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We partner with foundations, community organizations, and local businesses to amplify our students’ voices to the world. Read on to learn about some of our recent collaborations.

If you are interested in partnering with us, contact our team at partnerships@826valencia.org

Recent Partnerships
Odes to a Hero

Students wrote odes to healthcare workers that were featured on illustrated posters in Saint Francis Memorial Hospital. Funding for this project was provided in part by Saint Francis Foundation. Learn more here.

Equator Coffees

Equator Coffees featured student writing on cup sleeves in their cafes, and donated $1 from every purchase of a pour-over or bag to us.

Craftsman & Wolves

Our neighbors on Valencia Street, Craftsman & Wolves, created a cake inspired by student writing and sold the delicious product in their cafe.

Pizza Poetry

Every year, we partner with local pizza parlors to celebrate National Poetry Month in April. Participating businesses feature student poems on their take-out boxes.