OVERLAND PARK, Kansas. – For every home a Golden Key real estate agent with ReeceNichols sells or buys in the Kansas City, Missouri area, they donate $ 100 Ronald McDonald House Kansas City Charitable Organizations…
Less than four months after a six-month fundraiser, agents raised $ 125,000. The original goal was to raise $ 100,000.
“I don’t know if they planned it, but Ronald McDonald House couldn’t find a better time to partner with local realtors because the housing market in Kansas City was insanely fast,” explained Eli Medina, a real estate agent. with George Medina’s Squadwho participates in Gold Key Program…
About 250 real estate agents in the region, such as Medina, are involved in the fundraising, which takes place from April to October 2021.
“They are obviously great at finding homes for families, and at Ronald McDonald House we provide families with a place to stay when their kids are sick, so it’s like a marriage made in heaven. It’s great, ”said Tami Greenberg, CEO of Ronald McDonald House in Kansas City.
The charity provides free housing to families when their sick children are admitted to the hospital. Although families don’t pay a cent, Greenberg said it cost the charity about $ 100 a night to support one family. So donations from Gold Key agents make a huge difference.
Anyone can make a donation to the Ronald McDonald House. through your website…
During fundraising Kansas City Regional Association of Realtors reports that 15,015 homes were sold in the Kansas City region (not all of which were associated with a Gold Key agent). Homes from April 1, 2021 to date have been sold for an average of $ 304,454 and spent an average of 21 days on the market.
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