Crye-Leike’s Chattanooga Realtors Raise $1,162 For The American Heart Association

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Crye-Leike’s Chattanooga realtors plan fundraisers with their hearts, but their most recent fundraiser collected money for the heart with donations going to the American Heart Association. 

The realtors raised $1,162 for heart disease awareness with some of the donations coming from a wear red and jeans day. The agents also hosted a community bake sale fundraiser.

Officials said, "A special thanks goes to Crye-Leike’s Ooltewah and East Brainerd offices for organizing the fundraisers."

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