KW in the Community
KW considers contribution and giving essential to a person’s well-being. We simply aren’t complete without a community, and the will to give back to our community has led to the founding of several distinct organizations and events.
RED Day: Renew | Energize | Donate
Every May, KW Associates around the world dedicate the second Thursday to community service. Thousands of associates don their red t-shirts and get out of the office to “give where they live,” leaving a lasting impact on their communities and neighborhoods. Since the first RED Day in 2009, KW agents have given nearly a half million hours of community service in this annual event alone. KW San Antonio projects have included the San Antonio Food Bank, Habitat for Humanity, Morgan’s Wonderland, South Texas Blood and Tissue Center, Graffiti Wipe Out and others.
Sharing and Caring
The Sharing & Caring Foundation is a charitable organization of caring associates responding to meet the needs of persons within our community. This non-profit was founded by KW City View agents, and continues to be one of the many ways City View associates contribute to their community. An annual golf tournament and other events have benefited Operation Cheer, Toys for Tots, Elf Louise, Salvation Army, Agape Pregnancy Center, and many others. Click here for more information.
Hearts and Hands
Hearts and Hands is a not-for-profit organization established by KW Heritage associates to give back to local charities aligned with the mission and values of Keller Williams Realty. It is staffed entirely by volunteers who wish to selflessly serve their community. It provides leadership and volunteerism opportunities for those wanting to serve. The majority of their monies are raised through fund-raising events and individual donations which then are returned to other charities in the greater San Antonio area. Recipients include Methodist Mission Home, Leukemia-Lymphoma Society, Any Baby Can, Warrior Family Support Center, Returning Heroes Home, Respite Care Center, San Antonio Food Bank, Animal Defense League and many other charities in the greater San Antonio area. Click here for more information.
Agents Helping Agents
Agents Helping Agents is an assistance program for KW Heritage associates facing extraordinary life challenges. AHA hosts an Annual Margarita Pour Off, a charity event sponsored by many of the Signature Services Vendors and KW Agents to raise money for local KW agents in need, as well as cancer research. With more than two dozen margarita booths, live music and auctions, it is an extraordinary event that has changed lives and offered hope to associates facing cancer treatment, sudden loss, and illness. KW has taken a stand that associates will not face these life challenges alone, and AHA, as well KW Cares, Sharing & Caring, and Hearts & Hands are the embodiment of that culture.
KW Cares is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) public charity created to support Keller Williams associates and their families in times of extreme hardship as a result of a sudden emergency. Hardship is defined as a difficult circumstance that a person or family cannot handle without outside help. This charity is the heart of the Keller Williams culture in action – finding and serving the higher purpose of business through charitable giving in the communities where our agents live and work. KW Cares continues to support Keller Williams associates and their families. The charity is committed to supporting associates in need during times of local, regional, national, and personal crisis. Both KW Heritage and City View regularly contribute to this incredible charity. Click here for more information.