CR Cares is a 501(c)(3) public charity created to support Chantel Ray associates and families in our local community who encounter sudden hardships, local churches and faith based organizations to assist people in need and help them grow closer to God. A hardship is defined as a difficult circumstance that a person or family cannot handle without outside help. The charity is the heart of Chantel Ray Real Estate culture.

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1. To help LOCALS in Hampton Roads and their family with hardships as a result of a sudden emergency.

2. Helping Local Churches and charities that help people in Need or helping them grow closer to God.

3. To help Chantel Ray Real Estate Associates and their immediate family with hardships as a result of a sudden emergency.


Major Disaster — Home Fire — lost cloths, personal belongings.

Major Medical Needs — When you are out of work for an extended period of time and need help to sustain and pay for housing, utilities, etc. This would be a car accident with major injuries, a heart attack or other illness that keeps your from work, cancer treatments, this would help towards rent, utilities, and other bills for living expenses or medical treatments.

Family Funeral cost where the family did not have enough to pay for the funeral.

Medical needs for immediate family — Husband, Mom, Dad, Kids go through something mentioned above and you might need to be 

out of work for a long period of time, unable to sustain due to medical cost from cancer, major illness. This would help towards rent, utilities and other bills for living expenses or medical treatments.

CR Cares is truly a nonprofit and has limitations to what it can contribute to remain a non-profit and stay within these guidelines. See our guidelines below for support.

Characteristics of a CR Cares Donation

It is a one-time donation, except as special circumstances may dictate

Required supporting documentation includes filling out the below online donation request including

— Letter summarizing the situation and the financial hardship created by it
— The amount of the donation requested
— Proof of hardship – Bank statements, copies of bills for medical (or other) and/or living expenses which has been incurred as a result of the situation
— Signed physician’s statement (if this is a medical situation)
— If the applicant has health insurance, please provide a summary of all claims from the insurance provider indicating the patient’s responsibility for the charges


Looking to receive a CR Cares donation or get your organization pre-approved

Chantel Ray Real Estate agents, employees, associates and their immediate family members along with local churches and faith based organizations.

How to apply for a CR Cares donation:

Step 1: Meet with the managing partner at your location to see if you meet the requirements for assistance

Step 2: Complete the CR Cares Application Here