Associates with the Keller Williams Santa Barbara chose to “Give Where They Live” as part of Short for “Renew, Energize and Donate,” RED Day was created to unite Keller Williams Realty offices and associates in an international day of service.
As part of the RED Day effort, Keller Williams Santa Barbara spent the day collecting food for the Santa Barbara County Food Bank and Boys & Girls Club of Santa Barbara. In total, Keller Williams collected over 700 pounds of groceries. Additionally, $329 was collected for the Santa Barbara County Food Bank. The Santa Barbara County Food Bank is able to turn every $1 into $17 through their wholesale and grant programs. That means an equivalent of $5,593 was raised.
“This event is an entrenched part of Keller Williams Realty’s culture and displays the extraordinary effect a company can have when individuals come together to work as a team for the greater good of everyone.,” said Team Leader, Parker Beatty. “Last year, we hosted a food drive for the Santa Barbara County Food Bank. Thanks to generous Santa Barbarans, this year we were able to build on
that success and expand our giving to the Santa Barbara Boys & Girls Club for their summer food program. We can’t tell you what an impact it made on each of us personally-it felt so great to give back to the community we know and love.”
During RED Day 2011, over 40,000 Keller Williams associates participated in activities ranging from food and blood drives to cleaning up trash in public parks, doing yard work for neighbors in need or revamping gardens at nursing homes totaling more than 190,000 hours of service making RED Day one of the biggest
For more information about RED Day visit www.kw.com/reddat. The Keller Williams Realty Santa Barbara Market Center, located at 1435 Anacapa St. is a full service real estate firm with 67 sales associates.