Local REALTORS® Raise $2,341 for Vincent Village

August 20, 2019

Fort Wayne, Ind. (August 19, 2019)—The Upstate Alliance of REALTORS® (UPSTAR) presented a check to Vincent Village on Thursday, August 15, in the amount of $2,341 to help homeless families in the program. The donation was raised from UPSTAR’s Annual Golf Outing, which was held at the Autumn Ridge Golf Club on August 1, 2019.

“As REALTORS®, UPSTAR members are helping people realize the dream of homeownership every day,” said Katrina Kay, Executive Officer of Upstate Alliance of REALTORS®. “But the reality is that some people—right here at home—cannot experience that dream due to conditions that have left them homeless. Housing should be available to everyone in our community, which is why we partner with organizations like Vincent Village who are already doing excellent work to alleviate homelessness.”

Over 150 golfers participated in 18 holes of golf at the outing, which was supported by Realtor and Affiliate members of UPSTAR. Proceeds from the golf outing’s silent auction, putting green contest and direct contributions funded the donation to Vincent Village.

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About the Upstate Alliance of REALTORS®
UPSTAR, established in 1913, is the oldest trade association in Allen County. The association is dedicated to serving the professional needs of nearly 1,700 REALTOR® and affiliate members and to promoting and protecting homeownership and private property rights. Through the Association’s Community Outreach Program, UPSTAR holds fundraising events that support housing related charities and provides opportunities for REALTORS® to give back to the communities they serve through volunteerism and material donations. For more information about UPSTAR, visit www.UpstarIndiana.com, or call 260.426.4700.

About Vincent Village
Vincent Village is a local non-profit that works to alleviate homelessness by providing shelter, care, advocacy, affordable housing and supportive services for homeless families. For more information about UPSTAR, visit http://vincentvillage.org/.

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