News and Updates August 31, 2020

1% For Good Success Story – The Mabury Bridge Housing Community


In 2018 the Sereno Group Los Gatos, Willow Glen and Saratoga offices joined forces and donated a $50,000 grant to Habitat for Humanity’s Mabury Bridge Housing Community. Throughout 2019, several groups of Sereno Group agents and staff volunteered onsite to help build the emergency sleeping cabins that would act as safe, comfortable places to stay while an array of home services from HomeFirst helped find the support needed to transition those experiencing homelessness back to permanent housing.


The Mabury Bridge Housing Community opened at the end of November 2019 and in the first seven months 30 successful residents had been placed into permanent housing. Juanita was one of the first residents and the community’s first success story. You can read about her journey HERE


If you would like to see more about the community that Sereno Group’s 1% For Good Charitable Foundation helped build, here is a short video:


More information can also be found on the Bridge Housing Community website HERE.

News and Updates August 19, 2020

Emergency Preparedness Resources

Wildfires move extremely fast. What’s your plan?


Don’t be caught unprepared. Pack a GO BAG with critical belonging and essentials. Establish a meeting spot with your loved ones. Make a plan for evacuation.

Sereno Group is here to help. If you know of anyone who is in need of assistance to get ready, please contact us.

Here are some resources to get connected to updates and learn more on how to be prepared:


Wildfire Resources:


U-haul Santa Clara is providing one month of free storage.


Evacuation Centers:

Information Line: (831) 335-6717 or 211 (San Mateo County)

San Mateo County:

    • San Mateo Event Center
      1346 Saratoga Drive
      San Mateo, CA 94403


  • Half Moon Bay High School
    1 Lewis Foster Drive
    Half Moon Bay, CA 94019


Santa Cruz County: Full List HERE

    • Cabrillo College
      6500 Soquel Drive
      Aptos, CA 95003


  • Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium
    307 Church St
    Santa Cruz, CA 95060



Alameda and Santa Clara Counties:

    • Milpitas Library
      160 N Main St
      Milpitas, CA 95035


  • Ann Sobrato High School
    401 Burnett Ave.
    Morgan Hill CA 95037​


Pet Resources:

Wag Hotels in Santa Clara is providing 7 days of free boarding on a first-come, first-served basis as long as you have your pet’s vaccination records.

VCA is offering free boarding for pets for up to 2 weeks, and will provide a 20% discount toward any procedures for any pets injured due to the wildfires.

Springdale Kennels in San Jose is providing boarding for $20/day.

Community Apps:

Prepare Your Go Bag: