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Giving Back

"True success is measured by how well you serve your clients and your community"

- Pete Fortino (my Dad)


I truly love being part of the Santa Cruz community, and I proudly support the following local organizations financially and/or through donations of my time.

A financial donation will be made to one of the following organizations for for each of my closed transactions.


Alzheimer's Association - Northern California - http://www.alz.org/norcal/

American Forests - Plant a Tree! - www.americanforests.org

Big Brothers/Big Sisters –
www.santacruzmentor.org/
Bike Santa Cruz -
www.bikesantacruzcounty.org/

California Association of REALTORS® Housing Affordability Fund - http://www.car.org/members/haf/
Coastal Watershed Council - www.coastal-watershed.org/
Dientes Community Dental - www.dientes.org

Ecology Action Santa Cruz - http://ecoact.org/
 
Friends of Parks & Recreation - www.friendsofparksandrec.org/

Grind Out Hunger -
www.grindouthunger.org/

Habitat for Humanity –
www.habitatsc.org/
Human Rights Campaign –
www.hrc.org
Meals on Wheels - www.communitybridges.org/mealsonwheels/

REALTOR Relief Foundation -
http://www.realtor.org/programs/realtors-relief-foundation
REALTOR Service Volunteer Program -
http://www.scaor.org/rsvp.php

Salvation Army - Santa Cruz - http://www.salvationarmyusa.org/
Santa Cruz AIDS Project - http://www.encompasscs.org
Santa Cruz Association of REALTORS® Housing Foundation - http://www.scaor.org/hf/
Santa Cruz Homeless Shelter - www.scshelter.org/
Save Our Shores –
www.saveourshores.org/
Second Harvest Food Bank -
www.thefoodbank.org/
Sierra Club – Ventana Chapter -
www.ventanasierraclub.org/
SPCA -
http://www.spcasc.org/

Volunteer Center Santa Cruz -
www.scvolunteercenter.org/

WomenCare -
http://fsa-cc.org/womencare/

Memberships

Human Rights Campaign

National Association of REALTORS® GRI, SRES , Green Designations

People Power, Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz Co-ed Leads Club, Director and "Leader of the Year" 2015

Sierra Club - Ventana Chapter

Think Local First, Santa Cruz


Past Sponsorships

AIDS LifeCycle  (San Francisco AIDS Foundation) 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
 
 
A taste of Santa Cruz  (Habitat for Humanity/SCCAR Housing Foundation) 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Bowl for Kids' Sake  Big Brothers Big Sisters 
2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
 
Grind Out Hunger  Golf Tournament 2014, 2015
 
REALTOR® Service Volunteer Program (Helping Local Seniors), 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 

Santa Cruz AIDS Walk  (Santa Cruz AIDS Project) 2014, 2015

Save Our Shores Annual Beach Clean-up 2013, 2014

Surf City AIDS Ride (Santa Cruz AIDS Project) 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013  

Tour de Peninsula (San Mateo Parks) 2006, 2007