Plenty of people donate their hair to Locks of Love, a charity that makes wigs for children who are sick. But a new report from a Bay Area group finds not all of that hair is going to kids.
Do you want to feel good about spending money? Why not shop at a store with a cause?
If you see people in need, help them out – That’s the mindset of a 16-year-old from Sebastopol, whose community service has even gained a pat on the back from President Obama.
Two people have been arrested in connection with the theft of thousands of dollars in gifts from a charity’s storage unit in unincorporated Martinez late last month
Martinez-based charity Christmas for Everyone lost everything in a burglary at its storage unit late last month and may be forced to end the program.
A Marin County girl who started a lemonade stand in front of her Fairfax home last year, in a crusade against child slavery, is on the verge of seeing her product bottled for sale in some big name grocery stores.
Dozens of needy families endured the nighttime chill camped outside Sacred Heart Community Service in San Jose for the chance to pick out free toys and books as holiday gifts for their children.
The gift of 18 million Facebook shares is valued at $498.8 million based on their closing stock price on Tuesday, when Zuckerberg, 28, made the donation. The beneficiary is the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, a nonprofit that works with donors to allocate their gifts.
A report by the California Attorney General’s office finds only 51 percent of the donations collected by professional fundraisers winds up in the hands of the charity soliciting contributions.
The Oakland Athletics players have decided to donate one full playoff share to eight local and national charitable efforts, a total of $34,325.16.