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Oct. 19, 2020 | Tyler Difley

CREB® REALTOR® Community Foundation announces 2020 grant recipients

After a four-month application and selection process, the CREB® REALTOR® Community Foundation has officially announced the recipients of its 2020 Community and Transformation grants.

June 04, 2020 | Tyler Difley

CREB® REALTOR® Community Foundation launches new grant programs

Applications are now open for three new grant programs from the CREB® REALTOR® Community Foundation designed to support local housing and shelter initiatives.

Six years ago, Matthew Said Morley underwent open-heart surgery - a moment he says changed his perspective and encouraged him to help others in need through efforts such as his fifth annual coat drive. Photo by Michelle Hofer/for CREB®Now

Dec. 22, 2015 | Shelley Boettcher

From the heart

Life-changing event sparks local real estate professional into action

Mathew Said Morley's good deeds come from the heart. Literally.

Six years ago at the age of 26, the Calgary real estate professional had open heart surgery. Born with some heart issues, it wasn't his first surgery – and it may not be his last.

But this particular operation changed his outlook on life — in a beautiful way.

"It really made me think about how fragile life is, and how many people could use just a bit of extra help," he said. "It motivated me to get involved in the community in different ways."


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