Nominate a REALTOR® Good Neighbor in 2022
Do you know a REALTOR® who dedicates time to make a difference in our communities? Seattle King County REALTORS® welcomes nominations for 2022 Quarterly REALTOR® Good Neighbor Awards.
Just like the National Association of REALTORS® Good Neighbor Awards, we recognize REALTOR® members who make a positive impact on their community and gifts the organization through which they volunteer time and talents. These quarterly and annual awards seek to highlight, inspire, and preserve the individual contributions within the real estate industry toward improving the livability of our communities, as well as financially support the nonprofits that exist to do the same.
“These quarterly awards are a fantastic way to celebrate our fellow REALTORS® who go above and beyond in our communities, and brings awareness to the multitude of ways we can give back,” said Hadley Elston, Good Neighbor Award Committee Chair. “If there’s anyone that you would like to recognize, please consider nominating them!”
- Framed Good Neighbor certificate;
- Recognition to 7,500+ members on social media and SKCR website;
- $500 for charity/organization they are involved with; and
- Consideration to be the Annual Good Neighbor Award winner at the end of the year with an additional $1,000 for charity/organization they are involved with.
The Seattle King County REALTORS® Good Neighbor Awards program began in 2021 and we are excited to continue recognizing good neighbors in 2022.
Q1 applications are due by March 11, 2022.
Here are our 2021 Quarterly Good Neighbors:
Q1 Good Neighbor
Keller Williams Puget Sound
$500 awarded to American Red Cross
Adrienne has supported people displaced by home fires and other disasters through service on the Disaster Action Team and as the Casework and Recovery Lead – providing emotional support, connecting people to community resources, helping them plan their next steps and providing donor dollars/immediate financial assistance in the middle of the night.
Q2 Good Neighbor
Windermere Real Estate/East, Inc.
$500 awarded to Youth Eastside Services
Since 2007, Carmen Halstrom has made a significant impact in our community through her volunteer work supporting children, youth, and families who are served by Youth Eastside Services (YES), the leading behavioral health services provider in East King County for children and youth, ages birth to 22, and their families.
Q3 Good Neighbor
$500 awarded to Valley Girls & Guys
Tina began participating in the Susan G. Komen 3-day 60-mile walk for her friend who passed away due to breast cancer in 2007. During the same year, she formed her own walking team – Valley Girls & Guys – to raise money and further support Susan G. Komen’s 3-Day Walk for a Cure, which went from four walkers to nearly hundreds, becoming the largest team in the nation for Susan G. Komen. In 2014, Valley Girls & Guys officially became a 501(c)3 non-profit to focus on all types of cancers and has raised over $7 million since 2007.
Q4 Good Neighbor (also Annual Winner)
Windermere Real Estate | Ballard
$1,500 awarded to Ballard Food Bank
Dozens of dedicated volunteers. Grocery pick-ups and deliveries to over 1,500 households each week. Each week, you can find Tom and many other Ballard Food Bank volunteers driving trucks around Ballard to retrieve groceries from neighborhood grocery stores. These foods are then sorted out by volunteers and delivered to neighbors in Northwest Seattle, Magnolia, and Queen Anne. Tom has been a passionate, hands-on volunteer for the Ballard Food Bank for 13 years and not only does he pick up and deliver groceries, but he is also a financial donor and serves as a Director on their Board.