Houston Realtor Sydney Ealy was one of five winners of the 2021 Good Neighbor Awards, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR).
For 22 years, the NAR has recognized Realtors who “make an extraordinary impact on their communities through volunteer work,” a press release said.
Ealy, an agent with Brooks & Davis Real Estate, founded TWST4Girls in 2014. The nonprofit organization helps teenage girls with issues including self-esteem, career paths and life skills, the release said.
Around 1,500 girls and women in Texas have participated in 30 mentoring programs through TWST4Girls, according to the NAR website.
The Good Neighbor Awards finalists were judged on the amount of time, money and materials they contributed to their causes.
“Once again, we have a remarkable class of winners from across the nation,” said NAR President Charlie Oppler. “As these Realtors demonstrate every day, one individual can make a tremendous, positive impact on a community by volunteering. I am so proud to honor this year’s Good Neighbor Award winners for making a difference in so many lives.”
NAR’s Good Neighbor Award winners received a $10,000 grant for their charities. The real estate professionals will be presented with crystal trophies during the November 2021 REALTORS® Conference & Expo in San Diego.
NAR’s Good Neighbor Awards program is supported by primary sponsor Realtor.com, along with Chase and the Center for REALTOR® Development.