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Join Us in Supporting Local Youth this Summer

Transforming Lives & Impacting Generations

A lot has been happening at the Muindi Foundation since we last reached out. Here’s a quick update and some great opportunities to get involved.


On Monday June 12th, we will welcome a new group of children to our free Summer Learn Now Program. This is our third year running this incredible six-week program, designed specifically for homeless and low-income elementary-aged children who need extra support building competencies in reading, writing and math. Our program supports academic success during the school year, prevents summer learning loss, and provides basic need support services such as healthy food and safe supervision. Above all else, our students build self-esteem and confidence through personal attention from adults who care about their success.

My child couldn’t tell you more than 4 letters of the alphabet, not even see a picture and say what letter it was. Week 3 she was doing so much! She couldn’t write her name, she didn’t have any social skills, she didn’t follow directions... That all changed. In such an impactful way. It helped my husband and I with our days and really gave us a sense of how we were raising her and having a plan. Her social skills impressed me! It’s like she opened up so much... The program was beyond what we could have imagined! I have preached to many people that if it wasn’t for this program my daughter would truly struggle in T-K... I am absolutely proud to have joined the Muindi program. Everything she learned and took from it, she has grown into a smart girl. We get compliments on how advanced and kind she is. That does have a lot to do with this program.

How can you help?
There are many ways, big and small, to help this program be a success!

1. Attend our Open House
Come tour our classroom and learn more about our LearnNow Program.

Saturday, June 10, 2023 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm
1040 Park Ave San Jose, CA 95126
RSVP to contact@muindifoundation.org

2. Donate
All of our programs rely on the generosity of donors, and the Summer LearnNowProgram is our biggest initiative of the year. Here are some easy ways to help, but every donation makes a difference.

  • $1,800 covers the total cost of the program for one student
  • $800 covers the cost of a healthy breakfast, snack and lunch for all students for one week
  • $500 covers the cost for two field trips for all students
  • $60 covers the cost of a healthy breakfast, snack and lunch for one student for one week
  • $50 covers the cost of curriculum for one student

3. Volunteer
We are in need of volunteers to prepare daily breakfast, snacks and lunch for students. This can be done ahead of time, or the day of. We are also in need of administrative help to file, make copies and put together curriculum packets. If you can help, please contact Serena at serena@muindifoundation.org.

With a network of loyal volunteers, we continue to serve the homeless in San Jose by distributing hygiene care kits, socks & underwear, lunches and special hot meals. We offer free notary services for those in need, and after completing a lengthy registration process with Santa Clara County, we now can help clients apply for a variety of social services with one online application. We are very excited about this new service and can’t wait for the opportunity to help more people in our community gain access to the tools they need to live safe, healthy lives. More information on these programs and ways you can help can be found on our website.

Thank you for your ongoing support and partnership. We hope to see you in person at our Open House on June 10th!