Northwest NEWS

December 20, 1999


Windermere's East Group makes donations

   Sales associates and staff with Windermere Real Estate's 14 East Group offices recently teamed up with the Windermere Foundation to donate $105,400 to a variety of local organizations.

   Kirkland Interfaith Transitional Housing received $22,000 for its shelter; Family, Friends, and Community received $14,000 for its shelter; Mama's Hands House of Hope received $9,500 for its shelter; Housing at the Crossroads received $8,500 for its shelter; Assistance League of the Eastside received $7,000 for its children's program; Friends of Youth received $7,000 for its children's program; Habitat for Humanity received $5,000 to help fund the construction of a local home; Echo Glen received $4,000 for its children's center; Bethany Christian Services received $3,000 for its shelter; Overlake Service League received $3,000 for emergency assistance.

   Love, Inc. received $2,500 for its children's program; Bellevue Community College received $2,500 for its scholarship program; Lake Washington Technical College received $2,500 for its scholarship program; Woodin Elementary School in Bothell received $2,500 to help support its tutoring/mentoring program; Sarah Watron, a student at Western Washington University, received a $1,000 scholarship; Janet Rice, a student at Seattle Pacific University, received a $1,000 scholarship; and MacPherson's Property Management received $900 for rental assistance for a local low-income family.

   The Windermere Foundation, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 1999, provides funds to social service agencies that offer housing and services to low-income and homeless children and families in communities throughout the Northwest.