Category Archives: Oakland

Boost! West Oakland is a non-profit offering no-cost, one-on-one tutoring to K-5 students at Lafayette Elementary School in West Oakland. Our kids WANT to be tutored and look forward each week to that special one-on-one time. Each tutor is provided …
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Oakland Digital Arts & Literary Center

Love social media? Love small businesses? Are you passionate about helping the local community? Fantastic, we’d love for you to help mentor an Oakland small business owner! Oakland Digital Arts & Literacy Center (www.odalc.org) teaches Oakland small businesses how to …
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Hopalong and Second Chance Animal Rescue

Hopalong & Second Chance Animal Rescue is a non-profit organization whose mission is to eliminate the euthanasia of adoptable animals throughout Northern California. Since our founding in 1993, we have collectively saved over 18,000 animals, placing them in loving, permanent …
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Justice Now

Justice Now is a human rights organization that works with people in women’s prisons and local communities to create a safe, compassionate world without prisons. Our mission is to end violence against women and to stop imprisonment by partnering with …
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Pro Arts

Pro Arts inspires change, creativity and community. We provide creative platforms for artists, youth and public audiences to engage in and through the visual arts, connect with artists, and support arts education. Annually we produce over 20 exhibitions, exhibit over …
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Camron-Stanford House

The Camron-Stanford House is the last of the beautiful 19th century mansions that once surrounded Lake Merritt. In its long life, the house was the private residence of five families instrumental in the development of the City of Oakland and …
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Civicorps Schools

Located in West Oakland, Civicorps’ Academic and Professional Pathway program helps young adults, ages 18-24, obtain a high-school diploma, secure a living wage, pursue post-secondary education, and embark on family sustaining careers. Civicorps is looking for volunteers to provide one-on-one …
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Feeding Forward

Here at Feeding Forward, we are working together to redirect local food waste to our community’s non-profit organizations and would love for you to join us! Whenever there is a large quantity of food on the verge of being thrown …
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