Welcome to Jumpstart’s Northern California homepage!
Here you can learn all about the work we’re doing, our latest initiatives, partners, upcoming events, and much more.
It’s a solution for two problems at once: children desperately need mentors to guide them, and isolated seniors yearn for more connection and meaning. The growing intergenerational activities movement received
On July 15, 2016, The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) announced the awarding of $402 million in AmeriCorps grants, including over $7.0 million that will go towards supporting
- Thursday, March 2 at San Francisco Public Library
Jumpstart will be hosting an event for 100 local preschool children at the main branch of the San Francisco Public Library in celebration of Dr. Seuss' birthday. This event will include a large group reading of a Dr. Seuss book as well as a variety of art, sensory, and music and movement learning station activities. All children will leave the event with a Dr. Seuss book! Interested in volunteering at the event? Register to volunteer here. ...
- Thursday, April 27 at Dogpatch WineWorks
On Thursday, April 27, 2017, celebrate the power of the written word at Jumpstart's Scribbles to Novels, an intoxicating event being held at Dogpatch WineWorks in San Francisco. Join Jumpstart and honored guest, journalist and author Frances Dinkelspiel, as she recounts the colorful history of California's wine industry. Immerse yourself in a story about fire, greed, and obsession, as you are treated to local wines, a seated dinner, and a transformational story from one of Jumpstart's Bay Area college student volunteers. This year we are honoring Northern California Advisory Board member Gordy Holterman for his years of service to Jumpstart’s mission. Click here for more information about the...
Jumpstart California is a proud member of the AmeriCorps National Service network and is supported in part by California Volunteers, Foster Grandparents, and the Corporation for National and Community Service.