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Come See Us at the West Coast Crafts Fair

October 26th, 2013

CommunityGrows will be featured at the West Coast Crafts Fair on November 16th and 17th at Fort Mason. We are thrilled about this opportunity. Come out and see us. Enter a raffle for dinner for two at State Bird Provisions and a beautiful quilt from the San Francisco Quilters Guild. We will have cookbooks and … Continue reading Come See Us at the West Coast Crafts Fair

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Recruiting Teens for Spring 2013 BEETS Green Jobs Training Program

December 13th, 2012

We have begun recruiting for our Spring 2013 BEETS (Band of Environmentally Educated and Employable Teens) cohort, which will begin on January 29 and go through May 1, 2013. If you know of any teens between the ages of 15-19 years old who would be interested in this stipend program, please have them submit an … Continue reading Recruiting Teens for Spring 2013 BEETS Green Jobs Training Program

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Summer BEETS Applications Ready

April 19th, 2012

We have begun recruiting for our summer BEETS (Band of Environmentally Educated and Employable Teens) cohort, which will begin on May 29th and go through August 11, 2012. If you know of any teens between the ages of 15-19 years old who would be interested in this stipend program, please have them submit an application … Continue reading Summer BEETS Applications Ready

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Koshland Park and Garden Workday-April 14, 2012

March 28th, 2012

Come join us for a great day of exercise, fresh air and meeting new friends on Saturday, April 14, 2012 from 11-2 PM in Koshland Park and Garden. This event is sponsored by our wonderful friends at Starbucks and Kaiser Permanente. Please come out and show your support! 4.14.12.KP Wkday Flyer

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CA Academy of Sciences

February 5th, 2012

On January 28, 2012 the new 2012 spring cohort of the BEETS (Band of Environmentally Educated and Employable Teens) spent the day at the California Academy of Sciences. They started up on the living roof and had a tour by an academy docent, then took a quiz to find many flora and fauna living up … Continue reading CA Academy of Sciences

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Video of the 2011 BEETS Year!

January 2nd, 2012

The BEETS (Band of Environmentally Educated and Employable Teens) is an environmental education and green-jobs training program of CommunityGrows. The BEETS is a stipend training program serving 18-24 at-risk teens a year, aged 15 to 19, and is located in San Francisco, California. The program supports youth to: acquire a core set of job readiness … Continue reading Video of the 2011 BEETS Year!

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Cooking for the Holidays!

December 23rd, 2011

On Monday, December 12th, the youth from Hayward Recreation Center in San Francisco, joined CommunityGrows to bake Ginger Snaps for the holidays! It was a great afternoon with about ten youth getting a chance to prepare the ingredients, shape the dough and drop rounds on to baking sheets. While the cookies baked in the oven … Continue reading Cooking for the Holidays!

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Koshland Park and Garden Workday-5.14.11

May 7th, 2011

Please join us this coming Saturday, May 14, 2011 for a workday in our home-based park and garden, Koshland Park. We will be working from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM weeding, planting, sweeping, pruning, picking up trash, mulching and making the park and garden shine. Please wear layered, comfortable workclothes and closed-toed shoes. Juice and … Continue reading Koshland Park and Garden Workday-5.14.11

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Partnership with STARBUCKS!

August 14th, 2010

Building upon its long-term commitment to community involvement, Starbucks Coffee Company recently awarded more than $1 million in Starbucks™ Shared Planet™ Youth Action Grants in the U.S. The company’s goal is to engage 50,000 young people to innovate and take action in their communities by 2015. CommunityGrows was selected as a grant recipient in order … Continue reading Partnership with STARBUCKS!

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Support CommunityGrows Today!

April 14th, 2010

Your contribution to CommunityGrows is greatly appreciated! You can make your donation at the Tides Center Donation page. Please select CommunityGrows from the list of projects on the donation page. CommunityGrows is fiscally sponsored by the Tides Center, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and the nation’s largest fiscal sponsor.

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