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Community Organizations - PSA Submission Guidelines
Hi, I'm Nikki Thomas, News and Public Affairs Director at 102.9 The New KBLX. We are proud to be your connection to everything that’s happening in the Bay Area community! Stay informed and involved with KBLX’s community programming: Community Connection, PSA’s, and Bayview. If your nonprofit has an event or volunteer opportunity you’d like to share with the KBLX Community, click here to submit.
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Here’s What’s Going On In The Community
SEND A LOCAL FOSTER CHILD TO CAMP!
You’ll always remember your first best friend, your first moments of independence, and your first taste of s’mores cooked over an open fire. It was all at camp and you can’t wait for your kids to experience it. But going to camp sometimes isn't an option for the kids who could possibly use it most: California’s nearly 60,000 foster kids. Doesn’t every child deserve to go to camp? With your help, they can. 102.9 KBLX and Sleep Train present: Camp Sweet Dreams. Grant a foster child’s dream for as little as $10
Donate today at campsweetdreams.com/SanFrancisco.
Meet Lenora Williams The Non Profit Guru
You can hear her 4 times a day every Saturday between 10am-3pm. Click here to find out more. You can reach Lenora by email at williamsLL@aol.com.
SF General Hospital Needs Your Help
When an emergency strikes in the city, San Francisco General Hospital answers the call. The General’s new Acute Care and Trauma Center is opening this December. But funds are still needed to supply the new center with the most advanced life-saving equipment available. Help The General deliver the best care to those who need it most. Answer the call at HeartOfOurCity.org
Blood Centers of the Pacific - O Negative Blood Shortage
“Everybody knows that donating blood is the easiest way there is to save lives. But did you know there is a blood shortage going on in Northern California right now – especially of O Negative blood. In a life or death emergency often there is no time to find out what blood type the accident victims are, so the only blood they can be given in those first critical moments is O Negative – the universal donor. Please, donate blood this week. Visit www.bloodcenters.org , find a drive near you, and be a lifesaver. Blood Centers of the Pacific gratefully accepts all blood types.”
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.
LIFE ElderCare provides services to seniors so they can live independently in their own homes. Make a difference in someone's life by becoming a volunteer! Volunteers drive these seniors to and from appointments and for shopping trips. It only takes a few hours and makes a world of a difference. For more information, click here.
511 Freeway Assist
If you need a tow off the freeway, you get a flat tire or your battery dies… think out of the box! Dial 511 from your cell phone and say Freeway Assist! It’s the new way to get help on the road without leaving the safety of your car.
2nd Annual Oakland Empowerment Scholarship Pageant
Register today for the 2nd Annual Oakland Empowerment Scholarship Pageant for girls 13 to 18 years old. Meet emcee and Celebrity Chef Nikki Shaw and prepare to win! Compete for a 2 year $3,000 program at 4 community colleges. Win cash gifts….computer…family vacation with Southwest Airlines and lots of fun! Register online today at Oakland at www.OaklandTeenEmpowermentPageant.org. or call 510-326-8668. Hurry deadline approaching soon. _________________________________________________________________________
16th Annual Youth Empowerment Conference
Saturday, April 4th
The Stanford Black Student Union and Stanford's Black Community Services Center are hosting their 16th Annual Youth Empowerment Conference on Saturday, April 4th. We provide a day full of interactive workshops, engaging speakers, and an unparalleled opportunity for students to learn not only about themselves, but also about how to positively impact their own communities. For more information, you can visit our website bsuhsc.com to learn more about the conference or email us at email@example.com
17th Annual Madam C.J. Walker Community Awards Luncheon
Friday, April 10th
The 17th Annual Madam C.J. Walker Business and Community Recognition Awards Luncheon will take place at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis Hotel in San Francisco on Friday, April 10th. The Madam C.J. Walker Luncheon has grown to over 1200 guests from corporate, civic, and private sectors. For information contact CDC Consulting Group at (510)653-4085 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
'Amen Corner' with Lend a Hand
Sunday, April 12th
This stageplay performance to be held at the Berkeley Black Repertory Theatre is a fundraiser to support the Lend a Hand Foundation's 16th Annual Back to School Giveaway. Information will also be provided about the organization's 20th Year Campaign. Arthur Art Evans is the Director of this play and Alfreda Lyons Campbell is the Musical Director. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. - show starts at 3:30 p.m.
