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826 News
11.13.2013

Yelp Foundation awards 826 Valencia a $100,000 grant

The folks at Yelp not only aggregate people’s opinions on local businesses, but they also support nonprofits through the Yelp Foundation.

826 News
11.13.2013

826 in Oprah’s O Magazine, Holiday Edition

Oprah’s O Magazine has featured 826 National in a piece called “Volunteering Opportunities–New Ways to Do Good” in its 2013 holiday edition. “Help kids…

826 News
11.12.2013

Our November Teacher of the Month: Laurie Baker-Flynn

We are ecstatic to announce that Laurie Baker-Flynn, an inspirational kindergarten teacher at Alvarado Elementary School is our November Teacher of the Month! Ms.

826 News
11.08.2013

Volunteer of the Month: Carolyn Schultz

When Carolyn Schultz began After-school tutoring at 826 she quickly mastered the art of finding a fellow tutor who could help students with math homework. Carolyn zoomed in…

826 News
10.31.2013

826 releases its pyscho apple tree quarterly during LitCrawl

Illustration by Gene Luen Yang What does a psycho apple tree have to do with 826 Valencia? It’s the cover of our latest 826…

826 News
10.31.2013

Thank you for a successful Personal Statement Weekend!

photo credit: Seth Golub Ah, fall is in the air, and at 826 Valencia, that means it’s college application season! Each year, we host…

826 News
10.24.2013

Get to know an intellectual volunteer: Tim R.

Illustration by Tim R. himself Tim, who gives his time to 826 through design, tutoring, Ikea runs, and so much more, spends so much…

826 News
10.15.2013

826 Valencia’s summer 100 Club

On September 20, 2013, 826 Valencia held our latest 100 Club party, celebrating volunteers who contributed significant amounts of time to the organization. Volunteers, interns,…

826 News
10.09.2013

Everyone has an embarrassing diary

Join us on November 3 for the San Francisco premiere of Mortified Nation, a fundraiser to benefit 826 Valencia, featuring a Q&A with…