IVAR Gives Back

(l to r) Illini Valley Association Executive Gail Pyszka and Karen Yade, chair of program committee, stand in front of IVAR’s food donations to Illinois Valley PADS.

On Dec. 10, the Illini Valley Association of REALTORS® (IVAR) donated more than $500 in money, gift cards and supplies to Illinois Valley Pads through its 2015 Community Outreach Project.

Illinois Valley PADS Homeless Shelters provide shelter, food and services to people in LaSalle, Bureau and Putnam counties, and IVAR’s contributions to PADS will continue through the year.

“We will be raising funds and collecting needed items throughout the coming year for the shelter,” says IVAR Association Executive Gail Pyszka.

realtors_give_back_xmas_BLOGFor the second year, Illini Valley is co-sponsoring a blood drive with the Red Cross Club, at Illinois Valley Community College on Jan. 26, 2016. Details can be found at www.illinivalleyrealtors.org.

Officers for the Illini Valley Association of REALTORS® are: President Alice Green, President-Elect Andrea Greenwalt and Treasurer Robert Huber.

(This blog post is one in a series of blog posts about charitable community work performed by local Illinois REALTORS® during the last six weeks of the year. To see all the stories in the series, search for “charitable giving.”)