Doris Carlin

   A resident of Joplin, MO, and owner of multiple Market Centers, Doris describes herself as “a loving, caring Board Member of KW Cares.” On a very personal and heart-breaking level, Doris has experienced the hardship caused by unexpected emergencies.  In 2011, Joplin, Mo, experienced what’s been described as one of the top ten […]

Dee Smith Grigsby

   A Keller Williams agent at the market center in Shreveport, LA since February 2021, Dee was devastated when she and her family were suddenly displaced when a tornado destroyed their home in June.   Several large trees fell onto their house and destroyed the roof. A utility pole struck the house, cutting off power, […]

Patty Ortega

As a single Mom of five and a booming business at Keller Williams Phoenix, Patty thrived on managing her busy world. She was diagnosed with Covid in January 2021, and despite being quarantined at home, she was not about to be sidelined from her responsibilities. Her 15-year-old daughter, Mia, was helping the family by preparing all […]

Ashley Robertson

An always on-the-go real estate professional and single mother of three, Ashley had just joined Keller Williams in the Peoria, Illinois Market Center, when suddenly her world stopped.    Without warning, her oldest son, Gavin, was diagnosed with a brain tumor, just before his 8th-grade graduation. As a result, the family faced multiple hardships, including […]

Tracy Tofte

An associate at Keller Williams in Bakersfield at the time, Tracy set out on a routine errand to the drugstore. But when the pharmacist asked her a simple question, she realized she couldn’t speak. Tracy tried over and over, but was unable to utter a single word. She wrote the episode off to fatigue or […]

Arnold DeSena

Meet Arnold DeSena, from Columbus Ohio. He’s been an associate in the Keller Williams Greater Columbus Market Center since September 2016, and in the Columbus real estate business since 2003. He is a father, husband, and dear friend to many in his community and market center. In April 2019, Arnold was in a near-fatal accident […]

Angel Munoz

In spring 2019, Angel and Taryn Munoz welcomed their first son into the world. Angel had just completed the best year of his real estate career and felt life could not get any better. But two weeks after their son’s birth, the Munoz family received devastating news: their three-year-old daughter, Olyvia, was diagnosed with Acute […]

Winona Smith

The Smiths, like hundreds of Keller Williams families, had their lives upended by Hurricane Harvey. Even though their house was not in a designated flood plain, it had flooded on three separate occasions in the last five years. The floods in 2016 and 2017 were considered once-in-a-lifetime events. While the Smiths did have flood insurance, […]