Community Involvement

Walk for the Homeless 2009 logo Walk for the Homeless
This is a new event sponsored by the Community Relations/Special Events Committee for the first time in 2009. Sponsorship opportunities are available! The Committee is organizing teams to participate in the walk.

   

Fair Housing Contest 2013
Fair Housing Poster Contest
Each year the National Association of REALTORS® designates the month of April as Fair Housing Month. The Greater Kalamazoo Association of REALTORS® and the Equal Opportunity Committee invite area 5th graders to participate in educating the community regarding Fair Housing Laws by designing a poster defining the protected Fair Housing classes. Thank you to all participating schools!
   
red cross Blood Drives
The Greater Kalamazoo Association of REALTORS® hosts two Blood Drives each year. The Community Relations/Special Events Committee plans each drive and reaches out to GKAR Members and the community to help give the gift of life. Donate at GKAR!
   
Group photo of GKAR Special Events Committee Flower Fest
Each Spring flowers donated by local greenhouses are planted at local nursing homes.
   
Big Brothers Big Sisters logo Bowl for Kids Sake
Every March the Community Relations/Special Events Committee for the Greater Kalamazoo Association of REALTORS® puts together teams to bowl and raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kalamazoo.

   
Clipart for Borgess VNA Flu & Pneumonia Immunizations
Every year the Greater Kalamazoo Association of REALTORS® is a host for the Borgess VNA Home Care clinics. The community and members are able to receive their Flu & Pneumonia Immunizations.