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Los Gatos Silicon Valley Home Gives Cash Awards to 65 Schools

A total of 65 campuses will receive $200 during a special reception noon to 2 p.m. March 2 at company's headquarters, 221 Los Gatos-Saratoga Rd. in Los Gatos.

Los Gatos-based Silicon Valley Home, one of the Bay Area’s leading real estate developers of affordable houses, will distribute donations on March 2 to 65 elementary schools in Santa Clara, Alameda, Contra Costa and Santa Cruz counties.

“We believe that by improving the quality of homes, we also improve the quality of lives, both for the homeowner and the neighborhood,” said Todd Hill, principal of SVHome. “Often what was once the worst house on a street is now the best, raising property values and giving people more pride in their neighborhood.”

SVHOME believes that investing in children builds the foundation for a brighter future for them and their communities, Hill added. For every home sold, SVHOME will donate $200 to that neighborhood’s local elementary school, he said.

In Los Gatos, Blossom Hill Elementary School is among the recipients. Other schools in the West Valley are receiving donations are located in Campbell, Cupertino, Mountain View and Gilroy, among others. To see the complete list of schools benefiting from the awards, click here.

Checks will be presented to school officials between noon and 2 p.m. March 2 at SVHOME’s main office in Los Gatos, 221 Los Gatos-Saratoga Rd. The public is invited for food and refreshments and to meet the SVHOME team.

Details: Steve Mangold, 408-205-1598

Jeff Holmes February 18, 2013 at 03:40 PM
Great work Todd. Hopefully other businesses in our community with follow suit. J. Holmes
David Burt February 18, 2013 at 05:11 PM
Three cheers for SVHome! Thanks for supporting our schools and our kids.
Robbie Matusich February 18, 2013 at 05:21 PM
3 cheers for SVH with their commitment and generosity to the community by donating to schools is truly amazing. Keep up the good work guys! Robbie Matusich
Eileen White February 18, 2013 at 06:49 PM
Thank you so much for the support. SV home certainly knows about good timing with our schools bursting at the seams. Thank you again. Eileen
Rebecca DeMartini February 19, 2013 at 01:30 AM
Good job. And Thanks Mr Hill for also opening a gun shop on my daughter's walk to school.
Michelle McIntyre February 19, 2013 at 03:58 AM
I'm on the Sixth District PTA board representing all of the Santa Clara County PTA schools. What a great idea to give $200 to so many deserving schools. Thank you!
Gail Thomson February 19, 2013 at 05:20 AM
The gun shop is on the same premises as SV home used to be but I don't think Templar sports is anything to do with Todd Hill and SV Home.
Sehr US February 19, 2013 at 06:02 AM
Thanks for appreciating, David.
Sehr US February 19, 2013 at 06:05 AM
Thank you for applauding, Robbie. That is an honor for us. Please log in to http://www.svhome.com/ for more details on this.
Michelle McNutt February 19, 2013 at 05:48 PM
I guess my comment was removed because I used Rebecca DeMartini's real name. I am just upset that these folks hide with their venom in anonymity.
Irene Aida Garza-Ortiz February 19, 2013 at 08:51 PM
Wonderful gesture Gentleman!
Mike Yurochko February 22, 2013 at 04:00 PM
This makes the world a better place... Nice work fellas.
Carmel Duran February 25, 2013 at 07:52 PM
This is amazing! I'm so happy that our kids get to benefit from your success. Thank you for sharing and investing in our future !!!!

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