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.
12 San Jose Cops Volunteer To Wear Body CamerasTwelve officers of the San Jose Police Department have volunteered to wear body cameras as part of a planned pilot program with three different models of cameras, including one that can be affixed to glasses, a spokeswoman said Wednesday.
Best Ways To Spend Thanksgiving Morning With The FamilySetting the table can wait, here are some of the best activities your family can enjoy on Thanksgiving morning.
How To Volunteer On Your Next VacationTake time out of your upcoming vacation to help others who area in need.
San Rafael Man Heading To Liberia In Volunteer Effort To Help Ebola PatientsA San Rafael man is headed into one of the most dangerous and deadly places in the world on a humanitarian mission to help Ebola patients in Liberia.