, Mark Preece Family House, Mission Services, St. Peters at Chedoke, The Bridge, The Salvation Army and Wesley Urban Ministries.


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REALTORS®4Kids Charity Auction presents cheque

r4kids-photoRAHB Charity Auction Task Force Chair Marlene Vieira Leslie (right), Vice Chair Deborah Coles (second from left) and 2017 RAHB President Lou Piriano (left) present a cheque representing the proceeds from the 2016 REALTORS®4Kids Charity Auction to The Children’s Fund President Jeff Storey (second from right) and Vice-President Olivia Mackay (centre).  The 2016 Auction raised $74,116.68 for The Children’s Fund.

RAHB REALTORS® Care – Bowling for charity


Royal LePage Burloak Real Estate Services’ 7th annual Chili Bowl raised $4,246.71 to support Halton Women’s Place and The Carpenter Hospice!  The Chili Bowl is Royal LePage Burloak’s major Fall fundraising event.

Over 130 people attended the event, and participants included sales representatives, administrative employees and community sponsors.  Many participants dressed up in Halloween costumes, with prizes awarded for best team theme, best individual costume, best bowling technique and worst bowling technique.  This was the largest group of bowlers so far for the event.

Over the past 13 years, Royal LePage Burloak Real Estate Services has raised over $270,000 in support of Halton Women’sPlace and the Carpenter Hospice.

REALTORS® give and raise over $91 million!

A message from Canadian REALTORS Care® Foundation Chair Ralph Fyfe:

I don’t need to tell you that the REALTOR® community in Canada is a generous bunch. As you know, REALTORS® across our country raise and donate tons of money and volunteer countless hours of their time for the charities close to their hearts. The Canadian REALTORS Care® Foundation is committed to sharing their stories with the hope of inspiring further good deeds.

We also think it’s important to try our best to measure the impact of REALTORS®’ generosity. To do just that, we asked REALTORS®, real estate boards, associations, franchisors and affiliated charitable foundations how much they gave and raised for charity over the past four years (2012-2015). We’re pleased to announce that the result is over $91 million, which speaks volumes about the generosity of Canadian REALTORS® and the meaningful role they play in the communities where they work and live.

Please take a moment to watch a short video we put together to celebrate the charitable achievements of Canadian REALTORS®.

Recap: REALTORS® 4 Kids Charity Auction


We want to thank you, our members, for another successful REALTORS® 4 Kids Charity Auction all in support of the AM900 CHML/Y108 / Fresh Radio 953 Children’s Fund! We had a packed event full of REALTORS® who were eager to show their generosity. Whether it was bidding on our selection of live and silent auction items, purchasing raffle tickets, donating prizes or participating in the event itself, we couldn’t have done it without your time, dedication, and support for this great cause! We look forward to another successful run in 2017!



Congratulations to Our Raffle Prize Winners!

Beer, Barrow & Booze Raffle
Booze (Single Malt)
Hank Balfoort, RE/MAX Escarpment Golfi Realty Inc.
Bucket of BeerRon Lewyckyj, RE/MAX Escarpment Realty Inc.
Wheelbarrow of WineBruce Moran, Chase Realty Inc.



Mystery Suitcase Raffle
$500 Best Buy Gift CardAmy Gallant, Royal LePage State Realty
$500 Stock your BarStephanie Lovie, Royal LePage Macro Realty
$500 Shopping SpreeAngelo Fazzari, RE/MAX Escarpment Realty Inc.



Heads and Tails Game
$3,000 RingBlair Gillis, Royal LePage State Realty



To  learn how you can donate to next year’s REALTORS® 4 Kids Charity Auction, contact Sheila at!


Raising the Fund-Factor!


Layne, “The Auctionista”, is BACK for our
28th REALTORS®4Kids Charity Auction
in support of the Children’s Fund!

RAHB’s 28th REALTORS®4Kids Charity Auction is just around the corner! To get the inside scoop behind the event, our dynamic host, Layne “The Auctionista”, shares her favourite things about working with local REALTORS®:

Q: What inspired you to become “The Auctionista”?
I am passionate about helping others succeed and achieve their dreams and potential. I knew that if I could combine my love of performing with my love of philanthropy, I would have my dream job! As “The Auctionista”, I raise millions of dollars for charities across Canada. These dollars help changes lives. This is my small part in contributing to making our world a better place.

Q: Why should someone attend the REALTORS®4Kids Charity Auction? It’s a “Party with a Heart”! When 500 people party and give back, it’s nothing short of amazing! Colleagues and friends will enjoy a fun and exciting night out that includes great food, fabulous entertainment and, of course, the excitement of competition with the live and silent auctions. What a great way to kick off your Christmas shopping!

Q: What is your favourite part about organizing an event with local REALTORS®?
The RAHB Charity Auction Task Force is made up of the most dedicated and committed group of individuals that I have had the pleasure of working with. Not only are they a super fun bunch, they are generous and work really hard to include amazing auction items and prizes. That is the recipe for a great guest experience and generous support for The Children’s Fund!


Annual RAHB Charity Auction
Thursday, November 17, 2016
Michelangelo Event & Conference Centre
1555 Upper Ottawa, Hamilton

$60/ticket        $600/table of 10

• Dinner     • Layne the Auctionista     • Live & Silent auctions
• Mark the DJ     • Door prizes & much more!

in support of the AM900 CHML/Y108/Fresh Radio 95.3 Children’s Fund

Event Sponsors:




To reserve your seat at REALTORS®4Kids Charity Auction, visit or contact Sheila at

REALTORS® CARE — Royal LePage Burloak supports Burlington charities

Royal LePage Burloak Real Estate Services celebrated its year-round commitment to supporting Halton Women’s Place and the Carpenter Hospice by presenting cheques totaling $31,000 to the two organizations.

The funds were raised through events such as the company’s annual charity golf tournament, and Halloween Chili Bowl, and sales representatives’ commission-based donations.

REALTORS®4Kids Charity Auction

RAHB Annual Charity Auction
Thursday, November 17, 2016
Michelangelo Event & Conference Centre
1555 Upper Ottawa, Hamilton
$60/ticket  $600/table of 10

To purchase your ticket(s) or for more information contact Sheila
at, 905.529.8101 x234