ATLANTA CONFERENCE & EXPO EDITION
WORLD VISION WV is a global Christian humanitarian organization that partners with children, families, and communities to tackle poverty and injustice. EVEN STEVENS SANDWICHES Founded by Steve Down, founder of Financially Fit and The Falls Events Centers, Even Stevens sandwiches donates the value of that sandwich to a local nonprofit which, in turn, feeds the hungry with those funds. THE CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OF PHILADELPHIA CHOP is a pediatric healthcare facility and primary care provider in Philadelphia. It was the first hospital in the country devoted exclusively to the care of children. GREEN FAMILY CHARITABLE FOUNDATION This foundation, founded by nominee Bill Green, CEO of LendingOne, makes dona- tions to help charities focused on helping children through healthcare, buildings and facilities, and other avenues.
2016’s Think Realty Honors Recipients
Pathways to Causes, Caring, and Creating Community
TOUCH A LIFE This organization develops creative ways to bring healing and empowerment to those who are suffering, exploited, and at-risk around the world.
THINK REALTY HONORS NOMINEES SHARE A HEART FOR SERVICE.
DHLC (DELIVERING HELP, LABOR AND COMPASSION) NOW This nonprofit was founded by nominee Rob Barney, CEO of DHLC Lending, and provides housing repair services to local military and first responders. HOMEGIVEAWAY.ORG Founded by Engelo Rumora, 2016 Think Realty Rising Star/Emerging Leader and 2017 independent panel judge, HomeGiveaway donates at least one home a year to a family in need.
N o less than the very best in the industry were expected to emerge from the Think Realty Honors 2017 nomi- nations. There was no surprise when some truly admirable individuals, well-known and respected on both local and national levels, showed up early in the nominations process. What was pleasantly surprising, however, was the trend that appeared early in a certain aspect of how students,
colleagues, and partners described their nominees in the initial nominations letter. Certainly, there was much praise for in- vesting acumen, high returns, and the abil- ity to add astronomical value to a portfolio. However, the other trend that emerged was one of service. Think Realty Honors nominees serve not just the real estate in- vesting community through education and investment guidance, but also a number of
other, broader communities both through personal service and financial support. Think Realty will honor 2017 finalists and award winners at the Think Realty National Conference & Expo in Atlanta, Georgia, on October 14-15, 2017. Below, you can read a complete list of all the caus- es and organizations mentioned in nom- inations packets for Think Realty Honors nominees and judges at every level. •
MENTORS INTERNATIONAL MI provides critical business training and small loans to aspiring entrepreneurs so that they can work with dignity to support their families.
THE CYSTIC FIBROSIS FOUNDATION CFF’s mission is to cure cystic fibrosis and provide all people with the disease the opportunity to lead full, productive lives.
NO HUNGRY CHILDREN No Hungry Children feeds children physically, emotionally, and spiritually at a cost of one dollar per child per week.
GLOBAL HEALTH INNOVATIONS GHI is dedicated to preventing the spread of HIV/AIDS in Africa and invented HITSystem, a life-saving intervention for those affected.
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