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¡VIVA MEDA! 44th Anniversary Celebration Brings Together Community, Generates Record Donations to Strengthen Mission Latino Immigrant Families

As 300 attendees were greeted by the mellifluous sounds of a 12-person mariachi band, ¡VIVA MEDA! got off to a rousing start on Oct. 19. The venue was the San Francisco Design Center. Thirty-three valued sponsors generously made this gala possible. (See list of sponsors following blog — click to enlarge.) The evening’s theme was…

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End-of-Year Giving: Ways to Donate or Volunteer to Help Mission Kids

It’s the season of giving, as we collectively work to improve the lives of Mission students. It’s easy. Just donate to a cause in the Mission in lieu of purchasing gifts, or ask your friends and family to make your holiday gift a tax-deductible donation. There are many impactful Mission-based organizations providing access to critical services and…

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MEDA Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement on Nov. 29

Christopher Gil Senior Content Marketing Manager Mission Economic Development Agency (415) 282-3334 ext. 152 cgil@medasf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 21, 2016 MEDA Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement on Nov. 29 Political changes create urgent need for donations to stand up for Latino immigrant community   San Francisco, Calif. — The Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) has joined #GivingTuesday,…

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USF Computer Donation to MEDA will Help Bridge the Digital Divide

It takes a big effort to bridge the digital divide in the low-income community. It takes a strategy for community outreach. It takes a team of staff and volunteers to teach the classes. It also takes computers. That’s why the recent in-kind donation of 50 PC desktops and two projectors from the University of San…

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Why I Give Wednesday: MEDA Workforce Development Program Manager Orrian Willis

To celebrate this season of giving and thankfulness, every Wednesday we will showcase staff, Board members, volunteers and clients telling what this Mission District, San Francisco nonprofit brings to their lives. After graduating from college a little over five years ago, I applied to a number of jobs. Like many recent college graduates, I was confused and anxious…

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