What Students Say About ODFL


“This is the best thing I’ve ever done.”
~ Rachel Clark, Gunn High School

“I’ve never felt I could actually do good in the world. Now I see that I can.”
~ Katie Troxell, St. Francis High School

“Before I was just another teenager with a dream. Now I am an empowered student leader.”
~ Bernadette Lim, St. Lucy’s Priory School


“For one dollar we built a school that will last for generations? It’s unreal.”
~ Margaret Lewis, Los Altos High School

“Changing lives is life changing.”
~ Victoria Santago, Los Altos High School

“It isn’t any one dollar that makes the difference. It’s all the dollars, and that makes something huge!”
~ Emma Anders, Burlingame High School

“It’s almost like we’re doing as much good for ourselves as we are for those who are getting the school.”
~ Meaghan Neider, Sacred Heart High School

“What I’ve learned has turned me on to something higher and greater”
~ Nick Stockman, Student, Stockdale High School

“I had never realized what I can actually do in the world. Now I do.”
~ London Klauer, Woodrow Wilson High School

“We were so inspired!”
~ Sophia Huang, Mission San Jose High School

“I don’t think kids understand how much power they really have if they’ll all work together.”
~ Emily Lippe, Pinewood High School

“This brought our school together like a family. THANK YOU!”
~ Christine Lu, Evergreen Valley High School

“ODFL instills confidence, power, and virtue into those who allow themselves to be touched by it.”
~ Maggie Duran, Cloverdale High School

“I never knew how much power I actually had to change the world.”
~ Meghan Phipps, Mountain View High School

“This is truly inspiring!”
~ Kimberly Zhong, Monta Vista High School

“This has been the most meaningful experience of my high school career.”
~ Lauren Crum, Los Altos High School


In Depth Student Testimonials