RE/MAX Helps Make Miracles — One Home at a Time
By Stephanie Visscher
If you ask RE/MAX listing agent Rebecca Drehsen what’s special about this home, she’ll of course mention its backyard access to an equestrian trail, its proximity to two popular golf courses and that it sits on an acre of private land — but, she’ll also tell you how its sale can help impact the lives of children through Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. What’s truly special about her current listing? It’s a RE/MAX Miracle Home!
What’s a Miracle Home?
RE/MAX agents have the option to make any listing — including your house or future house — a Miracle Home. With the sale of each Miracle Home, the RE/MAX agent makes a donation to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals to help sick and injured kids get the treatment they need — in your honor. Through the 25-plus year partnership with CMN Hospitals, RE/MAX agents in the U.S. and Canada have raised millions of dollars for kids. And they couldn’t do it without their amazing clients.
As an agent with RE/MAX Integrity in Camarillo, California, Drehsen has supported CMN Hospitals from day one of her career in real estate. “Seeing all the amazing things my local hospital, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), does for patients, I knew I wanted to be a part of the program and help make a difference for my clients and their families,” Drehsen says.
Where Do Donations Go?
Donations to CMN Hospitals stay local, which means each dollar Drehsen donates goes directly to helping kids in the neighborhoods where she also helps families buy and sell homes. “When I tell clients, their home will be a Miracle Home, more often than not they have a personal connection to CHLA,” Drehsen says. “And they’re always excited to be able to help!”
March 18-24 is Children’s Hospitals Week, an annual campaign to raise funds and awareness for the 10 million kids treated at CMN Member Hospitals each year. Join RE/MAX Miracle agents making a difference. Don’t have a Miracle Home ready to list? Here’s how you can help make miracles happen from the comfort of your own home:
Watch and Give
The annual #ChildrensHospitalsWeek Live-athon goes live at 8 p.m. ET on Wednesday, March 20. This fundraiser features inspiring patients, celebrity supporters and corporate guests, including the RE/MAX network’s own Regional Executive Vice President Elton Ash. Watch live on Facebook and Twitch.
Wear a Bandage in Support of Children’s Hospitals
Take a photo and share it on your social channels with #ChildrensHospitalsWeek.
Create a Facebook Fundraiser
Need a little help? Here’s a simple how-to.