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Spring 2020 Newsletter

Our spring 2020 newsletter celebrates the many ways our community rallies together for the common good. Whether we're responding to great challenges, investing in meaningful programs, or giving back to important charities, one thing is certain: there's a spirit of care here that unites us all.

In this issue

  • President's Message: "A community rallying together in hard times is awe-inspiring and gratitude-building. We’re in this together and together we’ll get through it." Read the message from Foundation President Andy Patterson.

  • Driving Impact, Changing Lives: Our Initiative Grant to REACH Literacy's Workplace Academy program is an investment in workforce development, and so much more. By providing on-site literacy instruction for employees, this transformational program is empowering individuals, strengthening families and building bridges throughout our community. Read the story.

  • Paying It Forward: Meet Steve and Roxanne Lynch. When challenges face our community, this couple has used their donor advised fund held at the Community Foundation to help. Read the story.

  • Community Impact: See our Community Fund grants from July 2019 - January 2020 and learn about the good work our local nonprofits are doing throughout our area. Read the story.

About Our Artist: The cover of the spring 2020 newsletter features art by third-grader Vincent Madison, created for the #SFStayAtHomeArt challenge.