For Release July 10th
Contact: Kim Tucker
Mid-America Association of Real
PO Box 8685
Prairie Village Mid-America
Association of Real
MAREI Members and Guest Provide 5000 Meals
In Partnership with Harvester’s Community Food Network, Mid-America Association of
Real Estate Investors Raised Funds for 5000 Meals
Kansas City, MO,July 10, 2013:Mid-America Association of Real Estate Investors Held their
Third Annual Networking and Vendor Night for Charity and through Guest Fees and Raffle Ticket Sales
they raised enough money to provide 5000 meals through a corporate match program with Harvester’s
Community Food Network.
How Harvester’s Works: Through corporate buying programs and donations, $1 donated to
Harvesters provides 5 Meals. So if a $100 donation is make, 500 Meals are provided.
MAREI’s Vendor and Networking Night: Started as a night just for members to network and
meet each other. In 2012, they added the raffle and reduced guest fees for that night only to raise funds for
Harvesters and were able to provide 1300 meals.
In 2013, Members of MAREI voted to select Harvester’s Community Food Network as the charity for the
evening. Plus a few days before the meeting MAREI received a letter from Harvesters announcing a donation
matching program from one of their corporate sponsors. If MAREI donated $500, they had a match of $500 to
bring the donation to $1000. Doing the math that $1 equals 5 meals, that would bring their total to 5000 meals.
For the night of the meeting the donations were broken down as follows:
Raffle Ticket Sales $234
Guest Fees Online $70
Cash Guest Fees of $45
Bringing Total Donations to $349 MAREI is donating another $151 to bring the total donation to
$500 so we can utilize the full $500 match and provide 5000 meals to hungry Kansas City
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MAREI would like to send a special thanks out to the Real Estate Community for opening their
wallets for such a great cause. All the Real Estate Professionals and service providers at MAREI
are always willing to help the community when it is in need. MAREI is very proud to have such a
great group of members.
About MAREI: Mid-America Association of Real Estate Investors is a Trade Association for Real Estate
Investors serving Investors from Across the Nation, based in Kansas City Missouri. Providing Networking and
Educational Opportunities for members since 2003. They can be found online at www.MAREInet.com or by
phone at 913-815-0111
Tags: Charity, Food Banks, Kansas City, Real Estate