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 -

American Forests - Plant a Tree! -

Big Brothers/Big Sisters –
Bike Santa Cruz -

California Association of REALTORS® Housing Affordability Fund -
Coastal Watershed Council -
Dientes Community Dental -

Ecology Action Santa Cruz -
Friends of Parks & Recreation -

Grind Out Hunger -

Habitat for Humanity –
Human Rights Campaign –
Meals on Wheels -

REALTOR Relief Foundation -
REALTOR Service Volunteer Program -

Salvation Army - Santa Cruz -
Santa Cruz AIDS Project -
Santa Cruz Association of REALTORS® Housing Foundation -
Santa Cruz Homeless Shelter -
Save Our Shores –
Second Harvest Food Bank -
Sierra Club – Ventana Chapter -

Volunteer Center Santa Cruz -

WomenCare -


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