September Volunteer Newsletter

Thank you, Sutroites!

It’s remarkable individuals like you, who truly make a difference! We appreciate your interest and time invested, in changing the lives of others. Each month, this webpage will be updated with new volunteer opportunities and ways to give back to our community. Enjoy these fun and fulfilling activities while making a positive impact!

Tzu Chi Organization 

Back-to-School Drive

Event Date: Aug 8 – Sept 30
Contact: Asa Elmore AElmore@sutrobio.com 

For 30 years, Tzu Chi, USA has provided relief with compassion and love to those needing it most. From victims of hurricanes, wildfires and flooding to those who fall below the poverty line, their volunteers help provide relief that includes shelter, food, cash cards… and it all comes with their love and compassion with hope to build a better world.

ABOUT Tzu Chi, USA

To help those in need with love and care: We’re all one family on this Earth.

Achieving wellbeing is the essence of human existence, but a variety of obstacles can hinder the goal and cause misery. Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation is an international humanitarian organization whose mission is to relieve the suffering of those in need, and create a better world for all.

In Chinese, “tzu” means compassion, and “chi” relief: with open hearts and helping hands, our volunteers are here to serve you.

 

For more information

Back to school items needed to support 800 homeless children in the San Francisco area.

Wish List:

Kids Ankle Socks
(sizes S-XL)
Kids Polo Shirts
(sizes 5-16)
Kids Shoes
(sizes 4-5K)
2-Pocket Homework Folders

Please drop off your donated items in any of our labeled bins located in our Cell Free Cafe in Oyster Point or the Break Room in San Carlos by EOD Friday, September 30th.

Or you may click on the following links to purchase these items directly, Wish List via WALMART or  AMAZON

George Washington Elemenetary School

Back-to-School Drive

Event Date: Aug 8 – Sept 30
Contact: Maria Bruk MBruk@sutrobio.com 

George Washington Elementary has an enrollment of 365 students from kindergarten through the fifth grade. Their school serves an ethnically diverse community that is reflected by their students. over 70% of whom come from homes where English is not the first language. Their ultimate goal at George Washington Elementary School is to help each students become a productive member of the community

George Washington Elementary School is a collaborative community of learners where teachers, students, families, and the community grow and facilitate each child’s journey to reach his or her potential and to become a life long learner and thinker.

 

Wish List:

Crayons Glue Sticks Markers Notebooks
Pencils Pens White Copy Paper

Please drop off your donated items in any of our labeled bins located in our Cell Free Cafe in Oyster Point or the Break Room in San Carlos by EOD Friday, September 30th.

Or you may click on the following links to purchase these items directly, Wish List via WALMART or  AMAZON

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