Category Archives: Bi-Rite Grocery

11-19-16-jmes-thanksgiving_img_8909 Thanksgiving at John Muir Elementary

November 20th, 2016

On a rainy Saturday, November 19th, 2016 many organizations in the Western Addition came together to offer Thanksgiving to residents and families. The lunch included a program with youth from Handful Players, the Western Addition Beacon, Booker T. Washington Community Center, Hayward Reconnect, and the Buchanan YMCA, as well as the SGI Chorus. Safeway, Bi-Rite … Continue reading Thanksgiving at John Muir Elementary

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4.7.15-JMES-Salad_Day_IMG_0758 First Salad Day at John Muir Elementary School!

April 13th, 2015

On Tuesday, April 7, 2015 we celebrated the first ever Salad Day at John Muir Elementary School. Thanks to a grant from Kaiser-Permanente and a generous donation from Bi-Rite Grocery, CommunityGrows staff was able to serve up a delicious salad that so many K-5th graders enjoyed! The morning began with preparations in the third floor … Continue reading First Salad Day at John Muir Elementary School!

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3.31.15-BEETS-Bi-Rite_IMG_0650 BEETS and Board to Bi-Rite

April 4th, 2015

On Tuesday, March 31, 2015, four of our Spring BEETS (Band of Environmentally Educated and Employable Teens), Cesar Martinez, Clarisse Peterson, Elilita Geletu and Vincente Rivera got a private tour of Bi-Rite Grocery on 18th Street in San Francisco. Shakirah Simley, CommunityGrows Advisory Board Chair and Bi-Rite’s Community Outreach Coordinator led the tour. Two more … Continue reading BEETS and Board to Bi-Rite

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We love Bi-Rite Grocery!

August 3rd, 2014

On Wednesday, July 23, 2014 the BEETS (Band of Environmentally Educated and Employable Teens) had a wonderful visit to Bi-Rite Grocery on 18th Street. This is our second visit to Bi-Rite for the BEETS, who went last year with a different cohort (see blog post from that event here). It was a new group of … Continue reading We love Bi-Rite Grocery!

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