Los Gatos Man Receives National Jefferson Award For 'Lighting For Literacy' Non-ProfitA Los Gatos man previously honored for his work to bring light to communities in the dark is being recognized with a national award.
San Francisco Nonprofit Operations Manager Helps Distribute Up To 2,500 Meals A DayA man who coordinates the distribution of up to 20,000 tons of food in San Francisco each week is the Bay Area's latest Jefferson Award winner.
High School Student-Run Non-Profit Delivering Results For Struggling Small BusinessesSome businesses trying to survive the pandemic are getting free help from teenagers, thanks to a program started by two ambitious San Jose high school students.
KCBS Reporter Spends Off Hours Delivering Supplies To Those in NeedReporter Bob Butler made a career for himself delivering the news, but in recent weeks he's made East Bay neighbors grateful he's delivering essentials during the pandemic.
Oakland-Based Nonprofit Helping Bridge Digital Divide In Native American Tribal LandsIt's estimated almost half of Americans living in rural areas don't have access to broadband. The numbers are even worse for those living on Native American tribal lands.
Bay Area College Student Makes 3-D Face Shields For Kids With Special Needs, Frontline WorkersA Bay Area college student who saw an urgent need during the pandemic has created a solution in his garage.
East Bay Couple Steps Up To Care For Others Affected By PandemicOn a recent summer day, Jennifer Arrouzet delivered donated hot meals to San Pablo first responders.
Social Worker's Non-Profit Provides For Needs Of Farmworkers Along San Mateo County CoastFarmworker families are not feeling forgotten in the fields of the San Mateo County coast, thanks to this week's Jefferson Award winner.
San Francisco Restaurateur Gives Free Meals To Frontline Hospital WorkersA restaurant CEO has found a way to "melt" the hearts of frontline hospital workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sonoma County Woman's Animal Rescue Thrives With Army Of VolunteersOn a recent sunny morning Shirley Zindler started out the day like she often does, walking her one-and-a-half acre Sonoma County property with some of her favorite companions, the dogs she's taken in at her non-profit, Dogwood Animal Rescue Project.
East Bay Woman's Creates Quilts To Give Comfort To People In CrisisWhen there's a crisis in her community, an East Bay woman is known for turning to her sewing machine for ideas to help.
Half Moon Bay Couple Provides Sense Of Belonging For Kids, Horses Through Square Peg FoundationYoung people with disabilities can find a sense of belonging on a ranch, thanks to a Half Moon Bay couple who's created a special place where "everyone fits," both the riders and the horses.
Santa Rosa Auto Shop Shifts Gears To Make Custom Face Masks For Frontline WorkersThe co-owner of a Santa Rosa auto restoration shop has been shifting gears to help protect frontline workers during the coronavirus shelter-in-place.
East Bay Woman Creates Service Project For Children Looking To Contribute To SocietyAn East Bay woman is helping children feel good by finding ways for them to perform good deeds for people in need.
Strangers Work Together To Feed At-Risk Neighbors In San Francisco Sunset District During PandemicA pair of strangers got together to make sure their most at-risk neighbors in San Francisco's Sunset District were cared for during the COVID-19 shelter-in-place.