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June 28, 2019

Where have we been?

Getting out into our community is important to FGT, so we're happy to have attended so many events in the past weeks!

Image of Salesforce Backpack Build Attendees 

June 7, 2019

Builds: Taking our Warehouse Wherever!

Are there any unique options for companies to volunteer with FGT on a large scale? Of course! Learn more about Backpack Builds in this week's blog!



May 31, 2019

Shakespeare and School Supplies

We're excited to be teaming up with Silicon Valley Shakespeare this Summer. Read more to learn about our partnership, and get a behind-the-scenes look at their upcoming production of A Midsummer Night's Dream.

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May 17, 2019

Marketing for Non-Profits

Adaptability and creativity are the name of the game for FGT's Marketing Director, whose career has taken her from independant studios to large corperations and finally to our non-profit. 

May 24, 2019

Fostering Kittens

Our fav-fur-ite offive mates have found new, loving homes! But we'll always have these adorable pictures to remember them by. 


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Operation Joy and Learning

May 10, 2019

Running operations to plan for, and process, 40,000 backpacks and 80,000 gifts each year, is no small feat. FGT's Operations Manager may be small of stature but she's hugely capable running the show.