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Help Front Porch Realty Group (FPRG) celebrate the philosophy of giving back to our community. Consider one of the following charities or a charity of your choice for FPRG to make a monetary contribution on your behalf after the closing of your escrow.

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Marin County

Davidson Middle School

Davidson Middle School will prepare students for adult life through a quality education that emphasizes academics, health, morality, diversity, hard work, cooperation and problem solving.  Donating to the Davidson PTA will help support educational and enrichment programs at our school.

Heads Up

HeadsUp is San Rafael City Schools Education Foundation. We are made up of parents, school administrators, business people, and active members of the community who, since 1982 have raised hundreds of thousands of dollars to supplement our schools’ budgets.

Homeward Bound of Marin

Homeward Bound is Marin County's chief provider of shelter and residential services for homeless families and individuals. They offer supportive services designed to end homelessness in the lives of every person served.

Image for Success

Image for Success (IFS) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing two-week wardrobes to men, women and children transitioning to a life of self-reliance. Our goal is to offer individuals a profound and revived sense of dignity and self-assurance that comes with looking their best. Image for Success not only provides the suit for the interview, but also clothes for every day – a critical need when someone is making the effort to change their life.

Marin Community Food Bank

The mission of the Marin Community Food Bank is to provide quality food, the most basic of human necessities to people in Marin County who need nutritional assistance.

The Marin Humane Society

Founded in 1907, the Marin Humane Society is a progressive, award-winning animal shelter, offering refuge and rehabilitation to nearly 8,000 animals each year through a myriad of community services, including adoptions, foster care, behavior and training, humane education, lost-and-found pet services, low-cost clinics, and more.

Marin Organic

Marin Organic was founded in 2001 by local farmers and ranchers who believed in creating meaningful standards for organic agriculture. Marin Organic partners with local farms to promote organic agriculture, provide food system education, and increase access to fresh produce for people in need.

St. Vincent de Paul of San Rafael

At the St. Vincent de Paul Society, our goal is to deal with the initial emergency then shepherd individuals into programs that can bring lasting change into their lives. All donations to the Society stay in Marin County to help its struggling citizens.

Family Service Agency of Marin

Family Service Agency of Marin provides a critical safety net of caring and affordable mental health services to over 7,000 children, adults, and families each year who are facing loss, crises, or difficult challenges.

Bread & Roses

Bread & Roses is dedicated to uplifiting the human spirit by providing free, live, quality shows to people who live in institutions or are otherwise isolated from society.  Through song, dance, story, and more, Bread & Roses enhances basic care by giving the healing gifts of love, human contact, inspiration, and hope.

MILO Foundation

The Milo Foundation is an established 501(c)(3) nonprofit, no-kill organization providing a sanctuary for homeless pets throughout Northern California, through education, adoption services, and providing sanctuary for animals until permanent homes can be found..

Marin County Bicycle Coalition

The Marin County Bicycle Coalition (MCBC) has been steadily improving our county's road and path facilities for walkers and bikers since they formed in 1998. You've seen the impact of their advocacy efforts: permanent bike racks, bike lane striping, green-and-white bike route signs, road resurfacing, 'sharrow' road stencils, and so much more.

Meals of Marin

Meals of Marin's mission is to provide nourishment, comfort, hope and dignity to home-bound people battling life-threatening illnesses in Marin County. They do this through the daily preparation and home-delivery of freshly cooked, healthy, appetizing meals.

MAWS (Marin Abused Women's Services)

MAWS s committed to eliminating domestic violence, now and forever. In addition to delivering a wide range of direct and emergency services, MAWS is recognized for its expertise in providing comprehensive prevention programs, advocacy, and training for the benefit of women and their children, men and their communities.

Coleman Elementary

Coleman Elementary School is a neighborhood school with a tradition of family support and involvement. The school balances a strong focus on academic achievement with a school environment that supports individualized attention for each child, a commitment to the arts, and active PTA support.

Planned Parenthood

For nearly 100 years, Planned Parenthood has promoted a commonsense approach to women’s health and well-being, based on respect for each individual’s right to make informed, independent decisions about health, sex, and family planning.

San Francisco

ACLU of Northern California

The ACLU of Northern California is an enduring guardian of justice, fairness, equality, and freedom, working to protect and advance civil liberties for all Californians.

Glide Memorial Church

The Glide Foundation's comprehensive support services have enabled San Francisco's poor and marginalized populations to overcome barriers of poverty, violence, addiction, dependency and low self-worth. Glide respects the dignity of each and every individual in our community, particularly during times of hardship. No matter how many times a person falls, she/he is always welcome at Glide to have another chance at recovering, rehabilitating, moving toward self-sufficiency and developing personally and spiritually.

