An article by Metta Fund R.O.C.K. Brings Public-Private Partnerships to Support Youth Development in One of San Francisco’s Less-Advantaged Neighborhoods In 1994, Michelle Groe started an after school program at the local elementary school in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley. She and small group of volunteers started helping...

R.O.C.K. is the only San Francisco-based nonprofit selected as a Charity Partner for the 2017 Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon.  Click on the image above to see our logo on the back page.  To learn more about how you can participate on our team, visit http://rocksf.org/event/escape/....

By Tom Broucksou, Rewardexpert.com Real Options for City Kids, or R.O.C.K. for short, is a San Francisco-based nonprofit that provides active and enriching programs to youth living in the working class neighborhood of Visitacion Valley. R.O.C.K. gives kids in this underserved community a chance to participate...

On Monday, February 29th, Andrew Bogut of the Golden State Warriors visited R.O.C.K.'s after school program at Visitacion Valley Middle School.  In partnership with PwC, Bogut not only spoke to a select group of elementary and middle school students, but participated in a career exploration...

It's briefly quiet in late afternoon on a hill above San Francisco's most violent housing projects. But then suddenly, more than 130 young teenagers rush into the cafeteria of Visitacion Valley Middle School for snacks, before breaking off into smaller groups to do homework and...