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Good Morning San Diego: First Lady Endorses Concrete and Canvas

We proudly honor Carlos Nicasio and Thrive Collective’s San Diego affiliate Concrete and Canvas today. Watch First Lady Katherine Faulconer of San Diego commend his great work, forecast today’s “Neighborhood Experience” event with One San Diego that features live painting by C&C artists, and surprise him with a grant on live television.

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NBA All Star Memories with Steph Curry

In 2015, hours before the NBA’s All Star game at Madison Square Garden, Steph Curry surprised a group of Harlem Village Academies students by buying them all new pairs of his signature Under Armour sneakers. They all were Young Life NYC students participating in our flagship School Mentors program on a field trip with one…

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Edition Times Square

This afternoon, we delivered four mixed media canvases to the Edition Times Square celebrating the hotel’s core values of Passion, Enchantment, Sophistication, and Authenticity. Hotel staff helped paint the canvases on Friday, February 8th, by interpreting those values during their staff training event. The canvases will be installed in the staff lounge/cafeteria and will be…

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Thrive Sports at Barclays Center

2019 Five Boro Invitational Sponsored by United Praise and Saturate NYC Championship Game Queens/Brooklyn vs. Staten Island Featuring Thrive Sports players and coaches Lawrence Coles of Speek Lyfe and Damian Rosado. Congratulations to the Staten Island squad from Urban Hope for a classic comeback, 1-point victory in overtime. 2019 Five Boro Invitational At Barclays ‹…

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“Why I Thrive”

“Thrive sees that potential in me. … If I keep on going with them I could see it benefitting me in the future.” Friends, Students like KC are why we have partnered with the Harlem Hub to “Turn up the Value” this Christmas. Here’s what he said about why he partners with us. “I was…

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What Comes Next with Darren Criss

Yesterday afternoon we attended Clorox’s Young Changemaker Panel with Darren Criss and Franchesca “Chescaleigh” Ramsey, and were inspired by the incredible impact that young people have been making in their communities through the power of a clean beginning. Last year, Thrive Collective partnered with Clorox and joined together with 250 community volunteers to help transform…

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Celebrating Concrete & Canvas

We join Thrive Collective’s first national affiliate Concrete & Canvas in celebrating the recently completed San Diego’s Mosaic fall community mural intensive at the corner of S. 43rd Street & National Avenue in Southcrest. Mayor Kevin Faulconer and Chief of SDPD David Nisleit joined One San Diego, neighborhood volunteers and families, and collaborating sponsors Concrete…

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#GivingTuesday is Here!

It’s finally here! #GivingTuesday is a great day to make an impact. This year, our goal is to raise $20,000 to create hope and opportunity through arts, music, and mentoring at the Harlem Hub. The Hub serves Central and West Harlem youth ages 10-24 who have been directly or indirectly court involved. A gift of $40 a month will provide…

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Turn Up the Value on #GivingTuesday

Support Arts and Music at the Harlem Hub Preview the music video. Save the date: November 27, 2018 Here at Thrive Collective, we are gearing up for a very BIG day in the nonprofit world: this year’s #GivingTuesday. We want to make this year’s global day of philanthropy our best yet—please join the movement and…

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