In 2013, Catallo created Foundation of Friends, an organization of volunteers who create community fundraising events to benefit local nonprofit institutions. The following year, she established the "Running of the Leprechauns 5K" to benefit the Boston's Children's Hospital (BCH), an event which has grown in participation from 250 people its first year to more than 1,000 at this year's event. Since its inception the event has raised more $50,000, including over $20,000 this year, with all proceeds going to BCH. In addition to her work with BCH, Catallo is an actively involved with the Kiwanis Club of Medford, has volunteered with REALTOR® Against Poverty and has helped create various fundraisers for schools in her hometown of Medford.
The Greater Boston Association of REALTORS® is a private trade association with more than 8,500 REALTOR® members who specialize in residential real estate in Eastern Massachusetts. GBAR is the largest of five divisions of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board (GBREB), and a local chapter of the Massachusetts and National Associations of REALTORS® (NAR). REALTOR® is a federally-registered trademark reserved exclusively for members of NAR.
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