Thanks to our clients for a great 2017! Austin Pets Alive! SAFEAlliance, Planned Parenthood, Ronald McDonald House and WAGS Hope and Healing were our client favorites.
Here’s the list of 2017 Donation Recipients:
American Brain Tumor Association
American Heart Association
Arc of the Capital Area
Austin Pets Alive!
CASA of Travis County
Central Texas SPCA
Forgotten Friends Texas
Fostering Hope Austin
Freedom from Religion Foundation
Georgetown Animal Outreach
Humane Society of North Texas
I Once Was Lost Animal Advocacy
The Lilith Fund
Lone Star Soccer Club
Lucky Lab Rescue
National Cancer Registrars Association Education Foundation
Planned Parenthood of Central Texas
Republic Charter Schools
Ronald McDonald House
Safe in Austin Rescue Ranch
Schrodi Training Fund
Shepherd’s Field Children’s Village
Shirdi Sai Mission of Austin
Society of St Vincent de Paul
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
WAGS Hope and Healing
Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter
Word at Work
Wounded Warrior Project
We’re excited to give another big check to SAFE, this time on the behalf of the Dorch Family. They purchased a new home and chose TWO nonprofits to donated too, both SAFE and Forgotten Friends Texas received a $3082.00 donation.
A big thanks to our clients, Mauricio and Raquel. They sold their home and were able to donate $2550.00 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
We’re on a role with the adorable puppies! Last week it was mixed breed dogs and this week it is labs at Lucky Lab Rescue and Adoption. These volunteers are seriously dedicated to this organization’s mission. Give Realty and our clients, the Mendoza Family, were happy to support them with a $2100 donation.
The Kankariya family, with the help of an Apple employee gift match, was able to donate $5001.00 to Shirdi Sai Mission of Austin. We love it when our client’s employers help our donations make an even bigger impact.
Our clients, Bill and Sharon purchased a home and we made donations in their name for $4,312.50. Both SafePlace and to San Antonio Pets Alive each received donations of $2,156.25.
To our, our client’s and SafePlace’s surprise, we learned that, during her time at UT, Sharon was involved with helping get a rape crisis center started in Austin and the results were the Austin Rape Crisis Center. In 1998, the Battered Women‘s Center and Austin Rape Crisis Center merged and became SafePlace.
SafePlace, also received a donation when their daughter son-in-law purchased earlier this year and the even their granddaughter got into the donation spirit by donating her allowance.
$4,660.00 was donated to the Jeremy Torres Memorial Scholarship Fund at Texas State University on behalf of the Allen Family. The Allen family recently purchase a home and made the donation in honor of Mr. Torres, whose life was cut short in a motor vehicle accident this past May. Mr. Torres was a professor at TSU and was the head of the BFA department. We are honored to make this donation in his memory.
Refugee Services of Texas was a recent recipient of $1,250.00 on behalf of Stephanie G. We were super happy to help her find her home. RST Austin primarily serves newly arrived refugees with their initial resettlement into the local community. The STEP program provides services to domestic and foreign survivors of trafficking. Learn more at rstx.org/austin
Big Brothers, Big Sisters and The Settlement Home were the recipients of $2,002.00 in donations on behalf of Julie S. We helped Julie on both the sale and purchase. Big Brothers, Big Sisters helps children realize their potential and build their futures by partnering the child with a “big”. Julie’s donation of $1250.00 is instrumental in making the partnership happen. The Settlement Home for Children provides residential and transitional housing along with foster and adoption service
Dawn and Marc donated $4,300.00 to Dogs Out Loud from the purchase of their new home! Dogs Out Loud provides training, behavior rehabilitation, and support services for medium to large breed shelter dogs with resource intensive behavior problems. Working closely with Austin Animal Shelter, they help the “un-adoptables” become adoptable by using creative solutions to help dogs that are still at risk of long stays, unsuccessful adoptions and even euthanasia. Learn how to support and/or volunteer at www.dogsoutloud.org