5 Things You Didn't Know About Caren McNelly McCormack, President & Co-Founder- The Kilgoris Project

5 Things You Didn't Know About Caren McNelly McCormack, President & Co-Founder- The Kilgoris Project

We have had the pleasure of working in partnership with the Kilgoris Project over the past six years. In that time, we have aided with the building and expansion of two of their schools, and provided seed funding (pun absolutely intended) for their social enterprise tree farm. We are so inspired by the work the Kilgoris Project team does, and are pleased to introduce you to Caren, TKP's dedicated president and co-founder!

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A Visit to Vida Verde

A Visit to Vida Verde

It’s a bright, cold February morning in Half Moon Bay. Sixth-graders are walking around the garden, collecting leaves of kale and chard, using their senses to scope out items for a scavenger hunt. Nearby, another group of students gather on a semicircle of hay bales to learn about milking goats, bolstering their voices to be heard over the contented clucking of the laying hens who wander the neighboring pasture. It is, for all intents and purposes, a typical morning at Vida Verde Nature Education.

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5 Things You Didn't Know About Dhirendra Pratap Singh: Co-founder and CEO of Milaan Foundation

5 Things You Didn't Know About Dhirendra Pratap Singh: Co-founder and CEO of Milaan Foundation

Milaan Foundation is our newest grantee partner, and we couldn't be more excited to join them in designing a curriculum to help expand their innovative Girl Icons program.We're proud to feature Milaan's Co-founder, Dhirendra Pratap Singh, as this month's PaperSeed Champion!

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5 Things You Didn't Know About Dan Cotter: Vice President of CellMark's Recycling Division

5 Things You Didn't Know About Dan Cotter: Vice President of CellMark's Recycling Division

Our friends at CellMark are some of our biggest fans and advocates, and Dan Cotter is no exception. Dan is always looking for ways to work with PaperSeed and further our mission, and (as you'll read below) he shares a our passion for education and lifelong learning! As we're getting ready to kick off our annual Recycled Materials Art Competition, we couldn't think of a better person to interview for this month's newsletter! 

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5 Things You Didn't Know About Laura Sears: Co-Founder & Development Director, Vida Verde Nature Education

5 Things You Didn't Know About Laura Sears: Co-Founder & Development Director, Vida Verde Nature Education

We have had the privilege of working with Vida Verde for a number of years now, and continue to be impressed by their commitment to equity in education and teaching the next generation about nature and sustainability. Laura Sears is Vida Verde's dynamic co-founder, and a PaperSeed Champion through and through.

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5 Things You Didn't Know About Jeff Rice: International Commodities Trader, CellMark Inc.

5 Things You Didn't Know About Jeff Rice: International Commodities Trader, CellMark Inc.

Jeff Rice is an active member of PaperSeed Novato, and giving back to others is something which comes naturally to him. His work takes him around the globe, and gives him a unique perspective on the circumstances people in the developing world are born into. We're excited to share a little bit more about what makes Jeff a PaperSeed Champion-- read below!

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