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Florida REALTORS® Conference – community service opportunities

Thursday, August 7, 2014  
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The Florida REALTORS® 2014 Conference and Trade Expo (which is being held here in Orlando on August 13-17) is offering multiple opportunities to contribute to local homeless causes. You don’t even have to go to the actual conference to participate!

Questions about any of the programs below should be directed to Florida REALTORS® at 407.438.1400.

Meals of Hope

Help Florida REALTORS® pack 50,000 meals in one hour, to benefit the Meals of Hope organization. The meal packing will take place at the Rosen Shingle Creek on Wednesday, August 13.

--Where: Rosen Shingle Creek, Sebastian Ballroom Foyer
--When: 3:30 to 4:30
--Needed: 200 volunteers
--Goal: Pack 50,000 meals for the homeless in less than one hour
--Meals Recipient: Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida

It is not necessary to be registered for the conference to help out, or to even RSVP. To learn more, contact mindyw@floridarealtors.org.

Beds for Kids


Contribute twin-sized bedding and stuffed animals to the Beds for Kids organization, which provides beds to fixed-income grandparents who wish to take in grandchildren who would otherwise be placed in foster care (DCF prohibits the placement of a child into any home lacking a bed dedicated for the child).

Donations can be delivered to the Florida REALTORS® “Believe” tour bus in the conference expo hall, or dropped off at ORRA.

Dress for Success


Donate clean business attire and accessories to the Dress for Success organization, which promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by offering professional attire and career development assistance.

Donations can be delivered to the Dress for Success booth in the conference expo hall, or dropped off at ORRA.

Matthew’s Hope

Donate small toiletries, essential undergarments, and men’s jeans to the Matthew’s Hope organization, which provides programs and support services to homeless men, women, and children of West Orange County:
Travel sized body wash, shaving cream, and Gold Bond powder; deodorant; nail clippers; lip balm; men’s boxer briefs; women’s briefs; men’s shorts; and men’s jeans.

Donations can be delivered to the Florida REALTORS® “Believe” tour bus in the conference expo hall, or dropped off at ORRA.


ORRA Partners
ORRA would like to thank our Partners for their continuing support.
View the full list of ORRA Partners.