Get Involved with Calvary's Matthew 25 Partners for Change
Calvary supports four key nonprofits, our Matthew 25 Partners for Change:
- Boys & Girls Clubs
- New Door Ventures
- Raphael House
- San Francisco Achievers.
These partners used to be called “breaking cycles of poverty” partners.
Our new name more accurately reflects the work of these four nonprofits, which includes various efforts to level the playing field, not only anti-poverty work, and conforms to the broader social change vision of a Matthew 25 church.
Boys and Girls Clubs
Do you have a passion for youth development? Calvary welcomes positive role models who offer their energy, time, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of San Francisco youth. There are many ways to contribute based on your schedule and interests- tutoring, mentoring, homework help, arts & crafts, science, sports, job readiness with older youth, and more. Boys and Girls Clubs of San Francisco inspires and enables all young people, especially from disadvantaged circumstances, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens.
New Door Ventures
New Door Ventures offers paid job readiness training, internships and educational support for youth ages 16-24 who are not working or in school. New Door’s vision is a world where all young people can successfully transition to independent adulthoods. Embedded in every detail of New Door Ventures’ program design is the understanding that youth who are black, Indigenous, and people of color (who make up 97% of program participants) are not solely overcoming the effects of growing up in a context of racism and inequity, but are faced with navigating how to enter, adapt, and succeed in employment environments that are unwelcoming to them.
New Door relies on Calvary volunteers to help with mock job interviews, resume review, career panels, and much more.
Raphael House provides transitional housing and a full program of support for families experiencing homelessness. Their mission is to help families achieve stable housing and financial independence while strengthening family bonds and personal dignity. Calvary volunteers help prepare and serve dinners for the families staying at Raphael House, organize special events, tutor children, help with facility upgrade projects, and fill many other roles.