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Second Harvest Food Bank Seeks 5,600 Turkeys Before Thanksgiving

Although Wednesday’s official Turkey Tally is showing progress at 6,402 collected turkeys, officials at the Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties admit they are far from their goal of receiving 12,000 turkeys in just over a week.

11/20/2013

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

The 'Eye of Diablo' beacon at the summit of Mt. Diablo. (Save Mount Diablo)

KCBS Cover Story: Saving Historic Beacon On Mount Diablo

A fundraising effort is underway to save a historic, 85-year-old beacon on the summit of Mount Diablo as a tribute to those who served at Pearl Harbor.

05/14/2013

Ice cream makers, Ben & Jerry (credit: ADE JOHNSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Ben & Jerry’s Handing Out Free Ice Cream

A delicious tradition continues Tuesday with Ben & Jerry’s ice cream shops throughout the Bay Area and beyond giving away free scoops…

04/09/2013

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Best Stores With A Cause On The Peninsula

Do you want to feel good about spending money? Why not shop at a store with a cause?

03/19/2013

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How to Celebrate Christmas With a Tailgate Party in Oakland

Be sure to pack a Raiders-themed stocking and wreath before heading to the Coliseum.

12/16/2012

Boxes of Hostess Twinkies are ready for shipment at the Interstate Bakeries Corporation facility April 20, 2005 in Schiller Park, Illinois, a suburb northwest of Chicago. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Vallejo Hostess Bakery Outlet Store Donates Bread As It Shuts Down

The only remaining Hostess Bakery Outlet in the Bay Area has been donating free bread to Vallejo non-profits as the store prepares to close its doors for good.

11/30/2012

Turkeys in a farm.  (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Last Minute Turkey Donations Help South Bay Organization Near Goal

One anonymous person donated $3,000 worth of turkeys to help Sacred Heart Community Service feed needy families.

11/21/2012

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Donors Step Up To Help San Francisco’s Iconic Brown Twins

Donations have poured in to help the iconic Brown twins remain together since the older sister, Vivian, developed Alzheimer’s requiring round the clock care that landed her in the hospital.

08/16/2012

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Police Officers Raise Funds For Children Orphaned By Double Murder

The San Jose Police Officers’ Association has raised about $6,200 for three young children who were orphaned when their parents were killed in a double murder at the family’s home last month.

08/09/2012

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