Sonoma Restaurant Owner Gives Back During Devastating YearThe owner of Glen Ellen Star in Sonoma stepped up during the devastating North Bay fires to give first responders a little star treatment.
Oakland Vintage Clothing Store Owner Wages Fight To Stop Human Trafficking As She Helps Victims HealThis week's Jefferson Award winner is at the forefront of the fight to stop human trafficking in Oakland, armed with love.
Peninsula Teen Starts Program To Help ESL StudentsA Peninsula teen who saw some of her classmates struggling with English started a program to help those students overcome their language challenges.
Giving Los Altos Woman SewsThousands Of Free Masks For Those Who Need ThemFriends of a Marian Aiken of Los Altos say she is so generous, it's as if she only has one organ: her heart.
Walnut Creek Man's Nonprofit Gives Children The Tools They Need To SucceedA Walnut Creek man is on a mission to give as many children as possible the tools for a good education.
Stanford Grads' New App Brings Youth and Elderly TogetherTwo years ago, two Stanford business graduates put their heads together to find a way to serve lonely senior citizens. 
San Francisco Doctor Researches Impact of Toxic Dump on Hunter’s PointDr. Ahimsa Porter Sumchia recently discovered elevated levels of arsenic and other toxic elements in Hunter's Point residents.
Peninsula Charity Gives Storybooks, Much More To Ugandan VillagesA Peninsula woman known as "Mama Becky" is doing more than she imagined possible serving poor villages in Uganda for the last 13 years.
Doctor Makes Educational Software Free To Help Supplement Kids' Learning During PandemicA lifelong educational advocate and past Jefferson Award winner saw a need to help parents supplement their kids' online learning during the coronavirus pandemic with her specially designed teaching software.
Organizer For Visitacion Valley Program Helps Change The Lives Of KidsIn one of San Francisco's poorest neighborhoods, there's a steady "ROCK" where children can forget about their troubles and have fun.
North Marin Cooking Program Teaches Kids To Eat HealthyThis week's Jefferson Award winner saw children in his community struggle with healthy eating, so he made it his mission to help them develop better eating and cooking habits.
Bay Area Woman Helping Keep Veterans In New Clothes, ShoesThree years ago, when she was a volunteer at a reception desk, Laurel Lipsick discovered just how much veterans needed new clothes and shoes.
Jefferson Award Winner Has Been A Beloved Public Servant In Richmond More Than 40 YearsIf you live in Richmond, you probably know the name Emma Jean Clark. As Elizabeth Cook shows us, she's been a beloved public servant for more than 40 years, and this week's Bay Area Jefferson Award winner.
Bay Area Woman With Double Lung Transplant Honored For Organ Donation Work After Her DeathA Bay Area woman who crusaded for more people to become organ donors is being honored, even after her death.
Jefferson Award Winner Works With San Francisco's Homeless To Build A Strong CommunityThis week's Jefferson Award winner is a local artist who has always been inspired by the possibilities in creating art. But when Kristie Fairchild brought that same vision to her work with the homeless, she helped hundreds of people realize their own possibilities.