Hundreds of Bay Area girls are using their summer vacation to pick up some technical training. It’s a project created by this week’s Jefferson Award winner – a bioengineer who’d like to see more women of color join her in the field.
An East Bay woman met the sad eyes of a homeless man just before he passed out on the street drinking. After that defining moment, she formed her own nonprofit to help Richmond’s homeless get back on their feet.
A San Francisco woman isn’t letting cancer treatment slow her down. In fact, this week’s Jefferson Award winner is still doing everything she can to help others in the same position.
A youth support agency that started in the 1960s is still going strong with this week’s Jefferson Award winner at the helm.
Charity raises spirits for beneficiaries and donors alike. There’s a wealth of charitable acts going towards San Francisco Arts. Get involved with any of these options.
This week’s Jefferson Award winner is an East Bay teacher who immigrated to the United States 20 years ago. But she has never forgotten the experience of being new to a country and culture.
Two years ago, the AbleCloset was founded by San Carlos native Kelly Steitz. In donated warehouse space, Steitz lends more than 200 pieces of specialized pediatric equipment.
A college project has become a model for family shelters. This Jefferson Award winner has brought students and struggling families together, benefiting them both.
Many boys dream of playing baseball, but some can’t because the equipment is too expensive. But many East Bay kids are grateful to the man known as the Robin Hood of baseball for the gear to get them in the game.
When Oakland Native Nyeisha DeWitt wanted to do something to help young people achieve in her community, she didn’t have to look far.