PaperSeed Novato is a group of dedicated CellMark employees who donate their time to making positive change for young people near the Novato, CA offices. Current members include Megan Lima, Sioeli Palu, Fatima Parker, Susan Mitchell, Ying Lu, Benjamin Jiang, Jodi Ghiorzi, Kristi Grusby, Garen Suen, Wendy Ju, Nancy Cohen, and Jeff Rice.
An example of their work includes:
– Annual Back to School Drive: providing new school supplies to students at the beginning of the school year.
– Mentoring Program for local teens to receive work place mentoring in partnership with Big Brothers, Big Sisters of the North Bay.
– Internship Program for local teens to receive work experience and an educational stipend in partnership with the Canal Alliance.
– Midsummer Mixer: Fundraiser featuring local food and wine tastings benefiting local Non-Profits.
– Grounds Beautification: The PaperSeed Team, along with other volunteers from CellMark Novato, put on their work gloves and headed out out to the Fairfax-San Anselmo Children's Center to assist with essential maintenance and upkeep.
– Garden Cleanup and Preparation: For PaperSeed Day 2017, the team from CellMark Novato headed out to the Fairfax-San Anselmo Children's Center once again to help clean up and prepare their garden for a summer of hands-on learning and delicious fruits and veggies.