Larkin Street staff, volunteers, and community supporters came together once again to provide a wonderful holiday celebration for the Drop In youth.
“Larkin street youth are all very appreciative and eager to learn.” Barbara Canella began searching for volunteer opportunities with an educational bent after she retired last summer from her job as a resource specialist for schools in the San Lorenzo, Calif. School District. Her years of experience teaching younger kids led her to teach reading […]
“The youth living at the ATI house are fantastic – inspirational, hard-working, intelligent, fun and kind-hearted. These kids have a big impact on me, and I remember them long after they’ve left the program.” Karen Sommerich’s unique mix of strong values and a passion for helping others has helped shape her philanthropic endeavors. Karen acknowledged […]
Triage employees came in to repaint the dining area of the Lark Inn, our emergency shelter for 18-24 year olds. The transformation was amazing!
“I continue to quietly update the Larkin Street library for the avid readers among the Larkin Street youth, who seem to read them as quickly as I fill up the shelves.” Julie Winkelstein has been a librarian in the East Bay for more than 20 years. Recently she decided to go back to school and […]
Cookie Man bakes himself a niche at Larkin Street – San Francisco Chronicle, December 24, 2011
Jefferson Award Winner Creates Path To Success For Impoverished Youth – CBS 5, August 17, 2011
Local Teens Learn, Create Art With Beach Plastic – KTVU