Category Archives: Children and Families

One Child

OneChild is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing disadvantaged children with new clothing and school supplies. OneChild began in Fremont, California and now serves families throughout the Bay Area. Our goal is to promote self-esteem in underprivileged children, so they …
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Children’s Creativity Museum

Children’s Creativity Museum is a hands-on, multimedia arts and technology experience for kids. We envision a world where the 3Cs of 21st-century literacy – Creativity, Collaboration and Communication – inspire new ideas and innovative solutions. We believe that the success …
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Sonrisas Community Dental Clinic

Sonrisas Community Dental Center opened its doors in 2001 to provide access to affordable dental care for low-income San Mateo Coastside residents. Last year, we provided dental treatment to nearly 1,500 children and adults who might otherwise have gone without …
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Up On Top Afterschool and Summer Program

Up On Top would like you to volunteer with our K-5 students. You will have the opportunity to provide homework assistance, engage in recreational activities, and participate in fun and enriching activities with our students. We are an after school …
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International Rescue Committee

The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced …
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Worldreader

Using mobile phones (Worldreader Mobile) and e-readers (like the Amazon Kindle), Worldreader is providing children and families access to hundreds of thousands of books, giving them an opportunity to change their lives.

Northwest YMCA

At the Y, you can coach a sports team, help teach a child to read, or raise funds through our Annual Giving Campaign to ensure the Y is accessible to everyone in our community. Don’t you want to help us …
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Support for Families of Children with Disabilities

Support for Families of Children with Disabilities is a parent-run, San Francisco-based non-profit organization founded in 1982. Our purpose is to ensure that the families of children with any kind of disability or special health care need have the knowledge …
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Self-Sustaining Communities

This organization operates primarily, but not exclusively, in Richmond, CA. Materials are provided to low income environments to create urban farms by the community including beehives, fruit trees, aquaponics, rainwater harvesting, chickens, rabbits, and more. Additionally, over 10,000 fruit, nut …
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The mission of Lauren’s House 4 Positive Change Inc. is to offer the underprivileged youths ages 6-18 in San Mateo County: Mentoring, tutoring, leadership development, recreational sports, meals, transportation, enrichment outings, counseling and community service opportunities.