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May 7, 2020Joy photo collage

Q&A Sessions

Meet the newest member of our small but mighty team - Jill Mitsch, Director of Development. Learn about her passion for the nonprofit sector, her love of running, and more.


May 21, 2020Joy photo collage

Q&A Sessions

Meet Mira, a devoted and energetic high-school-age FGT volunteer. She's passionate about helping her community and rallying others to help too. We think you'll enjoy meeting her.


May 28, 2020Joy photo collage

The Book Ladies

Who are they? We invite you to meet them and learn about the good work they are doing and helping family Giving Tree do in our community.


June 4, 2020Joy photo collage

Wrapping Up ERF

The Education Relief Fund (ERF) was a short-term, quick-relief Covid-19 program designed to put school supplies into the hands of students as they transitioned to learning at home. Here's how it played out.


June 25, 2020Joy photo collage

Meet Shelene

Shelene is a devoted FGT volunteer and community advocate who runs a non-profit to help youth in San Jose. We think you'll enjoy reading her story. 


July 30, 2020Joy photo collage

The FGT Board is Growing

We're excited to welcome five wonderful women to our Board of Directors. Hear their stories and learn what made them want to join our cause and help chart our course.