Tag: September 2016

Sep 29

September 2016 Newsletter

September saw 75 amazing volunteers from BCG Digital Ventures highlighted as Donors of the Month! They helped revamp our learning center at the shelter, Shields in Compton.

Actress, Heather Hemmens delivered a great PSA about giving back through tutoring and offered encouragement and support for our students to realize their potential outside their current reality. One of our star students of the month is

One of our star students of the month is Myiona, 1st Grade, is pictured above. Star Volunteer, Christian Avalos talks about how, after a big turnaround, he went from being the teacher to being the student, you can watch his video here.

Sep 1

Tutor Anniversaries September 2016

We would like to give a huge shout out to all of these amazing tutors who have volunteered with us for a year or more! We couldn’t impact the lives of thousands of children without you.

“Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.” – Seneca

Six Years
Laleh Dallalnejad

Four Years
Rachel Bravo

Three Years
Esther Chan
James Edmisten
Ahnia Khansari
Floora Khansari
Alexandra Victor
Tazin Yunis

Two Years
Nazanin Amirghahari
Deborah Chankin
Maxine Cruz
Gretchen Garnett
Adi Hacker
Avrami Hacker
Yalda Kotobi
Kelley Major
Joyce Neu
Jack Panossian
Christopher Pelham
Norma Perez
Dinah Piggott
Marti Smith
Lynn Stransky
Sidney Wagner
Lucas White
Rachel White

One Year
Chad Apodaca
Arnanda Arfella
Alexandra Bartas
Christine Chang
Yuri Choi
Manuel Cruz
Mary Henry
Stacey Hong
Elizabeth Kotake
Neha Mirza
Lisa Olmstead
Manasvi Pinnamaneni
Sahand Pirbadian
Samuel Ricchio
Eileen Robottom
Sarah Rundle
Kevin Sun
Megan Velo
Samuel Youngblood
Pengyi Zhu