Little Sisters of the Poor

Over the years thousands of elderly men and women, of all faiths, nationalities, and backgrounds of society, have been welcomed through the doors of St. Anne's Home.  Here they find a family spirit, love, respect, and compassion as well as means to assure physical, material, emotional, environmental, social, and spiritual support.

Episcopal Community Services of SF

Episcopal Community Services of SF help homeless and very low-income people every day and every night obtain the housing, jobs, shelter, and essential services each person needs to prevent and end homelessness. ECS utilizes a holistic approach that addresses the multiple causes leading to homelessness.

Mama Hope

Mama Hope works in close partnership with local African organizations to connect them with the resources required to transform their communities. At Mama Hope we believe that there are enough resources in the world for every human being to live healthy, happy lives.  We envision where resources are correctly shared across the globe to provide the tools communities need to thrive.

San Francisco Firefighters Cancer Prevention Foundation

SFFCPF is dedicated to providing medically approved cancer screenings for the early detection of cancer in both active and retired firefighters.

St. Anthony's Charitable Foundation

St. Anthony Foundation' s mission is to feed, heal, shelter, clothe, lift the spirits of those in need, and create a society in which all people flourish.  We are committed to providing the poor of San Francisco with basic needs and services as a gateway to reclaiming their sense of dignity and progressing toward stability.

Agesong Hayes Valley

AgeSong establishes residential care communities where elders are understood as our teachers. They teach us to care, love, and live a rich and meaningful life, to help us grow into future elders. As such, from the perspective of a life lived, elders help us stay focused on what matters in life.

Golden State German Shepherd Rescue

Our mission is to help German Shepherd Dogs in life-threatening situations, and to educate the public about this highly intelligent and versatile breed. Most of the German Shepherd Dogs we rescue come from the Northern and Central Valley regions of California .

The Guardsmen

In 1947 a group of young San Francisco professionals, who were to become known as The Guardsmen, joined together to help disadvantaged children in the Bay Area. The Guardsmen began sponsoring fundraising events—dinners, raffles, a Christmas Tree lot—in order to raise money for local children’s charities and programs. Membership in The Guardsmen was established entirely through word-of-mouth, and the organization quickly became a network of talented young individuals committed to building stronger communities.

Giants Community Fund

The Giants Community Fund collaborates with the San Francisco Giants by using baseball as a forum to encourage underserved youth and their families to live healthy, productive lives. The Fund supports Junior Giants leagues throughout Northern California, Nevada and Oregon and provides assistance to targeted community initiatives in the areas of Education, Health and Violence Prevention.

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

JDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. JDRF’s goal is to progressively remove the impact of T1D from people’s lives until we achieve a world without T1D. JDRF collaborates with a wide spectrum of partners and is the only organization with the scientific resources, policy influence, and a working plan to better treat, prevent, and eventually cure T1D.

Kiva

We are a non-profit organization with a mission to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty. Leveraging the internet and a worldwide network of microfinance institutions, Kiva lets individuals lend as little as $25 to help create opportunity around the world.

Starr King Open Space

By clearing so-called invasives and encouraging plant life that is natural to the area, native plant life has been restored and encouraged, since Starr King Open Space became dedicated in 1984. The site was originally cleared and bequeathed by Barratt Construction, developers of Parkview Heights, a nearby housing development.

Bay Area and Beyond

Breathe California of the Bay Area

As the local lung health leader, Breathe California of the Bay Area fights lung disease in all its forms and works with its communities to promote lung health. We envision a world that promotes healthy lungs and a healthy environment. We believe in leadership through passion, integrity, excellence, accountability, and fiscal/social responsibility.

COTS

A powerful blend of nurturing and structure, we have helped thousands get back under a roof of their own. We provide almost 350 beds every night. Our Petaluma Kitchen serves over 124,000 meals a year and delivers over 750,000 pounds of food annually. And our award-winning programs have helped thousands to rebuild their lives.

Children's Home Society of California

For over 120 years, Children's Home Society of California (CHS) has adapted to the changing needs of children and families. Since 1891, CHS has worked diligently to protect our community's children and strengthen their families through diverse programs and services.

Face to Face

Since 1983, Face to Face has addressed the ever-changing challenges presented by the HIV epidemic in Sonoma County. To this end, we offer HIV prevention education to Sonoma County and we empower clients with supportive services including housing assistance, benefits counseling, information, referrals, and transportation. We strengthen our community through outreach, education and HIV policy advocacy on a local and national level.

