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Apr 20

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Schedule your donation now. Your gift will be matched, dollar for dollar.

On Tuesday, May 5, 2015, Silicon Valley Gives will raise money for local nonprofits through a single online donation platform, providing a simple way to connect donors to the charitable causes they care about most and encourage them to take action.

Please join Puente and friends for it’s own SVG Fundraising Event on the evening of 5/5/15, at Pasta Moon in Half Moon Bay, from 5:00 – 7:30 pm. Light appetizers and no host bar. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Eleanor Palacios at or call 650-262-5997.

Not sure where you will be on 5/5/15? Schedule your donation now at: All gifts will be matched, dollar for dollar, up to $35,000.

Schedule your gift today on this secure website.

Want to start a team to fundraise for Puente’s Silicon Valley Gives Campaign? Click here.

Apr 07

La Honda-Pescadero Unified School District Receives The Big Lift!

There’s Big News for the La Honda-Pescadero Unified School District and Puente.

Four school districts were selected to receive The Big Lift grant, among them, our district! The Big Lift is an effort to build reading proficiency among young children and Puente collaborated with the district to submit a very competitive proposal.

Below is a link to the press release and some additional information about The Big Lift Collaborative.

Funds for The Big Lift will be provided by the Social Innovation Fund, a program of the Corporation for National and Community Service and the County of San Mateo’s Measure A Sales Tax.

For more information, please contact Rita Mancera, Puente Program Director, at

Mar 24

National Farmworker Awareness Week



From March 24 to the 31st, individuals and organizations around the country will participate in this week to raise awareness about farmworker conditions and to honor their important contributions to us everyday! Educating the community about the struggles of farmworkers , organizing events and participating in actions will bring s solidarity and understanding to the issues farmworkers face.


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