Santafest - City Kids Helping Homeless Children This Holiday SeasonSaturday morning dozens of kids gathered to play the part of Santa’s elfs. They picked out and wrapped gifts for homeless children in San Francisco. Santafest is an annual fundraiser for Children of Shelters, a non-profit working to break the cycle of homelessness for kids in the city by providing enrichment and educational opportunities.
Golden Gate Transit Holiday Bus Collecting Toys For Tots Through Dec. 17Golden Gate Transit's decorative holiday bus will be collecting toys for children in Petaluma and San Rafael this Thanksgiving weekend.
Bay Area Needy Provided With Thanksgiving MealsCongresswoman Nancy Pelosi, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and other local officials stepped out of their offices and into the kitchen Wednesday morning in order to help prepare and serve Thanksgiving meals for the needy.
Amber Heard Intends To Donate $7 Million Depp Divorce SettlementHeard plans to make a donation to a pair of charities that will use the money to benefit women who have been abused and sick children...
Auction For Lunch With Warren Buffett Nets $3.4 Million For SF Glide FoundationBuffett has raised more than $20 million for Glide. The lunch auctions began after Buffett's first wife, Susie, showed him the charity, where she had been volunteering.
Starbucks To Donate All Its Unsold Food To CharityStarbucks recently announced a five-year plan to donate 100% of its unsold food to charity.
Raiders Great Raises Funds For At-Risk Teens HomeHall of Famer Fred Biletnikoff's annual golf tournament is generating funds for a cause dear to he and his family' hearts.
'Most Interesting Man in the World' Helps Make-a-WishJonathan Goldsmith, who appeared in Dos Equis beer commercials for nine years is lending his gravelly voice and bearded face to a Vermont cause...
Optimist Club Members Raise Thousands To Help San Leandro Charity Provide Christmas GiftsThe treasurer of San Leandro’s ‘Optimist Club’ raised thousands of dollars to make sure hundreds of kids will have a merry Christmas this season.
Bay Area Toy Drives Receive Thousands Of Donations This Holiday SeasonTens of thousands, and possibly hundreds of thousands, of toys are being donated to Bay Area children who are in need of a happy holiday this holiday season.
Mark Hamill Dons Stormtrooper Uniform For a Good CauseVIDEO: Watch Mark Hamill wander Hollywood Boulevard disguised as a stormtrooper to share a special message with fans...
Facebook CEO Zuckerberg Takes Conventional Approach To GivingAfter making their fortunes from new software or social networks, some Silicon Valley entrepreneurs have vowed to apply their skills to "hacking" philanthropy and "disrupting" old models for funding charity.

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