Youth & Education

100 Women Charitable Foundation
100 Women Charitable Foundation
PO Box 3418
Los Altos, CA 94024
Our mission is to provide access for more women to be involved in local philanthropy and to help make a significant difference our nonprofit community

ALearn
Category: Youth & Education
ALearn
3777 Stevens Creek Blvd, Ste 330
Santa Clara, CA 95051
650-799-4592
info@alearn.org
Contact: Kathryn Hansen, ED, khanson@alearn.org
Email: info@alearn.org
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American Legion Los Altos Post 558
American Legion Los Altos Post 558
347 First Street
Los Altos, CA 94022
American Legion is a veterans service organization, committed to mentoring youth, advocating patriotism, and supporting service members and veterans.

Animal Assisted Happiness Inc
Animal Assisted Happiness Inc
1030 E El Camino Real #279
Sunnyvale, CA 94087
650-887-0887
vicki@animalassistedhappiness.org
Contact: Maya Higa, Volunteer Coordinator, maya@aahsmilefarm.org
Email: vicki@animalassistedhappiness.org
AAH provides children experiencing health or family challenges animal interaction services to bring moments of happiness into their daily lives.

Bring Me a Book Foundation
Category: Youth & Education
Bring Me a Book Foundation
330 Twin Dolphin Dr. Ste., 101
Redwood City, CA 94065
650-625-5000
Bring Me A Book's mission is to strengthen the language and literacy skills of underserved children while also igniting their passion to read.

Cantabile Youth Singers
Cantabile Youth Singers
1000 Fremont Avenue #215
Los Altos, CA 94024
650-424-1410
info@cantabile.org
Email: info@cantabile.org
Cantabile Youth Singers brings artistic excellence in vocal music instruction to youth by creating a supportive, enriching choral community for all.

CHAC
CHAC
590 W. El Camino
Mountain View, CA 94040
650-965-2020
njeans@chacmv.org
Email: njeans@chacmv.org
CHAC provides alternatives to self-destructive behavior and helps create healthy lives for the children and families of Mountain View and nearby towns

Child Advocates of Silicon Valley
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley
509 Valley Way
Building 2
Milpitas, CA 95035
408-416-0400
garret@cadvocates.org
Contact: Bryan Wilson, Volunteer Coordinator, bryan@cadvocates.org
Email: garret@cadvocates.org
Child Advocates matches trained court-appointed volunteers with foster children to ensure that their needs and best interests are met.

Community School of Music & Arts (CSMA)
Community School of Music & Arts (CSMA)
230 San Antonio Circle
Mountain View, CA 94040
650-917-6800
CSMA inspires excellence through art and music education for people of all ages and abilities.

E3 Youth Philanthropy
Category: Youth & Education
E3 Youth Philanthropy
E3 Youth Philanthropy seeks to educate, engage, and empower youth to effect positive change through service, leadership training, and grant-making.

EqOpTech, Inc
EqOpTech, Inc
101 First Street, Suite 182
Los Altos, CA 94022
650-559-8338
contact@eqoptech.org
Contact: Lucy Lee, Executive Director, contact@eqoptech.org
Email: contact@eqoptech.org
EqOpTech promotes equal opportunity learning and STEM education through technology in under-served communities.

Family Engagement Institute (FEI) /Stretch to Kindergarten
Category: Youth & Education
Family Engagement Institute (FEI) /Stretch to Kindergarten
12345 El Monte Rd, Rm 5420
Los Altos, CA 94022
STK is a supplemental educational program that helps prepare children and their families for a successful transition to kindergarten.

Foothill-DeAnza Community College Foundation
Category: Youth & Education
Foothill-DeAnza Community College Foundation
FHDA Foundation
12345 El Monte Road
Los Altos, CA 94022
650-949-6232
woodworthlaura@fhda.edu
Email: woodworthlaura@fhda.edu
Our mission is to change student lives by raising and investing funds to support the educational excellence of Foothill and De Anza colleges.

Fresh Lifelines for Youth (FLY)
Category: Youth & Education
Fresh Lifelines for Youth (FLY)
568 Valley Way
Milpitas, CA 95035
FLY is dedicated to breaking the cycle of violence, crime and incarceration of teens through legal education, leadership training, and mentoring.

Friends of Deer Hollow Farm
Friends of Deer Hollow Farm
P.O. Box 4282
Mountain View, CA 94040-0282
408-821-6359
david@deerhollowfarmfriends.org
Email: david@deerhollowfarmfriends.org
Our mission is to support environmental education programs for our community on our 160 year old historical teaching homestead farm.

Friends of the Mountain View Library
Friends of the Mountain View Library
585 Franklin St
Mountain View, CA 94041
650-526-7031
friendsofmvlibrary@gmail.com
Contact: Patricia Kassner, Volunteer Coordinator, friendsofmvlibrary@gmail.com
Email: friendsofmvlibrary@gmail.com
Our mission is to fundraise to keep the community and library connected, communicate the benefits and needs of the library, and support resources.

