Category Archives: Youth

Bay Area Youth Centers

Bay Area Youth Centers

BAYC’s mission is to prepare youth for a successful, healthy adult life using a youth development approach. Our programs are designed to support successful transitions to adulthood by helping young people identify and develop skills that will enable them to …
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Plugged In

Plugged In

Plugged In connects individuals and cultivates minds by creating the opportunity to produce, express, and contribute using technology. Our vision is a community in which opportunities abound for people to contribute and innovate. Plugged In’s primary medium is Internet and …
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1000 Mothers to Prevent Violence

1000 Mothers to Prevent Violence

1,000 Mothers to Prevent Violence is a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to alleviating the detrimental impact of violence through direct, practical and compassionate outreach services to victim-survivor families in the San Francisco Bay Area. “1000 Mothers to Prevent Violence” is a …
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Make-A-Wish Foundation

Make-A-Wish Foundation

Since 1980, the Make-A-Wish Foundation® has enriched the lives of children with life-threatening medical conditions through its wish-granting work. The Foundation’s mission reflects the life-changing impact that a Make-A-Wish® experience has on children, families, referral sources, donors, sponsors and entire …
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Larkin Street Youth Services

Larkin Street Youth Services

Larkin Street was founded in 1984 by a group of local business owners, church members, and neighbors who were concerned by the rising number of young people engaging in risky behaviors on the streets of San Francisco. With 25 comprehensive …
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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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Jewish Family and Children’s Services

Jewish Family and Children's Services

JFCS’ volunteer programs support and strengthen families and individuals of all ages. In addition to serving those in need, we are committed to promoting a connection to community and fulfillment among our volunteers. JFCS serves as an extended family to …
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Jewish Community Center of San Francisco

Jewish Community Center of San Francisco

The Jewish Community Center of San Francisco is the oldest Jewish center on the West Coast, providing educational, social, cultural and fitness programs to the community since 1877. Open to all, with the mission of building and preserving Jewish Identity, …
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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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Girlventures

Girlventures

At GirlVentures, we explore self, community, culture and environment through outdoor adventure, creative arts and group experiences. We envision… a world in which girls and women are actively engaged in the leadership of thriving communities; communities which are strengthened by …
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