Make a Donation
100% of your donation will go directly toward the renovation and ongoing maintenance of Ridge Lane. Any size donation makes a huge impact and all donations are tax deductible. Our greatest challenge is fundraising and we appreciate your consideration. Thank you!
To donate, click the button below. Donations are funneled through the SF Parks Alliance, which is the fiscal sponsor of Ridge Lane Neighbors — rest assured that 100% of your contribution will go to Ridge Lane.
Attend a Ridge Lane Neighbors Meeting
Ridge Lane Neighbors holds monthly meetings that are open to the public. These meetings *almost always* occur on the first Tuesday of the month at 7:00p online. Please join us! We welcome all neighbors to learn more about and contribute to the project.
Updates to the meeting schedule will be posted on the Meetings and Activity page.
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If you can’t participate in the meetings but are looking for other ways to get involved, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to learn about other opportunities.
Log your Volunteer Hours
Have you spent time cleaning up portions of or otherwise contributing to the beautification of Ridge Lane? Please log these hours below by entering a comment under “Leave Reply” at the end of this page. The hours are tracked for use in our grant proposals and other funding mechanisms.
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Thanks for helping out and thanks for recording your efforts!
126 thoughts on “Get Involved”
10/3/17; group meeting 1.5 hours
Lynn Yuen; Patricia Ris; Robert Ramirez; Warren Longmire; Danielle Callaghan; Kristin Casey; Kim Connor; Scott Kauffman; Robert Muehlbauer; Moneka Muehlbauer; Barbara VanderBorght; Nahal Sobahti; Eric Arneson
11/14/17 Ridge Lane Volunteer Day; 2 hours
Danielle Casey Callaghan
Kristin Casey Callaghan
October, November, December 2019 volunteer hours: 20 (parcel one cleaning, weekly/bi-weekly parcel one trash and doggie bag receptacle collection & coordination with SF311 pickup, parcel one inspection and replacement Rain K BL battery powered bluetooth controller with Urban Farmer Store donation.
Mary Beth D’Alonzo; 10/14/17; security screws and drill bits; $48.96
11/14/17 Ridge Lane Volunteer Day – Mary Beth 2 hours
Lynn, 11/11/17 and 11/23/17 Cleaned street, removed grass and picked up trash 5 hours. 11/14/17 received and helped to store the solar bollard lights 1/2 hour.
Eric Maier; 12/16/17; Website; 1 hour
11/7/2017; group meeting; 2 hours
Mary Beth D’Alonzo
12/6/2017 group meeting; 1.5 hours
October 2017: Planting and clean up day logistics, flyers neighborhood, ordering plants (Pacific Nursery Colma), check request (SFPA), pick up plants, pick up tools planting day (DPW), planting, clean up, return tools: Total: 15 hours
October, November, December weekly clean up and garbage disposal: 12 hours
Eric M / Oct-Nov-Dec / website work / 3 hrs
Monthly meeting: 1 1/2 hours
Clean up day: 2 hours
Minutes preparation and emails: 2 1/2 hours
Monthly meeting: 1 1/2 hours
Minutes preparation and emails: 3 hours
Monthly meeting: 1 1/2 hours
Minutes preparations and emails: 3 hours
Kristin CC; 1/30/18; flyer creation: 1.5 hours
Kristin CC; 2/8/18; agenda creation: .5 hours
Lynn yuan: 2/10/18 1 hour street cleaning
2/11/18 2 hours Clean up
October/November/Dec/January/Feb: Meetings 7.5 hrs
Clean up day: 3 hrs
Levi Clean up day: 3 hrs
Arrange Safia meeting/attend: 3 hrs
Mary Beth D’Alonzo 2/10/18 clean-up 2 hrs
2/10/18 fining installation of dog bag stand 2 hrs
3/13/18 meeting with LMNOP and follow-up 1.5 hrs
3/6/18 March meeting 1.5 hrs
Molly T 2/18/18 clean-up day 2 hrs
First quarter 2018 volunteer hours: Weekly clean up and garbage bag removal: 12 hours, District wide clean up and mulching day 2/10/18: 7 hours, Monthly meetings/done,
First quarter 2018: Weekly maintenance Ridge Lane/irrigation, garbage bags, clean up: 12 hours; Monthly meetings: done, February 10 District wide clean up and mulching day: 9 hours.
1/9 January Meeting; 2 hours; Scott Kauffman; Warren Longmire; Moneka Urbanske; Robert Muehlbauer; Lynn Yuan; Patricia Ris; Danielle Casey Callaghan; Kristin Casey-Callaghan; Barbara VanderBorght
2/6 February Meeting; 2 hours; Patricia Ris; Kim Connor; Scot Kauffman; Kristin Casey Callaghan; Danielle Casey Callaghan; Corey Monteith; Mary Beth D’Alonzo; Barbara VanderBorght
3/6 March Meeting; 1.5 hours; Patricia Ris; Mary Beth D’Alonzo; Warren Longmire; Robert Muehlbauer: Moneka Urbanske; Scott Kauffman; Kristin Casey-Callaghan; Danielle Casey-Callaghan; Barbara VanderBorght; Nahal Sohbati and Eric Arneson
2/10 District 11 cleaning day; 4 hours; 30 volunteers
2/15 meeting with Supervisor Safai; 1 hour; 11 neighbors
Lynn 3/25 cleaning & pick up trash on Caine Ave ; 1 1/2 hour;
2/28: prep for bid selection; bid selection meeting; follow-up from bid selection: 3 hours.
