@properties Christie’s International Real Estate Joins Habitat for Humanity International to Build Homes in Chicago’s Greater Grand Crossing Neighborhood

On June 14, more than a dozen @properties Christie’s International Real Estate agents and corporate staff joined Habitat for Humanity International to help build homes in Chicago’s Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood. The volunteers assisted with a new four-home single-family development, constructing garage roofs and scaffolding around the homes.

The brokerage’s volunteer effort was organized through its @gives back foundation, created to inspire charitable outreach among agents, and to support local organizations with an emphasis on education, homelessness, youth development and community. Since its inception in 2009, @gives back has raised nearly $2 million collectively for charities that foster meaningful community impact. For several years, the foundation contributed $100,000 annually to support Habitat’s global efforts to help people build or improve a place they call home.

“@properties Christie’s International Real Estate is committed to supporting our local communities, so we are proud to continue our work with Habitat for Humanity to uplift communities by building and improving homes for Chicagoans in need of affordable housing,” said Mike Golden, co-founder and co-CEO of @properties. “We’re grateful to our agents, staff and colleagues who generously volunteered their time for this cause.”

“Habitat for Humanity and @properties have a shared commitment of building strong and thriving communities. We are grateful for their continued partnership and their support to help even more families build a safe, decent place to call home,” said Charlita Stephens-Walker, vice president of corporate partnerships and cause marketing at Habitat for Humanity International.

@ gives back’s Board of Directors is comprised of @properties Christie’s International Real Estate agents, corporate staff, and partners. It is currently led by president Melanie Carlson and vice president Lisa M. Foster, both agents with @properties Christies International Real Estate.

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