An anonymous person has donated $34 million dollars to the Oakland Unified School District and dozens of nonprofit organizations to help children and low-income entrepreneurs.
Lorrain Taylor smiled a toothy grin and was warmly welcomed by customers and employees as she entered a popular barbecue restaurant just off Oakland’s waterfront for a lunch meeting last week.
Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff’s SF Gives initiative raised $10 million in two months as part of an anti-poverty campaign with the help of 20 local companies.
The tech giant is asking nonprofit groups to propose ideas for how to use the Web-connected eyewear Google Glass in their work.
A Peninsula mother’s family trip to South America brought her face-to-face with families struggling in poverty. What she decided to do about it has earned her this week’s Jefferson Award in the Bay Area.
A San Francisco nonprofit dedicated to helping the homeless is looking for volunteers to ‘play Santa’ for more than 450 needy families.
A San Francisco non-profit says the everyday needs of cancer patients are often forgotten. That’s why Giving Comfort is providing personalized Comfort Kits to cancer patients in need.
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.
During this National Disability Month, one San Francisco nonprofit is celebrating 30 years of serving a community of artists with developmental disabilities.
The California Wellness Foundation presented their annual California Peace Prize on October 10, 2013, to some of the state’s unsung heroes who have done tremendous work to promote peace and prevent violence.