For coordinating the humanitarian missions of Operation Rainbow and changing the lives of children around the world, this week’s Jefferson Award in the Bay Area goes to Laura Escobosa.
If you’ve seen large groups of people suddenly break out in synchronized dancing on Bay Area streets, chances are a talented teacher is at the head of the pack. And it may look like the the dancers are professional, but they aren’t.
Four years, Zach Martinucci has made time to participate in Relay for Life, a 24-hour fundraiser put on entirely by students at Burlingame High School.
To guard the bay against sprawl and pollution, McLaughlin co-founded Save the Bay in 1961 with two friends, Catherine Kay Kerr and Esther Gulick. Today, McLaughlin is the last survivor of the pioneering trio.
A simple thrift store in Danville has become a community mainstay. The mission behind the market has earned the store’s founder a Jefferson Award.
The annual Jefferson Award silver medal ceremony honored five standouts in local community service who will now be invited to Washington, D.C. to attend an evening gala with regional winners from around the country.
Even if you cooked a lot over the holidays, you probably didn’t cook as much as this week’s Jefferson Award winner: she’s been feeding dozens of people every week for ten years.
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Each week, CBS 5 and KCBS broadcast the stories of the Jefferson Award winners, sharing the projects and progress of those working tirelessly to serve others. And in this fragile […]
Do you know what to do if someone collapses with heart trouble? This week’s Jefferson Award winner has made it her mission to teach thousands of children what to do in that situation, so they can save a life.
A lifelong passion to help people with developmental disabilities inspired a North Bay woman to create a unique program to help people lead more independent and fulfilling lives.