night outreach

Walk University

Join us every week to talk with the unhoused and at-risk of downtown Palo Alto. We also distribute sandwiches and basic necessities.

Group walks meet on Friday nights at 7:15pm at the Haas Center for Public Service. See the calendar for the up-to-date schedule. Walks typically last about 2 hours.

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Projects at the Opportunity Center

The Opportunity Center is located at 33 Encina Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94301. To get involved, email us at nightoutreach.stanford@gmail.com. You decide how many hours and which days of the week to commit.

Tutoring Kids
Work with children (kindergarden to 5th grade) who have previously been homeless but are currently living in low income housing units. Help with math and reading homework and keep them company. Contact Ashley Semanskee, Katrina Gutierrez.

Adult Activities
Lead art projects, play music, and encourage expression by befriending adults at the Opportunity Center. Act as a liaison between the staff there and unhoused individuals. Contact Brian Nguyen.

Kids Activities
On Fridays we do fun, creative projects with the children at the Opportunity Center. New project ideas are always welcome. We'll take the Marguerite together from the Tresidder stop. Contact Ashley Semanskee, Katrina Gutierrez.

Other Projects

Email us at nightoutreach.stanford@gmail.com to get involved.

Walks (contact Trey Deitch)
Teams walk every Friday night in groups or pairs to talk with the homeless and distribute supplies. Meet at 7:15pm at the Haas Center for Public Service. See the calendar for the up-to-date schedule. Walks last about two hours. Members are strongly encouraged to come consistently to build stronger relationships with the community we serve.

San Francisco Tenderloin Weekend Retreat (contact Jake Friedler)
A weekend retreat to Tenderloin District in San Francisco. We interact with the homeless, help out at a soup kitchen and bond with fellow Stanford students. Once a quarter.

Also check out InnVision's volunteer opportunities.

Questions? Contact nightoutreach.stanford@gmail.com.

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