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Thank you for helping HEART raise $120K for housing on May 15

Thanks to our 380 guests who came to celebrate “Ten Years: A Thousand Doors,” HEART’s 10th Anniversary Luncheon” on May 15 in South San Francisco. Our keynote speaker John Stewart, a noted developer in the Bay Area, rocked the room. We debuted two new films, and raised over $120K for affordable housing programs. Read and see more….

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“Why HEART? Why Now?” new film details housing need

Tiffanie and Timothy K. grew up in Foster City and South San Francisco, and are grateful that they were selected to rent a new affordable apartment at Delaware Pacific in San Mateo. However, the need for affordable housing is so much greater…..read more.

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Riding the crazy train to buy their first home in San Carlos – New HEART film

Meet Cris and Koren – a young couple who bought their first home in San Carlos thanks to the HEART/Meriwest Downpayment Assistance Loan Fund.

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New HEART film: Public/Private Partnership Success in South San Francisco

New HEART film highlights the opening of 636 El Camino affordable family apartments in South San Francisco. Meet Julie and her family, who are profoundly grateful to all the people in the public/private partnership who helped.

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HEART awards $25K in grants from new Facebook fund for Menlo Park and East Palo Alto

HEART is pleased to announce the award of two grants of $12,500 each to MidPen Housing and AbleWorks for housing-related activities located in Menlo Park and East Palo Alto. These funds are being made available through the generosity of Facebook.

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HEART annual lunch raises $115K for affordable housing; Thank you to keynote speaker Kojo Ako-Asare of Google…and many, many more

HEART’s annual lunch was attended by 320 guests on May 6 and raised $115K for affordable housing programs. Read more to see two new HEART film and photos…..

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Thank you to outgoing HEART Board Chair, Supervisor Rose Jacobs Gibson. Welcome Jack Matthews

HEART said farewell to Supervisor Rose Jacobs Gibson, HEART Board Chair from February 2009 through December 2012, and founding member of the organization. She is retiring from public office. San Mateo Councilmember Jack Matthews, who will become the new Chair in January, 2013, presented an engraved vase to her (for Roses!) at HEART’s December board meeting.

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Thank you to Bank of America Foundation

We thank Bank of America Foundation for supporting the “nuts and bolts” of funding “bricks and mortar” projects. The metaphors and nonprofit buzz words, of course, are free. Read more…….

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New housing opens August 2012 in South San Francisco; HEART made $1M loan

MidPen Housing received over 2,300 applications for the 109 homes, demonstrating that the need for funding affordable homes is as great as ever. Read more about this HEART-funded development which opens in August 2012.

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HEART raises over $100,000 at May lunch, with 370 guests.

Thanks to you we raised over $100,000 for HEART at our May 7 lunch. Thank you Lori Goler, Vice President of People of Facebook who gave the keynote, to Facebook for a $25,000 donation, and to our board, sponsors and volunteers. See more photos from the event…….

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