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Past Initiatives

Love & Lunches

HCAR Cares partnered with the organization Love & Lunches on Sunday, September 19 to make over 100 lunches for distribution to persons experiencing homelessness in Baltimore City.

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Thanksgiving Baskets

Over the last seven years, HCAR and HCAR Cares have collected 1,316 Thanksgiving baskets, which were distributed to local families by the organization Neighbor Network. This effort grows every year, as more and more friends

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Ears Over Fears

It was Christmas in July at the Howard County Association of REALTORS® (HCAR), which collected hundreds of items for the Ears Over Fears Program’s special Christmas in July campaign. Jess Beard’s Ears Over Fears is

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Bingo Fundraiser

In March 2021, HCAR Cares raised nearly $3,000 in its Get Lucky Virtual Bingo fundraiser. Over 60 participants played to win Amazon Gift Cards and Door Prizes, all donated by event sponsors.

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Just One Sweater

In December 2020, HCAR Cares partnered with the organization Just One Sweater to collect 339 sweaters that were distributed by the Howard County Reentry Program.

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2020 CARE Award Winner

In September 2020, HCAR and HCAR Cares received the Maryland REALTORS® 2020 William J. Neary Community Action and REALTOR® Excellence (CARE) Award, which is given to local Maryland REALTOR® Associations in recognition of community service

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‘In This Together’ COVID-19 Relief

In July 2020, HCAR Cares awarded $6,000 in grants to local charitable causes and individuals through the ‘In This Together’ COVID-19 Relief Fund. The fund was created to assist those impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Make a Senior Smile

In June-July 2020, HCAR Cares launched the Make a Senior Smile Program to send uplifting cards and letters to local seniors who could not receive visitors in nursing homes and senior living facilities due to

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Winter Soiree Fundraiser

In February 2020, HCAR Cares held its inaugural Winter Soiree Fundraiser at Cured 18th & 21st in Columbia. Over $30,000 was raised for HCAR Cares during this event.

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