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One click can deliver invaluable aid. The Agency’s longtime charity partner, Giveback Homes, has announced they are raising funds to benefit a trio of locally-connected and international organizations—each is providing critical assistance to communities impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. 

“We have loved partnering with Giveback Homes over the years to build houses for families in need, and I have always been inspired by how our team at The Agency comes together to help,” says The Agency’s Founder and CEO, Mauricio Umansky.  “Right now, our communities are facing a totally new challenge, and we want to get the word out about three great organizations Giveback Homes is helping raise funds for—if you can provide support, know that it will make a

Competitive spirits ran high as agents and staff faced off for a great cause in a lively basketball tournament at 18 Dovetail Lane. The event benefited The Agency’s charity partner—Giveback Homes—which builds housing for families and individuals in need around the U.S. and abroad. 

Located in Pasadena’s exclusive Bradbury Estates community, this Tudor-inspired, 16,515-square-foot home’s pristine sports court served as a perfect backdrop for the high-energy match between the two teams. Players in white jerseys represented the Westside, while players from Sherman Oaks, Pasadena and Calabasas donned red. Prior to the tournament, participating agents and employees donated to Giveback Homes. 

After a heated game, The Westside’s team edged out a victory,


The Agency team came out in full force the 9th Annual Putt an End to Homelessness Tournament the Angeles National Golf Club last month. The event raised funds to support families and individuals experiencing homelessness. Put on by L.A. Family Housing and co-chaired by Jonathan Ruiz, the organization’s newest board member and founding member of The Agency. 

“With 110 golfers, 26 sponsors, this was our most successful tournament yet,” said Jonathan. During a pre-tournament breakfast, participants listened to testimonials to individuals directly impacted by LAFH’s efforts as well as Stephanie Klasky-Gamer, who is President of LAFH. Later, attendees bid on a range of items in a silent auction. 

As one of the largest nonprofits working to end homelessness in


This past year has been a rewarding one for The Agency and Giveback Homes—full of high-intensity Build Days and incredible moments of human kindness and connection. 

From Culver City and Orange County, to Park City and Denver, The Agency partnered with Giveback Homes and Habitat for Humanity to complete several new residences for families in need—including a U.S. veteran with disabilities, a single mother of three with a 16-year-old son with special needs and a single mother with two young daughters. 

To support Giveback Homes on the construction of these new residences, The Agency team raised funds through events at SHOREbar, Bunda and BoxUnion workout classes and staff donations at company events.

Over the last few years, The Agency has been a proud

 
The Agency joined forces with Giveback Homes in Orange County, California to help construct an all-new residence for a family of three. 

Agents and local SoCal staff picked up hammers and nails and manned drills and wheelbarrows to help construct an all-new home for a single mother and two young girls. Having struggled with high rent prices for several years, the family will move into a new single-level, three-bedroom, two-bath home, which will provide the safety and stability of homeownership.

The Agency is a proud supporter of Giveback Homes, an organization comprised of real estate professionals who help fund and build homes for families and individuals around the globe, from Los Angeles, Phoenix, Chicago and Houston to villages in Nicaragua.

Backed by a team of devoted animal-lovers, one of The Agency’s own hosted a happy hour fundraiser and donation drive to support local Scottsdale shelter, Foothills Animal Rescue. Founded in 1995, the shelter works to find foster and permanent homes for abandoned and surrendered cats and dogs.

“I am so inspired by the work of Foothills Animal Rescue,” says Yvonne Matejka, who spearheaded the event. “I know how much love animals bring to people’s lives—adopting my dog, Disko, was such a special moment in my life. The dogs and cats at Foothills Animal Rescue need our support, and I wanted to harness the power of our team and our local network of friends, clients and family to bring attention to this great organization.” 

Guests arrived to Hotel

The Agency joined forces with Giveback Homes in Park City, Utah and Culver City, California to help construct residences for two families in need. Giveback Homes is an organization comprised of real estate professionals who help fund and build homes for families and individuals around the globe, from Los Angeles, Phoenix, Chicago and Houston to villages in Nicaragua. Since its founding in 2013, the organization has mobilized teams of volunteer homebuilders and spearheaded fundraising events to support the construction of permanent housing for those in need. 

In Park City, Utah, local agents and CEO and Founder Mauricio Umansky grabbed saws, nails and hammers and helped raise the framework for an all-new home for a mother of two. The home is one of

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Mauricio Umansky, Santiago Arana and Sandro Dazzan took a break from the rigorous world of luxury real estate to craft some cocktails at coastal hotspot SHOREbar in Santa Monica. The late summer event benefitted Giveback Homes, an organization that builds housing for families and individuals in need around the U.S. and abroad. Recently, The Agency’s Beverly Hills office helped construct ten homes in Culver City for one of Giveback Homes’ L.A. area Build Days. 

“This is such a great way to support an organization we hold in such high regard. And we’ve had such an incredible turn out of supporters!” said Mauricio, who

 

Showcasing their painting, caulking and roofing skills, The Agency’s Beverly Hills agents and staff recently clocked in 140 volunteer hours to help build ten three-bedroom, two-bathroom homes in Culver City for families in need as part of our partnership with Giveback Homes. 

“We are so proud to partner with Giveback Homes, an amazing organization that works hard to provide housing for people from all walks of life facing serious challenges,” says The Agency Co-Founder and CEO Mauricio Umansky.

Giveback Homes is an organization comprised of real estate professionals who help fund and build homes for families and individuals around the globe, from Los Angeles, Phoenix, Chicago and Houston to villages in Nicaragua. Since its founding in 2013,

Giving back is part of the cultural fabric of The Agency, and our agents and staff are committed to doing their part to make a difference. From a charity bike ride from London to Paris in support of prostate cancer research to a give-back shopping event at Christian Louboutin benefiting teenage moms in the foster care system, here’s a look at four agents and the work they do to make the world a better place.

GIDEON LANG-LADDIE | PROSTATE1000 

After losing his father to small cell prostate cancer, a particularly aggressive cancer with very little funding for research, Gideon Lang-Laddie set out to make a difference, structuring PROSTATE1000 as a feeder fund to the Prostate Cancer Foundation. In honor of his father, who had planned to take up