Category Archives: Children and Families

International Rescue Committee

The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced …
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Worldreader

Using mobile phones (Worldreader Mobile) and e-readers (like the Amazon Kindle), Worldreader is providing children and families access to hundreds of thousands of books, giving them an opportunity to change their lives.

Northwest YMCA

At the Y, you can coach a sports team, help teach a child to read, or raise funds through our Annual Giving Campaign to ensure the Y is accessible to everyone in our community. Don’t you want to help us …
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Support for Families of Children with Disabilities

Support for Families of Children with Disabilities is a parent-run, San Francisco-based non-profit organization founded in 1982. Our purpose is to ensure that the families of children with any kind of disability or special health care need have the knowledge …
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Self-Sustaining Communities

This organization operates primarily, but not exclusively, in Richmond, CA. Materials are provided to low income environments to create urban farms by the community including beehives, fruit trees, aquaponics, rainwater harvesting, chickens, rabbits, and more. Additionally, over 10,000 fruit, nut …
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The mission of Lauren’s House 4 Positive Change Inc. is to offer the underprivileged youths ages 6-18 in San Mateo County: Mentoring, tutoring, leadership development, recreational sports, meals, transportation, enrichment outings, counseling and community service opportunities.

Super Stars Literacy

We give every child the foundation for lifelong learning and achievement. Super Stars Literacy classroom volunteers support students by acting as one-on-one tutors, leading small group activities, and assisting the lead teacher with his or her classroom. Many of our …
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San Mateo & San Francisco Counties 4-H Program

Description of Organization and/or Volunteer Opportunities Available: 4-H is about helping young people discover their potential and grow into competent, contributing, and caring citizens. Learn-by-doing activities, youth-adult partnerships, and research-based educational programs help kids enhance their leadership abilities and develop …
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