Jefferson Award Winner Inspires Bay Area Girls To Fly A Peninsula woman is taking girls to new heights, hoping they will choose a career in aviation.
Jefferson Award Winner Helps Bay Area Parents With Teens In CrisisRaising a teenager can be difficult, especially if that teen is in crisis. One Peninsula mother's life experience is now helping other parents in the Bay Area, through the program she founded called Willows in the Wind.
Jefferson Award Winner Committed To Helping East Bay Homeless VeteransThe most recent homeless count in Alameda County shows 12 percent of the homeless are veterans. It's a troubling statistic, and one that this week's Jefferson Award winner is committed to changing.
Jefferson Awards: Brightening The Lives Of Disabled SeniorsWhat's the secret to long life? A South San Francisco woman who's nearly a century old says volunteering keeps her young. It's a philosophy that has earned her this week's Jefferson Award.
Jefferson Award Winner Helps East Bay Foster Youth Achieve MoreSobering statistics about foster youth dropping out of school inspired this week's Jefferson Award winner, a former teacher turned attorney, to take action.
Jefferson Award Winner Helps Educate Children In AfricaA vacation to Africa changed the life of a Silicon Valley executive. And now this week's Jefferson Award winner is using her business background to help children around the world.
Jefferson Award Winner Helping Out Peninsula Seniors For 50 YearsFor fifty years, she's been making life richer for senior citizens and older adults on the Peninsula. This week's Jefferson Award winner is a woman who calls herself a jack of all trades.
Jefferson Award Winner Keeps Art Alive For San Pablo KidsFor 23 years, Wilma Grant has been a beloved teacher in San Pablo. But it's what she continues to do in retirement that has earned her this week's Jefferson Award.
Jefferson Award Winner An Inspiration To North Bay StudentsSome students are getting better grades. Others are the first in their family to go to college. One in ten students in Sonoma Valley said their future is brighter, because they have someone encouraging them along the way: this week's Jefferson Award winner.
Jefferson Award Winner Assists North Bay Foster FamiliesLinda Gregory found joy in becoming a foster parent, and purpose in helping families like hers. Gregory and her husband became foster parents to little Eddie when he was just 10 months old.
Jefferson Award Winner Mentors Next Generation Of Scientists Latinos, African Americans, and Native Americans make up less than 10-percent of the college graduates working in the fields of science and technology. This week's Jefferson Award winner is working to change those numbers, and in the process is inspiring a new generation of scientists.
San Francisco Mayor Lee Heads To Baltimore To Make Good On Super Bowl BetThe mayor of San Francisco is heading to Baltimore for a day of community service in honor of the Ravens’ victory over the 49ers in the Super Bowl.
Jefferson Award Winner Builds Homes For VeteransSome call this Jefferson Award winner “Wonder Woman” - not because she leaps tall buildings, but because she builds them as homes for veterans.
East Bay Jefferson Award Winner Pays It Forward In Cancer FightAn East Bay cancer survivor has turned his own diagnosis into an effort to heal others. A golf tournament he created has raised more than $1 million in the fight against the disease.
Jefferson Awards: East Bay Thrift Shop Supports Mental Health CausesA simple thrift store in Danville has become a community mainstay. The mission behind the market has earned the store’s founder a Jefferson Award.