Our Commitment to Giving Back

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At Emily Joubert, we are passionate about giving back to our community. Causes near and dear to us include education, women and family services, at risk and disadvantaged youth, AIDS, mental health community service, equine interests and local historic preservation.

We are pleased to support a number of incredible organizations and urge you to give your support whenever possible. Together we can make a difference!

EDUCATION

Woodside Elementary School

Dating back to 1851, the district is a unique, one-school district serving preschool through eighth grade. The school is nestled in the town of Woodside, California and serves as the focal point of the community. The District, known for its standards of excellence and a rich, balanced curriculum, provides many opportunities for student success.

Woodside High School

The Menlo School

The Menlo School is an independent, coeducational college preparatory day school for students in grades 6-12. Established in 1915, Menlo School offers a rigorous, engaging academic curriculum complemented by outstanding creative arts and athletics programs.

The Phillips Brooks School

The Phillips Brooks School, founded in 1978, is an independent, coeducational day school located in Menlo Park, California. They enroll 276 students in preschool through fifth grade.

St. Raymonds School

St. Matthews Episcopal School – The Dickens House

St. Francis School – Annual St. Francis Home Tour

Sacred Heart School

The Priory School

The Ross School – Annual Garden Gate, Home & Garden Tour

 

WOMEN AND FAMILY SERVICES

The Junior League of Palo Alto Mid Peninsula – Finishing Touches Home Tour

Women Building Better Communities

BeadForLife

Bead For Life helps eradicate extreme poverty by creating bridges of understanding between impoverished Africans and concerned world citizens. Ugandan women turn colorful recycled paper into beautiful bead jewelry and people who care open their hearts, homes and communities to buy and sell the beads. The beads become income, food, medicine, school fees and hope. It is a small miracle that connects and enriches everybody in the Bead Circle. All net profits from BeadForLife are invested in community development projects that help people work their way out of poverty.

 

AT RISK AND DISADVANTAGED YOUTH

Summer Search

Summer Search is a national leadership development program that helps low-income young people graduate high school, go to college, gain successful careers and give back to society.

 

AIDS

Until There’s A Cure

Until There’s A Cure Foundation is a non-profit organization that raises funds and awareness about HIV/AIDS through the sale of The Bracelet. www.until.org

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE

California Service League – Hillsborough Kitchen Tour

The Community Service League (CSL), founded in 1976 and staffed solely by volunteers, is a significant private contributor to the Mental Health Association and the Youth and Family Enrichment Services, both of San Mateo County, California.

The Family Service Agency of San Mateo County – Holidays on a High Note

Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired

The Menlo Charity Horse Show is one of the finest professional/amateur equestrian events in the United States and is unique in that its origin and legacy is one of philanthropy.

Peninsula Youth Theater – Hollywood Hosts

Oakland Police Officer’s Family Fund

When 4 Oakland Police Officers were slain, Emily Joubert hosted a fundraiser to benefit their families. Emily Joubert partnered with 49 Square Miles handbags and a handful of sponsors to raise over $27,000 for the families which included several small children.

 

MENTAL HEALTH

Valle Monte League – Valle Monte Christmas Tree Elegance

Valle Monte League, Inc. is an all-volunteer non-profit organization with more than 150 dedicated and enthusiastic members. The League was established in 1950, specifically to raise funds for licensed mental health agencies in Santa Clara Valley. Today Valle Monte League continues to operate with no paid administration or staff.

 

EQUINE INVOLVEMENT IN THE COMMUNITY

National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy (NCEFT)

The National Center for Equine Facilitated Therapy (NCEFT) is a non-profit organization that improves the lives of children and adults with disabilities by providing equine-assisted therapy and activites, and by promoting research and education in the field of hippotherapy.

The Horse Park at Woodside

The Horse Park at Woodside is a non-profit organization dedicated to maintaining the community park equestrian facility for the use of its members and equestrian educational organizations.

Whoa! The Day of the Horse

The Woodside-area Horse Owner’s Association was founded to preserve the fundamental role of horses in maintaining the rural character of the Town of Woodside and neighboring foothill communities, to enhance opportunities for equestrian activities, and to promote the enjoyments of horses in all their various roles.

 

LOCAL HISTORIC PRESERVATION

Folger Barn Preservation

The Folger Estate Stable Committee is working to to preserve the historic Folger Estate Stable in Wunderlich Park so that future generations of children and adults can enjoy its unique architecture and history as well as the horse boarding it offers. For more information, visit their website at www.folgerstable.org. This project was a featured charity of Woodside Day of the Horse 2006.

Filoli – The Annual Filoli Flower Show

Located 30 miles south of San Francisco, Filoli is an historic site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and one of the finest remaining country estates of the early 20th century. Whether enjoying its beauty or pursuing its educational opportunities, we invite you to explore this cherished community resource.

 

Emily Joubert is proud to support local artists and believes in the “buy fresh, buy local” philosophy. We feature the art of many Woodside residents as well as the surrounding areas.