Philanthropy

Juanita More (credit: Foodie Chap/Liam Mayclem)

Foodie Chap With Chef Juanita More

Just in time for Pride, Liam is joined by his very special guest chef Juanita More…

06/15/2015

Apple Debuts New Watch

Giving It Away: Apple CEO Plans To Donate Most Of His Fortune

Apple CEO Tim Cook has departed from his predecessor when it comes to giving, saying he will donate his hundreds of millions of dollars to charities.

03/27/2015

Jan Koum, the 38-year-old founder of the messaging company WhatsApp, donated $556 million to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation putting him at No. 4 on the list. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Bay Area Tech Leaders Under 40 Among 2014’s Top Philanthropic Givers

Out of the top 10 most generous American philanthropists in 2014, four hail from Bay Area tech companies, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy’s annual Philanthropy 50 list.

02/10/2015

Sign at the entrance of Google offices in Brussels.  (Photo credit should read GEORGES GOBET/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Donates $2 Million To Help Shelter Bay Area Homeless Families, Youth

KCBS’ Barbara Taylor reports Google has gotten into the spirit of giving with a $2 million donation set to go to three Bay Area nonprofits that will benefit the homeless.

12/12/2014

Fresh Lemonade

North Bay Kids Sell Lemonade, Cookies To Help Bay Area Families

Grade-schoolers in the North Bay banded together to raise money for charity in a very childlike way: selling lemonade and cookies.

10/26/2014

Marc Benioff (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Dreamforce Tech Conference Descends Upon SoMa; Attendees Asked To Participate In Food Drive

Salesforce is throwing its annual Dreamforce software conference in San Francisco with the CEO, Marc Benioff, touting a food-drive effort that asks attendees bring canned goods with a goal of providing up to one million meals.

10/13/2014

The Koret Foundation website. (CBS)

Widow Of Koret Foundation Founder Says Charity Misusing Assets; Defendants Counter Sue

A San Francisco charitable foundation well-known for its philanthropy in the Bay Area and Israel is at the center of a brewing legal battle over its governance and grant-making.

10/08/2014

Billionaire Warren Buffett, CEO and chairman of investment company Berkshire Hathaway, speaks during a conversation with David Rubenstein, president of the Economic Club of Washingtron, during the club's 25th anniversary dinner in EWashington on June 5, 2012. PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM/AFP/GettyImages

Singapore Man Wins Bid For Lunch With Warren Buffett To Benefit SF’s Glide Foundation

The auction benefits the Glide Foundation, which provides meals, health care, job training, rehabilitation and housing support to the poor and homeless in San Francisco

06/06/2014

University Mound Ladies Home

Historic San Francisco Home For Elderly To Close After A Century Of Service

The University Mound Ladies Home in San Francisco , created by philanthropist James Lick in the 1880s, will close July 10, officials said.

05/17/2014

Salesforce chairman and CEO Marc Benioff. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Salesforce.com CEO Urges Tech Firms To Give More As Company Marks 15 Years

Thousands crowded San Francisco’s waterfront on Friday, as Salesforce.com celebrated its 15th anniversary. Behind the celebration is a serious goal: fighting poverty.

03/07/2014

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