Category Archives: Children and Families

Jumpstart

Jumpstart

Every child deserves the chance to succeed, yet studies show that children from low-income neighborhoods are at a greater risk of school failure. Jumpstart is a national early education organization that helps these children develop the language and literacy skills …
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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 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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Jacob’s Heart

Jacob's Heart

Jacob’s Heart Children’s Cancer Support Services mission is to improve the quality of life for children with cancer and support their families in the challenges they face. We are a local, one-of-kind grassroots organization. Our support services extend to families …
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Hamilton Families

What We Do Founded in 1985, Hamilton Families established San Francisco’s first shelter for families experiencing homelessness. Today we are San Francisco’s leading service provider to homeless families, with an array of highly effective programs at sites in San Francisco …
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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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Girls on the Run of the Bay Area

Girls on the Run of the Bay Area

MISSION The mission of Girls on the Run of the Bay Area is to educate and build confidence in young girls through non-competitive, curriculum-based running programs in San Francisco, Marin, Alameda, San Mateo, and Contra Costa Counties. HISTORY Founded in …
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Girls Incorporated of Alameda

Girls Incorporated of Alameda

Girls Inc. of Alameda County is a nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. We are a local affiliate of the national Girls Inc. organization, which provides vital educational programs to millions of American …
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Girls Scouts of Santa Clara County

Girls Scouts of Santa Clara County

Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. is the largest voluntary organization of girls in the world. In our council, the Girl Scouts of Northern California over 47,000 girls and 32,000 adults take part in Girl Scout programs each year. We tailor …
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