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Adopt a Family

Living on an island where the basic cost of living vastly exceeds that of most mainland communities, even metropolitan areas, it’s essential to serve the community that enables the real estate industry to sustain itself, if not thrive. Thanksgiving is the perfect moment to help those less fortunate with purchasing food that truly does make Thanksgiving a special occasion. While purchasing a turkey may be an afterthought to many, it’s the kind of purchase that could cripple a family’s food budget. Each year, the St Thomas Board of Realtors, on behalf of its membership, ensures that between 30 and 40 families who might otherwise go without a festive meal, are given the makings to prepare a traditional Thanksgiving dinner.