Patricia Switzer of Rail City Industries, left, accepts the grant from ASR director Shelby Wilk.
Patricia Switzer of Rail City Industries, left, accepts the grant from ASR director Shelby Wilk.

The Association of Saskatchewan Realtors (ASR) recently hosted a fundraising event in Regina that featured Realtors and industry partners decked out in their best rock star attire. It raised more than $20,000 for the Quality of Life Legacy Fund.

Six charities were presented with $5,000 cheques at the ASR Annual General meeting the following day. They are:

  • Rail City Industries in Melville, to purchase a Mobi Changer adult change table
  • Southwest Youth Emergency Shelter in Swift Current, to assist in the provision of safe, secure shelter and support for youth who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless
  • Battlefords Trade & Education Centre, North Battleford, to purchase a massage chair that will be part of a future sensory room
  • Jubilation Residential Centres, Prince Albert, to provide free blood pressure/blood glucose testing as part of operations for Seniors’ Advocacy Centre
  • Saskatoon Downtown Youth Centre – EGADZ, Saskatoon, to provide support for the Action to Employment program, which provides work for youth and young mothers and
  • REALM Ripplinger, Ehmann and Laborde, Mang Foundation, Regina, to assist in the provision of a support network to parents of children with disabilities and enhance the children’s lives.