For more information, call 510-553-1262.
The 8th Annual Youth Conference
Saturday, April 18th
The West Coast Center for Victorious Youth helps push youth to make the right choices and gain important developmental life skills in today's busy world. At this conference, the organization plans to educate youth on friendship skills, business excellence, career readiness and more! This event is FREE and students can earn a $25 bank account upon attending. Click here for more information.
Pacific Autism Center for Education
Saturday, April 18th
Pacific Autism Center for Education helps children and adults living with autism in our community by providing therapy, education and housing. April is Autism Awareness Month. Show your support at a ‘Light it Up Blue’ benefit concert on April 18th at Santana Row from noon to 4pm! Eat at Pasta Pomodoro or the Veggie Grill and they’ll contribute to PACE! Click here for details.
Strides for Life Dinner Dance & Auction
Saturday, April 18th
Strides For Life Colon Cancer Foundation presents the 12th annual Dinner Dance & Auction Benefiting colon cancer prevention and early detection - SATURDAY, APRIL 18TH at Junipero Serra High School, San Mateo. For more information, click here or call (650) 692-3700.
Moving Day San Francisco
Sunday, April 19th
Moving Day® is the National Parkinson Foundation’s annual fundraising walk/run event. It is a fun and inspiring fundraising event that unites families, friends and communities both large and small in the fight against Parkinson’s disease. This celebration of movement will feature a family friendly walk course, a kids area, a caregivers relaxation tent and a special Movement Pavilion featuring yoga, dance, Tai Chi, Pilates, etc. all proven to help manage the symptoms of PD. For more information, click here.
Abilities United Job Fair
Thursday, April 23rd
Do you want to work with people with disabilities and in the social services field? Abilities United, a Palo Alto nonprofit that provides lifelong services to people with disabilities throughout the Peninsula and South Bay is hiring skilled, talented, and passionate staff. Meet us and learn more about our open positions at the Abilities United Job Fair, on Thursday April 23rd, from 5pm - 7:30pm at 525 East Charleston Road in Palo Alto. Call 650-618-3307 or visit AbilitiesUnited.org for more information.
PACE School Open House
Friday, April 24th
April is Autism Awareness Month. Show your support at a Food, Fauna and Fun Open House on April 24th starting at 5:30! This Pacific Autism Center for Education event will have food trucks, cute farm animals from Animal Assisted Happiness, a school tour, music and more! Call 408-245-3400 and learn about PACE programs while having fun!
Music at the Museum
Saturday, April 25th
The Hayward-Tri-City Alumane Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. would like to extend their invitation for you to join them during their annual fundraising event, Music at the Museum. Enjoy an evening of dinner, live entertainment, dancing and much more. Proceeds will benefit youth scholarships and community programs throughout the underrepresented populations of Hayward, Fremont, Newark and Union City. The event is held from 6pm - 11:30pm at the Blackhawk Automotive Museum located on 3700 Blackhawk Plaza Circle in Danville. Tickets are $90 and can be purhased at www.deltahaywardtricity.org.
The African American Caregiving and Wellness Forum
Saturday, April 25th
Don't miss the free 7th Annual African American Caregiving and Wellness Forum: Focusing on Brain Health and Disease Management on April 25, 2015. This is your opportunity to learn more about Alzheimer’s disease, and interact with other caregivers in similar caregiving situations as you.
The event takes place from 8:30 am-2:30 pm at the North Oakland Senior Center located at 5714 Martin Luther King Jr. Way. For more information, click here or call 800-272-3900
Alcatraz Cruises celebrates Earth Day by the Bay
Saturday, April 25th
To celebrate Earth Day, Respect Our Planet and Alcatraz Cruises (the National Park Service concessioner of ferry service to Alcatraz Island) will present a full day of free, family-friendly activities on Saturday, April 25, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Partnering with local environmental companies, Alcatraz Cruises’ Earth Day festivities are free and open to the public and will take place at Pier 33/Alcatraz Landing in San Francisco. For more information, visit www.alcatrazcruises.com, call (415) 438-8320 or email email@example.com.
