AHRE In The Community
Making a Local Impact…
400th Home Sale Local Charity Program
Amanda Howard Real Estate™ donated $6,000 across five local charities as part of our First Annual “400th Home Sale Charity Program”. Recipients include Greater Huntsville Humane Society, Habitat for Humanity of North Alabama, Harris Home for Children, HEALS, and Kids to Love. This program was designed to allow our local community to vote via Facebook polling for their top 5 local charity organizations here in Huntsville/Madison County, AL. Each of the five charities received a check during our Client Appreciation Event as our way of giving back to the community which has been so gracious to support us.
Local Schools and Sports
In addition to the charity program, we donated over $10,000 within the last year to various local schools, student sports teams, and children’s organizations including, but not limited to the following:
- Alabama Black Widows – Girls softball team
- Bob Jones High School
- Buckhorn High School
- Grissom High School Football Booster Club
- Huntsville Junior High School PTA Corporate Sponsorship
- Huntsville High School Soccer
- James Clements High School
- Huntsville Junior High School Football
- Meridianville Middle School Football
- Hazel Green High School Volleyball
- Goldsmith Schiffman Elementary
- Mayfair Park
- Huntsville Firefighters Association benefiting Children’s Burn Unit
Kids to Love Foundation
We support Kids to Love Foundation – a local 501(3)(c) non-profit organization founded by Lee Marshall committed to helping find forever homes for foster children while providing education and career readiness training. We’ve attended and hosted events to help raise funds for both Kids to Love and their sister organization, Davidson Farms.
Davidson Farms is a privately funded 10,000 sq. ft. home nestled on 10 acres in Madison County. Davidson Farms opens the door for teen and tween girls to come home to a loving family with support & guidance while in the foster system. Davidson Farms provides food, clothing, and a loving home to help meet their physical and spiritual needs.
Amanda competed in ‘Stars Dancing for HEALS’ annual fundraising competition where she practice and learned a ballroom dancing routine to perform in front of hundreds of local spectators. While practicing for the big event, she held several fundraisers including Boston butt sales and wine tastings to raise money that went toward her final “votes” for the evening with a goal of $10,000 ($1 = 1 vote)!. The money went toward building and stocking supplies in additional clinics in local schools. HEALS, Inc (Health Establishments in Local Schools) is a local 501(c)3 non-profit organization in Huntsville, Alabama dedicated to providing accessible quality, school-based primary health care for children through collaborative efforts with the Huntsville City/Madison County school systems and the medical community. By providing on-site medical, dental, optometry care, and social services at our participating schools, HEALS, Inc. makes an immediate difference in the lives of many children.
Habitat for Humanity of Madison County
Provided build crew and monetary support for Habitat for Humanity of Madison County, a Christian housing ministry that serves families by working to eliminate poverty housing from our community. We’ve helped with multiple houses for families working hard to earn their place called home.
March of Dimes
We were asked to lead the March of Dimes’ “March for Babies” fundraising committee. The mission of the March of Dimes is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. The funds raised during the March for Babies event helps fund research for March of Dimes.
Free 2 Teach
Supported Free 2 Teach by collecting school supplies and giving monetary donations – Free 2 Teach provides free resources to teachers in Madison County’s three public school systems. These resources are available to more than 3,800 full-time classroom teachers and their 53,000 students, improving the educational experience of our children and strengthening our community’s future workforce.
University of Alabama
Taught at The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce Real Estate Program students on identifying and maximizing their strengths through the DISC profile
Toys for Tots
Collected Toys for Tots – The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community in which the campaign is conducted.
Huntsville St. Patrick’s Day Parade
We are an annual sponsor of the Huntsville St. Patrick’s Day Parade, a family-friendly celebration in Downtown Huntsville benefiting the Irish Society of North Alabama. This is just a really fun event our Team looks forward to every year. It makes us realize how “lucky” we are to get to be a part of Huntsville and meet so many kids and neighbors in the community. It’s a great time!
Other local missions we’ve helped and supported include:
St Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital
Big Brother’s Big Sisters of North Alabama
United Way of Madison County
Volunteered – taught at 3 schools with Junior Achievement Program
Served breakfast and shared time visiting with the under privileged kids of Lincoln Elementary School
Amanda Howard Real Estate™ is a proud supporter and contributor to the “Sell A Home, Save A Child” program.
By choosing to work with Amanda Howard Real Estate™, our clients are helping us make a positive impact on the lives of children across the world.
Through “Sell A Home, Save A Child”, our team has committed to financially support Forward Edge International, a charity serving at-risk children in a developing world.
In honor of our clients home purchase or sale, a donation is made to help provide holistic are for at-risk children providing them with nutritious meals, safe drinking water, medical care and emotional support.
Check out our video featuring Amanda Howard, Founder & CEO of Amanda Howard Real Estate™ with Nick Shivers, Co-Founder of “Sell A Home, Save A Child”.
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We used Whitney Stringer as our buying agent for purchasing our new home. Whitney, as well as the entire staff at Amanda Howard was very patient with all of our questions and kept us up to speed as we navigated this very complicated process. Overall, it was a relatively painless process, and we are very happy with our new home!
Just bought a house with Glinda. She was great. Some tough situations came up, and she got us through everything. Helped us a find a place exactly like we wanted in the area we wanted too. Highly recommended
Great new location AND I heard the owner was pretty kewl too! smile emoticon
I’ve been part of Amanda Howard Real Estate for 8 years now and still love to come to work everyday. Amanda and Travis has created a great place to work, learn and grow. They continue to seek and search for bigger and better ways to grow the company as well as each of us individually. I don’t know of any other company that will invest the amount of time and money in their people like they do!
We weren’t looking to buy a house, but I’m glad we came to Amanda Howard when we did. Whitney Stringer was a perfect fit for us! She listened to our concerns, answered our questions, and was patient and very professional. We looked at the house on 6/16, put in an offer on 6/17, and closed on 7/27. Everything went smoothly (and quickly). If we ever have to sell or buy again, we’d definitely go through AHRE!
AHRE team is the best! Friendly, helpful, and great to do business with!!
I love Amanda and her agents! I have a great house that I couldn’t have imagined having! Thank you AHRE!
Let me start by saying that my expectations were surpassed immensely. I have been looking at a few houses with a friend who is in the real estate business but was having no luck. So I decided to look on the Internet, to find a realestate agency in the Huntsville area to see what options they offer. I was surprised to find that Amanda Howard realestate was number one in Alabama and ranked in the top 50 across the US. I was shocked again to find that Amanda Howard was endorsed by Barbara Corcoran …
I worked with AHRE. We would HIGHLY recommend anyone who is looking to buy a home to go through AHRE. The best real estate company anyone could ever ask for. They will go above and beyond call of duty. Thank you AHRE!!!!!!!
“Jessica was a great match for us! She helped from the first second to the last. She listened and responded to our needs, wants and wishes. From the initial meeting to the staging process, and pictures and finally posting the house and contacting potential buyers she kept us posted and updated. We couldn’t have been more grateful :)! Joel & Dhurata Dobbins”