Dickens Mitchener Founder Launches Homeowners Fund

Posted on November 17, 2020

Dickens Mitchener Founder Vicky Mitchener has launched the Homeowners Impact Fund. This foundation was created with a goal to end homelessness in Charlotte and eventually launch the effort in other communities around the country.

The vision is to collect funds from every real estate transaction from all participants. This would include the real estate agents, buyer, seller, closing attorney, mortgage broker, etc. If every person involved gives a minimum of a $10 donation, it will add up to over $2,400,000 annually in just the Charlotte area alone.

“I was on the board of the Women’s Impact Fund in the early days,” says Vicky Mitchener. “It has made a lasting impression on me that if everyone gives a little, we can raise a lot together that will make a big impact for our homeless neighbors.”

The Homeowners Impact Fund was launched in July 2020 just as the Charlotte area started to see the homeless community grow due to the pandemic. To date, the fund has raised $30,000. The first distributions were made in October to A Roof Above, Charlotte Family Housing, and Safe Alliance. The plan is to introduce the foundation to other real estate firms across the country to make a tremendous impact on local communities.

Mitchener believes the real estate community is the perfect fit for helping our homeless neighbors. In celebration of a new home purchase, we can all give a little to help those in need of a place to call home.

“I feel everyone deserves a roof over their head and a safe place to call home.” – Vicky Mitchener

For more information on the Homeowners Impact Fund visit: homeownersimpactfund.org