Kindness & Generosity Projects

Read about grantees who have received funding for their Kindness & Generosity project from a Pollination Project grant.

Rebecca Singleton, The Promised Group: Project RESET

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2017-03-30T07:56:33+00:00

Rebecca and Troy Singleton are the founders of project RESET (Rebuild. Educate. Stabilize. Employ. Transform.), a program designed to provide minority citizens returning from prison with an opportunity to reset their lives through transitional housing, job training, financial literacy, and intensive case management. The founders believe that if given the [...]

Sue Gonzalez, AkomaKids Literacy Classes for Youth in Elmina, Ghana

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2017-06-08T14:54:12+00:00

When literacy specialist, Sue Gonzalez, first went to Elmina, Ghana in 2010, she met an amazing group of students who simply wanted to excel at school despite a scarcity of books and materials. She came back to her classroom in San Francisco thinking how inequitable it was that her students [...]

Julia McCarthy, Everybody Dance Now! Claremont

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2017-09-26T16:10:14+00:00

"Everybody Dance Now! Claremont" is dedicated to bringing quality hip-hop dance classes to children in deserving communities around Southern California. Students explore creative movement, choreography, and musicality, and learn dance vocabulary, history, culture, and context (including the intersections of art and social justice movements). Programming will take place at Pomona [...]

Erik Rodriguez, “Mission Week” Camp for Refugee Children

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2017-07-06T13:42:00+00:00

The UrbanLife high school student leadership teams are planning a camp during spring break, where the participants will be elementary school aged refugees from countries all over Africa and Asia, who have relocated to our neighborhood (City Heights and Southeast San Diego). The youth will use the money for supplies [...]

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