North Bay Nonprofit Feeds Thousands Of Students, Guides Them Toward SustainabilityFor providing organic meals and environmental sustainability guidance to Bay area children and others, this week's Jefferson Award in the Bay Area goes to Judi Shils.
Bay Area Holocaust Survivor Shares His Inspiring Escape Story With ThousandsFor sharing his Holocaust survivor story with tens of thousands of people in the last 16 years, this Jefferson Award in the Bay Area goes to Herbert Heller.
San Francisco Couple Repurposes Old Yoga Mats Into Pads For Homeless People's PetsA chilly morning walk to work in San Francisco's financial district spawned a creative recycling idea that brings comfort to the homeless and their pets.
Local Doctor's Foundation Provides Free Health Care To Rural Western Kenya Dr. Gail Wagner provides free medical care to thousands of rural Kenyans.
Bay Area Woman Heads Nonprofit To Help Disabled People Lead Independent LivesA Bay Area woman is being recognized for helping those with disabilities.
Jefferson Awards 2019 Holiday Special - Full EpisodeFor the past 15 years, KPIX 5 has partnered with the Jefferson Awards, part of the national non-profit Multiply Good which is devoted to 'honoring those who put others first.'
Nonprofit CEO Is Driving Force In Helping North Marin Families In CrisisFor more than a decade of helping community members in need in North Marin, this week's Jefferson Award in the Bay Area goes to Cheryl Paddack.
Congratulations To Our Silver Medal FinalistsWhile all of our Jefferson Award recipients are truly winners, we’ve nominated six from 2019 to be considered for a national Jefferson Award for Outstanding Public Service.
Former Prosecutor Creates Non-Profit To Help Juvenile Offenders Get Back On TrackThis former prosecutor is working to keep juveniles out of jail and former inmates from going back.
Solar Invention Spurs Idea To Bring Light To Impoverished Communities Across GlobeHis “Lighting for Literacy” project has replaced kerosene and candlelight after sunset for students around the world.
Thousands Served As Community Leader Elevates SF Mission Neighborhood Center To New HeightsA Mission District community center is thriving thanks to his 40 years of leadership.
Lava Mae Provides Showers For Those Living On The StreetHer project is giving the Bay Area’s unhoused a sense of dignity, one shower at a time.
'Mayor' Of San Francisco Tenderloin District Works To Provide Tech Jobs To Underserved, At-RiskHe’s known as the “Mayor” of the Tenderloin and his nonprofit trains unserved neighbors for high-tech jobs.
Teaching Students How To Be Leaders Has Been Decades-Long Effort For Bay Area WomanHer creative curriculum helps students from around the world develop leadership skills.
Napa Woman's Medical Supply Donation Center Gives Much-Needed Equipment AccessFor helping others gain access to the care and medical equipment they might otherwise have to do without, this week's Jefferson Award in the Bay Area goes to Yvonne Baginski.