Silicon Valley Nonprofit Making 3D Face Shields To Fill Urgent Need For Coronavirus Medical PPEInnovation is part of the fabric of the Bay Area, so when the medical community said that they were running low on their personal protective equipment, the Maker community, and all their 3D printers, came to the rescue.
Coronavirus Update: Tech Non-Profit In Oakland Loans Devices To Students For Remote LearningWith the coronavirus forcing many California school districts to emphasize online learning, some students are facing a major challenge: they still don’t have computers.
Berkeley's Only Youth Homeless Shelter At Risk Of ClosingIt is the city of Berkeley's only youth homeless shelter and its future is in jeopardy.
GIVING TUESDAY: East Oakland Non-Profit Helps To Feed Those In NeedDeep in East Oakland, two women are serving food to hundreds of people in need each week.
Soroptimist International of San Francisco Celebrates Nearly A Century Of Helping Women & GirlsSoroptimist has been improving the lives of women and girls for nearly a century. The organization's president, Shannon Sutherland talks to BAF about their upcoming fundraiser, happening May 4 at Recology.
Newlyweds' Non-Profit Comforts Terminal Patients With Food and FamilyA just-married couple, stung by the loss of the bride's dad, set up a foundation to provide lasting memories for family members who have a loved one with a terminal illness.
Berkeley Coffee Shop To Give Refugees Barista TrainingA new coffee shop opening this summer in Berkeley aims to train, hire, and assist refugees resettling in the Bay Area.
San Jose Approves First-Ever Office Of Immigrant Affairs Called Unnecessary By SomeSan Francisco and Los Angeles both have one, and now San Jose is getting its own first-ever Office of Immigrant Affairs.
Blue Shield, With $4.2 Billion In Surplus, Loses California Tax-Exempt StatusState officials have stripped Blue Shield of California of its tax-exempt status, an exemption the nonprofit health insurer has held since its founding in 1939.
Is Money Raised By Bay Area Charity Really Going To Help Homeless Veterans?You may have seen them outside your local grocery store: men and women raising money for disabled and homeless veterans. An American flag and an ammo box are their trademarks.
Super Bowl 50 Already Funding Bay Area Charities, 2 Days Left To Get In On First $500,000 GrantsSuper Bowl 50 next year at Levi's Stadium may be 347 days away, but the charity fund that the organizing committee hopes will be the lasting legacy of the game is well-funded already, so much so that it's looking for five local non-profits that will receive grants of up to half a million dollars.  The deadline to apply for this current round is Saturday, January 31st, 2015.