January 14, 2020 – City Council
Breaking BEARriers club founders decided to take action and give speeches in both the Pleasanton and Dublin City Councils with the results being the ban of all vaping products and electronic cigarettes.
March-May 2020 – Face Shields
Club Founders made more than 3,000 face shields for doctors and nurses on the frontline all over the Bay Area and to places beyond such as Guatemala.
June-July 2020 – Webinars
Breaking BEARriers hosted a series of webinars where guest speakers came a shared their experiences about various topics such as the transition to college, non-academic skills, and COVID-19.
August 29, 2020 – Destination Imagination Information Webinar
Breaking BEARriers is hosting a Destination Imagination Webinar, sharing our experiences with the DI community. We have attended so many workshops, learned so many skills, and just want to share what helped push us forward in DI.
October 2020 – School Supply Fundraising
Throughout October, The Breaking BEARriers Club partnered with CityServe and The Rotary Club to raise money in order to buy school supplies for families who are struggling financially during the pandemic.
October-November 2020 – Fertile Groundworks Mural Painting
Breaking BEARriers painted a mural for Fertile Groundworks.
November 24th, 2020 – Holiday Helpers
Breaking BEARriers club members volunteered at Second Harvest to pack and distribute Thanksgiving food boxes to those in need.
December 2020 – Socks For Seniors
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more and more difficult to get together with family to celebrate such a wonderful time of year. This is when we stumbled upon Socks for Seniors, a project brought forth by Cheryl Dickinson, Social Service Coordinator at Ridge View Commons. We raised over $400 to buy blankets, socks, hats, and other warm accessories for the seniors so they could also celebrate the holidays. Along with clothing and blankets, we also made over 200 cards for the residents of Ridge View Commons.
December 2020 – Christmas Toy Drive
Breaking BEARriers collected and donated several toys.
December 2020 – Cards For Teachers
Breaking BEARriers club members made over 200 holiday cards for teachers throughout the Dublin Unified School District.