San Antonio REALTORS® from the San Antonio Board of REALTORS® dished out ice cream to help families at SAMMinistries who have lost their homes, at the first ever REALTOR® Ice Cream Social, on Thursday, August 2, 2012.
Volunteers from the organization including President & CEO of the San Antonio Board of REALTORS®, Angela Shields and countless REALTORS® hosted the event, featuring music, clowns, face painting, and other exciting activities for the families of SAMMinistries to enjoy.
The event was held at the SAMMinistries’ Transitional Living Center off Blanco Road.
SAMMinistries is the charity of choice for The San Antonio Board of REALTORS®. The organization hosts various events throughout the year in support of the local non-profit organization.
San Antonio Board of REALTORS® and SAMMinistries received considerable media coverage surrounding the event, including a story on Texas Public Radio (KSTX) on July 25th.
About San Antonio Board of REALTORS®
The San Antonio Board of REALTORS® is the largest professional trade organization in San Antonio and represents over 7,000 REALTOR® members. SABOR is one of over 1,600 local boards and 54 state and territory organizations of REALTORS® nationwide that make up the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). Please visit SABOR.com for more information.
SAMMinistries provides a number of programs and services to the homeless in San Antonio. Programs offered to guests include life skills, job training, financial management, computer skills, parenting classes and more. Guests have access to medical and dental facilities and each program is designed to provide our guests with the basic tools necessary to return to the path of self-sufficiency.
WOAI-TV- July 19, 2012
News 4 WOAI’s story on REALTORS helping the homeless and promoting the August 2 Ice Cream Social