Category Archives: Oakland

Peace Action West

Peace Action West

Peace Action West works for smarter American approaches to global problems. If we want to address problems like war, poverty, global warming, terrorism — the US needs to work together, cooperatively, with other nations. It also means overcoming the partisan …
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Paramount Theatre

Paramount Theatre

Oakland’s Paramount Theatre is one of the finest remaining examples of Art Deco design in the United States. Designed by renowned San Francisco architect Timothy L. Pflueger and completed in late 1931, it was one of the first Depression-era buildings …
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Meals on Wheels, Meals of Marin, and Other Food Programs Near You

Meals on Wheels, Meals of Marin, and Other Food Programs Near You

Every day Meals on Wheels and other Bay Area meal programs deliver and serve thousands of meals to the elderly, homebound, homeless, and needy. Your volunteer help is needed in a variety of ways – from delivering meals, to grocery …
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Junior Achievement

Junior Achievement

Junior Achievement is the world’s largest organization dedicated to educating students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programs. Junior Achievement programs help prepare young people for the real world by showing them how to generate wealth …
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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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Jewish Community Center of the East Bay

Jewish Community Center of the East Bay

The JCC of the East Bay has provided a Jewish gateway and home to a large community since 1978. People of all ages, faiths and backgrounds are invited to join us as we build community, meet new friends, and learn …
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Jewish Coalition for Literacy

Jewish Coalition for Literacy

Who We Are The Bay Area Jewish Coalition for Literacy (JCL) is an affiliate of the National Jewish Coalition for Literacy. JCL aims to help reverse the trend of illiteracy across the country by mobilizing thousands of volunteer reading tutors, …
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General Hospice Information

General Hospice Information

For information on Hospice in your area please call the National Hospice Organization help line at (800) 658-8898 or write National Hospice Organization 1901 N. Moore St., Ste 901 Arlington, Virginia 22209 In California contact the California State Hospice Association …
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Harbor House Ministries

Harbor House Ministries

Harbor House believes that everyone deserves the opportunity to live well and thrive. Unfortunately, people in low-income communities face barriers to such opportunities. Harbor House emphasizes holistic ministry as the way to provide opportunities for people to fulfull their potential. …
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Habitat for Humanity – East Bay

Habitat for Humanity - East Bay

Founded in 1988, Habitat for Humanity East Bay was formed as an independent affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International serving Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. Our mission is to create successful homeownership opportunities for families with limited incomes by building …
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