Employees at a Duluth realty company will take Thursday off, but they won't be getting much rest. That's because they're participating in the Keller Williams Realty RED Day, which stands for "Renew, Energize, and Donate."
The day of community service will be observed by more than 80,000 Keller Williams employees worldwide. The employees at the Sugarloaf Market Center voted to spend their day of service by holding a food and clothing drive to benefit Sheltering Arms.
Sheltering Arms is Georgia's oldest non-profit early education day care center. Ninety-seven percent of its clients come from low-income families.
"We can't tell you what an impact it makes on each of us personally; it feels so great to give back," said Paige Powers, a team leader.
Employees will collect food and clothing items in the morning and then hand-deliver them to the day care center in the afternoon. They'll also spend a few hours playing with the children.
If you'd like to donate, Keller Williams is accepting non-perishable food items that are peanut-free and low-sugar. They also will take children's clothing items, sizes 0-14.
Keller Williams Realty, Sugarloaf Market Center is located at 1970 Satellite Blvd., Suite 2100, Duluth. You can drop off items between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
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