• The Founder's Story

    "When I was small, my own family would have been labeled 'the working poor.' We lived in public housing in Richmond. My father worked in an "ice house" making ice. We had one used car that my father serviced and repaired himself. My mother stretched my father's small check as far as she could. She made shirts for me and skirts and blouses for my sisters. We rarely ate out."

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  • *United Way Self-Sufficiency Report, 2009

  • Dogs Stroll for Strive in Piedmont Park

    Join us as we walk our dogs and raise money to support training programs for low-income adults with barriers to employment in Alameda and Contra Costa counties.

    When:Saturday, October 6, 2018, 9 – 11 a.m.

    Where:  Piedmont Park

    $20/dog   ($25 at the event)
    $30/family with multiple dogs ($35 at the event)


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