East Bay Woman Provides Place of Healing for Homeless YouthAn East Bay woman with a heart for homeless is providing a place of healing -- and an innovative housing solution -- for young people.
San Francisco Woman Helps Hundreds Of People Get VaccinationsFelisia Thibodeaux has led the charge to get more than 1,500 of her neighbors vaccinated against COVID-19. She is this week's Jefferson Award winner.
Japanese-American Author, Activist Helps Writers Of Color Find Their VoiceA San Francisco author is helping writers of of color share their stories that reflect their diverse backgrounds.
San Francisco Bayview District Native Unites Faith-Based Community to Help OthersA native of San Francisco's Bayview District uses her connections to rally the faith-based community to make sure underserved African Americans live a healthier life.
North Bay Man Gives Military Veterans Community, Free MealsA North Bay business owner who started a breakfast club for military veterans is this week's Jefferson Award winner.
Fmr. City Lawmaker Helps Provide A Safe Place For Unhoused People In Martinez At 'Camp Hope'Homeless people in Martinez have had a place to call home during the pandemic thanks to this week's Jefferson Award winner and her volunteers, giving hope to the unhoused.
'Mayor Of The Mission' Helps Feed People Struggling To Survive During The PandemicThe man dubbed the Mayor of San Francisco's Mission District is known for protesting evictions and being a driving force behind the Carnaval parade and festival, which KPIX sponsors. But that is not the only reason why he is this week's Jefferson Award winner.
Former School Administrator Promotes Growth, School Gardens Through Non-ProfitA former school administrator cultivates a vision for healthy people and a healthy community with her work through an East Bay non-profit organization.
'Puente' Provides Much-Needed Resources To Families, Farmworkers On South Coast Of San Mateo Co.Living in the rural areas of southern San Mateo County's coast can be isolating and challenging, especially for poor families who are still learning English. This week's Jefferson Award winner heads up the region's only community resource center.
East Bay Social Worker's Generosity Bring Smiles to Those in NeedThis week's Jefferson Award winner has worked in Alameda County social services for more than 30 years, but she goes above and beyond to bring smiles to the families who receive county assistance in their greatest time of need.
Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Teaches Others to Give with GratitudeA venture capitalist who set a goal of making a difference in the lives of 50 million children around the world is paying it forward, already impacting the lives of nearly 40 million of them.
East Bay Resident Makes Fire Prevention a PassionAn Bay Area resident who has been a fire prevention activist since she lost her home in the Oakland Hills firestorm 30 years ago, Sue Piper is passionate about disaster preparedness.
Hayward Teachers Bring Science to Life With Home Kits For StudentsTwo Hayward teachers are bringing hands-on science activities to life for students learning from home during the pandemic.
Helping Children And Families Survive Tough Times Is Mission Of Oakland Man's Non-ProfitNever give up on any child or family has been the mission of an Oakland man’s non-profit organization for the last 36 years.
San Francisco Bayview Restaurateur Provides Community SupportA San Francisco businesswoman is making a difference in her Bayview neighborhood as it deals with a high concentration of coronavirus cases and a growing number of residents with food insecurity.