Healthier Kids Foundation Santa Clara County
Healthier Kids Foundation Santa Clara County
4010 Moorpark Avenue, Ste 118
San Jose, CA 95117
Our mission is to give children and those who love them the education and cutting edge tools they rightfully deserve to live a healthy life.

Heart2Heart Teens
Heart2Heart Teens
763 Holbrook Place
Sunnyvale, CA 94087
H2H Teens works with teens and parents to strengthen families and help teens reach their goals.

Just READ
Just READ
PO Box 4459
Mountain View, CA 94041
650-940-7402
info@justreadcenters.org
Contact: Lew Epstein, Executive Director, Lew.Epstein@justreadcenters.org or Libby Karolczak, Volunteer Coordinator, libby@justreadcenters.org
Email: info@justreadcenters.org
Just READ improves the reading, writing and math skills of young people and helps them become self-directed and motivated learners.

Kick, Lead & Dream Soccer Camp
Category: Youth & Education
Kick, Lead & Dream Soccer Camp
Attn: Sherri Luther
1335 Holly Avenue
Los Altos, CA 94024
KLD Soccer Camp is a camp for at-risk kids from the Mountain View and Sunnyvale school districts.

Kids in Common
Category: Youth & Education
Kids in Common
1605 The Alameda
San Jose, CA 95126
Our goal for children and youth is: Every Child Safe, Healthy, Successful in Learning, Successful in Life.

Krause Center for Innovation
Krause Center for Innovation
Our mission is to design and implement innovative professional development education and training to support those in the evolving knowledge economy.

Living Classroom
Living Classroom
PO Box 4121
Los Altos, CA 94024
info@living-classroom.org
Contact: Martha Young, Volunteer Coordinator, Marthay@living-classroom.org
Email: info@living-classroom.org
The Living Classroom collaborates with schools and communities to inspire children to learn and value our natural world through garden-based education

Los Altos Educational Foundation
Los Altos Educational Foundation
201 Covington Road
Los Altos, CA 94024
650-559-0445
admin@laefonline.org
Contact: Heather Macdonald, Executive Director, admin@laefonline.org
Email: admin@laefonline.org
LAEF raises funds from parents and the community to provide staff and essential programs for all nine LASD schools, benefiting every TK-8 student.

Los Altos Kiwanis
Los Altos Kiwanis
Contact: info@losaltoskiwanis.org
Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time.

Mentor-Tutor Connection
Category: Youth & Education
Mentor-Tutor Connection
PO Box 1473
Los Altos, CA 94023
650-867-6972
Our mission is to help build brighter futures for youth through exceptional tutoring and mentoring programs, improving social and academic life skills

Mission Be
Mission Be
240 Monroe Drive, Apt 307
Mountain View, CA 94040
631-513-6151
Carin@missionbe.org
Contact: Carin Winter, Executive Director, Carin@missionbe.org
Email: Carin@missionbe.org
Mission Be helps children and communities become self-regulated, happier and more peaceful through evidence-based mindfulness programs.

Mountain View Educational Foundation
Category: Youth & Education
Mountain View Educational Foundation
MVEF works with the community to raise funds for essential programs to ensure a well-rounded education for all MV Whisman School District students.

Mountain View Police Activities League
Mountain View Police Activities League
1000 Villa Street
Mountain View, CA 94041
650-903-6139
alyssahamlin@mountainview.gov
Email: alyssahamlin@mountainview.gov
Our mission is to foster understanding between youth and police officers through a non-confrontational setting, divert ing them from criminal activity

Mountain View Working Scholars
Category: Youth & Education
Mountain View Working Scholars
100 View Street #202
Mountain View, CA 94041
Our mission is to provide anyone who lives or works in Mountain View a bachelor's degree online for no cost.

Music for Minors
Music for Minors
1100 Industrial Road, Suite 10
San Carlos, CA 94070
650-237-9130
sonja@mfm.org
Email: sonja@mfm.org
URL: mfm.org
MFM's mission is to nurture in children a lifelong love of music by providing quality music education programs in schools with our educators.

MVLA Challenge Team
MVLA Challenge Team
1000 Villa Street
Mountain View, CA 94041
650-949-7113
krausegay@fhda.edu
Contact: Gay Krause, Executive Director, krausegay@fhda.edu
Email: krausegay@fhda.edu
We build meaningful community partnerships to support the success of children, youth and families in Mountain View, Los Altos and Los Altos Hills.

MVLA High School Foundation
MVLA High School Foundation
PO Box 1146
Los Altos, CA 94023
650-940-4670
info@mvlafoundation.org
Contact: Laura Roberts, Executive Director, info@mvlafoundation.org
Email: info@mvlafoundation.org
The Mountain View-Los Altos High School Foundation invests in a learning environment that empowers all students to thrive and succeed.

