Category Archives: Children and Families

Marin Advocates for Children

Marin Advocates for Children

Marin Advocates for Children’s mission is two-fold: preventing abuse and advocating for the best interests of children. MAC has two programs: Marin Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) and Marin Child Abuse Prevention Council (CAPC). With our two programs, MAC not …
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Make-A-Wish Foundation

Make-A-Wish Foundation

Since 1980, the Make-A-Wish Foundation® has enriched the lives of children with life-threatening medical conditions through its wish-granting work. The Foundation’s mission reflects the life-changing impact that a Make-A-Wish® experience has on children, families, referral sources, donors, sponsors and entire …
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Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford

Welcome to Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital. With over 650 physicians and 4750 staff support and volunteers, Packard Children’s Hospital is a world-class, non-profit hospital devoted entirely to the care of babies, children, adolescents and expectant mothers. Because we’re an academic …
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Literacy Volunteer Connection

Literacy Volunteer Connection

Literacy Connections provides a wealth of information on reading, teaching and tutoring techniques, ESL literacy, and adult literacy. We recommend resources that are useful for teachers, volunteers, and directors of literacy programs. Topics include the language experience approach, phonics, word …
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Lawrence Hall of Science (Docents)

Lawrence Hall of Science

Welcome to the Lawrence Hall of Science, UC Berkeley’s public science center. We have been providing parents, kids, and educators with opportunities to engage with science since 1968. Our Mission To inspire and foster learning of science and mathematics for …
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Junior League of San Jose, Inc.

Junior League of San Jose, Inc.

Mission Statement The Junior League of San Jose is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and to improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively …
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Junior League of Palo Alto – Mid Peninsula, Inc.

Junior League of Palo Alto - Mid Peninsula, Inc.

Over one hundred years ago, Mary Harriman founded the Junior League in New York City as a direct result of her work with recent immigrants in the settlement houses there. Her vision was to establish a channel to promote social …
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Junior League of the Oakland-East Bay

Junior League of the Oakland-East Bay

Who are we? We are the very fabric of your community. The Junior League is an international organization that has served local communities through effective action and leadership of trained volunteers for more than one hundred years. Because of our …
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Jumpstart

Jumpstart

Every child deserves the chance to succeed, yet studies show that children from low-income neighborhoods are at a greater risk of school failure. Jumpstart is a national early education organization that helps these children develop the language and literacy skills …
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Jewish Family and Children’s Services of the East Bay

Jewish Family and Children's Services of the East Bay

Inspired by the Jewish values of compassionate action and communal responsibility, JFCS/East Bay is a nonprofit agency that has been delivering vital mental health and social services to Alameda and Contra Costa county families, individuals, children, older adults, Holocaust survivors, …
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