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The Intero Foundation Awards More Than $500,000 to Local Organizations in 2018

January 15, 2019

CUPERTINO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 15, 2019--The Intero Foundation, a non-profit devoted to helping children and elderly in need, is pleased to announce the donations made to 42 organizations in 2018. The Foundation gave $502,723.64 to local organizations that support low-income and disadvantaged youth, as well as elderly in need. Included in this total was $52,451.64 that was raised specifically for the victims of devastating fires in Northern California. Since its inception in 2002, the Foundation, which is funded, promoted and governed by Intero’s agents and employees, has donated more than $5.5 million.

“With everything going on in the world, I’m so proud of our agents and employees that continue to dig deep in their hearts and pockets to provide for those in need,” said Tom Tognoli, Intero President & CEO. “The generosity of our entire company with their donations and time allowed the Intero Foundation to do more incredible things in 2018 and I know that will continue in 2019 and beyond.”

Recipients of the 2018 grants include:

Jacob’s Heart Loved Twice There With Care Fresh Lifelines for Youth LEMO (Liahona Mofu Foundation) Coastside Children’s Programs Meals on Wheels San Francisco CASA of San Benito Villages of San Mateo Teen Kitchen Project Silicon Valley Children’s Fund Rebuilding Together The Fit Kids Foundation South Bay Teen Challenge Hispanic Foundation Silicon Valley Valley Medical Center Unchained (Paws Helping People) Wayfinder Family Services (Blind Babies) Life Moves Cops Care Cancer Shop with a Cop Chamberlin’s Children Center Ecumenical Hunger Sunday Friends One Giving Tree (Gilroy Foundation) Safe & Sound fka SF Child Abuse Ronald McDonald House Exploratoreum – Xtech Program Sunnyvale Community Services Child’s Advocate of Nevada County (CANC) Nevada County Diaper Project Big Brothers Big Sisters of Nevada County Music for Minors Aubri Brown Club Tandem, Partners In Early Learning AccessEd Foundation Open Heart Kitchen North Valley Community Foundation Caring Choices Holidays for Paradise Caltrain Holiday Train Seek and Save

“We count on donations from individuals and organizations to support our mission of preventing homelessness and hunger for low-income families and seniors facing temporary crises,” said Marie Bernard, Executive Director, Sunnyvale Community Services. “We are so honored and thankful that the Intero Foundation is aligned with our mission and helping us fund these critical community services.”

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 and elderly in need. Since its inception in 2002, the organization has donated more than $5.5 million and has supported more than 250 charities that positively impact the growth and well-being of children, as well as elderly in need. In 2017, the Intero Foundation became affiliated with the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, the largest community foundation in the world.

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

About the Intero® Brand: Intero, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate and wholly owned subsidiary of HomeServices of America Inc., serves Northern California with 18 offices throughout the greater Silicon Valley. The Intero Franchise network is comprised of 55 affiliates located in Alabama, California, Nevada, Tennessee and Texas. The company is headquartered in the heart of Silicon Valley.

Find more information about Intero at  www.intero.com. Find more information about HomeServices of America at  www.homeservices.com.

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CONTACT: Intero – A Berkshire Hathaway Affiliate

Derek Overbey, 650-537-8566

doverbey@intero.com

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SOURCE: Intero Foundation

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