Champion Spotlight

Champion Spotlight – Samaritan House

HIF Champion Spotlight Samaritan House, one of San Mateo’s leading nonprofits, is the largest food distribution agency in the county and recognized as a role model in the community. Their free service offerings include shelter and housing assistance; medical and dental clinics; clothes for children; personalized case management and much more. Each year, they provide [...]

Champion Spotlight – Sequoia

HIF Champion Spotlight Embracing the guiding principles of giving back As one of the largest privately held property management companies on the West Coast, Sequoia has more than 400 team members who provide unparalleled customer service to residents living in more than 16,000 homes. They believe it's the little things they do for both their [...]

Champion Spotlight – HomeFirst

HomeFirst works to end homelessness by providing a full spectrum of services to help people find a home, improve their lives, and stay housed. With more than 40 years of experience, they are a leading provider of housing opportunities—emergency, interim, and permanent—for our unhoused and housing insecure neighbors in the Bay Area.

Champion Spotlight – Alta Housing

Alta Housing is a community-based nonprofit organization that builds and manages affordable housing in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties. In addition to providing safe, well-maintained housing they provide their residents with supportive services to help them thrive.

Champion Spotlight – Housing Choices

Housing Choices’ mission is to enhance the lives of people with developmental and other disabilities and their families by creating and supporting quality, affordable housing opportunities.

Champion Spotlight – Next Door

Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence (NDS) Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence (NDS), based in Santa Clara County, is the largest and oldest provider of services addressing the impacts of domestic violence at the individual and community level.

Champion Spotlight – Essex

In 2020, Essex Property Trust established the Essex Cares program to provide direct aid to Essex’s residents, associates, and local communities. Essex Cares is governed by a committee made up of designees from Essex’s senior management, corporate departments, and executive advisors.

Champion Spotlight – Sobrato

The Sobrato Organization has been a strong champion of HIF for many years. HIF is fortunate to have Elizabeth Meadows (Asset Manager for The Sobrato Organization) serve on HIF’s Board of Directors.