KCBS Community Corner

Boys and Girls Clubs San Francisco Youth of the Year 2012 nominees. (Boys and Girls Clubs San Francisco)

Community Corner: San Francisco Teens Recognized As Future Leaders

Seven Bay Area teens will be recognized for their community service and leadership on Thursday, January 31st, when the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco presents the 2013 Charles Schwab Citywide Youth of the Year.


Students design, create and build through the Studio H curriculum. (Studio H)

Community Corner: Design-Based Education In Berkeley

A local designer and educator based in Berkeley describes her unique curriculum in her newly released book “Tell Them I Built This: Transforming Schools, Communities, and Lives with Design-based Education.”


A volunteer mentor with her mentee (Friends for Youth)

Community Corner: Bay Area Kids Seek Mentors

For more than three decades a local nonprofit has been reaching out to at-risk youth by providing mentors. To date, 2,000 young people have been mentored by volunteers through Friends For Youth.


Habitat for Humanity continues to help rebuild homes in Haiti after the devastating quake in January 2010. (Habitat for Humanity International)

Community Corner: Bay Area Man Helps Rebuild Haiti

President Jimmy Carter, his wife and a team of volunteers traveled to Haiti recently to build homes in Léogâne the epicenter of the January 2010 earthquake.


Operation Christmas Child

Community Corner: Bay Area Residents Spread Christmas Joy In Shoe Boxes

Operation Christmas Child has delivered 100 million shoe boxes filled with gifts for needy children around the world.


Carolyn Jones photographs nurse Germaine Williams at Johns Hopkins Hospital OR. (The American Nurse)

Community Corner: From San Francisco To New York, Celebrating Heroes In Hospitals

A new book celebrates the lives and work of those who often go unnoticed. ‘The American Nurse’ features 75 unforgettable women and men at the heart of America’s healthcare system.


Dr. Joe Marshall, Executive Director and Co-founder of Omega Boys Club

Community Corner: Bay Area Nonprofit Keeps Kids Alive

A Bay Area after school program is celebrating 25 years of keeping at-risk kids alive and educated.



Community Corner: Fight Global Hunger In Your Kitchen

Celebrity chefs, religious leaders and families across San Francisco and the United States will team up with international relief and development organization Oxfam America to fight global hunger in honor of World Food Day this Tuesday, October 16th.


Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco's Restore opens September 22, 2012. (Habitat for Humanity GSF)

Community Corner: Nonprofit Home Improvement Store Opens In San Carlos

On September 22nd, Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco is celebrating the grand opening of the ReStore, a new home improvement store driven by volunteers.


homeless teen

Community Corner: Texting Helps Bay Area Homeless Teens

A new texting program will aim to help homeless teens find shelter in the greater San Francisco area.