Thank you for making the Windsor-Essex County Association of REALTORS® 2016 Annual Charity Golf Tournament a success! Proceeds from this event, held on June 6 were donated to the Member Bursary & Scholarship program and Harmony In Action, as well as other various local charities and projects Special thanks to all those who participated in making this day a success in raising approx $7,000.

Kiwanis Club Event On April 9th, local REALTORS® contributed in a large way to a fundraising gala held at Cooper’s Hawk Vineyards with proceeds being donated to the Kiwanis Sunshine Point Camp in Harrow. The Kiwanis Club has a rich history of serving the children of Windsor/Essex County. It is the second branch of a worldwide organization and was established in 1919. Its Point Camp program is a 6-Night residential program put on throughout the summer for boys and girls aged 7-14. The Members of The Dan Gemus Real Estate Team held a yard sale prior to the gala which allowed them to donate $9,000 towards the $45,000 raised during the event. Norm Langlois (President) also presented a cheque in the amount of $3,500 on behalf of its Members and the Association.

The Windsor-Essex County Association of REALTORS® is proud to have donated over $43,000 to local charities in 2015!
Our 2015 Annual Charity Gala & 14th Silent Auction was a huge success! Proceeds from this event made it possible to donate $8,000 to Hospice of Windsor & Essex County Inc., $3,000 to Community Living Windsor, $2,000 for W.E. Care for Kids, $2,000 for Autism Ontario, $3,000.00 for Family Respite Services, $1,000 to the Canadian Diabetes & over $3,000 for Windsor-Essex Children’s Aid Society, but the giving didn’t stop there….

Special thanks to all those who participated in making this day a success in raising approximately $7,000.00
Windsor-Essex County Association of REALTORS® 2015 Annual Charity Golf Tournament was a great success! Proceeds from this event, held on June 29/15 were donated to the Member Bursary & Scholarship program, as well as other various local charities and projects.

The Windsor-Essex County Association of REALTORS® is proud to have donated over $38,000 to local charities in 2014!
2014 Annual Charity Gala & 13th Silent Auction a huge success! Proceeds from this event made it possible to donate $7,000 to Hospice of Windsor & Essex County Inc., $5,000 to Transition to Betterness, $3000 to Windsor Residence for Young Men, $1,000 for W.E. Care for Kids, $1,000 for Autism Ontario, $1,000 to the Canadian Diabetes & over $1,000 for Windsor-Essex Children’s Aid Society, but the giving didn’t stop there….

WECAR President Bill Courntey and Exective Officer Krista Del Gatto take part in Ontario REALTORS Care® Foundation RIDE held on July 9th 2014. The goal for this ride over the last few years has been to travel throughout Ontario raising the awareness of the Foundation and its goals to the communities, fellow REALTORS® and real estate boards and association. In keeping with that goal, the riders who have participated have now visited all of the 40 real estate boards and associations in Ontario. It has grown over the years and we anticipate another great turn out for 2014. see more details at https://realtorscareontario.ca/ride


Thank you for making the Windsor-Essex County Association of REALTORS® 2014 Annual Charity Golf Tournament a success!
Proceeds from this event, held on May 26/14 were donated to the Member Bursary & Scholarship program, as well as other various local charities and projects. Special thanks to all those who participated in making this day a success in raising approximately $7500.00


January 30 2014, Leamington District Memorial Hospital’s new Women’s Centre

Bill Courtney, President and Krista Del Gatto, CAE, CRAE, Executive Officer attended Leamington District Memorial Hospital’s new Women’s Centre which officially open today on behalf of its members. Mayor of Kingsville, Nelson Santos who is also a Member of the Association was on site to congratulate this accomplishment. "When the call came out for support Members of the Windsor-Essex County Association of REALTORS® were one of the first to step up to the plate with a $25,000 donation, said Courtney. The new centre will provide high quality digital imaging technologies like digital mammography diagnostics, bone densitometry and breast screening.

Windsor star - photos and a video from Thursday’s opening click here.


January 26, 2014 - Mayors luncheon

President of Windsor-Essex County Association of REALTORS®, Bill Courtney presents a cheque at Mayors luncheon to Willistead Manor on behalf of its REALTORS®

picture of Brenda Clayton, Krista Del Gatto and Bill Courtney

Brenda Clayton, Krista Del Gatto and Bill Courtney

 Bill Courtney presenting cheque to mayor of windsor

Bill Courtney presenting cheque to Willistead Manor



The Windsor-Essex County Association of REALTORS® is proud to have donated over$45,000 to local charities in 2013!
Proceeds from this event made it possible to donate $2500 to both Windsor Regional Hospital & Leamington District Memorial Hospital, $5000 to Hospice of Windsor & Essex County Inc. $5754 to the Windsor Life Centre, $2500 to W.E. Care for Kids, $3230 for Autism Ontario & over $1000.00 to the Canadian Diabetes Association, but the giving didn’t stop there….


May 28, 2013 - WECAR Annual Charity Golf Tournament

WECAR held its annual charity golf tournament on May 28, 2013 at the Ambassador Golf Club. As usual the event was a great success and raised more than $7000 for member bursary, scholarship program and various charities. Thanks to all who attended!



January 26, 2013 - Mayors luncheon

Windsor-Essex REALTORS® support their community. Kim Gazo, President gives a brief speech at the Mayors luncheon prior to presenting a cheque for $3,000 to Willistead Manor.



REALTORS® continue their support! 2012

The Windsor-Essex County Association of REALTORS® is a non-profit organization incorporated in 1918 with a current Membership of 854 REALTORS®. Our REALTORS® are very proud supporters of community organizations who must rely on charitable donations to offer their services to the general public.

Throughout the year, our fundraising events have raised over $78,800. This year’s recipients of the funds raised from our Annual Charity Gala and Silent Auction were Hôtel-Dieu Grace Hospital ($12,500.00) and Leamington District Memorial Hospital ($12,500.00), the Hospice of Windsor and Essex County ($9,800.00) and various other local charities. We would like to thank our major sponsors RBC Financial Group/RBC Mortgage Specialist Team, WECAR Member Benefits, SUPRA a UTC Fire and Security Company, Bob Price Home Inspections, RE/MAX Preferred and Amerispec Home Inspection Services, for their Titanium, Platinum and Gold Sponsorships.


In addition to our annual fundraising events, our REALTORS® contribute on a day to day basis and have established a fund through the REALTORS Care™ Foundation, that provides a source of funds to those communities that are in need of general, as well as emergency funding. This year our Members raised approximately $10,000 through the Foundation.

Contributions were made throughout this year to: In Honour of the ones we love, Willistead Manor, REALTORS Care™ Foundation, Alzheimer Society, Autism, Transition to Betterness, Canadian Burn Foundation, REALTORS® Motorcycle Ride for Charity, Canadian Diabetes Association, Dragon Boat Races, We Care for Kids, a donation was made to Richard Morris who was in an fatal accident, Easter Seals, Medical treatment for Katelyn Penner, Children’s Aid, NAR – REALTORS® Relief Foundation, NAR New York Funding, Windsor AAA Pewee Minor, Windsor Wild Cats Adam A Hockey, Lakeshore Food Bank, Downtown Missions, Leamington Kingsville Good Banks, Windsor Homes Coalition, and the University of Windsor Golden Key Club, Well-Come Centre for Human Potential, Family Respite Services and Hiatus House.


Windsor-Essex County Association of REALTORS® continue to support the communities we work and live in!