Community Corner: Bay Area Nonprofit Encourages A Smart SummerAs Bay Area families gear up for summer activities, one local organization says it's important to avoid summer learning loss, or "brain drain."
Community Corner: Berkeley Native Stars As Broadway's Mary PoppinsEveryone's favorite nanny is flying into the Bay Area this week. The national tour of the Broadway musical Mary Poppins opens for a short run in San Francisco May 8th at the Orpheum Theatre.
Community Corner: Bay Area Nonprofit Celebrates Trafficking SurvivorsFreedom House, a locally based nonprofit, has been invested in rebuilding the lives of trafficking victims one by one for the past three years.
Community Corner: Films From San Francisco To Senegal At Annual FestivalSan Francisco film buffs should clear their schedule for the next two weeks. It's time for the 56th annual San Francisco International Film Festival coming up April 25th through May 9th.
Community Corner: New Coupon Site Helps Bay Area SchoolsA new fundraising program has just launched in San Francisco with the hopes of helping local schools suffering from budget cuts.
Community Corner: Bay Area Man Offers Traveling Peace Corps StyleIf 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.
Community Corner: San Francisco Teens Recognized As Future LeadersSeven 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.
Community Corner: Design-Based Education In BerkeleyA local designer and educator based in Berkeley describes her unique curriculum in her newly released book "Tell Them I Built This: Transforming Schools, Communities, and Lives with Design-based Education."
Community Corner: Bay Area Kids Seek MentorsFor 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.
Community Corner: Bay Area Man Helps Rebuild HaitiPresident 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.
Community Corner: Bay Area Residents Spread Christmas Joy In Shoe BoxesOperation Christmas Child has delivered 100 million shoe boxes filled with gifts for needy children around the world.
Community Corner: From San Francisco To New York, Celebrating Heroes In HospitalsA 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.
Community Corner: Bay Area Nonprofit Keeps Kids AliveA Bay Area after school program is celebrating 25 years of keeping at-risk kids alive and educated.
Community Corner: Fight Global Hunger In Your KitchenCelebrity chefs, religious leaders and families across San Francisco and the United States will team up with international relief and development organization Oxfam America to fight global hunger in honor of World Food Day this Tuesday, October 16th.
Community Corner: Nonprofit Home Improvement Store Opens In San CarlosOn September 22nd, Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco is celebrating the grand opening of the ReStore, a new home improvement store driven by volunteers.