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Go for Good: The Ultimate Team-Building Experience R.O.C.K. and The Go Game partner to create a one-of-a-kind corporate team-building experience that brings real impact to our community. By Hayley Walker, Marketing & Development Coordinator On Friday, June 14, 2019, dozens of corporate teams will turn on their automatic...

R.O.C.K. + Jakroo: A Winning Partnership Taking on the Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon in Style By Hayley Walker, Marketing & Development Coordinator If you’re not familiar with the world-renowned Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon, here’s a teaser for you: The 2019 Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon features a 1.5-mile swim in...

The Lil’ Kid Camp Experience A behind-the-scenes account, courtesy of R.O.C.K.’s Elementary School Coordinator and summer camp enthusiast, Adrianna Romero By Hayley Walker, Marketing & Development Coordinator Lil’ Kid Camp is just around the corner, and all of us at R.O.C.K. are excited for this summer favorite.  In...

How Zynga Volunteers Transformed the Cafeteria into a Superhero Training Ground By Jenna Watanabe, Marketing & Development Coordinator What do you get when you mix a group of endorphin-loving volunteers from a gaming company with 1st-5th graders who love superheros? A crazy fun company volunteer day helping kids...

Meet Natalie Toland, R.O.C.K.’s Elementary School Beacon Director By Jenna Watanabe, Marketing & Development Coordinator Please help us welcome our newest R.O.C.K. addition to the management team, Natalie Toland, our Elementary School Beacon Director. In this interview, Natalie tells us about what motivated her about R.O.C.K.’s mission...

People, Community and Connections These are R.O.C.K.'s three ingredients for success this year--and we're only one month in! Learn about how R.O.C.K. has teamed up with the San Francisco Beacon Initiative to have more of an impact than ever, read about our latest "super" corporate volunteering...

A R.O.C.K. Exclusive: Introducing our Newest Dream Team Additions In this newsletter, we had the pleasure of sitting down with three of our newest staff members who make up the leadership team at R.O.C.K. As part of 3-year strategic plan, we have positively fulfilled one of...

By Jenna Watanabe, Marketing & Development Coordinator JW: Hi Mike, thanks so much for taking the time to chat with me. Why don’t we just jump right into it, by starting with the most obvious question: why did you apply to work with R.O.C.K.? MA: I was...

By Jenna Watanabe, Marketing & Development Coordinator JW: I’m sitting here with Ryan Campagna, our Beacon Director at Visitacion Valley Middle school. The first question I have for you is why R.O.C.K.? RC: I have friends [who are in college now] that came through the program. [They]...