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A Seattle team dedicated to bettering the West Seattle community

A Seattle team dedicated to bettering the West Seattle community

[Note from editor: The “Mastermind Showcase” highlights companies and news from members of the GEM. Today’s showcase: Sea-Town Real Estate.] The team at Sea-Town Real Estate are bettering the community of West Seattle through the vehicle of real estate, partnering with local non-profits and donating a…

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An affordable, sustainable solution to unsheltered homelessness

An affordable, sustainable solution to unsheltered homelessness

[Note from editor: The “Mastermind Showcase” highlights companies and news from members of the GEM. Today’s showcase: Pallet.] Pallet builds durable, portable, and affordable shelters for the more than half a million people facing homelessness across the U.S. They offer a 64 square foot version starting…

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A House Party to Tackle Homelessness

A House Party to Tackle Homelessness

House Party is a one-hour online experience where the New Story team and community will tackle homelessness by celebrating the gift of home and building them for others — a lot of them. In one night, we’ll come together and fund an entire community of…

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Experience Interactive Cooking Classes from Chefs Around the Globe —in the Comfort of Your Own Kitchen

Experience Interactive Cooking Classes from Chefs Around the Globe —in the Comfort of Your Own Kitchen

The novel coronavirus may stop us from leaving our houses (temporarily), but it can’t stop us from continuing to build a global community across all borders. This seems like a good time to share a relevant project as the entire travel industry has been decimated…

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Be the Neighbor the World Needs

Be the Neighbor the World Needs

I’ve long been a huge fan of what Brett Hagler’s team at New Story is working on. I saw their video this week, and couldn’t help but share it here… such a great message. Please, spread the message to the ends of the earth…

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Delivering Help, One Home at a Time

Delivering Help, One Home at a Time

I’ve been a huge fan of Hello Alfred for several years (I’ve written about them several times in the Geek Estate Mastermind). And this is an example of why… In the 20 cities HelloAlfred calls home, its team is offering help to anyone who needs ESSENTIALS DELIVERED…

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Building for Good in El Salvador

Building for Good in El Salvador

There are a handful of industry leaders that I consistently invite to join me on a Giveback Homes Build Trip. I simply send them a text with the dates and I say, “Let’s go build some homes.” The responses are usually, “I wish I could…

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What It Means to Live in Absolute Poverty

What It Means to Live in Absolute Poverty

Imagine your daily routine: Do you brush your teeth or take a shower? Do you grab a coffee on your way to work? Drive your car? Pay bills? Shop for groceries? Now imagine that you have less than $2 a day to accomplish those tasks….

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Zillow + GiveBack Homes Doing Good

Zillow + GiveBack Homes Doing Good

I was stoked to see two brands I love team up. Zillow and Giveback Homes partnered to “support real estate agents, their families and others in the industry community impacted by recent natural disasters to ‘make home feel like home again.’” Zillow launched this campaign…

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Giveback Homes harnesses real estate pro influence to help those without homes

Giveback Homes harnesses real estate pro influence to help those without homes

[Note from editor: The “Mastermind Showcase” highlights companies and news from members of the Geek Estate Mastermind. Today’s showcase: Giveback Homes] Over one billion people throughout the world are living without adequate shelter and Giveback Homes is committed to helping bring safe housing to those…

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