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Happy Holidays from ANV!

 December 24, 2016

Check out our family holiday photos from our Very First Community Field Trip to Muir Woods in November. AND there is still time to help us reach our $20,000 goal by Dec. 31!




Give the Gift of Love – Donate to ANV this Holiday Season

 December 13, 2016

Scrambling to find the perfect gift this holiday season? Why not the gift of love, hope, and inspiration to our Oakland community and to your friends and family? Here are a just a few ways you can spread love, warmth, and delicious food while supporting ANV’s efforts to help Oakland youth save money for education, … Continue reading Give the Gift of Love – Donate to ANV this Holiday Season




Celebrate #5YearsofDeeds – Help Us Reach Our $20,000 Fundraising Goal

 December 10, 2016

Thank you for getting us 12% toward our $20,000 goal! But we have much further to adhere to our credo of “Deeds, Not Words”. Will YOU STAND with Us and donate before Dec. 31 and match the funds already donated?




ANV honored by James Beard Foundation in 2016 Good Food Org Guide

 December 7, 2016

  Acta Non Verba’s work was recently honored in the 2016 Good Food Org Guide by the James Beard Foundation and Food Tank. The vision and objective of this guide is to focus attention on nonprofit organizations who are working in fields, kitchens, classrooms, laboratories, businesses, town halls, and Congress to create a better food system. ANV … Continue reading ANV honored by James Beard Foundation in 2016 Good Food Org Guide




Thanks…and Giving to 5 Years of ANV

 November 25, 2016

Sadly, I am not a poet. Instead, I am grateful. And humbled by the love and trust you and our community places in me and ANV. These past 5 years have gone by in a blur. It is only now, in this moment that I can sigh and say… to all of you, my loves: Thank you. I see you. I appreciate you. We thank you.




Guest Bartending Holiday Party Fundraiser

 November 7, 2016

***UPDATE***

Thank you all for coming out and supporting us on Nov. 18 – you all donated $802 to help support Acta Non Verba. We greatly appreciate your generosity!




$.05 Bag Donations to Support ANV at Whole Foods – Shop Today!

 September 26, 2016

ANV will receive donated 5 cent bag credits from partner Whole Foods Oakland starting today until January 15!




Our new food pantry partner: Mandela Marketplace!

 July 14, 2016

We’re very excited to announce that Mandela Marketplace will be supporting the Tassafaronga food pantry! Starting July 15th, the pantry will be featuring fresh produce and pantry foods from their food distribution network. Thanks Mandela! Mandela MarketPlace is a non-profit organization that works in partnership with local residents, family farmers, and community-based businesses to improve … Continue reading Our new food pantry partner: Mandela Marketplace!




We got A’s Tickets Fri July 1 for Camp ANV Families – RSVP ASAP!

 June 29, 2016

Go to an Oakland A’s Game and Meet A Player this Friday July 1 Camp ANV has tickets for families to meet the Oakland A’s this Friday, July 1st at 4PM. Meet a A’s player, have a personal escort to the field for warm up and receive a hat and t-shirt! Tickets are limited, RSVP to … Continue reading We got A’s Tickets Fri July 1 for Camp ANV Families – RSVP ASAP!




PRESS RELEASE: New Savings, Financial Literacy Initiative for Oakland Low-Income Youth

 June 14, 2016

NEWS RELEASE: June 14, 2016 CONTACTS: Kelly Carlisle, Executive Director, Acta Non Verba: Youth Urban Farm Project, (510) 277-7489, kelly@anvfarm.org Michelle Brega, U.S. Bank, Michelle.Brega@usbank.com Annabelle Sibthorpe, Resident Services Manager, Project Access, (510) 286-0130, asibthorpe@project-access.org New Savings, Financial Literacy Initiative for Oakland Low-Income Youth New partnership between Acta Non Verba: Youth Urban Farm Project, Project … Continue reading PRESS RELEASE: New Savings, Financial Literacy Initiative for Oakland Low-Income Youth