On Wednesday, November 17, 2010, Windermere Real Estate proudly presented a $5,000 Windermere Foundation contribution to The Family YMCA of the Desert. This YMCA located at 43930 San Pablo Avenue in Palm Desert is the desert’s sole location since the ‘Y’ on E. Mesquite in Palm Springs closed.
Windermere Real Estate Coachella Valley has a long history of supporting the YMCA, with company-wide events dedicated to restoring and updating of the facility. “The YMCA organization has a long history of serving the youth in this country, and Windermere agents love being able to support this great organization,” says Bob Deville, Windermere Coachella Valley owner. “Families now more than ever rely upon the services made available by community organizations like the YMCA. This is one of the ways Windermere is able to give back.”
With every Windermere real estate transaction, a portion of the commission goes to the Windermere Foundation, a non-profit organization established in 1989. Contributions from Windermere agents, combined with contributions from Windermere employees and public supporters, have allowed the Windermere Foundation to distribute over two million dollars annually in recent years to non-profit agencies dedicated to helping homeless and low-income families. Non-profits receiving Windermere Foundation dollars furnish emergency and transitional housing, help to subsidize costs for health care, employment counseling, placement and training, day care, scholarships, and much more.