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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

Operation Christmas Child

Community Corner: Bay Area Residents Spread Christmas Joy In Shoe Boxes

Operation Christmas Child has delivered 100 million shoe boxes filled with gifts for needy children around the world.

11/11/2012

Carolyn Jones photographs nurse Germaine Williams at Johns Hopkins Hospital OR. (The American Nurse)

Community Corner: From San Francisco To New York, Celebrating Heroes In Hospitals

A new book celebrates the lives and work of those who often go unnoticed. ‘The American Nurse’ features 75 unforgettable women and men at the heart of America’s healthcare system.

11/10/2012

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