Making a Difference in Mexico
Minutes after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake shook central Mexico last month, killing hundreds of people and injuring thousands more, Keller Williams agents in the country jumped into action.
KW Mexico agents, who had been closely following Keller Williams’ Mega Relief efforts in Texas after Hurricane Harvey, didn’t hesitate to follow suit. They quickly organized a massive on-the-ground effort to aid earthquake victims – both fellow KW associates and community members. More than 300 agents and their staff selflessly dropped everything to help others. They cooked and served meals, held supply drives and dispatched trucks to deliver much-needed food, water and tools to those in need.Read More
When the Waters Rose, So Did KW Cares
Carrying everything they could quickly pack up, Keller Williams associate Omar Rodriguez along with his wife and newborn baby left their home as Hurricane Harvey zeroed in on Houston, Texas. The family prayed they would have somewhere to re…Read More
“We were spared, so we serve.”
This remark was overheard at one of the homes our associates helped to “de-muck” during Mega Relief week. As our Keller Williams family discovered in Houston, Texas, there are no strangers in the aftermath of a tragedy like Hurricane Harvey. When help was needed, help was given – no matter if the homeowner was a family member, friend, mere acquaintance, or had never met the person lending a hand.Read More
When Sending Supplies Just Isn’t Enough
When Hurricane Harvey hit, devastating communities across the Texas coast, Keller Williams pivoted and transformed its annual Mega Camp training event in Austin into Mega Relief. It sent hundreds of agents to help de-muck flooded homes and …Read More
Stories in Photos: Staying Resilient in the Face of Loss
Follow the powerful stories of three homeowners from Lazy River, a subdivision located just outside of Sealy, Texas. They share what happened in the hours leading up to their evacuation, where they are on their long path toward recovery and…Read More
KW Associates Lead Ballard House Guests to Safety in Katy, Texas
It’s Sunday afternoon, Sept. 10, and Kathy Alt is exhausted. The executive director of Cinco Charities in Katy, Texas, has been dealing with the after-effects of Hurricane Harvey on The Ballard House, the organization’s 20,000-square-foot home for medical patients and their families.
The charity (and home) was founded back in 2006 by nine agents at Keller Williams Premier Realty in Katy, Texas. Its mission – to provide temporary housing for patients and their caregivers coming to the Katy/West Houston area for medical treatment of life-threatening illnesses.Read More
Kids Displaced by Hurricane Harvey Find New Friends in Red and Blue
When Hurricane Harvey blew through southern Texas, it forced thousands to flee their homes. Some evacuees were bussed three hours away to Austin’s MetCenter mega-shelter – a centralized location where housing and support services could be provided.Read More