September 16, 2019

If you are ready to dive in and look at some of the local, eye-opening volunteer projects, the Silicon Valley Volunteer Fair has it all! Hosted by Environmental Volunteers, this event took place at the Palo Alto Baylands Duck Pond on August 17. 

All the organizations we...

September 12, 2019

I have always loved learning Biology, Chemistry and how our body works. I enjoy talking about what I have learnt and like teaching.

One of my hobbies is playing the South Indian Drums called Mridangam. I go to San Jose to learn this skill. There I met Ankith Maremanda,...

These three steps will help you determine the legitimacy of potentially fake accounts.

Are you a teenage student interested in contributing to Get Involved Foundation's blog?

Contributors are expected to write 1–2 pieces per month about volunteer opportunities, highlighting exceptional volunteers and organizations, inspiring the community to give back, an...

July 18, 2019

The Barron Park Donkeys are an establishment that has been in palo alto for around 80 years, the donkeys dubbed as palo altos local equine celebrities. The two donkeys there are Jenny and Perry. Even though two donkeys may not sound like many, it takes a group of 24 de...

July 11, 2019

As Bay Area housing prices have risen over the past few years, some people are unable to pay their rent or keep their house. Unfortunately, have become homeless as a result. To alleviate this issue, many organizations have stepped in to try to help get the homeless bac...

July 5, 2019

The organization I’m working with on this internship is called My New Red Shoes. Their mission is to provide students in low-income and underserved communities with shoes and clothes to make them eager for school. By doing so, they aspire to improve the self esteem, co...

June 30, 2019

Ada’s Cafe has been a non-profit corporation serving healthy snacks to the community ever since its beginnings as the Tasty Treats Cafe at Terman (now Greene) Middle School. From the very start, Ada’s goal was to break down barriers between people with disabilities and...

June 26, 2019

In the 21st century, the need for tech related workers is growing yet there are 

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Costaño Elementary School is the school in East Palo alto I will be working with. Costaño focuses on helping students succeed in the 21st century. They emphasize teamwork, respect, int...

Are you free at 7:00 p.m. this evening? Get Involved interns will be presenting their projects at our Spring Showcase at the Mitchell Park Community Center tonight.

Light refreshments will be provided, and this event is open to the entire community—regardless of whether...

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