Archive for the ‘Programs’ Category

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Reflections on Black History Month

Mar 1, 2021

At The Richmond Neighborhood Center, we believe it’s important to lift up Black voices and be intentional about the ways we celebrate Black History Month in our youth programs. For the last four weeks, our K-12 youth programs have been exploring Black arts and culture, learning about iconic (and many lesser known) Black luminaries, and […]

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Virtual Programming, Community Hubs and More

Oct 5, 2020

With the fall term in full swing, our team is hard at work running virtual youth programs and in-person Community Hubs in the Richmond District. Ranging from take-home enrichment activities and social spaces to academic and social-emotional support, we’re continuing to roll out new offerings throughout the school year. Community Hubs Youth programming is more […]

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Supporting Students as We Head Back to School

Aug 14, 2020

Over the last six months, the Neighborhood Center team has had to adapt to a whole new way of serving our community. This new school year poses new challenges, but with a summer of virtual programming under our belt, we’re looking forward to welcoming back all of our youth participants when school starts next week. […]

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How Our Newest Food Pantry is Meeting Community Needs

Aug 12, 2020

We’re proud to share that our newest pop-up food pantry is now serving over 300 of our neighbors each week! Organized in partnership with the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank, this pantry is open on Mondays from 9AM-1PM at the Golden Gate Park Senior Center, providing free groceries to anyone who needs them, no matter where […]

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Summer Program Updates

Jun 19, 2020

Dear Neighborhood Center Families and Supporters, I am writing today with updates on our youth and community programs, which continue to serve families and neighbors during these unprecedented times. Recent weeks have been especially difficult, and our team is working on a plan to take strong anti-racist action as an organization. We will be sharing […]

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How One Richmond is Connecting Our Community

May 20, 2020

With many San Franciscans newly unemployed and facing a wide range of hardships, the need for volunteers and donations to community-based organizations is higher than ever. As a neighborhood center, we have always been committed to supporting local nonprofits and businesses, many of which are currently facing unprecedented challenges. Since the Bay Area shelter-in-place order […]

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Elementary and Middle School Program Applications are Now Open

May 6, 2020

Applications for The Richmond Neighborhood Center’s fall 2020 elementary school programs and middle school programs are now open! We offer school-based programs at five Richmond District elementary and two middle school Beacon programs: Alamo Elementary School Argonne Elementary School Lafayette Elementary School McCoppin Elementary School Peabody Elementary School Presidio Middle School Roosevelt Middle School We […]

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Food Pantry Volunteers

Meeting Growing Need in the Richmond

Apr 29, 2020

As many of our neighbors are facing job loss and reduced income, our first priority has been to continue offering free, healthy groceries to nearly 1,000 Richmond District residents through our weekly food pantries and home-delivered grocery program. Over the last few weeks, we have tackled many challenges to continue meeting our community’s food security […]

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Feeding the Richmond District As We Shelter in Place

Mar 19, 2020

The Richmond Neighborhood Center’s food security services are still up and running, ensuring that everyone is able to get enough to eat during this emergency. All of our weekly food pantries have been relocated to The Richmond Neighborhood Center headquarters at 741 30th Avenue. The pantries will continue to operate during their normal hours: Monday, […]

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Our Inner Richmond Food Pantry Is Now Open!

Jan 9, 2020

The Richmond Neighborhood Center’s newest food pantry is now open at George Peabody Elementary School! A partnership between the Neighborhood Center and the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank, the pantry will be open every Monday from 4:00 – 5:00PM in the Peabody schoolyard, located on 7th Ave between Clement and California Streets. This is the Neighborhood […]

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