The Intero Foundation Awards $32,000 to Local Children-Focused Organizations in June

More Than $142,000 Has Been Given In 2016

CUPERTINO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#InteroGives–The Intero Foundation, a non-profit devoted to helping children in need,
announced their latest round of funding supported by Intero’s Cupertino
office and directly through the Intero Foundation website.
The Foundation donated $32,000 to local nonprofits that support
low-income and disadvantaged youth. Since its inception, the Foundation,
which is funded, promoted and governed by Intero Real Estate Services’
agents and employees, has raised more than $4.5 million.

“One of the great things about establishing the Intero Foundation is the
positive impact we can have on our local communities,” said Tom Tognoli,
Intero President & CEO. “Our agents and employees feel a source of pride
when we are able to support organizations that are making a difference
for children in the areas that we live and work.”

Recipients of the June grants include:

  1. Children’s
    Health Council
    : The organization was awarded $8,000 to purchase
    Building Blocks for Early Childhood Success. These special foam blocks
    will support 200 underserved families of children with high anxiety,
    learning issues, ADHD, autism and traumatic experiences.
  2. Achieve
    : The nonprofit received $8,000 to support the Community
    Integration Program. The program provides hands on training for daily
    living skills to students with severe developmental, emotional and
    behavioral challenges.
  3. Cancer
    : The nonprofit received $5,000, which will be used to
    support the Family Care Program. This particular program helps
    children and teens more effectively cope with a parent’s cancer
    diagnosis. It also provides parents with cancer support and education
    to strengthen their parenting skills while dealing with cancer.
  4. Pathways
    : The organization was granted $5,500 to support families
    facing the most traumatic of times – caring for a severely ill or
    dying child. The support allows families to care for their child at
    home with the goal of making the child as comfortable as possible both
    physically and emotionally.
  5. Junior
    : The nonprofit received $5,500 to provide 1,450
    underserved K-5 students in Sunnyvale with vital and applicable
    financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurial life skills
    needed to succeed in the 21st Century economy.

To find out more about the Intero Foundation, visit us at

About the Intero Foundation:

Funded, promoted and governed by Intero agents and employees, the Intero
Foundation is a non–profit organization guided by the principle that one
must give in order to receive, and is committed to helping children in
need. Since its inception in 2002, the organization has raised more than
$4.5 million and has supported more than 225 charities that positively
impact the growth and well-being of children in need.

About the Intero® Brand:

Intero Real Estate Services, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate and
wholly owned subsidiary of HomeServices of America Inc, serves Northern
California with 16 offices throughout the greater Silicon Valley. The
Intero Franchise network is comprised of nearly 50 affiliates located in
Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, Tennessee and Texas. The
company is headquartered in California’s Silicon Valley.

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