The 'Princess Project' gives prom dresses, and accessories to teen girls who can't afford them.

Princess Project Makes Dreams Come True For Bay Area Teens

The non-profit organization continues to give away free prom dresses to Bay Area high school teens in need.


Jefferson Award Winner Lilyann Brannon (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Tends To Needs Of South Bay’s Poor

She’s been a one-woman human services agency for three decades. No task is too big or small, even though Jefferson Award winner Lilyann Brannon is now 90-years-old.


Ed Lee

Phil Matier: SFO Shuttle Co. Charged With Illegal Donations To Mayor Lee Campaign

Officials at a San Francisco Airport shuttle bus company are being charged with making more than $11,000 in illegal contributions to Mayor Ed Lee’s campaign.


Stanford University Campus

Stanford University Nets $6.2B In 5-Year Fundraising Campaign

Stanford University says it raised more than $6 billion in its latest five-year fundraising campaign.


Food Bank

South Bay Food Bank Struggles Through Slow Holiday Season

The Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo counties needs to raise almost $7 million in the next three weeks to reach its holiday drive goal.



Lefty O’Doul’s Upholds San Francisco Toy Drive Tradition

Lefty O’Doul’s is once again collecting toys for needy and homeless children.



Toys Urgently Needed For San Jose Party For Low-Income Kids

Thousands of children could walk away empty handed from a holiday party in San Jose Sunday if more toys cannot be collected quickly, organizers said Friday.


Homeless Who Died On The Streets In Santa Clara County Honored

A memorial service was held in San Jose Thursday for the homeless men and women who died on the streets in Santa Clara County this year.


Franklin Middle School in Vallejo. (CBS)

Thieves Steal Donations From Vallejo School’s Holiday Concert

Thieves stole about $700 in donations during a holiday concert at the Franklin Middle School on Tuesday night.


St. Anthony's Padua Dining Room in Menlo Park. (

Soup Kitchen Next To Wealthy Atherton Gears Up To Feed Thousands

A soup kitchen that shares a fence line with one of the most affluent communities in the Bay Area has been feeding 600 people daily since 1974.





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