Our Work

What we do is as diverse as the community we call home.

Our community impact goals:

Help 200,000 struggling individuals meet their basic needs

Support and coach 7,500 families in achieving financial stability

Ensure 100,000 low-income individuals get the tax refunds they deserve

Connect 10,000 youth with jobs, internships and training

Confronting our community’s biggest challenges takes diverse support and manpower. With the help of individuals, nonprofits, businesses, and government partners, here’s how we get it done.

Empowering Youth

We create pathways for youth to become financially secure adults through job training, mentoring, and entry-level work.

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Thriving Adults

We connect adults to services that empower them to improve their financial future and contribute to the local economy.

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Providing For Basic Needs

We support a variety of social impact initiatives that ensure local families in need can access basic needs like food and shelter.

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Strengthening Our Community

We bring together whole sectors and provide the support and manpower to address our region’s most pressing challenges.

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Empowering Youth

We create pathways for youth to become financially secure adults through job training, mentoring, and entry-level work.

Learn More

Thriving Adults

We connect adults to services that empower them to improve their financial future and contribute to the local economy.

Learn More

Providing For Basic Needs

We support a variety of social impact initiatives that ensure local families in need can access basic needs like food and shelter.

Learn More

Strengthening Our Community

We bring together whole sectors and provide the support and manpower to address our region’s most pressing challenges.

Learn More

Real Talk:

1 in 4 Bay Area residents live in poverty.

To create economic success, we attack it from all sides by focusing on education, income, and housing.

These five populations are more likely to live in poverty than their peers.

Changing that begins now.

01

Households with young children

Between increased food,
housing costs, and childcare,
the cost of raising a child under five can add $30k in annual expenses.

03

Households headed by a man of color

Bay Area men of color have the highest unemployment rate amongst their counterparts, with 1/3 of households struggling to make ends meet.

05

Households headed by a senior citizen

As seniors exit the workforce, a greater portion of their income goes to basic necessities and those who live alone and rent are more likely to struggle.

02

Households headed by a single mother

Single moms are more than twice as likely to live below self-sufficiency as the general public, which is the highest rate among critical populations.

04

Households headed by an immigrant

Persons of color are especially likely to be living below self-sufficiency if the head of household was born outside of the United States.

Sachin

Advocate & Donor

“We let them know that as private citizens we are concerned enough that we have come to Sacramento to advocate.”

Daniel

Volunteer & Donor

"I define success as how many people I get to help and how many lives I get to impact."

Kyle

Intern through Youth Jobs+

"They didn’t treat me like I was some high school student. They treated me like I was an actual employee.”