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First Place Awarded Super Bowl 50 Grant

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As reported in the San Francisco Chronicle, the San Francisco Bay Area Super Bowl 50 Host Committee will be distributing $2.5M worth of grants among five Bay Area non-profits.

First Place is honored to have been selected as one of the grantee organizations. This $500K grant will help us change the lives of at-risk foster kids and expand our model to reach even more young people. Our partnership with the 50 Fund will also help to bring national attention to the challenges facing foster kids learning to support themselves.

Impact Stories

Thriving Against the Odds: Dulce’s Story

From foster care to academic accolades, Dulce’s journey is nothing short of inspirational! Dulce made her way to First Place […]

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Press Release

Press Release: First Place for Youth Raises More Than $600k for Transition Age Foster Youth at A Celebration of Heart and Home

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Julie Richter | julie@julierichter.co Held during National Foster Care Month, the event celebrated local leaders […]

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California Youth Voice Members Advocate for Change in Sacramento, CA!

On April 17th, First Place for Youth hosted our second annual Advocacy Day at the California State Capitol. This significant […]

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