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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…

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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…

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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.


Get to know our Associate Board

826 Valencia is honored to introduce 14 new and returning members onto our Associate Board for the next school year.


Dear Voter: Postcards and letters from our students

Students from all our programs are spending the final weeks leading up to this election writing letters to prospective voters, sharing the issues that are…


How to Write a Book: a guide from a student

We know that it can be difficult, especially in times of stress and hardship, to come up with something to write about. Thankfully,…

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Meet our Spring 2020 Interns!

We’re always excited about the start of a new semester, especially because it means a new group of wonderful interns! We are so grateful to…


Meet the newest (returning) members of our community — the Alumni Board!

We are a group of former 826 students who have kept close ties with the organization through the years, and are now young…

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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.