Electric Vehicle Open House
On Friday, May 22 the Green Team held an open house for their Electric Vehicle Center at the Automotive Technology Department at De Anza College. The event featured presentations on electric vehicle training for mechanics; repowering of school buses to electric; battery technology; benefits of solar fueling; and why the partnership between Breathe California, Silicon Valley Clean Cities Coalition, and ETDC - the organizations that make up the Green Team - is so valuable.
Camp Superstuff 2015 -- July 20-24, Mayfair Community Center
Our annual asthma camp known as Camp Superstuff returns on July 20. The 5-day camp is designed for asthmatic children aged 6-12 and uses trained staff and volunteers to teach critical asthma self-management techniques. In addition to offering a supportive educational experience, Camp Superstuff provides children the opportunity to take part in traditional camp activities such as field trips, arts & crafts, games, and more.
Goodwill Truck fundraiser, Saturday, August 15
On Saturday, August 15, Breathe California will once again partner with Goodwill Silicon Valley to collect your gently used items. A Goodwill collection truck will be in our parking lot that day from 9am to 3pm. Plan to join us and drop off used clothing, household appliances, electronics, and electronic waste. For more information, including a list of accepted items, click the link below.
NBC Awards $25,000 for Electric School Bus Project
We are proud to announce that Breathe California has been awarded a grant of $25,000 from NBC Bay Area for our initiative "Zero Emissions Squared: Electric School Buses." This program combats air pollution in schools and surrounding neighborhoods by converting diesel-powered school buses to electric school buses fueled by renewable solar energy.
Home indoor air quality assessments -- free!
Breathe California offers free step-by-step, in-home assessments that can help detect indoor air pollutants. The assessments are confidential and provide residents and homeowners with simple recommendations aimed at promoting a cleaner home environment. For more information please click here. Call us today to schedule a home assessment appointment.