If your idea of a great travel experience is going to remote villages and being the only tourist in sight, hanging out with the locals, and lending a helping hand to local communities, there’s a new site you should check out.
For coordinating the humanitarian missions of Operation Rainbow and changing the lives of children around the world, this week’s Jefferson Award in the Bay Area goes to Laura Escobosa.
To guard the bay against sprawl and pollution, McLaughlin co-founded Save the Bay in 1961 with two friends, Catherine Kay Kerr and Esther Gulick. Today, McLaughlin is the last survivor of the pioneering trio.
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.
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.
Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith is working with parents to hear their concerns regarding the incident last month.
The Catholic Diocese of San Jose announced Monday that the pastor who allowed a registered sex offender to volunteer at an elementary school festival last month has stepped down from his position at St. Frances Cabrini Parish.
Take a moment and give back to the community this Holiday Season. Read on below for organizations across the San Francisco Bay Area…
On September 22nd, Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco is celebrating the grand opening of the ReStore, a new home improvement store driven by volunteers.
Several Bay Area community projects will get some help in their efforts to serve their elderly neighbors thanks to $10,000 in grants awarded by Coming of Age Bay Area.