Category Archives: San Jose

Parents Helping Parents

Parents Helping Parents

PHP’s mission is to help children and adults with special needs receive the support and services they need to reach their full potential by providing information, training, and resources to build strong families and improve systems of care. “Parents are …
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Mickaboo Companion Bird Rescue

Mickaboo Companion Bird Rescue

Mickaboo is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization located in the San Francisco Bay area. We are dedicated to rescuing companion birds (parrot-type and other commonly domesticated birds) who have been neglected, abused, injured or surrendered to us. Our goals are: …
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Loaves and Fishes

Loaves and Fishes

Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen, a non-profit organization has been serving the working poor, families, homeless and seniors living in and around the downtown and East Side of San Jose for over 31 years. What began as a simple first …
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Junior League of San Jose, Inc.

Junior League of San Jose, Inc.

Mission Statement The Junior League of San Jose is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and to improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively …
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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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Guitars Not Guns

Guitars Not Guns

The goal of Guitars Not Guns is to help prevent violence in schools and on the streets by providing foster kids and at-risk youth with focus and self-actualization. We aim to empower them with the most fundamental tool to succeed: …
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Gardening

Gardening

Whether you want to volunteer one day or every day, there are dozens of garden-type volunteer groups anxious to know you. Here is how to get started: Decide what you want to do and how often. Some programs call for …
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Third Street Community Center

Third Street Community Center

The Third Street Community Center is a place where people of all ages and backgrounds are actively engaged in enriching themselves and their community through education, arts, technology and service. Our Philosophy The Third Street Community Center (Third Street) believes …
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The Tech Museum of Innovation

The Tech Museum of Innovation

Mission To engage people of all ages and backgrounds in science and technology experiences that educate, inform, provoke thought, and inspire action. The Tech Museum does this through content and programs featuring “The Spirit of Silicon Valley” inspiring people, inventions …
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Refugee Transitions

Refugee Transitions

Refugee Transitions’ mission is to assist refugee and immigrant families in becoming self-sufficient in the United States by providing services to help them attain the English language, life, job and academic skills they need to succeed in their new communities. …
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