We value community. One of the ways that we participate is by helping out organizations that do good things in ways that we work best. By building a great product that they can do more good in, and hopefully at a price that maximizes their abilities to continue doing great work, too.
826 Valencia is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting under-resourced students ages 6 to 18 with their creative and expository writing skills and helping teachers inspire their students to write.
We helped the 826 Valencia team put the finishing touches on their newest space, 826 Valencia Tenderloin Center, featuring King Carl's Emporium.
La Cocina is focused on cultivating low-income food entrepreneurs as they formalize and grow their business. They support businesses by providing an affordable commercial kitchen space, industry-specific technical assistance and access to market opportunities. We focus primarily on providing resources to women from communities of color and immigrant communities.
We’ve had the honor of building a brick and mortar location for two La Cocina graduates so far. Bini’s Kitchen and El Pipila. Both projects we are fiercely proud of, and the energy and excitement and true grit of both Binita Pradhan and Guadalupe Guerrero were inspiring to work with and build for.
Scholarmatch makes college possible for underserved youth by providing college counseling, innovative online tools, strategic scholarships, and high-touch support for students, all the way to college graduation, all made possible by a network of volunteers and donors.
We built a loft for storage on their main floor to make room for them to move offices to their basement, creating more desk space for their good work to get done.