Community News

Community Engagement Welcomes All To Be Involved

Read about SPAAR members, the good work done in the communities where you live and work, and the many community partnerships in which you are involved.

Find out how you can be involved by contacting Joe McKinley, Vice President of Advocacy and Community Engagement, at

Krista Nelson Is Named SPAAR Hero For Her Work With Hope For Tomorrow

Krista volunteers at Rosemount Middle School although there are a handful of schools that offer Hope for Tomorrow.
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ODSO Goes On The Road Again

Minnesota Home Venture hosted ODSO #2 on April 6.
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Marsha Burgeson Is SPAAR Hero For Her Work With Open Arms

The kitchen is a regular hub of activity at Open Arms in Minneapolis on any given day as volunteers crack eggs, wash lettuce, peel carrots and create baked goods in preparation for another round of deliveries to homes throughout the Twin Cities metro. 
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Brokerage Chooses ODSO To Celebrate Eighth Anniversary

Traditional gifts exchanged in recognition of an eighth anniversary are crafted from bronze or pottery. Edge Real Estate Services recently recognized its anniversary with oatmeal, goldfish and peach cups! On April 1, Edge Real Estate Services celebrated by hosting SPAAR’s first On-Demand Service Opportunity (ODSO). 
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The Importance of Fair Housing

Fair housing extends beyond just April.
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We Care Collection Drive for Our Armed Forces

SPAAR’s Community Engagement Committee has partnered with a local Blue Star Mothers chapter to assemble and ship We Care Packages to servicemembers from the Twin Cities Area.
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2022 Fair Housing Coloring Contest

Rules, Prizes, and Additional Information
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NAR’s Volunteering Works Accepting Applications Through March 11, 2022

Volunteering Works is a great resource for community involvement. NAR’s Volunteering Works provides Realtors® with resources to help grow, scale or diversify nonprofit, community programs or organizations.
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2022 REALTORS® Charitable Foundation Scholarship Information

The REALTORS® Charitable Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2022 Student Scholarship program.
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