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826 News
01.14.2021

2021 scholarship applications are now open!

826 Valencia is pleased to offer multiple $20,000 scholarships to outstanding high school seniors in SFUSD. To be eligible, students must: Have participated in at…

826 News
01.13.2021

Teacher of the Month Resumes, Thanks to Grant from KKR

826 Valencia has always held an appreciation for teachers at its core. Since 2008, we have invited colleagues, students, and parents of students in the…

826 News
01.12.2021

Teacher of the month: Charmaine Shuford

What can be said about January? It’s the first month of the year, the halfway point of the school year, a time for hope and…

826 News
12.18.2020

Support our students with a gift today

This year we saw the world change in generation-defining ways.  As our school district moved to distance learning, 826 Valencia continued…

826 News
12.02.2020

Where Are We Now? 826 programs in the 2020-2021 school year

This unprecedented, historic, generation-defining year continues. As of this update, we’ve been essentially sheltering-in-place for 9 months—more than…

826 News
11.18.2020

Meet our 2020 scholarship winners!

This year, we were more excited than ever to offer scholarships to help pay for college to six incredible graduating seniors who have participated in…

826 News
11.14.2020

Volunteer for the 2021 Young Authors’ Book Project

826 Valencia is committed to amplifying the voices of Black youth on issues that matter to them. This year we’re excited to engage Black middle…

826 News
11.11.2020

Supporter Spotlight: Volunteer and Donor John Odell

It all started with a volunteer sign-up. When John Odell retired several years ago, he looked around for “a meaningful volunteer opportunity,” he shared recently.

826 News
10.06.2020

Join us for Personal Statement workshops

We’re excited to announce a series of very special Personal Statement workshops to support seniors applying to college in 2020! While an in-person…