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826 Valencia – OFFICIAL

826_NewLogo_color_for-web826 Valencia (www.826valencia.org) is a nonprofit organization based in San Francisco dedicated to supporting students ages 6 to 18 with their writing skills, and to helping teachers get their students excited about writing.

Their work is based on the understanding that strong writing skills are fundamental to future success, and that great leaps in learning can be made when skilled tutors work one-on-one with students. 826 consists of a writing lab, a student-friendly retail pirate supply store, and three satellite classrooms in nearby schools.

Con-Volution 2015 raised funds at all of our promotional appearances, and you’ll have more opportunities to contribute at the convention itself:
  • “Peggle With The Stars” (Fri 2PM-3:15PM) gives you the chance to face off in this video game against Guest of Honor Brianna Wu and Featured Guest Frank Wu.
  • The Silent Auction (Sat 9AM-3PM) will include art, games and other genre items of interest that you can bid on.
  • 826 Valencia’s own retail store will have a table in our Marketplace, selling pirate supplies in order to benefit the free programming that happens at their writing-tutoring center.
  • 2015charityicegrayJUST ADDED! Your pre-order of the Limited Edition Con-Volution 2015 T-Shirt with art by Featured Guest Frank Wu will also contribute funds to 826 Valencia! CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS.

And there may be more surprise opportunities to donate throughout the weekend. Thanks in advance for your generosity!

(If you wish to donate directly, you can do so at http://826valencia.org/get-involved/donate/.)