Central Carolina REALTORS® Association Helps Raise Money for Two Local Organizations

December 23, 2008

COLUMBIA, SC – December 23, 2008 – The Central Carolina REALTORS® Association (CCRA) is pleased to announce that the association recently participated in a drive to help Harvest Hope Food Bank and The Cooperative Ministry. Members of CCRA donated money, blankets, and canned food items during the CCRA’s Quarterly General Membership Holiday Luncheon on Thursday, December 18.  



About Harvest Hope Food Bank  

Harvest Hope Food Bank is a non-profit organization that began in 1981 as an emergency food box program and is now a regional distribution program that collects, stores, and distributes food and related items to more than 400 qualified agencies engaged in feeding needy, elderly, and ill families and children throughout central South Carolina. The organization’s mission is to provide for the needs of hungry people by gathering and sharing quality food with dignity, compassion, and education. On average, it distributes over 19 million pounds of food per year. For more information, please visit www.harvesthope.org.  

About The Cooperative Ministry  

The Cooperative Ministry is a faith-based, non-profit group that provides fast access to emergency assistance and community resources in Columbia, SC and the midland communities. Now in its 25th year, The Cooperative Ministry helps the community’s working poor and needy regain independence through a coordinated effort that includes over 100 partnering agencies and Midlands religious congregations, plus local civic and social organizations, foundations, businesses, individuals, and the United Way. For more information, please visit www.coopmin.org

About Central Carolina REALTORS® Association

The Central Carolina REALTORS® Association (formerly the Greater Columbia Association of REALTORS®), with over 2000 members, has been providing the Midlands with professional real estate service for over 84 years. The association’s mission is to be the organization in the Midlands that represents the standard for the real estate sales professional through the organization’s Code of Ethics, educational offerings, information systems, and involvement in local government issues. For more information, please visit www.colarealtors.com.