Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Aging in Place -National Council for Aging Care

Retirement, independent living, and continuing care communities house thousands of seniors and older adults. But this option doesn’t suit everyone – many people do not have the desire or financial flexibility to uproot and leave their homes. That’s where we …
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Spokeland Bicycle Collective

Spokeland is a not-for-profit, community-driven bicycle cooperative that aims to reach out locally and foster Oakland unity. We support the use of bicycles as a viable means of transportation as well as a healthy recreational activity. We are focused on …
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John Muir Land Trust

John Muir Land Trust protects and cares for open space, ranches, farms, parkland and shoreline in the East Bay. John Muir Land Trust believes that the vitality of our open spaces is essential to the health of our earth, air, …
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SunWork Renewable Energy Projects

SunWork (sunwork.org), a Milpitas-based nonprofit, installs solar electricity systems on small-energy-footprint homes with the help of its cadre of trained volunteers. We also do installations for other nonprofits, such as schools and churches. Our mission is to make solar energy …
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Oasis for Girls

The mission of Oasis For Girls is to partner with girls and young women of color from under-resourced communities to help them cultivate the skills, knowledge, and confidence to discover their dreams and build strong futures.

The Tree Monkey Project

Tree Monkey Project is dedicated to improving people’s lives through the strategic use of tree climbing skills and equipment, and protecting the forests and their sensitive habitats in the process. The Tree Monkey Project needs help in the following ways: …
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Muslims and the West

Muslims and the West is a nonprofit organization that seeks to make the United States and the world safer by means of educational and sports programs that help to increase mutual respect, understanding and cooperation between the United States and …
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The Women’s Building

Every year billions of dollars in tax credits go unclaimed by low-income taxpayers who don’t know they are eligible. VITA volunteers help clients apply all the appropriate tax credits, allowing the people who need it most to get the returns …
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