Calling all Good Neighbors! We need to hear from you!

Do you know a REALTOR® or Affiliate Member that goes above and beyond to help the community? Do you dedicate your free time to a local charity? If the answer is "yes" to either question, both are eligible to apply for the 2019 GAAR Good Neighbor Award. A friend, family member, colleague or charity can nominate a member OR a member can nominate themselves! 

Recipients receive a $500 grant for their charity and are featured in GAAR's consumer outreach campaign.

The Good Neighbor Award Program not only recognizes individuals and their charities for their good work, but it also helps the public understand the positive impact of REALTORS® in our community. GAAR will recognize our Good Neighbors and their charities on, magazine ads, plus each Good Neighbor will have a chance to represent their charity on New Mexico Living morning show. 

Good Neighbor Awards are open to all GAAR members, both REALTOR® and Affiliate, who dedicate themselves to volunteer service. Up to four REALTOR® recipients and one Affiliate recipient are awarded. Eligible candidates must be a member of GAAR in good standing, meet all eligibility requirements and submit completed applications by the deadline.

Deadline to Apply:  Thursday, October 31st, 2019

Both forms must be completed:

This year's recipients will be announced in November. For more information, contact Laura Harris at 505-724-3461 or

On Friday, September 6th, REALTOR® Holly Slade was recognized on New Mexico Living as a recipient of the GAAR Good Neighbor Award. Good Neighbors are REALTORS® or Affiliates that dedicate themselves to volunteer service. They donate gifts, money and importantly time to their charity.

Holly serves as Founder and Executive Director of Feed New Mexico Kids. She founded the organization as a means to end childhood hunger in New Mexico. The non-profit has collected and distributed over 25 tons of food so far this year. Watch her interview to learn more: