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Your Opportunity to Serve

One on one time with struggling students two hours a week will help a child reach their potential. A short amount of time can make a big impact.

Our Programs

Our Programs

Breaking the Cycle of Poverty

Our programs help close the achievement gap by providing literacy skills, science learning experiences, and career mentoring and internships.

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See the transformative impact the community can make on the life of a young student at the crossroads of promise and risk.

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Make a Difference

Reading Tutor

60% of Oakland 3rd Graders read below grade-level average. For them, it’s more than just learning to read. It’s about reading to learn.

Math Tutor

One-on-one teaching helps struggling students learn math concepts.


Nearly 40% of Oakland high school students are dropping out. Be a role model –open their eyes to career opportunities through education.

Food Bagging

Students often go hungry over the weekend, and are unprepared to learn on Monday morning. Health4Kids provides a bag of nourishing food and recipes for children to take home from school every Friday.

Library Helper

In 2014 nearly one-third of Oakland public school libraries were closed. Library assistants help keep libraries open and provide the resources for students to become life-long learners.