Rescheduled: Next volunteer training date TBD



Our Virtual Gala Was a Big Success!

Thank you for supporting our gala, p:ear blossoms “My Sheltering Sky - in place,” p:ear’s first Virtual Gala in support of our mission of creatively mentoring homeless youth. We were thrilled to see so many of our p:ear community members join us for this landmark event, and are happy to announce that we raised close to $400K, surpassing our goal!

#BlackLivesMatter: Statement of Solidarity

p:ear stands in solidarity with the Black community and all communities of color. We see your pain, your beauty, your grace and mighty courage; we hear your weariness and anger; and we feel your demands for justice. We commit to working harder in the struggle to eliminate the violence of systemic and racial oppression...

p:ear blossoms 2020 "My Sheltering Sky - in place" Online Auction Preview

In the week leading up to our Virtual Gala (Friday, 6/19), we are hosting an ONLINE AUCTION.

This online auction includes our favorite no-hassle packages: from the board-procured "Booze and Wine" package, to a trip to our favorite town in France, Chateâu Neuf-Du-Pape (extended expiration date - you have 2.5 years to book!), to an incredible painting by local, noir-fave artist, Bennet Norrbo, and much more! The auction is open from June 15th - June 19th.

Continue reading for details on how to participate...

Want to make a significant impact in the life of the young people at p:ear? Join the 100’s of other community members who have valued the lives of these young people by giving their most precious gift—time.

Together we:

- Provide an environment where intellectual, emotional and physical skills flourish, a place where young people can reach their highest potential

- Create a flexible, mentor-based program that rebuilds bridges between youth and the community

- Help homeless and transitional youth see themselves beyond homelessness

From cooking in the kitchen, teaching a workshop, helping a young person learn the guitar or arithmetic, or volunteer at an event, you can make an immediate impact.

If you’d like to mentor, cook, or help out at p:ear, please fill out our volunteer application and contact Tony Camber ( about signing up for the next volunteer training in September of 2020 (date TBD).

Learn more about volunteering at p:ear here.