How We Have Helped Others Through Acts of Kindness

Touch-A-Life Foundation, through the support of our donors, has been able to make a difference in the lives of others in partnership with schools, community supporters, and the dedication of individuals who work to serve those in need. Read through these stories of kindness and be inspired to (a) start your own fundraiser or (b) donate to a fundraiser of your interest on TALGiving Powered by Touch-A-Life Foundation.

Abode Services

"Be thankful for what you have, and give to those in need."

To kick-off the ‘Giving’ season, Touch-A-Life Foundation teamed up with Abode Services to provide Turkey’s for underprivileged families Thanksgiving dinner.

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Santa Clara Unified School District - Family Resource Center

"Thanksgiving wishes from across the miles, from our family to yours"

"We used the TALGiving App to upload our needs to find turkeys in our community" - Coordinator from Santa Clara Unified School District

Santa Clara County of Education

"It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver - Mahatma Gandhi

Many take for granted basic necessities that we use as part of our morning routines. Raised fund to purchase 75 Hygiene Kits for underprivileged in Santa Clara County.

East Side Union High School District

"We underestimate the influence of little things." - Charles W.Chestnutt.

"How wonderful and humbling to see the impact that something we take for granted such as new socks can elicit emotion and gratitude." - Coordinator of Student Services at East Side Union High School District

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San Jose Unified School District

"Winter is the time for comfort, for good good and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand." - Edith Sitwell

Touch-A-Life Foundation helped 144 students from San Jose Union School District to get through this winter without shivering.

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East Side Union High School District

"Winter must be cold for those with no warm memories"

Touch-A-Life Foundation helped make this year a bit happier, a bit warmer, a bit cozier for the 56 underprivileged students from East Side Union High School District.

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Spread the Warmth Campaign

To help the underprivileged sleep better (without worry and with warmth), Touch-A-Life Foundation raised funds to provide blankets for the needy.

Santa Clara Unified School District

"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world". - Nelson Mendela.

Having a backpack used to be one of the most exciting necessity of going to school. But not everyone has the luxury, and Touch-A-Life Foundation helped students at the Santa Clara Unified School District make the first step into starting their school and education journey.

Backpacks

"An Investment in Knowledge Pays the Best Interest" - Benjamin Franklin

School supplies are every student’s needs, bringing a smile and a mission to their life. Touch-A-Life Foundation helped these underprivileged students in achieving their mission to complete education.

Palo Alto Unified School District

"Kindness is like a warm blanket of snow,softly covering and gentle touching the heart"

Winters are when the underprivileged community is hit the hardest..with short days, long nights and chilly winds. Helping them tide through the night , getting a sound sleep eases their burden, and with that in mind Touch-A-Life Foundation supported blankets for 24 students from Palo Alto Unified School District.

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Santa Clara County of Education

"Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today." - Malcom X

The importance of education cannot be emphasized enough, and Touch-A-Life Foundation helped students kick start their journey by raising funds to provide backpacks for needy students at the Santa Clara County of Education.

Alum Rock Union School District

"It takes a big heart to teach little minds."

Touch-A-Life is dedicated to funding educational initiatives. Alum Rock Union School District and TAL teamed up to provide backpacks to support disadvantaged students.

Alum Rock Union School District

"I woke up. I have clothes to wear. I have running water. I have food to eat. Life is good. I am thankful."

The impact of COVID-19 has been felt around the world by everyone, but hardest hit are low-income families. Touch-A-Life worked with Alum Rock Union School District to provide essentials such as soap, toothpaste and energy bars for 50 students.

Coming Together in Times of Crisis

TAL volunteers and Charter Members worked to support 100 families who had been economically impacted by COVID-19.

Palo Alto Unified School District

"There is a whole world out there, pack your bag and let’s go"

"Last week a family registered 3 children. The mother is hospitalized and the family is living in a vehicle due to homelessness. The children came to school with no supplies. Thanks to you (Touch-A-Life Foundation), we were able to quickly outfit them with backpacks, papers and such - just in time and on the first day of school!" - Coordinator at Palo Alto Unified School District

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