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How we spent our summer vacation
Not on vacation at all, actually, but having plenty of postcard-worthy adventures.
Volunteers: we need you!
Our school year is off to a running start, and all of our programs need volunteers like you to make them happen.
Meet our 2016 Scholarship Winners
This year we were honored to present six $15,000 scholarships to an incredible group of college-bound young people who have participated in our programs. Get to know their stories!
In memory of Delia Fleishhacker Ehrlich
The 826 community would like to extend heartfelt condolences to the family of Delia Fleishhaker Erlich, a longtime supporter of 826 Valencia.
Join us as an intern!
Come exercise your writing, editing, or design skills, work directly with teachers and students, and gain valuable experience.
Get to know Volunteer of the Month Joel Brown
"It wasn’t until I got to work with a student on their own writing – collaborating on a piece of poetry or a story – that I really understood the process of writing, how frustrating and exhilarating it can be."
Four Hundred and Fourteen Thank Yous
We did it! Thanks to 414 donors across the country chipping in with gifts big and small, we met our IndieGoGo goal of $40,000 for our new Tenderloin Center.
Mission Magazine: The College Issue
Our third issue of Mission Magazine contains advice from seniors at Mission High School, as a guide to the college application process.
Another issue of Straight-Up News, hot off the press
At the end of this project, Everett student Henry Saulnier, who wrote about the most popular video game genres, shared: “I actually really surprised myself and am proud of what I wrote.”