Community Corner: San Francisco Nonprofit Needs Volunteer 'Santas' A San Francisco nonprofit dedicated to helping the homeless is looking for volunteers to 'play Santa' for more than 450 needy families.
Community Corner: San Francisco Nonprofit Provides Comfort For Cancer PatientsA San Francisco non-profit says the everyday needs of cancer patients are often forgotten. That's why Giving Comfort is providing personalized Comfort Kits to cancer patients in need.
Community Corner: San Francisco Nonprofit Investing In Homeless FamiliesFor the past 24 years, women in the Bay Area who found themselves homeless and pregnant had a place to turn, thanks to a San Francisco resource center called the Homeless Prenatal Program. Over the years, their mission has expanded to move beyond prenatal care for mothers to holistic care for families.
Community Corner: San Francisco Nonprofit Features Artists With Developmental Disabilities During this National Disability Month, one San Francisco nonprofit is celebrating 30 years of serving a community of artists with developmental disabilities.
Community Corner: Former Juvenile Delinquent Receives California Peace PrizeThe California Wellness Foundation presented their annual California Peace Prize on October 10, 2013, to some of the state's unsung heroes who have done tremendous work to promote peace and prevent violence.
Community Corner: Empowering Women From Afghanistan To San FranciscoA nonprofit that has been empowering women living in poverty around the world for the past 10 years is launching in the Bay Area.
Community Corner: Safe Haven In Fremont For Domestic Violence VictimsSAVE is a local organization that works to stop domestic violence. For 35 years, SAVE, which stands for Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments, has been providing services to those who have been abused in relationships and has been educating the community on the issue of domestic violence.
Community Corner: San Francisco Nonprofit Offers Homeless Teens Second ChanceLarkin Street Youth Services provides much needed help to teens who somehow end up on the streets.
Community Corner: Bay Area Teens Receive National Leadership AwardThe Helen Diller Family Foundation presents ten young leaders in volunteerism nation-wide with the annual Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards and $36,000 each in recognition of their leadership, innovation and commitment to making the world a better place.
Community Corner: Bay Area Nonprofit Collects Backpacks For KidsHeadquartered in Milpitas, Family Giving Tree is committed to providing backpacks filled with school supplies to those children in our communities who are most in need.
Community Corner: Oakland A's Team Up With National CharityThe wives of the Oakland A's players will be participating in a unique fundraiser during the game for the nonprofit charity, Smile Train.
Community Corner: Bay Area Mom Forgives Son's MurdererOne Bay Area mother was able to do something pretty remarkable: forgive the man who murdered her son...
Community Corner: Cancer Survivors Want Pink California License PlatesA campaign to create a pink breast cancer awareness California license plate is underway and seeking more supporters.
Community Corner: San Francisco Peacemakers HonoredCommunity Boards has been providing conflict resolution and mediation to San Francisco residents, nonprofits, and businesses for the past 37 years. It's the first and longest-running public mediation program in the United States. Every year this nonprofit organization identifies local peacemakers who have made a significant difference in their community.
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."