There is an incredible community based running festival on the beautiful island of Alameda coming soon! There will be a Family Fun Run, 5k, 10k, and Half Marathon for everyone to enjoy. This 2-day festival features kids activities, great food, free local beer for participants, and most of all enjoyment with one of the best running communities in the country.
AEF has been designated one of the beneficiaries of this event! To learn more or to register, click here!
Order the new Harry Potter book and support literary and visual arts across Alameda! Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the new book by JK Rowling that will be released on July 31st, right after the the opening of the play by the same name. In fact, the book will be published in script form to coincide with the play. Books Inc. Alameda is donating 20% of all presales to AEF. Books may be purchased by calling 510-522-2226 or by visiting Books Inc. at 1344 Park St. Proceeds will support AEF’s visual and literary arts programs.
Join us at Alameda South Shore Center on July 4th from 3:00 – 5:00 PM for everyone’s favorite Beatles tribute band, The Sun Kings! AEF and friends will be pouring wine and beer from R & B Cellars and Alameda Island Brewing Company. Beverage sales benefit the Equipped 4 Success school supply drive.
There will also be a petting zoo, bounce houses, face painters, henna, games, raffles and more fun for all ages.
Equipped 4 Success is a community school supply drive that supports Alameda homeless, formerly homeless and low-income students, kindergarten through 12th grade, by providing them the materials they need to learn when school starts. Each student we support receives a new backpack and quality, grade-level appropriate school supplies.
Can’t make it on the 4th! There are other ways you can support the drive.
- Donate $ and let us do the shopping.
- Shop online!
- Donate school supplies at Alameda fire stations #1, #2 or #4.
Our program would not be successful without the support from:
Equipped 4 Success community partners include:
- Alameda Boys & Girls Club
- Alameda Point Collaborative
- Alameda Collaborative for Children, Youth and Their Families
- Alameda Head Start
- Alameda Unified School District
- Dream Catchers Youth Services
- Girls Inc. of the Island City
- Woodstock Child Development Center
Donate today and help all students be