Our Impact

In partnership with various schools, organizations and companies, the 5 Buckets 4 Shovels Foundation has distributions hundreds of books and facilitated dozens of presentations, impacting the lives of young adults throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, expanding nationally.

By The Numbers

With your help and the help of our corporate sponsors, our impact is significant and life changing.

300
Students
2000
Books
20
Program Sites
5
Corporate Sponsors
3
Counties Served
500
Hours Served

In Our Community

The 5 Buckets 4 Shovels Foundation is committed to making an impact in financial literacy by partnering with educational and corporate institutions. From large to small, each partner helps us doing the important work of improving financial literacy in America. Here are a few of our partnerships.

Menlo School

Menlo Park, CA

 

Menlo School is committed to being a heterogeneous and inclusive community. We believe students are better educated and prepared to succeed when the School community—students, families, faculty, administration and staff—is diverse and inclusive. Diversity benefits the entire community by providing a wide range of perspectives and experiences.

Cal Poly

San Luis Obispo, CA

 

Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, four-year, comprehensive public university located in San Luis Obispo, halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles on California’s Central Coast. It is a distinctive learning community offering academically focused students a hands-on educational experience that prepares them for today’s scientific and technical world.

Henry M. Gunn High School

Palo Alto, CA

 

Gunn High School is a top rated, public school located in Palo Alto, CA. It has 1,896 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 72% of students are at least proficient in math and 82% in reading.

Presidio Bank

San Mateo, CA

 

Businesses and their owners, professional service firms and their partners, real estate investors, and not-for-profit organizations trust their banking needs to the Bank’s talented local relationship managers. Responsive client service is supported by quick decision-making and an accessible management team.

Our Impact Up Close & Personal

Gaining a little financial literacy goes a long way in terms of long-term impact. The people we visit have great things to say about the hour we spend with them.

“They gave the right amount of information so we were not overwhelmed, but also, were able to cover important topics that are applicable to us as college students.”

Cal Poly SLO Students, November 2019

“[The presentation] was engaging, easy to understand, and detailed. Throughout, you were empathetic to our feelings and current situation, and I think we were all grateful for that.”

Cal Poly SLO Students, November 2019

“At the end of their presentation I felt that my financial literacy had went up and appreciated the book that they gave for all of us to take home.”

Cal Poly SLO Students, November 2019

“The foundation is absolutely wonderful and I find it very helpful for young adults to gain knowledge on financial literacy because schools don’t teach us this”

Cal Poly SLO Students, November 2019

Donate

Your contribution or sponsorship will help us to provide free books and literacy resources to young adults and those in transition across the nation.

Donate

5 Buckets 4 Shovels Foundation
235 Montgomery Street, 30th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104
415-691-4040

Contact
Program Director: Yasi Agah
[email protected]