UNCF: An Evening of Stars
It's that time of year again. UNCF- United Negro College Fund, Inc. is gearing up for its nationally televised entertainment special An Evening of Stars to air on BET, Sunday, April 26th at 9:00pm. Celebrated actor/comedian Anthony Anderson will host this year's exciting event along with celebrity guest performers and presenters.
Peace-It-Together Charity Golf Tournament
Thursday, April 30th
In support of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, the Peace-It-Together Counseling Agency located in Santa Clara will be hosting a day of golf and fun activities! Are you a pro at golf? Why not give a shot during the hole-in-one contest and win a CLA 250 Mercedes! Other fun contests, prizes, food and drinks will be available as well! All proceeds from this event will go to Peace-It-Together to help support their Teen Dating Violence Prevention program. Join the fun on Thursday, April 30th at the Boulder Ridge Country Club in San Jose. Register online and purchase tickets at www.peace-it-together.org.
National Foundation Mayweather Vs. Pacquiao
Viewing Party & Crab Feed
Saturday, May 2nd
Join National Foundation for its Mayweather Vs Pacquiao Closed Circuit Viewing & Crab Fest benefitting Moodtu Kids Group Saturday May 2nd at 5:00pm. Enjoy an evening of World Class Professional Boxing and fresh delicious seafood. Event takes place at San Leandro Senior Community Center 13909 International Boulevard San Leandro CA. For more information, call 510-677-1938
Fruitvale Cinco de Mayo Festival
Sunday, May 3rd
No plans for Cinco de Mayo? Come by to the Fruitvale Transit Village located at E 12th St & 33rd Ave, Oakland, CA on May 3rd from 11AM - 4PM. Enjoy an afternoon of festivities where they will celebrate their 153rd Celebration de la Batalla de Puebla The 5 de mayo festival! This event is brought to you by the Unity council and Council Member Noel Gallo.
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in San Francisco!
Tuesday, May 5th
Mission Neighborhood Centers is inviting you to the 11th annual San Francisco Cinco de Mayo celebration held on Valencia Street (between 21st and 24th Streets) in San Francisco, on Saturday, May 3rd from 10am. to 6pm. This FREE event is an alcohol-free, no-smoking, family friendly celebration and will showcase the very best of Mexican and Latin American cultures with a diverse array of Mexican and Latino foods, music, dance and artistry for the entire family to enjoy. Any proceeds directly benefit Mission Neighborhood Centers, services. For more information, please visit www.sfcincodemayo.com
Wishes in Wine Country
Saturday, May 16th
Want to help make a wish come true? The Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area's continues to grant eligible children with life-threatening meidcal conditions their one wish and you can help contribute. On Saturday, May 16, the foundation will be holding their Wishes in Wine Country event in order to raise $830,000 to help grant 390 wishes that they are planning this year. The event will take place at the Sonoma-Cutrer Vineyards located at 4401 Slusser Rd in Windsor. Buy your tickets HERE.
Wardrobe for Opportunity's
20th Anniversary Spring to Success Soiree
Friday, May 29th
WFO's biggest event of the year is on May 29th, 2015 at Scott's Jack London! WFO's premier fundraising event attracts over 200 people each year for a luxurious silent auction, meaningful client stories and a night of celebration of 20 years of Building Bay Area Careers! More information available at www.wardrobe.org.
Oakland Indie Awards
Friday, May 29th
Did you know that for every 100 dollars spent at locally owned businesses, $68 dollars stays in the community? The 9th Annual Indie Awards celebrates local businesses, artists and the power of buying local. Join this colorful celebration of 2,000 people as we party with a purpose on Friday, May 29th at Jack London Square’s Market Building. Go to OaklandIndieAwards.com to nominate your favorite business or artist, purchase tickets, or get more info.
United Negro College Fund - An Evening of Stars
Sunday, April 26th
Set your TIVOs. Set your DVRs. Or, just watch it live! It's that time of year again. United Negro College Fund, Inc. (UNCF) is gearing up for its nationally televised entertainment special An Evening of Stars® to air on BET, Sunday, April 26th, at 9:00 pm. Celebrated actor/comedian Anthony Anderson will host this year’s exciting event along with celebrity guest performers and presenters. Be inspired by the countless celebrities who continue to make a difference in the lives of others. Will you be tuning in?