Staff Saturday: Senior Program

April 4, 2020

For Koletti Leha, TEL HI’s Senior Program & Family Services Manager, and other Senior Program Staff, their jobs are more than just a source of financial means—they’re a means to supporting the community, particularly the seniors of TEL HI’s senior lunch program.   The program serves as a second home for many of our seniors […]

Senior Lunch Program During COVID-19 Crisis

April 1, 2020

A Home Away From Home On a normal day, TEL HI’s senior room is bustling with seniors going about their daily routine –some sip on their morning cup of coffee, some watch the morning news, and others chat with their peers, simply enjoying each other’s company. What brings this group of seniors together are hot […]

A Letter from our CEO: We are TEL HI STRONG

March 27, 2020

Dear TEL HI Supporters, During this time of crisis, our primary focus is on everyone’s health and safety. So, we have been taking countless precautions like sanitizing our facilities, having our programs meet online, following guidance on best health practices by credible government organizations like the San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH), and practicing […]

Beyond the Roots: STEAM’s Gardening Classes

March 11, 2020

Last week, I had the chance to interview Rebekah Foster who oversees TEL HI’s STEAM programs. For background, STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math and is a holistic educational approach to teaching students. The programs’ goals are to inspire students to think critically, be curious, and solve problems in a uniquely creative […]

Fun Educational New Mural Promotes STEAM Education for All

July 9, 2019

On Friday, June 14 a new mural was installed on TEL HI’s gym wall on 555 Chestnut Street dedicated to bringing awareness to STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts & mathematics) education! The mural includes information, fun facts and colorful illustrations designed to highlight each of the five disciplines.    STEAM education is an interdisciplinary approach […]

A Taste of TEL HI 2019 Fundraising Gala

June 6, 2019

San Francisco’s Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Center Announces Gala fundraiser to Benefit “The Power of S.T.E.A.M Educational Programs, May 31 at Oracle Park SF Mayor London Breed, Renel Brooks-Moon, Franco Finn and Beach Blanket Babylon head guest line-up. SAN FRANCISCO (May 16, 2019) – Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Center (TEL HI) today, announces their annual gala fundraiser, “A […]

TEL HI’s Infant, Toddler & Preschool Families Help Pay It Forward During the Holiday Season

January 9, 2019

This winter, the Telegraph Hill Neighborhood Center’s (TEL HI) Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) collected toys to bring to the children and families at The Ronald McDonald House of San Francisco located in the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital. TEL HI serves a diverse population of families and individuals from all over the City. During the holiday […]

You’re Invited: TEL HI’s 40th Annual Thanksgiving Dinner!

December 4, 2018

TEL HI’s Annual Thanksgiving Dinner, now in its 40th year, had very humble beginnings. Starting from a simple seniors’ potluck where they shared meals cooked from their homes, to Hilton Hotel’s sponsorship of up to 400 turkey dinners, to Pier 2620 Hotel’s contribution of over 700 turkey dinners, TEL HI’s Thanksgiving Dinner has become a […]

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