3/10 – 3/15: prep for LMNOP meeting; hosting LMNOP meeting at my house; extensive follow-up about scope, budget and fence questions: 6 hours.
4/3: prep for monthly meeting; (Danielle will report meeting hours); follow-up from monthly meeting: 2 hours
4/4-4/5: grant work (2 hours so far; more to be logged)
Kristin CC – 4/6/18 – 5 hours – Grant Writing
Kristin CC – 4/8/18 – 8.5 hours – Grant Writing
Danielle CC – 4/8/18 – 1 hour – Grant Writing
Kristin CC – 4/10/18 – 5 hours – Grant Writing
Kristin CC; 4/11 and 4/12; Grant Writing and Submission; 3 hours
Danielle CC: 4/10 & 4/11- grant work: 4 hours
Danielle CC: 4/13- volunteer hour gathering – .75 hours
Lynn: 5/26/2018 clean up street 1 1/2 hour. 6/6/2018 meeting-2 hour
Patricia: April, May, June Parcel 1 weeding, cleanup and garbage collection: 13 hours.
Mary Beth: 6/1-7 emails, calls, meetings with neighbors re: start of construction. Meeting with contractors. 2.5 hours
Mary Beth: June RLN meeting 1.25 hrs
Mary Beth: email to supervisors re add-back 6/7-11 1 hour.
6/19 signature gathering for donation request and check request for contractor 1hour
4/6: grant work – 6 hours
4/7: grant editing – 2 hours
4/9: photos as documentation for grant – 1 hour
4/11: grant logistics – .5 hour
4/12: grant logistics – .5 hour
4/19: parcel 4 planning – 1 hour
4/26: parcel 4 planning – hour
5/1: group meeting – 1.5 hours
5/3: Emails, planning – .5 hour
5/6: Logistics re: contractor – 1 hour
6/4: Meeting planning – 1 hour
6/5: Monthly group meeting – 1.5 hours
6/6: Meeting with contractor – 1 hour
6/19: Donation request (host people to come sign): 1 hour
6/19: Check request: .5 hour
6/26 – 6/29: Parcel 4 construction emails and calls – 2 hours
Mary Beth 7/1 parcel 1 irrigation repair and garbage collection 1 hr
7/4 OMI CC grant application drafting 3 hours
Eric M; Apr/May/June 2018; Webmaster Work; 6 Hours
Mary Beth 6/10 monthly meeting 1.5 hrs
6/11 revised OMI CC grant application and added attachment 1 hr
6/5 – 6/10 conversations with subcontractor re bollard lights .5 hr
6/12 meeting with Ian et al re: stair redesign .5 hr.
-3/7/18: Meeting 1.5 h.
-5/1/18: Meeting 1.5
-6/5/18: Meeting 1.5
-7/10/18: Meeting 1.5
Kristin CC; 8/21/18; UGG Phone Call and Grant Research; 1 hour, 15 min
Mary Beth 9/1-18 OMICC grant reimbursement meeting and document preparation 2.5 hours
Mary Beth 9/13-2018 SFPA Fiscal Sponsor Agreement Orientation
8/7/18: Meeting: 1.5
9/4/18: Meeting: 1.5
8/22/18: MOHCD grant mtg.: 2 h
8/22/18-8/31/18: wrk on MOHCD grant: 8h
9/6/18: Prep final MOHC grant docs: 2h
Danielle CC; 8/21/2018; Flyer delivery; 2 Hours
7/7/18: Meeting prep: 1
7/8/18: Email listserv and administration: 1
7/9/18: ATP letter: 1
7/10/18: Meeting: 1.5
7/11/18: Parcel 4 scope change interactions: .5
7/12/18: Parcel 4 scope change interactions: 1
7/13/18: Parcel 4 scope change interactions: .5
7/19/18: Parcel 4 scope change interactions: 1
7/26/19: Add back budget: .5
8/6/18: Meeting prep: 1
8/7/18: Meeting: 1.5
8/12/18: Picking up trash on Lane .5
8/21/18: Donation appeal letter: 1
9/5/18: MOHCD letter and comms: 1
9/10/18: Email listserv management: .5
9/18/18: Picking up trash on Lane .5
Patricia: District 11 Tree Planting, Saturday September 29: 3 hrs; Maintenance Parcel 1: 7 hrs.
Eric M – 10/9/18 – blog maintenance – 3 hrs
Sorry – hope this isn’t too late – if so, can go on next report? Haven’t figured this out yet. Arggh.
Barbara – 8/7 attended RLN mtg: 1 1/2 hrs
8/12 wrote and sent Aug meeting minutes 3 hrs.
9/4 attended RLN mtg 1 1/2 hrs
9/6 wrote up and sent Sep mtg minutes 2 1/2 hrs.
9/11-9/28 email organizing for SFPA events and RLN matters 3 hrs.
9/13 attended SFPA mtg 1 hr