Adopt-a-Senior Campaign Exposes North Bay High School Grads to Kindness of StrangersMany Sonoma County high school students who weren't allowed traditional graduation ceremonies during the COVID-19 pandemic are getting surprise deliveries, thanks to a kindness campaign that shows the North Bay community is better together.
San Mateo County Teens Bring Groceries To Vulnerable NeighborsA group of San Mateo teens have come to the aid of their homebound, COVID-19 vulnerable neighbors with a new service that makes sure they are getting the groceries they need.
Mountain View High School Music Teacher Wrestles Tech to Keep Choir in Sync and OnlineMeet the Madrigals, one of five Mountain View High School choirs that continue to practice after the shelter-in-place closed their campus in March.
Moms in Senior Care Visit Families From Balcony at Walnut Creek FacilityA senior assisted-living home in Walnut Creek took a cue from the iconic balcony scene in Romeo and Juliet to allow families to celebrate Mother’s Day.
San Francisco's 'Honey Bear' Artist Raises Over $100,000 For COVID-19 CharitiesImages of 'Honey Bears' wearing masks have popped up all around San Francisco on boarded up shops since the shelter-in-place order took effect. Now, a local artist is using his work and instant stardom of his ‘Honey Bears’ to help others in a big way.
Concord Repair Shop Owner Fixes Donated Vehicles To Help Feed COVID-19 VictimsA small business owner in Concord is turning his ability to repair cars into a way to feed people struggling during the shutdown.
Nonprofit Aims To Keep Bay Area Restaurants Afloat By Feeding Front Line Health WorkersA nonprofit is providing frontline workers in the Bay Area with tasty meals and keeping local restaurants afloat amid the coronavirus pandemic.
San Jose Volunteers Organize Food Drive for Salinas Valley Farm WorkersSan Jose volunteers are making sure that one group of essential workers is not overlooked in the COVID-19 crisis.
Coronavirus Shelter Order Leads To Resurgence In Home 'Victory Gardens'80 years ago, during World War II, "victory gardens" were quite popular. Now, during this current war against what has been called "the invisible enemy" of COVID-19, they’re making a comeback.
SF Restaurant, Food Truck Favorite Señor Sisig Mobilizes To Feed Needy During Coronavirus PandemicA popular Bay Area restaurant is mobilizing to help feed low income families, seniors, and others who are struggling financially.
Better Together: Oakland Teacher Hosts Virtual Story Time For Viewers From Around The WorldPeter Limata, a first-grade teacher at Emerson Elementary School in Oakland, opens his Facebook Live story-time sessions Romper Room-style, bidding a buoyant good morning to each name that pops up on his screen.
Coronavirus Update: Orinda Sisters Mask Making Efforts Gain Community SupportWhat started as a "fun project" for two sewing sisters during the ongoing coronavirus emergency has grown into a humanitarian effort involving the sisters, their family and a group of 15 to 20 friends, so far creating and donating about 200 cloth face masks to area hospitals, senior care homes and individuals.
Better Together: Berkeley Restaurants Work With City To Provide Gourmet Meals For HomelessIn a team effort to keep people fed during the coronavirus pandemic, a Berkeley community program is working with kitchens of struggling restaurants to provide gourmet meals to the city's homeless.
Santa Clara County Volunteers Keep Watch on Homebound Seniors During Pandemic LockdownVolunteers of Heart of the Valley, which serves senior citizens who are 65 years or older in west Santa Clara county, are keeping in touch via virtual visits.
Coronavirus Update: AIDS Memorial Quilt Volunteers Make Masks For Oakland HomelessMore than a dozen volunteers with the National AIDS Memorial Quilt are using leftover fabric and putting their sewing skills to use during the coronavirus pandemic by creating masks for the Bay Area's homeless and service providers.