Category Archives: San Jose

The Beat Within

The Beat Within conducts weekly conversation and writing workshops within Bay Area juvenile halls. Our volunteers, or facilitators, are the ambassadors of The Beat program withing the halls, conducting the workshops and encouraging the youth to participate and write.

Sunday Friends

Sunday Friends

Sunday Friends provides a safe place where very low-income families come together with volunteers in a secular community setting. Children and their parents are provided opportunities to earn the things they need to promote self-reliance and a healthy, productive lifestyle. …
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Santa Clara Valley Blind Center

Santa Clara Valley Blind Center

For more than 50 years, SCVBC has provided support to individuals facing the uncertainties, fears, and challenges related to uncorrectable vision loss. We are a community-based organization dedicated to increasing the confidence, independence, and quality of life of the blind …
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San Jose Rep

San Jose Rep

The Mission of the San Jose Repertory Theatre is to engage, entertain and inspire people. We produce innovative theatrical performances that offer fresh perspectives into the human condition, educational programs that promote life-long learning, and outreach initiatives that benefit our …
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San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles

San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles

The mission of the San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles is to promote the art, craft and history of quilts and textiles. Textile art transcends cultural, ethnic, age and gender boundaries and encompasses traditional as well as contemporary forms. …
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San Jose Police Department Volunteer Program

San Jose Police Department Volunteer Program

The Volunteer Program (VOLT-Volunteer Opportunities and Leadership Training) was developed as a complement to the San Jose Police Department’s Community Policing Strategy. By utilizing volunteers and college interns to enhance existing police services, the program has become firmly integrated into …
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San Jose Japanese American Citizens League

San Jose Japanese American Citizens League

SJ JACL is committed to upholding the mission of national JACL while offering educational, civil rights, cultural, community building and social programs and activities of particular relevance and interest to the local community. As a nonprofit organization, we continuously seek …
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Family Supportive Housing

Family Supportive Housing

Family Supportive Housing provides a full spectrum of services to hundreds of people for whom overcoming poverty, hunger, and homelessness is a daily struggle. Our programs address the needs of the whole family, including interim supportive housing, childcare, life skills …
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San Jose Animal Care Center

San Jose Animal Care Center

“It is the mission of San Jose Animal Care and Services to provide a welcoming and humane place for animals and those who care for them; to protect, educate and serve the public; develop programs that improve the lives of …
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