A cancer patient often has another concern: how to get to all those medical appointments. But that’s where this week’s Jefferson Award winner steps in. Sherry Higgs knows firsthand what it’s like to battle cancer. And she’s devoting her life to make sure patients get a ride.. and a friend.
Castro Valley families in need have somewhere to turn for the necessities they just can’t afford: this week’s Jefferson Award winner is providing support whenever someone calls for help.
Combine African Americans, the outdoors, and social media, and what do you get? A non-profit this week’s Jefferson Award winner says cures a “nature deficit disorder.”
This week’s Jefferson Award winner switched from a career in technology to the world of non-profits and found his calling in helping San Jose families.
She taught kindergarten. He taught high school. But now, the retired couple lives on the “wild” side. This week’s Jefferson Award winners are offering a different kind of educaton: one that brings wild cats up close.
He teaches science, math, and finance, collects books and board games for kids… and this week’s Jefferson Award winner is still a teenager!
Some San Francisco kids are taking to the stage under the direction of this week’s Jefferson Award winner, learning all about teamwork, communication, and presentation while they have a whole lot of fun.
Thousands of people, elderly and disabled in San Francisco, no longer feel lonely. That’s because this week’s Jefferson Award winner helps them — help themselves.
Parents turn grief into giving, helping music in the schools, organ donation, and the poor from Oakland to Angola.
One in ten elementary and middle school students are learning how to code, and thousands of instructors are learning how to teach programming, because of twin brothers with a single vision.