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2011-05-04 13:13:00

Celebration highlights 10-year partnership with USF SAN FRANCISCO, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tenderloin Technology Lab (TTL), San Francisco Tenderloin's only computer lab dedicated to giving homeless and low-income clients access to technology and helping them get jobs, is proud to debut a newly-refurbished home on the third floor of St. Anthony Foundation. Craigslist founder Craig Newmark, a generous supporter of the program, will speak at the unveiling on Thursday, May...

2011-04-07 17:56:00

SF Giants Inspire Community Support by Serving Monumental Meal SAN FRANCISCO, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As area nonprofits brace for continued budget cuts and a potential housing setback for veterans, St. Anthony Foundation prepares to serve its 37 millionth meal. Between 11 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 12, St. Anthony's will 'momentarily pause' the usual service to honor the significant moment with San Francisco Giants players, celebrating a 'giant' contribution...

2009-11-09 16:38:00

VA Institutes 5 Year Plan to End Homelessness, but Homeless Veterans Still In Need Today SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While some may be attending parades or taking a day off to honor veterans, many veterans themselves will be spending Veterans Day struggling to secure food and housing. From 10:30 am - 12:30 pm, representatives from Swords to Plowshares, the Veterans Health Administration, and St. Anthony Foundation will be reaching out to homeless vets who are in need...

2009-06-09 17:36:00

Increase in Technology Volunteerism Matches Increase in Internet Interest Among Homeless SAN FRANCISCO, June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Employees of Google, the Silicon Valley internet giant, are crossing the chasm to help their Bay Area neighbors by hosting a Neighborhood Computer Help Day in San Francisco's Tenderloin. On Thursday, June 11th, from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m., Google employees will be volunteering to teach classes and do one-on-one tutoring with homeless and economically...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.