MVLA Scholars
MVLA Scholars
183 Hillview Avenue
Los Altos, CA 94022
650-575-2813
mvla_scholars@losaltoscf.org
Contact: Janet Tornow, Volunteer Coordinator, mvla_scholars@losaltoscf.org
Email: mvla_scholars@losaltoscf.org
We help local, high potential, low-income students achieve their dreams of earning college degrees and attaining professional positions.

National Charity League, Orchard Valley Chapter
National Charity League, Orchard Valley Chapter
PO Box 3693
Los Altos, CA 94024
gaylemujica@mac.com
Email: gaylemujica@mac.com
National Charity League, Inc. is a non-profit national organization of mothers and daughters dedicated to serving their local communities.

Peninsula Bridge
Peninsula Bridge
PO Box 963
Menlo Park, CA 94026
650-473-9461
maureen@peninsulabridge.org
Email: maureen@peninsulabridge.org
Peninsula Bridge works to promote academic and personal success for motivated middle school students from under-resourced communities.

Peninsula Youth Theater
Peninsula Youth Theater
2500 Old Middlefield Way
Mountain View, CA 94043
650-207-5472
ewu@pytnet.org
Contact: Karen Simpson, Executive Director, ksimpson@pytnet.org
Email: ewu@pytnet.org
PYT provides outstanding theatrical learning experiences that develop leadership, responsibility, and foster teamwork in a supportive environment.

Project Cornerstone
Project Cornerstone
80 Saratoga Ave
Santa Clara, CA 95051
408-351-6482
info@projectcornerstone.org
Contact: Michelle Onishi, Volunteer Coordinator, info@projectcornerstone.org
Email: info@projectcornerstone.org
Project Cornerstone is committed to helping all children and teens in Silicon Valley feel valued, respected and known.

Reading Partners
Reading Partners
600B Valley Way
Milpitas, CA 95035
408-945-5720
volunteerssv@readingpartners.org
Contact: Monique Garcia, Volunteer Coordinator, volunteersSV@readingpartners.org
Email: volunteerssv@readingpartners.org
Reading Partners mobilizes communities to provide students with the individualized reading support they need to read at grade level by fourth grade.

Resource Area for Teaching (RAFT)
Category: Youth & Education
Resource Area for Teaching (RAFT)
1355 Ridder Park Drive
San Jose, CA 95131
Our mission is to help educators transform a child’s learning experience through hands on education to one that inspires joy and discovery of learning

Ronald McDonald House at Stanford
Ronald McDonald House at Stanford
520 Sand Hill Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304
650-470-6000
Contact: Monica Makela, Volunteer Services Manager, Monica.Makela@rmhcbayarea.org
RMHC Bay Area provides critically ill children with communities of support, access to medical care, and the healing power of family and home.

Science is Elementary
Science is Elementary
1954 Old Middlefield Way
Mountain View, CA 94043
info@scienceiselementary.org
Contact: Jennifer Urmson, Volunteer Coordinator, jennifer@scienceiselementary.org
Email: info@scienceiselementary.org
To effect systemic change in elementary school science education by teaching students, training teachers, and engaging the scientific community.

Service League of Boys (SLOBs)
Service League of Boys (SLOBs)
Our mission is for parents and sons to initiate educational and charitable acts that foster community responsibility, strengthening their relationship

Silicon Valley FACES
Silicon Valley FACES
777 N First Street, Ste. 220
San Jose, CA 95112
pmitchell@svfaces.org
Email: pmitchell@svfaces.org
Our mission to build communities free of bias, bigotry, bullying, and violence.

Sky's The Limit Fund
Sky's The Limit Fund
Sobrato Center for Non-Profits
510A Valley Way
Milpitas, CA 95035
408-618-8093
info@stlfgives.org
Contact: Debbie Roelands, Volunteer Coordinator, debbie@stlfgives.org
Email: info@stlfgives.org
Our mission is to transform the lives of youth in crisis with financial need through Wilderness Therapy, Family Coaching, and Community Outreach.

Soil&Water
Soil&Water
soilandwatergarden@gmail.com
Email: soilandwatergarden@gmail.com
Our mission is to connect our community through gardening.

Soulforce Leadership
Soulforce Leadership
367 Snyder Lane
Mountain View, CA 94043
Soulforce Leadership is an incubator for youth & community leaders to take take action on local issues in pursuit of the beloved community.

Together We Can
Together We Can
Contact: Amanda Boschken, aboschken@gmail.com
Girls promoting and facilitating charitable endeavors that foster a strong bond with the community.

Westwind 4-H Riding for the Handicapped
Category: Youth & Education
Westwind 4-H Riding for the Handicapped
27210 Altamont Road
Los Altos, CA 94022
650-965-1617
jackahamilton@gmail.com
Email: jackahamilton@gmail.com
We are a horseback riding program allowing children with disabilities to have fun, improve their coordination, strengthen muscles, & build confidence.

Youth Drama for All (special needs)
Youth Drama for All (special needs)
1622 Columbia Drive
Mountain View, CA 94040
We're a drama group open to special and general education students and young adults, building camaraderie and support for the special needs community.