Category Archives: Children and Families

Breakthrough San Francisco

Breakthrough San Francisco supports young people on the path to college and trains outstanding college students for education careers. Founded in 1993, we’re a community involvement initiative of San Francisco Day School and one of two dozen national affiliates of …
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healthRIGHT 360

HealthRIGHT 360 is a family of programs that includes Walden House, Haight Ashbury Free Clinics, Asian American Recovery Services, Women’s Recovery Association, North County Serenity House, Lyon-Martin Health Services and Rock Medicine. HealthRIGHT 360 gives hope, builds health, and changes …
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The Conscious Kitchen

The Conscious Kitchen aims to rethink school meals based on six foundational principles: fresh, local, organic, seasonal, non-GMO, and zero waste. Our holistic approach to food service unites a diverse community of stakeholders working toward a common goal – nourishing …
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Real Options for City Kids

Real Options for City Kids (ROCK) is dedicated to nurturing the healthy development of children by listening attentively to their needs and by providing opportunities to those who might not otherwise have access. ROCK aims to promote the positive development …
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Maker Education Initiative

Maker Ed is a non-profit organization that supports and empowers educators and communities — particularly, those in underserved areas — to facilitate meaningful making and learning experiences with youth.

Veggielution Community Farm

Volunteers help with various tasks such as planting, weeding, composting, harvesting, and more. You can try your hand at many different aspects of the farm – there is always something new happening out here. You don’t have to have any …
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StandUp for Kids

StandUp For Kids (SUFK) is a national, all-volunteer organization with active programs in 30 U.S. cities. We help youth who are on their own, having run away from or been kicked out of an unsafe (usually abusive) home. They are …
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ACCESS

ACCESS, a service of the Auxiliary of Good Samaritan Hosptial, is a non-profit organization that supports families dealing with the critical illness and hospitalization of loved ones. ACCESS provides transportation to and from the hospital, food, childcare, overnight accommodations in …
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ASD Climber Foundation

VOLUNTEERS MAKE A CHANGE FOR MY CHILD WITH AUTISM Do you know how you could best contribute as a volunteer and learning tools to help a kid with autism to reach his full potential? •Are you enthusiastic about supporting a …
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My New Red Shoes

My New Red Shoes provides Bay Area homeless and low-income children with a $50 clothing gift card and a new pair of shoes so that they can start the school year proud and ready to learn. In 2014, My New …
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