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Digging Deep to Make Change

Digging Deep to Make Change

Dig Deep Farms is among the increasing number of urban farming organizations creating vibrant communities that helps educate and support small-scale farming and permaculture systems in the Bay Area. BOSS recently worked with Dig Deep Farms to place a CTEC participant...

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Donating to Plant Seeds of Change

Donating to Plant Seeds of Change

BOSS’s shelter, housing, and support service programs provide meals, amenities, housing and job services, community activities, and a host of life-changing support. This work is only possible with the support of funders and individual community members who donate,...

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BOSS Holiday Celebrations

BOSS Holiday Celebrations

Every year, families and individuals in BOSS programs work hard to find affordable homes, living wage jobs, and resources to increase their educations, social connections, physical health, and long-term healing from trauma. The holidays can be a particularly painful...

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DrawBridge Art Therapy with BOSS Children & Families

DrawBridge Art Therapy with BOSS Children & Families

Since 1989, DrawBridge has inspired over 35,000 homeless and underserved children through weekly expressive art programs that are offered free of charge right where these kids live – in dozens of homeless shelters, safe houses and other low-income facilities...

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Thank you, Monticello Academy, for an Amazing Holiday Haul

Thank you, Monticello Academy, for an Amazing Holiday Haul

Thanks to the kindergartners at Monticello Academy in Santa Clara BOSS has received an abundance of important items that can be used by families in need for years to come!  This is the second year Ms. Sarireh Nadimi and the school have chosen BOSS for their...

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Census 2020: Overview and Countdown!

Census 2020: Overview and Countdown!

The United States Constitution requires all residents to be counted every 10 years. You can help support our community and bring valuable resources for you and your family by filling out the 2020 Census. It's safe, quick and easy and there is NO...

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The Berkeley School – Helping Homeless Kids

The Berkeley School – Helping Homeless Kids

New Partnership With BOSS Children’s Learning Center The Berkeley School began as the first Montessori school in Berkeley in 1963, and has since evolved into a school that employs Montessori principles and techniques as well as Reggio Emilia and Project Zero...

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CTEC Graduate Profile Series – Part III: John Walker

CTEC Graduate Profile Series – Part III: John Walker

For the third and final segment the last 2018 graduate we are profiling is John Walker, who used the help of CTEC to find a job doing what he loves. Walker’s life has had its ups and downs, but through perseverance and guidance nothing is impossible! Read about April...

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SCHP 6-Month Renovation Project

SCHP 6-Month Renovation Project

The BOSS South County Homeless Project (SCHP) has been providing shelter and life-changing support services to 24 homeless Hayward residents per night since 1989. In April of this year, BOSS began working with Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services Agency to...

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