Outward Bound Volunteering Visit!
Our Bayview site was honored to have a group of volunteers from Outward Bound Youth Leadership Corps! A group of 15 students and their instructors teamed up with FACES SF community to fix up our facilities over a weekend, much to the appreciation of our Bayview staff! Go to Recent News to learn more about the day!
October has been a busy month for us at FACES SF! Come and read about all our events, including our Annual Event, a volunteering project from San Francisco State University and the Fall Festival at our Bayview and Hayes Valley sites. It's been a great month to usher in the fall and we're looking forward to what November has to bring!
Welcome Back Event at Bayview
We just had our Welcome Back event at our Bayview site. It was a jammed packed afternoon with Family Fun day early in the afternoon, followed by the the grand opening of of the Bayview playground! Mr. Ken manned the BBQ and with staff, students and teachers all contributing. Go to Recent News to read a message about the event from our Executive Director, Lawland Long.
"There were times when I had to decide, am I going to get groceries, or pay the electric bill" Such were the economic pressures of young mother Mercedes Cadena as she struggled to make ends meet, raise children, and start a career as a hairdresser in San Francisco. Along with the challenges of finding work to have a place to live and put food on the table for her kids, finding affordable child care was especially difficult.