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 broker. Here is a list of annual events Windermere sponsors:

January

University of Washington Basketball:

In January, 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 at the Y” scholarship fund.

Our annual paper Shredding Event invites 100’s of people to bring in all their paper clutter for shredding as well as old electronics to be recycled.  This is a free event that has become very popular as people are moving towards being more environmentally friendly.

May

University of Washington Annual 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.

June

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.

July

Seattle to Portland Annual Bike Ride:

Windermere agents participate in the annual 200-mile bike ride from Seattle to Portland. Money raised by riders benefits the Windermere Foundation.

August

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.

November/December

Windermere Foundation:

Adopting and supporting local families during the holidays in hand with The Queen Anne Helpline.

Wintermere/Santa Paws Event:

A festive time of year to celebrate the holidays and invite clients and neighbors to enjoy photos with Santa and their children, dogs, cats or any critter they bring in.