Irvine Valley College Foundation

The Foundation's purpose is to generate resources in order to provide the greatest opportunity for student success.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the world's largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. LLS's mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.

Lifesavers Wild Horse Rescue

Our mission is to save American Mustangs and domestic horses from abuse, neglect and slaughter through programs of sanctuary, healing, adoption, rescue and education. Some of our programs include: Wild Horse Boot Camp (Wild Horse gentling instruction), and Wild Horse Warriors Journey (Equine assisted therapy for veterans).

Hospice by the Bay

Provides hospice and palative care services for patients and their caregivers needing care and support during the final stages of life.  They are dedicated to promoting wellness at the end of life, as well as preventing and treating distressing symptoms or conditions that might otherwise threaten the quality of life for patients and families.

American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.

Alzheimer's Association of Northern California

“To provide optimal care and services to individuals confronting dementia, and to their caregivers and families – through member organizations dedicated to improving quality of life.

Heifer International

Heifer International is working towards ending world hunger through long term sustainable solutions and working within communities. Your gift of an animal to a child or family can be life changing. Training is provided to improve their nutrition and generate income. In exchange for the livestock and training, families agree to give one of its animal's offspring to another family in need.

Eskaton Village Placerville

Eskaton Village Placerville offers older adults maintenance-free living, whether it is independent living in single story homes, assisted living or respite care.

Mediator Works

Mediator Works is a non-profit community dispute resolution center serving southern Oregon since 1990.

Paws for Life German Shepherd Rescue

Red Rhino Orphanage Project

The Red Rhino Orphanage Project began in 1983 through the rugged travel experience in Africa of founders Greg and Susan Traverso.  The trip became a source of great inspiration for their life. Out of this adventure, Greg, Dean of Students at St. Mary’s High School in Stockton and Susan, a school teacher created the concept of Red Rhino Tours, a small safari business based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Shriners Hospital

Shriners International and Shriners Hospitals for Children. Providing orthopedic, burn, spinal cord injury and cleft lip and palate care to children under 18.

Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation

Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation is a non-profit organization providing financial and emotional support to families of children with cancer living in Santa Barbara, Ventura, and San Luis Obispo counties.

Dillon International

Since 1972, Dillon International has placed over 6,000 children from developing countries with loving, adoptive families in the United States. Several hundred additional children have been placed with families in their country of birth as a result of Dillon’s efforts. In addition, Dillon International has helped to underwrite hospitals, orphanages and schools in Korea, India, China, and most recently in Vietnam.

Lewy Body Dementia Association

The Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness of the Lewy body dementias (LBD), supporting people with LBD, their families and caregivers and promoting scientific advances. The Association's purposes are charitable, educational, and scientific.

Autism Speaks

Autism Speaks is the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families.

Hospice of Dayton

Hospice of Dayton has served the needs of the community since 1978 by providing the very best end-of-life care, support and comfort for any patient or family that needs our services.

Petaluma Animal Services Foundation

Petaluma Animal Services Foundation is a 501c3 nonprofit, with an emphasis on no-kill, high outcome sheltering in our service areas. We handle all animal control and adoption services for the city of Petaluma and animal control services for the city of Healdsburg. We take in lost domestic animals and owner surrendered pets and handle all dog licenses for dogs within Petaluma and Healdsburg city limits.

Marine Mammal Care Center

Marine Mammal Care Center at Fort MacArthur (MMCC) is located in San Pedro, CA.  Our primary work is to rehabilitate, and release back into their natural environment, sick and injured seals and sea lions that strand along the Los Angeles County Coastline.  We are the only year round rehabilitation facility in Los Angeles County, designated to treat marine mammals.

Nepal Relief

On April 25, 2015, a 7.8M earthquake struck Nepal near the capital of Kathmandu. On May 12, 2015 a second, 7.3M earthquake struck. Aid groups and local nonprofits are mobilizing to provide support and emergency supplies to the people impacted by both earthquakes. All donations to this fund will exclusively support relief and recovery efforts in Nepal.

The Journey Center

The Journey Center is a place for transformation, whether you are connecting with us online or are able to join us in person! We are not a church or an institution, but a group of people who have encountered the Living Christ and are being transformed by Love into who we were created to be!

Bay Area Rescue Mission

The Bay Area Rescue Mission is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that relies on private, tax-deductible donations to feed, shelter and care for our community's poor, hungry and homeless men, women and children.

Windsor Creek Elementary School