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826 News
07.03.2013

HuffPost Interview with Vendela Vida

The Huffington Post recently published an interview with local writer and 826 Valencia board member Vendela Vida. The interview concerns the release of Always…

826 News
06.19.2013

Meet our new Development Director!

826 Valencia is excited to welcome our new Development Director Jessica Partch! Jessica has been a volunteer and donor at 826 Valencia since 2002.

826 News
06.17.2013

826 Valencia celebrates our 2013 Scholars

Four of our six 2013 scholars. Photo by Kegan Marling On June 11, the 826 Valencia community hosted six shining stars and their families…

826 News
06.12.2013

Meet Rachel Sadler: Teacher of the Month!

We are so happy to introduce you to Ms. Rachel Sadler, our June Teacher of the Month. We first met Ms. Rachel—as the students…

826 News
06.12.2013

A successful Luncheon with Francis Ford Coppola and Thao Nguyen

Students perform an 826 Valencia-themed song with Thao On Wednesday, May 29, 826 Valencia and 275 supporters gathered at the St. Regis Hotel downtown…

826 News
06.12.2013

Volunteer of the Month: Jody Worthington

Jody Worthington is a graphic designer, a hula hooper, a metal DJ, and a friend to cats. She began volunteering with 826 Valencia…

826 News
06.03.2013

SF Chronicle:The benefits of borrowed bling

Thao Nguyen, 826 Valencia students, and their band performing at the Luncheon. photo credit: Sarah Peet Leah Garchik wrote about our Annual Spring Luncheon…

826 News
05.31.2013

Meet Bita Nazarian, our new Executive Director!

photo credit: Sarah Peet 826 Valencia is pleased to announce our new Executive Director, Bita Nazarian. Bita Nazarian has worked as an educator in…

826 News
05.30.2013

Vickie Vértiz; A Book Release Party for Swallows

Following Vickie Vértiz’s Poetry workshop over in ScholarMatch on June 7th, there will be a book release party for her latest collection of poems, Swallows.