6th KW ‘RED Day’ is Thursday [UPDATED]Published 9:13am Wednesday, May 7, 2014 Updated 11:14am Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Keller Williams associates may be taking the day off on Thursday, but it will hardly be a day of rest.
Associates with real estate agency have chosen to “Give Where They Live” as part of RED Day, the company’s national, annual day of service, dedicated to renewing, energizing and donating to their local communities.
As part of the RED Day effort, Keller Williams professionals have chosen to spend the day at Service Food Market.
Associates will be collecting food and monetary donations from noon to 6 p.m. for the local food shelf.
“RED Day is built on the belief that people can and should come together to achieve extraordinary things to help others,” said team leader Carrie Lee. “Last year, we assisted with bagging and carrying out groceries. We can’t tell you what an impact it made on each of us personally.
“We all know that filling all the gaps in our communities can’t be accomplished by serving just once a year. RED Day just happens to be the one-day expression of the constant state of the Keller Williams culture. We see a need, discover who can meet it and get it done.”
Since the first RED Day in 2009, Keller Williams associates have given almost a half million hours of community service through activities ranging from food and blood drives to cleaning up trash in public parks, revamping gardens at nursing homes and rebuilding homes and schools for community members in need.
To this day, it is one of the largest events in the real estate industry, according to a news release.