Dear friends of ADF, The safety and well-being of our community at the Always Dream Foundation is always our highest priority. With the recent and anticipated rapid spread of COVID-19, we are reminded of the need to take care of the most vulnerable we serve, ensuring children from low-income families have access to high-quality books and…

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THANK YOU for giving our students a strong start in 2020! 2019 was an incredible year of growth, new opportunities, and recognition for the Always Dream Foundation. Here are just a few highlights, THANKS TO YOU! We launched our newly designed Always Reading Program, a one-of-a-kind, high-impact early childhood literacy program for low-income students, and we’re ramping up to serve more schools in Hawai’i,…

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Hi friends, As our school districts close to “flatten the curve”, many families now find themselves in the position to facilitate full-time learning for their children—without access to books or libraries. Because of your support and belief in our mission, you have ensured that low-income families in California, Arizona, and Hawai’i are already equipped with…

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Hi friends,   Skating the day away with family and friends, followed by a cup (or two!) of hot cocoa—these are a few of my favorite things! That’s why I’m thrilled to announce that this holiday season, we have collaborated with not one, not two, but THREE pop-up ice rinks benefiting Always Dream Foundation. We…

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Thanks to YOU little Israel and Mateo have developed a love of reading books about space! Your support brings their education to new heights! Hi Friends of ADF! Last month marked another successful gala in the books … for books! Thank you to all who attended, donated, and volunteered to make our 2019 Always Dream Gala…

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Dear friends: Meet my 5-year-old friend, Israel. Israel never had much interest in reading. But through his participation in our new Always Reading Literacy Program, he discovered books about outer space! He read them “over and over and over” and now he wants to be an astronaut. The pure elation and gratitude that Israel’s father…

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Hi Friends! Last week we had an amazing day at Downtown Ice in San Jose with some of the students we serve from Bachrodt Elementary School. The very talented Polina Edmunds choreographed a special show called “Stories on Ice” featuring young local skaters, and Santa even flew in for a meet and greet! One child…

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Dear Friends of ADF: I’m always impressed by how much we accomplish in a given year, and 2018 was no exception. Yet, we stay focused on our core mission, ensuring students have the literacy resources to succeed. 2018 kicked off with our 2nd annual Red White and Blue Ball at our new home, the Exploratorium…

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