Supporting our Local Non-Profits
Living on the coast is a privilege.
The wonder of the beauty all around us and the prosperity that it brings to our mental well-being.
But even in a magical location like the coast, there are people in need and there are people helping them everyday.
Will you be one of them?
Our goal here is to introduce you to some of these organizations, the people and animals they serve.
Thank you for visiting these websites and opening your hearts to these worthy causes.
This page is posted as a public service. Links to other websites are for informational purposes only. We are not responsible for any content on linked pages.
Half Moon Bay REALTORS® Raise $13,000 for Puente Fire Relief Fund
In August 2020, residents of Pescadero, Loma Mar, La Honda and San Gregorio received evacuation orders in response to multiple fires burning in San Mateo and Santa Cruz counties. While the CZU Lightning Complex fire is now largely contained and most of these orders have since been lifted, the sudden impact of these evacuation orders was felt immediately in San Mateo County's coastal cities, including Half Moon Bay, as evacuees began seeking shelter, necessities and financial relief. Led by a call to action from their Tuesday morning meeting coordinator, Barbara LaVey, a group of Half Moon Bay REALTORS® quickly mobilized to raise funds to support relief efforts for their coastal neighbors impacted by the wildfires and evacuation orders... read more at SAMCAR
This year, the SAMCAR Foundation and our committees started with the goal of continuing support of local charities through fundraising activities that, like so much else, were promptly disrupted by the pandemic. At just the time that fundraising was made more difficult, the need in our community was expanding. So, the Special Events Committee, YPN, and Foundation Council took a chance with online fundraising by creating the "SAMCAR Gives Back" campaign on Crowdrise with a modest goal of $15,000 to close the gap to match 2019 charitable grants. We are pleased to report that this fundraising campaign has surpassed that goal, raising $26,470, thanks to the generosity of SAMCAR members, sponsors, and our community. ...Read more at SAMCAR