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Community Corner

Compass Family Services needs volunteers for their annual Christmas party serving the San Francisco homeless. (Compass-SF.org)

Community Corner: San Francisco Nonprofit Needs Volunteer ‘Santas’

A San Francisco nonprofit dedicated to helping the homeless is looking for volunteers to ‘play Santa’ for more than 450 needy families.

12/01/2013

Young cancer patient receives a Comfort Kit. (GivingComfort.org)

Community Corner: San Francisco Nonprofit Provides Comfort For Cancer Patients

A San Francisco non-profit says the everyday needs of cancer patients are often forgotten. That’s why Giving Comfort is providing personalized Comfort Kits to cancer patients in need.

11/17/2013

Homeless Prenatal Program in San Francisco serves 3,500 families each year. (HomelessPrenatal.org)

Community Corner: San Francisco Nonprofit Investing In Homeless Families

For the past 24 years, women in the Bay Area who found themselves homeless and pregnant had a place to turn, thanks to a San Francisco resource center called the Homeless Prenatal Program. Over the years, their mission has expanded to move beyond prenatal care for mothers to holistic care for families.

11/03/2013

La Catrina by Kevin Roach © 2013 Creativity Explored Licensing, LLC Acrylic on canvas, 48” x 32” (Creativity Explored)

Community Corner: San Francisco Nonprofit Features Artists With Developmental Disabilities

During this National Disability Month, one San Francisco nonprofit is celebrating 30 years of serving a community of artists with developmental disabilities.

10/27/2013

California Peace Prize recipient George Galvis. (California Wellness Foundation)

Community Corner: Former Juvenile Delinquent Receives California Peace Prize

The California Wellness Foundation presented their annual California Peace Prize on October 10, 2013, to some of the state’s unsung heroes who have done tremendous work to promote peace and prevent violence.

10/20/2013

A Rising International pop up store. (Rising International)

Community Corner: Empowering Women From Afghanistan To San Francisco

A nonprofit that has been empowering women living in poverty around the world for the past 10 years is launching in the Bay Area.

10/13/2013

domestic violence

Community Corner: Safe Haven In Fremont For Domestic Violence Victims

SAVE is a local organization that works to stop domestic violence. For 35 years, SAVE, which stands for Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments, has been providing services to those who have been abused in relationships and has been educating the community on the issue of domestic violence.

09/15/2013

Larkin Street Youth Services helps bring in teens off the streets. (LarkinStreetYouth.org)

Community Corner: San Francisco Nonprofit Offers Homeless Teens Second Chance

Larkin Street Youth Services provides much needed help to teens who somehow end up on the streets.

09/08/2013

Skylar Dorosin of Palo Alto created Project 2020 to teach swimming and water polo to underprivileged girls. (Diller Teen Awards)

Community Corner: Bay Area Teens Receive National Leadership Award

The Helen Diller Family Foundation presents ten young leaders in volunteerism nation-wide with the annual Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards and $36,000 each in recognition of their leadership, innovation and commitment to making the world a better place.

08/25/2013

One child is happy with her new school supplies. (Family Giving Tree)

Community Corner: Bay Area Nonprofit Collects Backpacks For Kids

Headquartered in Milpitas, Family Giving Tree is committed to providing backpacks filled with school supplies to those children in our communities who are most in need.

08/04/2013

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