The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
America SCORES inspires urban youth to lead healthy lives, be engaged students, and have the confidence and character to make a difference in the world.
Founded in 2001, America SCORES Bay Area is currently at more than 30 public schools in San Francisco and Oakland. America SCORES Bay Area serves over 1,000 1st-8th grade students in under-resourced communities.
Soccer & Literacy
For 10-12 weeks each Fall and Spring, SCORES provides a comprehensive after-school program 4-5 days a week. SCORES is FREE and offered to public elementary school children, ages 6-11. In the Fall semester the focus is poetry and creative writing while in the Spring the children engage in "Writing for the Community" service-learning projects.
America SCORES Bay Area values its strong relationships in the community. SCORES partners include: SFUSD, ExCEL, SF Rec & Parks, DCYF, Coaching Corps, Up2Us, among others.