AUSTIN, TEXAS December 2, 2022 — Keller Williams (KW), the world’s largest actual property franchise by agent depend, has donated $100,000 to Cell Loaves & Fishes to assist the growth of the group’s Community First! Village, a 51-acre master-planned group designed particularly for women and men who’re popping out of continual homelessness.
Almost 400 previously homeless neighbors at present stay within the Village.
“Group First! Village represents the mannequin for a way communities throughout our world can search to resolve the immense challenges of homelessness,” stated Gary Keller, government chairman of KW. “And we’re honored to proceed supporting its success and sturdy growth efforts.”
On Dec. 1, KW executives toured Group First! Village and offered an annual $100,000 donation. KW is greater than halfway by means of an preliminary 10-year, $1 million dedication to assist the mission of Group First! Village, having donated $600,000 up to now.
Group First! Village is a growth of Mobile Loaves & Fishes, a social outreach ministry that has been compassionately serving Austin’s homeless group for practically 25 years.
“We’re extraordinarily grateful to the Keller Williams workforce for his or her continued generosity and assist as we press ahead with the growth of Group First! Village,” stated Alan Graham, CEO and founding father of Cell Loaves & Fishes.
“Constructing a neighborhood of this magnitude—one that’s uniquely targeted on serving our metropolis’s most susceptible neighbors—requires an incredible quantity of collaboration,” stated Graham. “The Keller Williams workforce has been dedicated from the beginning, and we deeply recognize their partnership as we proceed to develop probably the most talked about neighborhood in Austin.”
On Oct. 26, Cell Loaves & Fishes celebrated the groundbreaking of a 127-acre addition to Group First! Village, an growth that may add an estimated 1,400 properties for people who’re at present experiencing homelessness within the Austin space.
To be taught extra about Group First! Village, go to mlf.org/community-first.
About Keller Williams
Austin, Texas-based Keller Williams (KW), the world’s largest actual property franchise by agent depend, has greater than 1,100 places of work and 200,000 associates. The franchise can also be No. 1 in models and gross sales quantity in america.
Since 1983, the corporate has cultivated an agent-centric, technology-driven, and education-based tradition that rewards brokers as stakeholders. For extra data, go to headquarters.kw.com.
About Cell Loaves & Fishes
Based in 1998, Cell Loaves & Fishes (MLF) is a social outreach ministry that empowers communities into a way of life of service with the homeless. The group’s revolutionary Group First! Village is the nation’s largest master-planned growth designed particularly for women and men popping out of continual homelessness, and has turn out to be a nationwide mannequin replicated by different organizations in numerous cities. With the assist of tens of hundreds of volunteers and greater than 6 million meals served by means of its Truck Ministry, MLF has additionally grown to turn out to be the biggest ready feeding program to the homeless in Central Texas and has spawned related meals truck packages throughout the nation. For extra data, please go to www.mlf.org.