How You Can Help


     We welcome volunteers at any level of participation, from joining our Board to spending an hour helping with a one-time event, and everything in between.
We strive to be a “guilt-free” organization and to find a role for volunteers’ individual interests and talents. Please contact us for the date of our next monthly meeting or more information on specific volunteer opportunities.
We are currently seeking volunteers with expertise in fundraising and grant writing.  We are also seeking those with a flair for organizing to systemize our email list and sell Teosinte’s crafts on line.  While these are specific areas of need, we welcome all interested volunteers.
We have great vision but need your help to make it a reality!

Volunteers at a concert event


     100% of your money goes to support the Sister City Project.  We are a non-profit, volunteer  run organization.  Your dollars will immediately go to work helping Teosinte’s youth achieve their dreams of higher education and help fund other humanitarian and development projects that benefit Teosinte. Donations are tax-deductible.
Your dollars go far in El Salvador.
$ 45.00- will pay for a high school student’s supplies for one year
$ 90.00 will pay for a university student’s books and supplies for one year
$ 270.00 will pay for transportation for approximately a year of high school
$ 400.00 will pay for a university student’s shared housing for one year
Consider making a donation in honor of a loved one’s birthday or holiday gift .  Both of you will receive a beautiful acknowledgment card.
To donate:  click here to donate now. (paypal link) or click on this link to print out a donation form to mail in with your support

High school and college scholarship students



Need a holiday or birthday gift?  Want to “do good” while looking good?  We have the answer.   Purchase something beautiful and unique that also provides vital income to the Teosinte women’s sewing cooperative and their partners, the “Asociación Maya” women’s weaving cooperative in Guatemala.  Fabric is hand woven and crafts are fair-trade so you can feel good about them.   Look for notices announcing our craft sales throughout the year, for our table at Arlington’s annual Town Day festival or contact us


Best selling market bags

   help_clip_image008   yoga mat bags


We hold activities and programs for adults and children throughout the year. Contact us to be added to our e-mail mailing list for notification of upcoming events and programs and to receive our newsletter.


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