Latino Community Foundation Invests Philanthropic Dollars In Businesses, Future Leaders & MoreCalifornia’s Latinos are the fastest growing demographic in the state with an estimated population of 15 million, and yet only about one percent of philanthropic dollars are invested in Latino businesses. Jefferson Award winner Jacqueline Martinez is working to change that.
82-Year-Old North Bay Retiree Works Nonstop To Assist Families With Food, Bills, Rental AssistanceA retired Fairfax man is volunteering seven days a week, coming up with new and creative ways to help his North Bay neighbors stay afloat.
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.
East Bay Program Helps Thousands Of Kids Learn Coding SkillsChildren in the East Bay's Tri-Valley are learning coding, thanks to a community program started by this week's Jefferson Award winners, a mother and son from Dublin.
Free Program In San Francisco's Mission District Teaches Students the Power of MusicA pair of musicians is using the power of music to transform the lives of underserved students in San Francisco's Mission District.
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.
Special Academy on Treasure Island Gives Hope to Troubled, High-Risk StudentsA San Francisco woman has spent 21 years creating miracles for high-risk teenagers, helping transform campus truants into high school graduates.
Formerly Homeless Oakland Man Leads Project To Clean Up EncampmentsAn Oakland resident who was once homeless is now on a mission to clean up homeless encampments in the city and has trained other volunteers to help him in the process.
High School Students Create 'Kits Cubed' To Inspire Oakland Kids To Tap Into Their Inner ScientistA pair of young men in are making science more interactive and inviting for kids in Oakland who have yet to tap into their inner scientist.
Tech CEO Michel Thouati Organizes HelpBerkeley To Feed Seniors During PandemicAn East Bay neighborhood has banded together to feed those most vulnerable to COVID-19. This week's Jefferson Award winner is leading the effort.
Inspiring Sister And Brother Music Duo Use Their Talents To Uplift OthersCleo and Neo Guererro from San Francisco are using their musical talents to serve others.
South Bay Teens Offer Hands-On STEM For Kids With Special NeedsThis week's Bay Area Jefferson Award winners are a pair of South Bay teenagers introducing STEM to those who don't often get a chance to learn it.
South Bay Teen Uses Music To Bring Cheer To Seniors In Hospice CareThis week's Jefferson Award winner is a South Bay teenager who uses music to bring cheer to some of the most vulnerable members of the community.
Non-Profit Founded By Retired Paramedic Helping Other Medics Manage PTSDA retired North Bay paramedic is helping other medics manage their work-related stress through a non-profit group she founded.
Livermore's Culinary Angels Deliver Meals With Love To Those In NeedA Livermore woman who survived breast cancer is bringing healing and hope through food to people who are battling serious illnesses.