Community is important to us, and supporting events that enrich the neighborhoods where we live and work is one way we give back. To learn more about what Windermere is doing in your community, please contact your agent or local office. Here is a list of annual events Windermere sponsors:
Seattle: University of Washington Basketball
On March 3, the Windermere Foundation and the YMCA participate in the annual Husky Hoops free-throw fundraiser. For every hoop a “Y” kid makes, a $100 donation is made to the “Windermere Kids” scholarship fund.
Windermere Cup Regatta
The races are held as part of the celebration of Seattle's Opening Day of Boating Season and are followed by the Seattle Yacht Club's Opening Day Boat Parade. More than 700 rowers compete in this prestigious international event, which culminates with the women's and men's Windermere Cup races. Visit the Windermere Cup Facebook page!
Windermere Marathon & Half-Marathon
Windermere Spokane offices sponsor this scenic point-to-point marathon on the Centennial Trail from Liberty Lake, Washington to Riverfront Park in downtown Spokane, Washington. This year’s marathon is on Sunday, May 19, and there will be a Windermere Marathon Expo at The Spokane Convention Center on Saturday, May 18. Participation in this event also supports the efforts of the Windermere Foundation. Windermeremarathon.com
Nationwide Open House
Every year, during the first weekend in June, agents across the country participate in the National Association of REALTORS® Nationwide Open House, raising awareness about the real estate market in our local communities.
Northwest Community Service Day (third Friday in June)
This nationally recognized volunteer event sees all our Pacific Northwest offices close for a day of community service. Examples of projects include cleaning, landscaping, and painting senior citizens centers, facilities for physically and mentally challenged children and adults, public parks and schools, low income housing, and emergency shelters.
Greater Seattle: The Don Deasy Windermere Legends Memorial Golf Tournament
Each year Windermere Services hosts the annual golf tournament to benefit the Windermere Foundation and The Don Deasy Memorial Leadership 1000 Scholarship Fund. The tournament honors the memories of four Windermere Legends: Don Deasy, Terry Haberbush, Vince Haugerud, and Wally Starkey.
Southwest Community Service Day (third Friday in October)
This annual day of service sees all of Windermere’s offices in California, Nevada, and Arizona take the day off from real estate to volunteer at a variety of local charitable organizations in need of service.
Federal Way, Washington: Oktoberfest Foundation Fundraiser
Offices from Burien, Federal Way, Renton South, Kent, West Campus, Maple Valley, and Renton host an annual fundraising event at the Fairwood Country Club in Renton to benefit the Windermere Foundation and support their local partner nonprofit organizations.