Join us on Friday, March 2, 2018 at the 100W Annual Meeting & Grant Vote.
2017 members will determine the non-profit organizations that will receive an investment or impact grant.
Let us introduce you to our finalists:
Catholic Charities Youth Club at St. Francis of Assisi
Serving the East Palo Alto community for over 10 years, the Catholic Charities Youth Club helps youth grow into responsible adults by providing athletic and educational activities that foster character development, academic achievement, physical fitness, and community and environmental stewardship.
First Place for Youth
At First Place for Youth, their nationally-recognized model helps foster kids beat the odds. They support young people in finding a safe place to live, get their first job, and keep going in school. Together, their programs provide California’s most vulnerable young people with the tools they need to reach their full potential in school, work and life.
Peninsula Food Runners
The mission of Peninsula Food Runners is to alleviate hunger and minimize food waste on the Peninsula and in the Silicon Valley area. Every day, Peninsula Food Runners relays a wide variety of wonderfully prepared and non-prepared food to community food support organizations in both San Mateo and Santa Clara counties.
Sunday Friends empowers families to break the generational cycle of poverty by fostering positive development in children while educating and guiding parents to support their children’s life success. Children and parents work together to learn, earn and serve the community.
The Grateful Garment Project
The Grateful Garment Project’s mission is to ensure that every victim of a sexual crime who crosses the threshold of a Sexual Assault Response Team facility or who seeks medical attention and/or law enforcement involvement, is provided with new clothing, toiletries, snacks and other miscellaneous items that he or she may require.
10 Books A Home
10 Books A Home is an early childhood education nonprofit whose mission is to send all high poverty preschoolers into kindergarten prepared to perform above grade level. They work with families living in communities where rates of poverty and school failure are higher than all other school communities in the US. According to longitudinal academic performance data, their graduates outperform millions of California students.