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Dec 18, SF Story Jam:
Preaching to the Choir


Celebrate our last story jam of the year with our 'Preaching to the Choir Story Jam' on December 18. In Honor of the holiday we'll be sharing tales of cultural salvation from near and far. Details>>

Jan 31, Palo Alto,
Festival of Cultures &
Annual General Meeting


Join us for our biggest event of the year. Returned Peace Corps Volunteers from around Northern California will team up with the Ohlone Elementary School Global Awareness team to celebrate, learn and share experiences from over 100 countries at our Annual Festival of Cultures. We need volunteers for country presenations, international fashion show, cook international foods, organize cross culutral activities for kids and general volunteer help. Volunteer to Help>>

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School Beautification Project

6/20/14 Fri (8:30 AM - 12:00 PM)
Linda Vista Elementary School
100 Kirk Ave, San Jose
Contact:Evan Frazer (evan.frazer [at] uwsv [dot] org)


On June 20th and for a few days before, United Way is organizing a large school beautification project for its Day of Action on Friday June 20th from 8:30-12:00pm.

Early academic achievement is a key to success in life. Students perform better in a good environment for learning. Help restore the shine at Linda Vista Elementary School in East San Jose. From the playground, to the cafeteria, to the classrooms there are opportunities for you to paint, clean and redecorate to enhance the environment and create a warm and welcoming school.

Contact Evan Frazer (Peru '09-'12), who works at the United Way and will be at the event, if you have any questions.

Here is the link to where you sign up:
http://www.uwsv.org/content/2014-day-action