Alain Pinel Realtors Partners with Save Our Shores

Posted by Rod Hughes — June 11, 2018

Alain Pinel Realtors® logoSARATOGA, CA — Alain Pinel Realtors (APR) is partnering with Save Our Shores to create a series of clean-up events across the Bay Area this summer. In addition to sponsoring the clean-up events, Save Our Shores logoAPR will make a $10,000 donation to Save Our Shores to further support its mission.

Save Our Shores is a marine conservation 501(c)(3) nonprofit working to address a diverse set of threats to the marine environment.

Working with Save Our Shores, the brokerage is recruiting volunteers to sign up for five separate clean-up events. Volunteers will learn about the impact of waste on the environment and work to find, bag and remove trash and debris among the selected beach, park and coastal environments.

The five volunteer events include:

  • Baylands Nature Preserve, Palo Alto Saturday, June 23 from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
  • Ocean Beach, San Francisco – Beach Clean-up Saturday, July 7 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Hellyer Park, San Jose – Park Clean-up Saturday, July 28 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Kirby Cove, Marin – Beach Clean-up Saturday, Aug. 11 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Oakland Estuary, Oakland – Kayak Clean-up Saturday, Aug. 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

“Alain Pinel Realtors has a long history of committing itself to supporting the communities where our agents and clients live and work,” said Mike Hulme, president of APR. “These communities are our homes as well as those of our clients, and we care about what happens to them. By supporting the mission of Save Our Shores, we can have a measurable and beneficial impact across the Bay Area. We’re eager to support the cause.”

In addition to its donation and volunteer recruitment efforts for the five area clean-up events, APR will be providing lunch and commemorative t-shirts for all registered volunteers.

All APR staff and agents plus friends and family are invited to sign up for any of the clean-up days. Interested volunteers should visit to find out more and register.

“We’re so grateful to Alain Pinel Realtors for collaborating with us on these multiple clean-up efforts and for the amazing support they’ve given us,” noted Rod Caborn, development director for Save Our Shores. “This partnership empowers us to do much more than simply clean up beaches; it helps us educate Bay Area communities and make a difference. We thank Alain Pinel Realtors for clearly treasuring the communities where it does business and, more importantly, expressing that care by giving back.”

About Alain Pinel Realtors® Alain Pinel Realtors (APR) is the largest privately owned residential real estate company in Northern California and is consistently ranked among the top 10 largest residential real estate firms in the United States based on closed-sales volume. The firm has 1,400 agents in more than 30 offices throughout Northern California. APR was founded in 1990 by Chairman and CEO Paul L. Hulme, and is based in Saratoga, Calif. Visit us at,,, and @AlainPinel.

About Save Our Shores

Save Our Shores (SOS) is a marine conservation 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in Santa Cruz, California. We advocate for clean shores, healthy habitats and living waters in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Founded by a grassroots movement in 1978 to stop the threat of offshore drilling along the Central Coast of California, SOS continued its conservation efforts in 1992 by setting out to secure the permanent protection of the Central Coast and driving the creation of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Since then, Save our Shores has focused on its mission of stopping dangers to the marine environment. For more information, please visit

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