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Where’s James? Discussing Storytelling with FACE AIDS’ New Executive Director

Margo Watson (@MargWow) is the new Executive Director at FACE AIDS, and we sat down to talk over a cup of Blue Bottle coffee. I’ve watched FACE AIDS grow from a student organization at Stanford University to a national organization … Continue reading

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Where’s James? Brainstorming with FLY’s Christa Gannon

Where’s James? Follow PVF’s Executive Director, James Higa, out of the office for site visits and meetings with outstanding grassroots leaders. As PVF’s new Executive Director, I have been quite busy as I get out in the field to meet … Continue reading

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Where’s Bill? A Tailgate Party at Samaritan House

Samaritan House is a respected program serving the poor in San Mateo County with hot meals, clothing, counseling, and a free health clinic. The food program has a central kitchen which served 125,000 meals in the past year. The truck … Continue reading

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Where’s Bill? At the Mt. View Day Worker Center

Where’s Bill? Follow PVF’s Executive Director, Bill Somerville, out of the office, for site visits and meetings with outstanding grassroots leaders. Last week we attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new building to house the Mt. View Day Worker Center.  … Continue reading

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20 Years of Grassroots Grantmaking in 2 Minute Videos

PVF recently launched a short video series that highlights our work.  Listen to a donor testimonial, a grantee’s perspective, and more in these 2-minute Micro-Documentaries. Kathy Kwan of the Eustace-Kwan Family Foundation speaks about why she chooses to donate to … Continue reading

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