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Meet Michael McNamara: Our September Volunteer of the Month

Meet September Volunteer of the Month, Michael McNamara whose experiences with 826 students inspired him to become a future high school teacher in the Bay Area.

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Meet Our Volunteer of the Month, Maggie Grainger

Huzzah for our Bay-farer tutor point tutor, Maggie Grainger!

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Introducing our Volunteer of the Month, Kasra Omid-Zohoor

Our Sunday Tutoring math extraordinaire, Kasra believes in leading by example. Read on to see his advice for fellow tutors.

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A round of applause for our first Volunteer of the Month in 2017, Adriana del Mar

Meet Volunteer of the Month Adriana del Mar, former design intern and publication designer extraordinaire. Really—our design team has nothing but glowing things to say about her.

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Introducing Jim Emerman, our November Volunteer of the Month

Since joining us in the spring, Jim has become an integral tutor in the Writers’ Room at Buena Vista Horace Mann. We are thrilled to honor him this month!

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Introducing Jessica Lin, our October Volunteer of the Month!

Jessica Lin volunteers at 826 by illustrating characters like "a singing squid whose greatest wish is to paint the world pink."

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Meet November’s Volunteer of the Month, Johann Schiffer

Meet Johann Schiffer, our November Volunteer of the Month! Learn more about Johann, what drew him to 826, and what keeps him involved.

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Our appreciation goes out to the October Volunteer of the Month!

Kert has been an 826 volunteer since 2011, supporting our in-schools programs and our after-school program at Buena Vista Horace Mann.

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August Volunteer of the Month!

"Working with the students here at 826 has been so thrilling. I’m constantly in the company of kids who are anxious to learn.”