Uncategorized October 2, 2014

The Kids YOU Give To

Did you know that when you buy or sell a home w/ Intero in Silicon Valley and surrounding cities, you are also helping the community at the same time?  In the 3rd round of donations this year, The foundation gave $65,000 to 9 very deserving organizations:

  1. Far West Wheelchair Athletic Association (fwwaa.org) – Granted $7,200 to send physically disabled children to a week–long camp designed specifically for them.
  2. Shop With A Cop Silicon Valley (shopwithacopsv.org) – Granted $7,200 to help fund the organizations Heroes and Helpers Holiday Shopping spree which allows qualified children from the Readers are Leaders program the chance to shop for gifts for themselves and their family during the holidays with a Police Officer.
  3. Willow Glen High School Parent Club – Willow Glen Cares (sjusd.org) – Granted $7,000 to help fund educational, academic, and social expenses for students with learning/physical disabilities or financial struggles.
  4. Books Aloud (booksaloud.org) – Granted $10,000 to go towards creating 5 new mini-libraries complete with Nook e-readers, recording and circulating approximately 10 new youth audio books, and facilitating outreach to special education teachers throughout Santa Clara County.
  5. Family Supportive Housing (familysupportivehousing.org) – Granted $7,000 to support the Voyager Child Development Center, which provides reliable, quality childcare for homeless infants and preschool children at the same site their families receive emergency shelter.
  6. Reading Partners (readingpartners.org) – Granted $5,000 to provide tutoring to students at Cesar Chavez Elementary School in East San Jose.
  7. National Alliance on Mental Illness (namisantaclara.org) – Granted $7,200 to go towards their Ending The Silence program which educates high school students across Santa Clara County about mental illness through onsite presentations.
  8. Stand Up For Kids (standupforkids.org) – Granted $7,200 to go towards street outreach and operations of The Village, which provides a safe place for kids to receive services and support to improve their lives.
  9. SJB Child Development Center (sjbcdc.org) – Granted $7,200 for their after school and summer programs which focus on increasing the academic and social-emotional aptitudes of at-risk and high-risk kids.

See the Press Release that just went out about our recent grants HERE