Empowering Community & Women

Please join us in empowering young women and enriching our Noe Valley community! 

Noe Valley Merchants and Professionals , The Noe Valley Town Square and The Noe Valley Association are on a mission to sponsor eight young ladies on their road to acheiving an elevated education and practical skills, so they are well equipped to make a difference in the world.

 We are teaming up with Imacculate Conception Academy to enable these students to complete a Work-Study Program  to pay for their education. They will be active in Noe Valley working for the benefit of  the Noe Valley residents, community and merchants while enriching programs at our Noe Valley Town Square!


We help not only our community, but also empower low income families to provide their kids with an education without the burden of the cost . 

How it works: 

The students work at local corporate and community offices throughout the Bay Area. We join hundreds of SF corporate|community work study partners who are currently enrolled in this fine initiative. See current sponsors here.

This program places students in entry-level, clerical positions at loca businesses and in communities providing them with real life job skills. 

A team of four ICA students shares one full-time job, with academic schedules structured so that students never miss class.

Sponsors contract directly with ICA, which serves as the actual employer of each student. 

Why we need YOU and your generous donations:

It takes a village and in this case Noe Valley and beyond! Please give generously. All donations go directly to ICA and are 100% applied to the student's tuition. 

Thanks so much, together we can help empower kids and our communities AND it just feels so awesome to give to such a great cause!! 

Rachel Swann
President, NVMPA  Board & Noe Valley Resident

Debra Nieman
Executive Director, Noe Valley Association,
VP, NVMPA Board, Noe Valley Resident

Leslie Crawford
Noe Valley Town Square, Noe Valley Resident

Dani Sheehan-Meyer


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  • Cameron Silva 
    • $500 
    • 40 mos
  • Kristen Gianaras 
    • $400 
    • 42 mos
  • Heather Freyer 
    • $150 
    • 42 mos
  • Lisa Allen 
    • $25 
    • 42 mos
  • Sarah Smith 
    • $50 
    • 43 mos
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Rachel Swann Swann 
San Francisco, CA
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