$10,000 Grant from 50 Fund, Could be Doubled with YOUR help! January 27, 2016 Family Support Services has received a $10,000 grant from an organization called 50 Fund. They are the legacy initiative of the San Francisco Bay Area Super Bowl 50 Host Committee. We are among 20 organizations who received this grant, …
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Celebrating our Graduates! July 2, 2015 Our Kinship Youth Program began over 10 years ago, and one of our greatest successes has been keeping children and youth engaged with the program over the course of many years.  An exciting result is that each year …
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Mentoring: Seven Years Together. Meet Tyrell and Bill. Bill McNab and his mentee Tyrell have been the glowing faces on our OreMi Mentoring brochure for several years, and we were excited to receive an update on the charming picture that has become a part of the Family Support …
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2014 Annual Report We are excited to present our Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2013-2014. In this report, you will find information about our financial state, major donors, funders, and sponsors, as well as stories that highlight the importance of the work we do.   …
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Claudia Nelson: 2015 Respite Care Provider of the Year   We’ve all been on the edge of our seats, waiting to learn which of our amazing Respite Childcare Providers will be the “‘Tony” Award winner for 2015!     The “Tony” Award is presented each year to a Respite …
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OreMi in Oakland Local! January 23, 2015   Thanks to Oakland Local for helping us highlight the importance of mentoring as we celebrate National Mentoring Month. This is the perfect time to spread the word about the amazing role mentors play in the lives …
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New Executive Director Announced December 15, 2014 The Family Support Services Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Cheryl Smith to replace Lou Fox, the Agency’s Co-founder and Executive Director of 25 years, who is retiring in 2015. Cheryl will begin …
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Lou Fox to Retire in 2015   Dear Colleagues and Friends of Family Support Services,    It is with mixed feelings that I am writing to inform you that I will be retiring next year.   As many of you know, Judy Levin and I started …
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KYP’s Local Safeway Food Drive Feeds those in Need June 11, 2014 Members of the Kinship Youth Program’s Junior Leadership Group recently conducted a food drive at a local Safeway store. As part of this community service engagement, these young leaders reached out to Safeway customers to request non-perishable …
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Kinship Youth Program in the Community! May 16, 2014 The youth in our Kinship Youth Program (KYP) recently designed and led a Saturday clean-up of a portion of the Lake Merritt shoreline, which sometimes collects debris from  storm drains and other sources. Using tools and supplies …
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