Dedication Ceremony For Renovated Tina Keker Playground at TEL HI

July 8, 2022

Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Center (TEL HI)  hosted a dedication ceremony for the newly named and recently renovated Tina Keker Playground at 555 Chestnut Street in San Francisco on Thursday, July 7, 2022.   The renovated playground is a 4,600-square-foot outdoor space that adjoins TEL HI’s North Beach building where the center provides quality childcare and early […]

Meet TEL HI’s Newest Board Members

June 27, 2022

In the last ten months, TEL HI has welcomed six new board members to TEL HI’s Board of Directors. Their diverse professional backgrounds and commitment to improving their community will only add to the strength of TEL HI’s board! We are fortunate to have such a dedicated group of people willing to donate their time, resources, and talents to […]

Welcome to the Tina Keker Playground

June 16, 2022

Honoring the contributions of Christina “Tina” Keker (1943 – 2021) and the impact she had on Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Center (TEL HI). In the Spring of 2022, TEL HI’s playground will undergo a much-needed renovation and will be named the “Tina Keker Playground” in honor of an amazing woman who helped make TEL HI Neighborhood […]

A Taste of TEL HI 2022

June 1, 2022

San Francisco’s Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Center Marks 132 Years of Service to the Community with a Fundraiser on May 19 Attending will be San Francisco Mayor London Breed; Renel Brooks-Moon, “Voice of the SF Giants,” as emcee; Franco Finn, Warriors’ Hype Man, as auctioneer, San Francisco City Attorney David Chiu and District 3 Supervisor Aaron […]

Happy New Year: A Message From TEL HI’s Executive Director

December 28, 2021

As 2021 draws to a close and I reflect on this past year, I am filled with joy when I think of the community that is TEL HI. I think we will all agree that the past two years have been challenging, to say the least. There were many times when things felt dark and difficult, when the road ahead felt […]

TEL HI’s New Mural Reinvigorates Community Art

August 30, 2021

Teen muralist participant Elizabeth Wilson writes about her experience creating TEL HI’s new community mural! Through a partnership with San Francisco Art Institute’s (SFAI) City Studio and Telegraph Hill Community Center (TEL HI), lead and teen artists painted a mural by and for the community. From the end of April until early August, participants engaged […]

Mission Bay Childcare Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Marks A Big Milestone For TEL HI

August 9, 2021

Mayor London Breed Cut The Ceremonial Ribbon For TEL HI’s New Childcare Center in Mission Bay! On July 27, TEL HI staff and Board Members realized their dream of expanding the Early Childhood Education program to serve families and children in neighborhoods where quality childcare is needed most. TEL HI is now in three districts […]

Hydration Tips and Tricks For Kids

July 1, 2021

Summer is here and the weather is heating up! Check out this article by TEL HI’s favorite local food vendor Cheafables on why it is so important to keep your little ones hydrated!    HYDRATING FOR HEALTH By: Jessica Gust, MS, RDN   Water is a basic and essential nutrient for your child, and it should […]

Baking Math for Families and Young Children 

April 28, 2021

Here are some tips for baking with kids from Sharon Davis, Family and Consumer Sciences teacher and test kitchen professional with the Home Baking Association.  Have fun baking together and building math skills at the same time! 

Why Kids Need to Spend Time In Nature 

April 6, 2021

This past year has been challenging for us all, having to stay at home and mostly indoors, having to adjust to visiting with family and friends via zoom, and having to be very creative in planning activities for our children.  As we head into Spring and are able to be outside more (safely, with masks, […]

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