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Real estate companies have come out full force to provide relief funding to victims of Hurricane Katrina. The National Association of Realtors is contributing more than $1 million to funds established by Realtor associations in Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi to provide emergency relief to victims. NAR is accepting contributions for the relief fund through Realtor.org/relief. A la mode said on Thursday it has donated $150,000 in cash to be split equally among the disaster recovery operations of the three state Realtor associations. In addition, a la mode's founder and Chairman Dave Biggers indicated that he would ask all of the company's clients to donate to the American Red Cross through the a la mode Web site, www.alamode.com/katrina, and will personally match the total contribut...