HMS National Announces Charitable Donation to Place of Hope

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. (March 7, 2013) – Today, HMS National, Inc. (HMS) announced that it has made a $100,000 donation to Place of Hope, a child welfare organization in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. that provides foster care, family outreach and support programs for abused and neglected children.

"We respect Place of Hope's meaningful work, and are very proud to support such an important and much-needed service to children and families in our community," said Douglas Stein, President of HMS National.    

HMS is the nation's leading home warranty provider for Realtors®, home sellers and buyers, and an affiliate of Cross Country Home Services, Inc. (CCHS). The company, which is headquartered in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. has a long history of supporting Place of Hope. HMS has sponsored the nonprofit's Annual Golf Invitational and Charity Dinner since its inception, and was a Gold Level sponsor at this year's event on March 3-4 at Old Palm Golf Club. During the Charity Dinner on March 3, HMS pledged an additional $30,000 at the live auction to support Place of Hope's programs and services. 

"Corporate giving is a considerable 'game-changer' for the youth of Place of Hope, who benefit directly from the vision, generosity and benevolence of the business community," said Mickey Nocera, Board President for Place of Hope.

About HMS National

HMS National, the leading provider of home warranties for home sellers and buyers, has been working for millions of homeowners and tens-of-thousands of real estate professionals for over 30 years to make the process of buying, owning and selling real estate safer—and more enjoyable, efficient and profitable. As a pioneer and innovator in the home warranty industry, HMS National has consistently been a valuable resource for real estate professionals by providing the HMS Home Warranty, a wide range of professional support tools, marketing training and products, and leading errors and omissions insurance. Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, HMS National is an affiliate of Cross Country Home Services, Inc. (CCHS). For more information, visit:

About Place of Hope

Based in Palm Beach Gardens, Place of Hope is a faith-based, state-licensed child welfare organization that provides family-style foster care (emergency and long-term); family outreach and intervention; maternity care; safety for domestic minor sexually trafficked victims; transitional housing and support services; adoption and foster care recruitment and support; hope and healing opportunities for children and families who have been traumatized by abuse and neglect. To learn more, visit

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