Category Archives: Children and Families

Youth in Arts

Youth in Arts

Youth in Arts was founded in 1970 by local arts advocates dismayed by diminishing resources available for arts education in California schools. Our mission is to provide students with experiences and instruction in the visual and performing arts, and to …
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YMCA of San Francisco

YMCA of San Francisco

The YMCA of San Francisco builds strong kids, strong families and strong communities by enriching the lives of all people in spirit, mind and body. For more than 150 years, the YMCA of San Francisco has provided comprehensive programs and …
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Reading Partners

Yes Reading - Reading Partners

Reading Partners is a local nonprofit organization that works to expand life opportunities for elementary school children in low-­‐income communities by empowering them with strong literacy skills. At each of its school sites, Reading Partners transforms a dedicated space within …
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ISF – Idriss Stelley Foundation

ISF - Idriss Stelley Foundation

The primary focus of ISF, justified by casualty statistics is: To serve the Bay Area African American community and families of color, although no one will be turned down. Home visits can be scheduled if needed. We are seeking volunteers …
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InnVision

InnVision

InnVision the Way Home is the Silicon Valley’s leading provider of housing and services for homeless families and individuals. Our Mission InnVision is a primary gateway for homeless families and individuals seeking shelter and resources that lead to self-sufficiency. Our …
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“I Have A Dream” – San Francisco

"I Have A Dream" - San Francisco

Mission To Dream; To Empower; To Achieve Sponsor Scott Parlee, co-founded the San Francisco IHAD chapter and recruited his friends and colleagues in the Bay Area, Khira Griscavage, Carter Montague and Tanya Capuano to join him on the board. Together, …
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“I Have A Dream” – East Oakland

"I Have A Dream" - East Oakland

Our Mission The mission of “I Have a Dream”- East Oakland is to motivate and empower every “Dreamer” (a child “adopted” from a low-income community) to reach his/her education and career goals. Our Method Provide a targeted group of Dreamers …
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“I Have A Dream” – East Palo Alto

"I Have A Dream" - East Palo Alto

Origin of “I Have a Dream” – East Palo Alto The East Palo Alto chapter of “I Have a Dream” began in 1992 through the initiative of Dave Michael, Thad Walen, Nick Folger, and Peter Dumanian, graduate students of Stanford …
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Drawbridge

Drawbridge

Our Mission The mission of DrawBridge is to provide art programs for homeless and other vulnerable children in an environment that fosters their sense of joy, creativity and exuberance. Beyond that, we strive to promote the well-being and stability of …
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Disabled Sports USA (Outdoor and Ski School)

Disabled Sports USA

Our mission is to provide affordable inclusive physical and recreational activities that build health and confidence. We are proud to be the founding chapter of Disabled Sports USA, the nation’s largest nonprofit, multi-sport and multi-disability organization. Today the national headquarters …
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