For the Children

Rhea Suh: Upholding Democracy

When we at The Giving List spoke with Rhea Suh last year (“Bringing Environmental Justice Home”), she had just taken the helm as President and CEO of the Marin Community Foundation after leading the Natural Resources Defense Council in New York and serving in the Department of the Interior for the Obama Administration. This year she settled into life in Marin County, where she regularly sports a Golden State Warriors jacket. “I relinquished my allegiance to the Brooklyn Nets,” she jokes.  With its nationally treasured landscape, Marin County is a dream locale for the environmentalist to take her “doodle mix” [...more...]

For Young Women and Girls, Community Is Power Alliance for Girls

Young women in the world often find themselves in perpetual combat with a system that has historically silenced and oppressed […more…]

Joining the Fight Against Childhood Cancer Enzo & Me Pediatric Cancer Foundation

When Krista and Danny Keller’s only son, Enzo, became desperately ill without an explanation, their world spun. Then Enzo could […more…]

Breaking the Cycle of Poverty Friends of the Children – SF Bay Area

During the first few weeks after David began mentoring Ronald, he would find the five-year-old child sound asleep, not participating […more…]

Providing for San Francisco’s Youngest Residents Wu Yee Children’s Services

Performance in the classroom, strong friendships, career success, and financial independence – these all start with a stable home life. […more…]

A Reimagining of California’s Commitment to the Emotional Well-Being of Its Children California Children’s Trust

Over the past few years, California’s leadership has responded boldly to the well-documented youth mental health crisis – one that […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…]

Eyeglasses: The Critical Difference for So Many Struggling Students Vision to Learn

Five-year-old Noah was almost legally blind, pressing his nose against the page to make sense of the words. Then a […more…]

Holocaust Museum LA is Encouraging Upstanders Holocaust Museum LA

In recent years, as racism, antisemitism, and bigotry have exploded around the world, the lessons of the Holocaust seem increasingly […more…]