Group Behind Undercover Anti-Abortion Videos Is Something Of A Mystery It calls itself the Center for Medical Progress, and its name has been all over the news in the past few weeks after it began releasing hidden-camera videos that set off an uproar over the use of tissue from aborted fetuses in medical research.
Mysterious Donor Gives $34M To Oakland Schools, NonprofitsAn 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.
Oakland Mother Uses Grief To Help Murder Victims' FamiliesLorrain 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.
$10 Million Raised In Two Months As Part of Salesforce CEO’s Anti-Poverty Campaign 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.
Google Offers Free Pair Of Glass Eyewear To Nonprofits In Charity ChallengeThe tech giant is asking nonprofit groups to propose ideas for how to use the Web-connected eyewear Google Glass in their work.
Jefferson Award Winner Creates Marketplace For Developing World ArtisansA 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.
Community Corner: San Francisco Nonprofit Needs Volunteer 'Santas' A San Francisco nonprofit dedicated to helping the homeless is looking for volunteers to 'play Santa' for more than 450 needy families.
Community Corner: San Francisco Nonprofit Provides Comfort For Cancer PatientsA 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.
Community Corner: San Francisco Nonprofit Investing In Homeless FamiliesFor 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.
Community Corner: San Francisco Nonprofit Features Artists With Developmental Disabilities During this National Disability Month, one San Francisco nonprofit is celebrating 30 years of serving a community of artists with developmental disabilities.
Community Corner: Former Juvenile Delinquent Receives California Peace PrizeThe 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.
Community Corner: Empowering Women From Afghanistan To San FranciscoA nonprofit that has been empowering women living in poverty around the world for the past 10 years is launching in the Bay Area.