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Jefferson Awards

Latest SF Bay Area Jefferson Awards

Jefferson Award winners Michelle Lacourciere of "Sirona Cares" (left), and Jessica Cherny of Burlingame High School's Students in Action Club. (CBS)

Bay Area Jefferson Award Winners Receive National Honors

Several Bay Area Jefferson Award winners have become winners on the national stage.

06/18/2014

Jefferson Award Winner Glen Weaver. (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Gives Gift Of Reading To Sonoma County Families

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.

06/18/2014

Kristie Fairchild is this week's Jefferson Award winner. (CBS SF)

Jefferson Award Winner Works With San Francisco’s Homeless To Build A Strong Community

This week’s Jefferson Award winner is a local artist who has always been inspired by the possibilities in creating art. But when Kristie Fairchild brought that same vision to her work with the homeless, she helped hundreds of people realize their own possibilities.

06/11/2014

Dr. Collin Quock - Jefferson Award Winner. (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Spreads Message Of Heart Health To San Francisco’s Chinatown

With heart disease as America’s number one killer, this week’s Jefferson Award winner tries to make sure everyone gets the word on heart health.

06/04/2014

Jefferson Award Winner - Thomas Broome. (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Gives Oakland Youth Opportunities To Achieve In Sports, Academics

Thomas Broome has had a successful career as an attorney in Oakland, and credits much of his academic development to the role high school sports played in his life.

05/30/2014

Jefferson Award Winner: Cate Dorr (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Helps Connect Bay Area Veterans With Service Dogs

This week’s Jefferson Award winner runs a unique program that pairs veterans with service dogs. Friendship doesn’t begin to describe their special relationship.

05/21/2014

Jefferson Award: Jenny Bowen Changes Policy For 1 Million Chinese Orphans

Foreigners weren’t even allowed inside a Chinese government orphanage.

05/15/2014

Jefferson Award Winner - Dr. Seth Ammerman. (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Serves Health Needs Of Bay Area Teens With Mobile Clinic

Dr. Seth Ammerman helped start an immunization clinic for underserved young people in East Palo Alto. After realizing they needed much more than their shots, he launched a clinic on wheels.

05/12/2014

Jefferson Award Winner - Russell Breslauer (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Helps San Francisco Seniors Get Into The Groove

For decades Russell Breslauer taught students accounting at Chabot College. You might say he knows his way around numbers. Now, this week’s Jefferson Award winner counting to a different beat.

04/30/2014

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