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R.O.C.K.’s Operations Team Doubles with New Staff Member By Jenna Watanabe, Marketing & Development Coordinator It was a slow-moving summer afternoon and I was doing what I usually did when I daydreamed about my future—searching for jobs that might catapult me into a meaningful career change....

Taking R.O.C.K. to the Next Level By Curt Yagi, Executive Director I still remember my first exposure to R.O.C.K. close to 20 years ago.  It was spring and I was volunteering for the first time at Skill Drills, our signature Saturday sports clinic series for elementary school...

Udall Foundation: Bret Muter | 520.901.8569 | muter@udall.gov Real Options for City Kids: Jenna Watanabe | 415.333.4001 x2 | jenna@rocksf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOUR R.O.C.K. PARTICIPANTS FEATURED ARTISTS IN NEW PARKS IN FOCUS PHOTO EXHIBITION AT SFO AIRPORT   SAN FRANCISCO [December 4, 2017] – The San Francisco International Airport’s SFO...

It’s September, and school and R.O.C.K. programs are back in full session. Learn more about the community back to school backpack give away with Mayor Ed Lee, our new staff, and an exciting new fundraising tool for our 23rd anniversary! Read the full newsletter...

Happy Birthday R.O.C.K. By Sarah Meike, Special Projects Coordinator Scrolling down R.O.C.K.’s Facebook page one day I noticed a new category amongst the familiar headings. Fundraisers: Facebook’s new tool that allowed Cameron Turner, a R.O.C.K volunteer, to raise $1,141 for R.O.C.K.! Depending on when your birthday is, you...

You Get a Backpack! By Sarah Meike, Special Projects Coordinator The week before school started, the Visitacion Valley community came together to make sure that our kids were ready for school. San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee came out to aid Mercy Housing’s initiative to provide 5,500 backpacks...

Summer is in full swing and we are making the most of it. Read on to learn about our many summer adventures ranging from sailing in the Bay to placing first in the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon. Read the full newsletter...

Success takes on many forms at R.O.C.K. From stepping out of ones comfort zone to perform in front of a crowd, to being a PhD candidate at UC Berkeley, we are proud to demonstrate the positive impact our work has on our community. Read the full...