Monday Memo 11-20-2017

Monday Memo 11-20-2017

Today’s Monday Memo is Part 1 of our two-part pre-Thanksgiving edition with a focus on My First Home and Bridges to Success, plus the introduction of a new potential partner, Humble Design, who you’ll be hearing more about in the weeks and years to come....
Monday Memo 11-06-2017

Monday Memo 11-06-2017

This week’s Monday (Tuesday) Memo launches our Annual My First Home for the Holidays/Year End campaign with a goal of $300,000 between now and the end of the year to support our services through 2018.  We’re also highlighting contributions by two of our...
Monday Memo 10-30-2017

Monday Memo 10-30-2017

This week’s Monday Memo spotlights a new JIT tradition and recognition of the founding and future fathers. Next week, we’ll preview out upcoming year-end and holiday activities as we ramp up to wind down 2017! And thanks for all you...
Monday Memo 10-16-2017

Monday Memo 10-16-2017

This week’s Monday Memo is a quick update on the many ways the young people we serve on going to the next level with graduations, new home set-ups and leadership training, all thanks to their own emerging talents and the support of a caring...
Monday Memo 10-9-2017

Monday Memo 10-9-2017

Today’s “Monday – Tuesday” Memo is also a two week affairs after our post-Pathways edition last week. This week it’s all about Community that supports our mission of helping youth become Confident, Capable and Connected! For an...
Monday Memo 10-3-2017

Monday Memo 10-3-2017

The 2017 Pathways to Financial Power Conference is history but the memories of that day continue as JIT moves to keep the momentum toward meaningful employment going strong. In this week’s special Monday Memo Special Pathways Edition, we share some of the photos...
Monday Memo 9-18-2017

Monday Memo 9-18-2017

Pathways to Financial Power is finally here! This Saturday, 50+ JIT participants will connect with staff, inspirational speakers, potential employers and volunteer Pathways Planners to help move them down the road toward three intended impacts: Participants achieve...
Monday Memo 9-11-2017

Monday Memo 9-11-2017

September is in full swing and so were a number of gatherings with groundbreaking JIT moments – in fact, too many to share in this expanded Monday Memo! What you will find this week are stories about an exciting new “life launch” JIT resource, a...
Monday Memo 8-28-2017

Monday Memo 8-28-2017

September is coming, which is shaping up to be a busy month at JIT! Last week began laying the groundwork for some of our exciting efforts including the Pathways Conference, more capacity and confidence building workshops, and the debut of Horizons House, a new...
Monday Memo 8-21-2017

Monday Memo 8-21-2017

Just back from New York so today’s Monday Memo is short and sweet.  So appreciate the fact that the sun is still shining after a once-in-a-lifetime astronomical event, take a look at this week’s stories and thanks for all you do! -Don Wells, Executive...
Monday Memo 8-7-2017

Monday Memo 8-7-2017

Today’s Monday Memo is a bit late this week to include a group photo of our extraordinary staff!  Next week, we’ll share an overview of some of the new JIT roles and responsibilities so you get to know more about our team.  We’re also sharing a story...
Monday Memo 7-31-17

Monday Memo 7-31-17

Open House Week is behind us and we’re heading into a busy August at September at JIT! That means the Monday Memo is all about summer fun at the ballpark and the bay as well as Pathways preparation to get set for the big conference on September 23. We’re...
Monday Memo 7-24-2017

Monday Memo 7-24-2017

Today’s Monday Memo is all about our Sunday launch of Open House Week at our new office at 4560 Alvarado Canyon Road – #2G.  If you were on the fence about dropping by, we hope these photos tip you toward making the trip. We’re welcoming visitors all...
Monday Memo 7-17-2017

Monday Memo 7-17-2017

This Monday Memo is about our move and Open House Events! DID YOU KNOW our recent move came about to achieve several important objectives?! 1. Enhanced Youth Experience A welcoming environment for youth is crucial to our mission and our new space allows us to deliver...
Monday Memo 7-10-2017

Monday Memo 7-10-2017

Today’s Monday Memo is about new horizons and opportunities! We introduce you to three new members of our team, all former foster youth who will bring passion and perspective to the work we do. We also showcase three of our JIT services that were delivered this...
Monday Memo 6-26-2017

Monday Memo 6-26-2017

Today we wrap up College Bound 2017 and fiscal year 2017 for Just in Time! What better way to do that than through the words of the young people we serve so we’ll share some of those expressions of “grad-itude” in this week’s Monday Memo. Next...
Monday Memo 6-19-2017

Monday Memo 6-19-2017

Once again, I felt like I was given the best possible Father’s Day present as we completed Day 2 of College Bound 2017.  The energy was exceptional, the connections were contagious, and the smiles were as bright as the June summer sun throughout the day! We also...
Monday Memo 6-12-2017

Monday Memo 6-12-2017

This week’s Monday Memo is the bridge between our two College Bound weekends so we’re showing you the faces of foster youth on the path to academic success and thanking the investors in their futures for pushing us over the $200k mark in support, 90% of...
Monday Memo June 5, 2017

Monday Memo June 5, 2017

Today’s Monday Memo is all about College Bound! Thanks to everyone who made it an extraordinary day, including the students, youth, staff and investors who help make College Bound a success! We’re now only $32k away from our June 30 funding goal of $223k...
Monday Memo 5-29-2017

Monday Memo 5-29-2017

As we head into June, today’s Monday Memo is all about College Bound!  This week, we share a preview of Day One this Saturday when we introduce over 50 new participants to our community as they begin their College Bound journey with celebration and inspiration....
Monday Memo 5-22-2017

Monday Memo 5-22-2017

This week’s Monday Memo is a bit late because we wanted to share an exciting event that helped close out Foster Care Awareness Month in a very special way, courtesy of Councilwoman (and former foster youth) Lorie Zapf. Check in out in the Last Word. May has also...
Monday Memo 5-15-2017

Monday Memo 5-15-2017

The College Bound season is upon us! In the next few weeks, we’ll introduce you to this year’s college graduates and a new cohort of 55+ young people entering college for the next academic chapter in their lives.  We’ll also recognize significant...
Monday Memo 5-8-2017

Monday Memo 5-8-2017

This week’s Monday Memo celebrates the first JIT workshop in “The Hub” of our new office, recognizes a super volunteer and a generous investor, and reveals a “Last Word” from a JIT recipient who demonstrates the “why” of Just...
Monday Memo 5-1-2017

Monday Memo 5-1-2017

We made it! Thank you for being part of the JIT MOVEment! Just in Time for Foster Youth reached a mission milestone on May 1, 2017 when we moved into our new youth-friendly space at 4560 Alvarado Canyon Road, visible from Highway 8 off Mission Gorge Road and right...
Monday Memo 4-3-2017

Monday Memo 4-3-2017

The countdown begins to a new chapter for Just in Time as we prepare to move to a new location! In today’s Monday Memo, you’ll read about where we are headed, why we making the move, and what it means for our mission. You’ll also get connected to our...