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.
SF Tenderloin Mothers Get Day Of Pampering With Help From Volunteer SalonEvery mom deserves a little pampering on Mother’s Day, and the same is true for some San Francisco mothers who struggle to make ends meet.
Cast of ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Saves Bay Area Wildlife From ExtinctionAlong with a group of volunteers, the movie's cast helped rescue Bay Area wildlife...
Community Corner: San Francisco Nonprofit Needs Volunteer 'Santas' A San Francisco nonprofit dedicated to helping the homeless is looking for volunteers to 'play Santa' for more than 450 needy families.
Community Corner: San Francisco Nonprofit Provides Comfort For Cancer PatientsA San Francisco non-profit says the everyday needs of cancer patients are often forgotten. That's why Giving Comfort is providing personalized Comfort Kits to cancer patients in need.
Community Corner: San Francisco Nonprofit Investing In Homeless FamiliesFor the past 24 years, women in the Bay Area who found themselves homeless and pregnant had a place to turn, thanks to a San Francisco resource center called the Homeless Prenatal Program. Over the years, their mission has expanded to move beyond prenatal care for mothers to holistic care for families.
Community Corner: Empowering Women From Afghanistan To San FranciscoA nonprofit that has been empowering women living in poverty around the world for the past 10 years is launching in the Bay Area.
Community Corner: Safe Haven In Fremont For Domestic Violence VictimsSAVE is a local organization that works to stop domestic violence. For 35 years, SAVE, which stands for Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments, has been providing services to those who have been abused in relationships and has been educating the community on the issue of domestic violence.
Community Corner: Bay Area Nonprofit Celebrates Trafficking SurvivorsFreedom House, a locally based nonprofit, has been invested in rebuilding the lives of trafficking victims one by one for the past three years.
Community Corner: Bay Area Man Offers Traveling Peace Corps StyleIf your idea of a great travel experience is going to remote villages and being the only tourist in sight, hanging out with the locals, and lending a helping hand to local communities, there's a new site you should check out.
Jefferson Award Winner Travels The Globe So That Doctors Can Change LivesFor coordinating the humanitarian missions of Operation Rainbow and changing the lives of children around the world, this week's Jefferson Award in the Bay Area goes to Laura Escobosa.
Jefferson Award Winner Sparked Bay Preservation Efforts To guard the bay against sprawl and pollution, McLaughlin co-founded Save the Bay in 1961 with two friends, Catherine Kay Kerr and Esther Gulick. Today, McLaughlin is the last survivor of the pioneering trio.