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St. Vincent DePaul Needs Your Help!
Approximately one in every one hundred adults in San Francisco is homeless. The St. Vincent de Paul Society of San Francisco operates the largest homeless shelter in the city. Do your part to end homelessness and donate today by clicking here, or, please consider donating your time - volunteer with us! To sign up online, click here.
Port of Oakland FREE Harbor Tours
Ever wonder what goes on under those big cranes at the Port of Oakland? Here’s your chance to find out. The Port is offering free monthly harbor tours on select Fridays through October. Take a 90-minute cruise aboard the USS Potomac. Learn all about big ships. Find out what’s inside those containers you see every day. To sign up, go to www.portofoakland.com It’s FREE!
Veterans Matter is a non-profit organization committed to assisting veterans and children to keep them out of the streets. Not only do they help with providing permanent housing, but they also use their efforts to provide services for healthcare and overall support to get the family's lives back on track. For more information click here.
The Second Start Program
Are you an African American man who is 65 or older? If so, Dr. Vickie M. Mays at UCLA is interested in learning about your experiences with racial discrimination and how they might affect the health of Black men. If you are interested and available for a phone interview, please call 707-928-4041.
10th Annual Wine, Croquet & Music
Saturday, September 12th
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc, Rho Delta Omega Chapter of Palo Alto invite you to their 10th Annual Wine, Croquet & Music Charity Fundraiser, Sunday, September 12th at the Lucie Stern Community Center, 1305 Middlefield Road in Palo Alto. Over 300 community supporters will don their whites and join a Great Gatsby style day of live jazz, gourmet buffet lunch and lots more! For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.
Black Legend Awards Silicon Valley
Saturday, September 12th
Join us as we celebrate the Black Legend Awards, Silicon Valley Saturday, September 12th at the San Jose Convention Center, Parkside Hall, 180 Park Avenue in San Jose. For more information, click here or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
S.I.P. Kids will be providing FREE digital fingerprinting for children of all ages, Friday, September 18th from 2pm-6pm and Saturday, September 19th from 10am-4pm at Premier Nissan, 120 W. Capitol Expressway in San Jose. For more info call the S.I.P. Kids office at 319-233-0248.
Alameda County Community Food Bank
Help support the Alameda County Community Food Bank by bringing a canned food donation to the Pleasanton Harvest Festival, September 18th-20th at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. Click here for details.
St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer
Saturday, September 19th
Support thousands of chilren by joining the movement to end childhood cancer at the San Francisco Zoo on Saturday, September 19th. Registration starts at 7:00am. Form a team and join the fight. We won't stop until no child dies from cancer. For more information click here.
Bay Area Bold
September 25th & 26th
It’s time to be bold! The San Francisco Foundation presents Bay Area Bold, a two-day celebration of community, fresh thinking and opportunity. September 25th & 26th at Yerba Buena Gardens. Visit BayAreaBold.org, for tickets and more info.
HERS Breast Cancer Foundation Walk
Saturday, September 26th
The HERS Breast Cancer Foundation Walk/Run is a community fundraising event that celebrates the lives of breast cancer survivors. Happening Saturday, September 26th, beginning at 7am at Quarry Lakes East Bay Regional Park, 2100 Isherwood Way in Fremont. Proceeds from this event are being used to benefit the programs and services of the HERS Breast Cancer Foundation.The East Bay Community Foundation will be matching up to $15,000 donated by online fundraising efforts! Click here for more information
UNCF Walk For Education
Saturday, September 26th
UNCF is pleased to announce the 30th year Anniversary Walk for Education, Saturday September 26, 2015 from 9:00AM to 12:30PM at Lakeside Park Bandstand at Lake Merritt. This year's Walk will feature a "Kiddie's Olympics", live entertainment, prizes, free lunch for Walk participants and much more! Click here for more information
The Women's Cancer Resource Center's Swim A Mile for Women with Cancer
October 3rd & 4th
All are welcome at the 20th Annual Swim a Mile for Women with Cancer! The Swim is non-competitive and lots of fun, with room for swimmers and water-walkers of all ages and fitness levels.Proceeds from the Swim a Mile support the work of the Women's Cancer Resource Center in Oakland. Click here for more information
First Place For Youth Maximum Impact Golf Tournament
Monday, October 5th
Please join us for the 6th Annual First Place for Youth Maximum Impact Golf Tournament to benefit the foster kids. The event will include a 4-person scramble format, breakfast, box lunch, complimentary water and soft drinks, an alcoholic drink ticket, and an awards reception following golf. There will be a lot of fun games and prizes, a raffle and silent auction that golfers will be able to enjoy, along with a beautiful view of the San Francisco bay.
Starry Night 8.5K
Sunday, October 10th
Join us for the Starry Night 8.5K Walk/Run dedicated to shining a light on kids with brain tumors! This evening event features fun activities for the whole family. We also light lanterns to honor local children with brain tumors. Starry Night benefits the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation in the fight against one of the deadliest forms of childhood cancer. Your support will benefit The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital. Help us cure the kids…click here for more details and to register today.
Beat The Streets, Inc. Fulfilling a Dream 2015
Saturday, October 17th
Faz Restaurant - Oakland will be the host location. Our evening will be filled with a spectacular seated buffet dinner, live band, live entertainment, raffles, silent auctions and loads of fun. Bring your dancing shoes!!!The event will fund another year expenses for our computer center, as well as our 2015-2016 organizational goals. Click here for more information