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'Everest' Vacation Bible School Program e-Brochure (Courtesy Group)

1 Million Vacation Bible Schoolers In ‘Everest’-Themed Church Program Sold Before Deadly Earthquake

Call it the Hand of Providence or an awkward coincidence, but this summer more than 1 million children are attending a Mount Everest-themed Vacation Bible School program produced and sold months before the 7.8 magnitude quake struck Nepal, killing nearly 9,000 people and injuring over 23,000.

06/25/2015

People walk through the ruins of Bhaktapur's Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on the outskirts of Kathmandu. (PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images)

How To Help Victims Of Quake-Ravaged Nepal Desperately In Need

The massive earthquake centered in Nepal has killed more than 3,900 people and the number continues to rise. Here are some of the organizations that are already in the region and working with the victims who are desperately in need of help:

04/27/2015

Jim Harbaugh speaks as he is introduced as the new Head Coach of the University of Michigan football team at the Junge Family Champions Center on December 30, 2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images Sport)

Jim Harbaugh Comes To Aid Of Crash Victims On Icy Michigan Highway

Former San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh is making even more new fans as head coach of the University of Michigan football team by coming to the aid of car crash victims Tuesday.

03/04/2015

The arrest photo for Mia Cummings (Hayward PD)

Hayward After-School Aide Charged With Sexually Abusing 12-Year-Old

A female after-school program coordinator at a Hayward Catholic school has been arrested on suspicion of sexually abusing a male student beginning when he was 12, police said Monday.

12/09/2013

Residents covering their noses due to cadavers smell queue up to charge their mobile phones at the city hall in Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines on November 14, 2013, six days after Super Typhoon Haiyan unleashed its fury. United Nations humanitarian chief Valerie Amos said November 14 that aid must reach desperate Philippine typhoon survivors more quickly, amid reports of hunger and thirst in stricken neighborhoods. AFP PHOTO/TED ALJIBE (Photo credit should read TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images)

Bay Area Nurses Departing For Typhoon Relief In Philippines

A group of nurses from the Registered Nurse Response Network were set to depart from San Francisco International Airport Thursday night for the Philippines to help provide relief to victims of Typhoon Haiyan.

11/14/2013

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California Students Fail To Claim Millions In Financial Aid

Millions of dollars in financial aid is being unclaimed by California low-income students qualified for college.

03/01/2013

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California To Seek Federal Aid For Tsunami Damage

California emergency officials said they hope to complete a tsunami damage estimate as early as next week to submit to the federal government in an aid request for wave-battered harbors.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/18/2011

Local residents watch the devastation provoked by a tsunami tidal wave smashing vehicles and houses at Kesennuma city in Miyagi prefecture, northern Japan on March 11, 2011. (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Bay Area Charities Seek Donations For Japan Quake, Tsunami Victims

Bay Area charities encouraged people to donate money to assist the response to a devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck off the northeast coast of Japan on Thursday night.

CBS San Francisco–03/11/2011

Youngest Pakistani Flooding Victims Still Need Help

It’s been a month since the flooding began in Pakistan. However, nearly 2.3 million children under the age of five still have not been reached with critical, life-saving assistance.

09/02/2010

Pakistan Accepts Indian Aid for Flood Relief

ISLAMABAD (AP) _ Islamabad has accepted $5 million in aid from India for flood victims, a rare expression of goodwill between the feuding neighbors at a time when Pakistan is reeling from one of its […]

08/20/2010

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