Nonprofit

Larkin Street Youth Services helps bring in teens off the streets. (LarkinStreetYouth.org)

Community Corner: San Francisco Nonprofit Offers Homeless Teens Second Chance

Larkin Street Youth Services provides much needed help to teens who somehow end up on the streets.

09/08/2013

One child is happy with her new school supplies. (Family Giving Tree)

Community Corner: Bay Area Nonprofit Collects Backpacks For Kids

Headquartered in Milpitas, Family Giving Tree is committed to providing backpacks filled with school supplies to those children in our communities who are most in need.

08/04/2013

Angie Balfour, wife of Oakland A's pitcher Grant Balfour, is raising money for the nonprofit Smile Train. (www.smiletrain.org)

Community Corner: Oakland A’s Team Up With National Charity

The wives of the Oakland A’s players will be participating in a unique fundraiser during the game for the nonprofit charity, Smile Train.

07/24/2013

Radha Stern's story of forgiveness is featured in the documentary, 'Unlikely Friends.' (Radha Stern)

Community Corner: Bay Area Mom Forgives Son’s Murderer

One Bay Area mother was able to do something pretty remarkable: forgive the man who murdered her son…

07/07/2013

Freedom House reaches out to survivors of human trafficking. (FreedomHouseSF.org)

Community Corner: Bay Area Nonprofit Celebrates Trafficking Survivors

Freedom House, a locally based nonprofit, has been invested in rebuilding the lives of trafficking victims one by one for the past three years.

04/28/2013

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Oakland Nonprofits Awarded $1.4M In Grants Aimed At Reducing Violence

Five Oakland nonprofits will share $1.4 million in job creation grants with an eye toward reducing street violence.

03/28/2013

Boys and Girls Clubs San Francisco Youth of the Year 2012 nominees. (Boys and Girls Clubs San Francisco)

Community Corner: San Francisco Teens Recognized As Future Leaders

Seven Bay Area teens will be recognized for their community service and leadership on Thursday, January 31st, when the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco presents the 2013 Charles Schwab Citywide Youth of the Year.

01/27/2013

A volunteer mentor with her mentee (Friends for Youth)

Community Corner: Bay Area Kids Seek Mentors

For more than three decades a local nonprofit has been reaching out to at-risk youth by providing mentors. To date, 2,000 young people have been mentored by volunteers through Friends For Youth.

01/13/2013

Habitat for Humanity continues to help rebuild homes in Haiti after the devastating quake in January 2010. (Habitat for Humanity International)

Community Corner: Bay Area Man Helps Rebuild Haiti

President Jimmy Carter, his wife and a team of volunteers traveled to Haiti recently to build homes in Léogâne the epicenter of the January 2010 earthquake.

12/09/2012

(CBS)

Commercial Fundraisers Eat Up Nearly Half Of Charitable Donations In California

A report by the California Attorney General’s office finds only 51 percent of the donations collected by professional fundraisers winds up in the hands of the charity soliciting contributions.

11/29/2012

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