The Clarksville Association of Realtors recently hosted the 7th Annual F.U.E.L. Block Party and Fundraiser, which raised $8,676, nearly $700 above their goal.
The block party was a community event coordinated by the Charity Relations Committee with the assistance of the realtor and affiliate members of the Clarksville Association of Realtors.
Last year, the same event raised $7,500 for the F.U.E.L. Program. Local realtors met and exceeded that goal and raised $8,676. Proceeds from the event will go towards the F.U.E.L. Program and help ensure that food is provided for hungry school children.
A check presentation ceremony was held at the June Membership Meeting of the Clarksville Association of Realtors. Katie Griffin, Charity Relations Committee Chair, said “We are so thankful to the community for coming out and supporting FUEL.” To date, the Clarksville Association of Realtors has raised over $54,000 for the F.U.E.L. Program.
The Block Party was complete with silent auction, pony rides, inflatables, games, vendors and much more. Fresh from the grill hamburger and hot dog lunches were served with all proceeds going to the program. In addition, donations were collected throughout the day. “As Realtors, our careers are based on helping families. We have a long history of giving back to our community and assisting those in need,” said Randy Worcester, President of the Clarksville Association of Realtors.
F.U.E.L. (Full of Emmaus Love) is a food subsidization program designed to feed Clarksville-Montgomery County school children through the weekend whose only food source may be the meals they are receiving at school. Individually wrapped snack items are made available to the qualifying students each Friday. The program is funded solely through donations and local fundraising efforts and operated through local churches and civic organizations.
The public is always welcome to assist with the donations and are welcome to drop off donation items or funds at the Clarksville Association of Realtors office located at 115 Center Pointe Drive. For additional information on the F.U.E.L program or to find out how you can help assist these children, please contact Denise Skidmore at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Clarksville Association of Realtors has almost 700 active members and 56 affiliate partners that work together to improve the public awareness of the value of Realtors to the community and to the benefits of their services. The Clarksville Association of Realtors also serves to promote the success and future developments of its members in association with the Tennessee and National Associations of Realtors.