Jefferson Awards: 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.
Jefferson Award Winner: 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.
Jefferson Awards: South Bay Teen Helps Encourage Young Students Through Distance LearningWhen the Bay Area began to shelter in place, Andrew Lu and several friends brainstormed how to encourage younger kids to keep wanting to learn.
Tech Entrepreneurs Offer Free Job Training To Unemployed Tech WorkersTwo longtime friends have teamed up to help jobless tech workers, giving for free a training program that would normally cost thousands of dollars a person.
San Jose Woman Creates Website, Network Linking PPE Donors To Frontline WorkersA San Jose woman has been closing a critical gap in the coronavirus pandemic - how to quickly get PPE from donors to recipients.
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.