Facebook Feature Lets Neighbors Volunteer To Help Each Other During Coronavirus PandemicFacebook is rolling out a new tool that lets its users offer or request help from their neighbors during the coronavirus pandemic.
Bay Area Gets Fresh Air, Volunteers At Food Banks To Keep From Going Stir-CrazyOn the first official Saturday of the “stay-at-home” order, and after nearly a week of being cooped up in their homes, a lot of people in Contra Costa County were out and about, looking for ways to keep from going stir-crazy.
Food Banks Continue To Struggle During Coronavirus Shelter-In-Place OrderAs people shelter in place in their homes, food banks across the Bay Area are having difficulty getting enough help to meet a skyrocketing demand.
Dognapping At Berkeley Humane Society Was Inside JobIt looks like a dognapping case in the East Bay was an inside job, if surveillance cameras were to be believed.
Non-Profit Gets East Oakland Neighborhood Residents Involved In Clean-UpVolunteers on Monday were making a concerted effort to clean up trash in an East Oakland neighborhood that has been plagued with illegal dumping.
Wine Country Wildfires: How You Can HelpWith an estimated 20,000 people being evacuated because of the fires burning in the Wine Country and Northern California, many are asking how they can help.
95-Year-Old Volunteer Helping Feed Hundreds Of South Bay HomelessAs Bay Area charities gear up for the Holidays, volunteers are working overtime to prepare food and gifts for the needy, and one volunteer isn’t letting her age be an excuse for not helping out.
Volunteers Wanted For Hyperloop ProjectThe competition to create the Hyperloop transportation system has been narrowed down to 25 teams of inventors, and one group working in the Bay Area is looking for volunteers.
Rescuer Shot While Searching For Missing Elderly Hiker In Remote NorCalA volunteer rescuer who was shot in the hip while searching for a missing 75-year-old man in a remote Northern California area is in stable condition.
Top Summer Volunteer Opportunities For Families In The Bay AreaThe kids are out of school, but that doesn't mean they have to be couch potatoes. Make summer a learning opportunity for the whole family by volunteering some time for a worthy cause. There are a variety of organizations to pick from so your family can find a perfect match of skill level and interests.
5 Ways To Give Back To Our Military Heroes On Memorial DaySpend some time giving back to our military heroes this Memorial Day. Here are five great ways to honor a vet today.
Shoreline Clean Up Volunteers Find Man's Body In OaklandVolunteers at a cleanup event discovered a man’s body along the Martin Luther King Jr. regional shoreline in Oakland Monday morning, an East Bay Regional Park District spokeswoman said.
Teaching Our Children To Be Thankful And Give Back All Year LongKeep the spirit of Thanksgiving running all year long. Here are some ideas to get your children to be appreciative any time of the year.
Pet Ownership Too Much Responsibility? Bay Area Organization Lets Volunteers 'Borrow' OneAt one time or another, a lot of us have pined for a dog without being able to accept full-time responsibility for one, so a Bay Area organization is helping that dream come true by letting users ‘borrow’ pets.
It’s Not All Protests— Martin Luther King Jr. Day Of Service Includes Volunteer Trash Pick UpFor some people this Martin Luther King Jr. holiday has been about protests and shutdowns, but for others it's been a day of service for many who volunteered to pick up garbage in East Oakland.