Shannon Schmitz Group Hosts School Supply Drive Benefitting Austin Children’s Shelter

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The Shannon Schmitz Group is holding a school supply drive to benefit Austin Children's Shelter scheduled to take place Wednesday, August 21, 2013 from 4-6 PM at the Austin Portfolio Real Estate office located at 1611 West 5th Street, Suite 100. The group is also scheduling donation pick-ups for those not available at the time of the event.

ACS / SSG School Supply Drive Information

ACS / SSG School Supply Drive Information

“Many of us are out purchasing supplies for our own children right now and it is so easy to pick up a few extra items for these children in need.” - Shannon Schmitz

The Shannon Schmitz Group, part of KW International’s Austin Portfolio Real Estate firm, invites the public to help support the Austin Children’s Shelter by participating in a school supply drive.

Austin Children’s Shelter (ACS) is in need of new supplies for the upcoming school year. ACS provides residential and non-residential services to children, youth, and families recovering from abuse and neglect. ACS believes that every child and young adult in our community deserves safety and security, and all their programs and services are designed to help abuse survivors recover from trauma and break the cycle of abuse. They provide emergency shelter, teen parent program with parent education and support, transitional living program for youth ages 17-22, residential respite care, and a child placing agency, Foster in Austin.

“Many of us are out purchasing supplies for our own children right now and it is so easy to pick up a few extra items for these children in need,” Schmitz said.

The school supply drop-off will take place on August 21, 2013 from 4:00 – 6:00 PM at the Austin Portfolio Real Estate office, located at 1611 W 5th Street, Austin, TX 78703. Refreshments will be served to those who contribute.

Items most needed include pens, markers, colored pencils, crayons, glue sticks, bottled glue, hand-held pencil sharpeners, scissors (adult and kid sized), pencil pouches, plastic supply boxes, highlighters, composition books, construction paper, dividers, calculators, folders (both with and without brads), tissues, large pink erasers, first grade handwriting paper, hand sanitizer, gallon Ziplock bags, watercolors, acrylic paint and Play-doh. Donated supplies should be new.

Those who would like to donate, but can not coordinate to attend the supply drop-off event can email Shannon Schmitz at Shannon(at)ShannonSchmitz(dot)com to coordinate a pick-up.

About The Shannon Schmitz Group at Austin Portfolio Real Estate / KW Luxury International:
The philosophy of the Shannon Schmitz Group is to provide their clients with service that is uniquely tailored to their needs – a concierge style approach to real estate.

The team consists of dedicated, professional, and hard-working Realtors® and their creative support staff that work together to provide the utmost in service to their clients for buying or selling real estate all over Austin and the surrounding Texas Hill Country Area, including Spanish Oaks, Bee Cave, Lakeway, Lake Travis, The Hills, West Lake Hills, and the famous Austin zip codes of 78703 and 78704.

For more information about Shannon T. Schmitz, Morgan Smith and Kimberly Montonati, visit

Shannon T. Schmitz was also a nominee for the Austin Business Journal's 2012 Profiles in Power - Central Texas Women of Influence, which promotes Austin’s most influential women.

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