Latest SF Bay Area Jefferson Awards
Whether it’s athletes or community all-stars, he honors the underdog. This week’s Jefferson Award winner believes there are some people, famous or not, who are not getting the recognition or encouragement they deserve. So he does it himself.
Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, most children’s playgrounds today are wheelchair accessible. But for many kids with special needs, that doesn’t make it a level playing field. This week’s Jefferson Award goes to a Peninsula mother who has spent the last 6 years working to create a magical space for everyone in her community to enjoy.
One of the worst things you can feel as a middle school student is isolated. This week’s Jefferson Award winner works with teenagers to make sure no one has to feel that way.
Several Bay Area Jefferson Award winners have become winners on the national stage.
It’s a gift you can carry away, it’s free, and it comes to you. It’s the inspiration of this week’s Jefferson Award winner, Glen Weaver.
- Jefferson Award Winner Works With San Francisco’s Homeless To Build A Strong Community 06/11/2014
- Jefferson Award Winner Spreads Message Of Heart Health To San Francisco’s Chinatown 06/04/2014
- Jefferson Award Winner Gives Oakland Youth Opportunities To Achieve In Sports, Academics 05/30/2014
- Jefferson Award Winner Helps Connect Bay Area Veterans With Service Dogs 05/21/2014