Tag Archives: charity

Raphael House is excited to announce a new board chair: Tom Poser, Senior Managing Director at Newmark Raphael House

Tom is a Bay Area native and has been a dedicated community builder and fundraiser. As a board member for […more…]

Groundbreaking Party Spotlights Homes for Unhoused Veterans Homeward Bound of Marin

On the eve of Veterans Day, Homeward Bound of Marin celebrated a future community in Novato that brings the countywide […more…]

Join YLC for the 2022 virtual Unsung Heroes celebration! Youth Law Center

Please join us for the first virtual Unsung Heroes event on Thursday, December 8th, 2022 from 3-4:30pm PST. We will be celebrating […more…]

Protecting Rights and Saving Lives Around the World Human Rights Watch

War. Climate change. Poverty and inequality. Protecting democracy. Advancing education for women and girls.  Multiple agencies could spend years tackling […more…]

Giving Lotus Giving Lotus

We launched The Giving List to help the nonprofit organizations featured in this book spend less time fundraising and more […more…]

Welcome to The Giving List San Francisco Bay Area, 2023

We are thrilled to present you with this year’s edition of The Giving List San Francisco Bay Area. We hope this will be a useful tool as you sort through the many important nonprofit organizations and causes that depend on your support for survival. The Giving List was created out of the belief that storytelling, one of the most powerful tools we have as humans, is vastly underutilized in educating donors on the foundational work being done by nonprofits.  What you have in your hands is a compendium of powerful stories describing the work being done by some of the [...more...]

The Social Sector’s Preeminent Source of News and Knowledge Stanford Social Innovation Review

The year was 2003, and the philanthropic sector was going through a period of significant evolution. Every day, new technologies […more…]

Providing Healthcare to the World’s Most Vulnerable Communities World Telehealth Initiative

Esperanza was 19 years old and living in Malawi when she faced a serious health crisis. While giving birth to […more…]

Supporting Local Journalism and Empowering Our Collective Social Health San Francisco Public Press

The San Francisco Public Press wants you to know two things: the truth behind the major problems afflicting the Bay […more…]

Razing the Bar: Turning Institutions Into Family Razing the Bar

At 18, after a youth spent in foster care, homeless shelters, and other county institutions, Dontae Lartigue rolled up his […more…]

#Black Mental Health Matters Rafiki Coalition for Health and Wellness

Dr. Monique LeSarre wakes up in the middle of the night, over and over again, with the same thought: “I […more…]

A Tangible, Actionable Vision of a World Beyond Plastic Pollution Plastic Pollution Coalition

Plastic is causing unprecedented damage to the earth, wildlife, and humanity. This year, researchers found microplastics in Antarctica’s snowfall and […more…]

Connecting Youth to Jobs And Career Pathways Juma Ventures

Perhaps, if you were watching the Giants and Padres play in Oracle Park one recent evening, you might have seen […more…]

Turning Foster Care Into an ‘Engine of Opportunity’ John Burton Advocates for Youth

In 2018, a few months after Elizabeth Clews exited the foster care system at 18 years old, she was pregnant […more…]

Everyone Needs a Place to Call Home Homeward Bound of Marin

Serving in the U.S. Army, Andrew learned to persevere through adversity. He later spent years living outdoors in a tiny […more…]

Access to Diapers Should be a Right, Not a Privilege Help a Mother Out

The San Francisco Bay Area is an exceptional place to live and raise a family. But it shouldn’t be just […more…]

Helping Vulnerable Kids Be Seen and Heard East Bay Children’s Law Offices

Here’s something you might not expect to hear from foster kids: “I want to spend more time with my lawyer.” […more…]

Building a World Beyond Incarceration for Bay Area Youth Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice

Alex Diaz, 26, first encountered the youth organizing and community building nonprofit Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice (CURYJ, pronounced […more…]

Civil Eats TV Spotlights the Inspiring Stories of Women – the Backbone of the Nation’s Food System Civil Eats

Doria Robinson grew up in a tough neighborhood in Richmond, California. Liquor stores and fast food restaurants lined almost every […more…]

Protect Your Kids, Invest in Brady Brady | United Against Gun Violence

In contemplating the scope and destruction wrought by gun violence, it is understandable to despair. But inaction won’t save your […more…]

Giving San Francisco’s Unhoused Youth and Young Adults a Chance to Thrive At the Crossroads

25 years of unconditional support. 25 years of long-term relationships. 25 years of never kicking anyone out of their program. […more…]