A GoFundMe campaign started just after the blaze had earned more than $20,000 by 2:30 p.m. Thursday. 450 people had chipped into the find, started by Mission Resident Zac Crockett.
A charity group is blaming violent protests in Oakland for a huge drop in donations this holiday season.
A San Francisco restaurant successfully collected more than 10,000 toys Wednesday in a Christmas Eve toy drive intended to bring toys to the city’s neediest children.
Federal health officials are recommending an end to the nation’s lifetime ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men, a 31-year-old policy that many medical groups and gay activists say is no longer justified.
KCBS’ Barbara Taylor reports Google has gotten into the spirit of giving with a $2 million donation set to go to three Bay Area nonprofits that will benefit the homeless.
A Bay Area woman who crusaded for more people to become organ donors is being honored, even after her death.
Facebook is stepping up its efforts to fight Ebola by adding a button designed to make it easier for its users to donate to charities battling the disease.
Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg says he and his wife Priscilla are donating $25 million to the Centers for Disease Control Foundation to fight the spread of the Ebola virus.
The battle is heating up between two men vying to be the next mayor of Northern California’s largest city.
Napa Valley’s winemakers are making a major charitable contribution to help with the recovery from Sunday’s 6.0 earthquake. At a Tuesday news conference, a vintners association said they’d donate $10 million.