Shorewest, Realtors® and its family of companies donated over $23,000 in 2010 through its monthly Casual for a Day days. Each month one of Shorewest’s offices, departments or companies choose a charity or family in need to receive monies collected through its Casual Day. Employees and sales associates pay $2 to dress casual on the designated day with the proceeds going to the selected charity. Shorewest matches the employees donation up to $1,000.
The 2010 Charities included: Harold Johnson Food Pantry, Twin Oaks Shelter, Haiti Earthquake Relief, Special Olympics of Greater Milwaukee, Love Inc. Community Center, The Gathering, Chix 4 a Cause, Children’s Hospital Playroom of Hope, Shorewest’s Christmas is for Kids and several families in need.
Shorewest also holds food drives throughout the year benefiting area food pantries and the Hunger Task Force. They also donated over $11,000 to the 2010/2011 United Way Campaign, over $6,000 to United Performing Arts Fund (UPAF) and donated 103 units of blood through four blood drives.
“Shorewest and its family of companies are proud to be a part of Southeastern Wisconsin and give back to the communities,” says Joseph A. Horning, president of Shorewest, Realtors®.
Through 65 years and three generations of leadership, Shorewest has served the housing needs of southern Wisconsin. From the vision of one man to the power of 1,400, Shorewest has grown to include 23 sales offices and a family of in-house relocation, mortgage, title and insurance services.
Shorewest, Realtors® is Wisconsin’s largest home seller, a position it’s held since 1951. Shorewest currently controls more than 27% of the metro-Milwaukee real estate market, according to Metro Milwaukee MLS.
With innovative services such as its 24-hour Shorewest TV channel (available on over-the-air channel 58.4, Time Warner Cable digital channel 984, as well as Charter digital channel 966 an OnDemand™ channels 1 and 999 in Rock County only), Home Services coordinators, user-friendly bilingual hotline and comprehensive internet site, Shorewest leads in using technology to ensure customer satisfaction. Shorewest, Realtors® also specializes in marketing fine homes. As a member of the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World™, it is a part of Luxury Portfolio, which features the most comprehensive view of luxury-tier properties on the Internet.