We are very proud to have raised this money for the people in West Virginia who were devastated by these floods.
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Santa Fe, NM (PRWEB) September 09, 2016
Team Leader and CEO Jama Fontaine, of Keller Williams Realty Santa Fe, and her office recently announced they helped their Keller Williams region raise over $70,000 in cash in a one-day fundraiser to assist flood victims in West Virginia. “We are very proud to have raised this money for the people in West Virginia who were devastated by these floods,” said Fontaine. “The money will be used to rebuild homes and renew lives.”
The flooding that ravaged areas of West Virginia caused 23 deaths and destroyed numerous homes. Under the leadership of its co-founder and chairman of the board, Gary Keller, Keller Williams distributed more than half a million dollars directly to people in need in West Virginia, with the company’s associates pledging to raise at least $1.7 million more, which they did.
In addition to donating money, Keller Williams agents from around the country volunteered their time, energy and expertise. They assisted with cleanup and recovery efforts and helped residents fill out FEMA forms. Furthermore, Keller Williams maintains a rapid response unit stocked with disaster-relief resources such as generators, pumps and bottled water.
“Within 48 hours, the company deployed a truck with these resources to West Virginia,” said Fontaine. “Now, with recent flooding in Louisiana, we are looking to take care of the people in that state affected by catastrophic floods, which the Red Cross is calling ‘the worst natural disaster to strike the United States since Hurricane Sandy four years ago.’”
About Jama Fontaine, Keller Williams Realty Santa Fe
Jama Fontaine is the CEO and Team Leader of Keller Williams Realty Santa Fe. Keller Williams Realty’s agent-driven technology development group is on the forefront of advances that continue to sharpen its agents’ competitive edge. For more information, please call (505) 983-5151, or visit http://www.kwsantafenm.com. The office is located at 130 Lincoln Avenue, Suite K, Santa Fe, NM 87501.
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