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MREA gives $50,000 to Habitat for Humanity

Sandy Hopkings, Tom FultonTom Fulton (right), president of the Manitoba Real Estate Association, presents a cheque for $50,000 to Sandy Hopkins, CEO of Habitat for Humanity Winnipeg. Funding for the grant came from the interest earned on the broker trust accounts. This year Habitat for Humanity Winnipeg plans to build 20 homes in Manitoba. Each home is to be built to the Manitoba Hydro Power Smart Gold level, the highest level of energy efficiency recognized by Manitoba Hydro.  The donation from MREA will supply furnaces, ductwork and installation for each of these energy-efficient homes.