Kindness & Generosity Projects

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

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

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

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

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 [...]

Susan Chandler, Petals with a Purpose

2017-09-26T16:10:15+00:00

Think Green: if you want to help people and save the planet, then Petals with a Purpose is for you! Each week, volunteers, people with a social conscious, and individuals with and without intellectual disabilities create natural gifts of beauty using recycled items destined for the landfill like soup cans [...]

Lakeshia McKay, McKay’s Music Movement

2017-09-26T16:10:15+00:00

McKay's Music Movement is filling the gap of rapid school budget cuts—which ultimately leads to removing music education programs and other electives from the school curriculum—by providing free music lessons, workshops, college and scholarship assistance to low-income students of all ages throughout Broward and Miami-Dade county.

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