Category Archives: East Bay

Earth Island Institute

Earth Island Institute

Earth Island Institute is a non-profit, public interest, membership organization that supports people who are creating solutions to protect our shared planet. Earth Island Institute was founded in 1982 by legendary environmentalist David R. Brower as an innovative solution to …
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Options Recovery Services

Options Recovery Services

Breaking the Cycle of Addiction, Mental Illness, Crime and Homelessness Drug and alcohol addiction, crime and poverty are inextricably linked. The swelling number of homeless offenders and the enormous increase in drug-related arrests since the 1980s speak to the cycle …
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Operation Mom

Operation Mom

Operation Mom is a national military family support group founded in 2001. We were formally recognized in 2003 as the winner of the Jefferson National Award for public service. Our primary mission is to provide a place where families of …
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Operation HOPE

Operation HOPE

Mission To expand economic opportunity in under-served communities through economic education and empowerment. Operation HOPE (HOPE) improves the economic quality of life for individuals, families and communities through programs that create stakeholders: converting check cashing customers into banking customers, renters …
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Opera Piccola

Opera Piccola

Opera Piccola serves students of all ages who have little or no access to the arts. Through classes and performances, we collaborate to discover, express and celebrate the diverse cultures and voices of our community.

Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa County

Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa County

Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa is a donor-funded senior citizen’s advocacy group that serves Contra Costa County. We investigate and rectify claims of abuse and neglect in long term care facilities so that seniors can live with dignity and respect. …
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Ombudsman, Inc. – Long Term Care (Alameda County)

Ombudsman, Inc. - Long Term Care (Alameda County)

Helps elderly residents of long-term care facilities carry out their choices and assert their rights. Serve as advocates, educators, mediators, referral agents, and troubleshooters for residents of skilled nursing and residential care facilities. As part of a Federally-mandated program, we …
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Ohlone Humane Society

Ohlone Humane Society

Ohlone Humane Society strives to inspire respect and compassion for all animals, advocate for their interests and welfare, and instill in our community that all living beings have a right to be treated humanely. Our programs, ranging from companion animal …
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Odyssey Hospice

Odyssey Hospice

At Odyssey Hospice, we improve the quality of life for patients facing terminal diagnoses while providing support for their loved ones. We’ve been meeting this special need since 1996. Odyssey is one of the largest hospice providers in the country, …
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Oakland SPCA

Oakland SPCA

Our mission: The East Bay SPCA is committed to the welfare of cats and dogs in the communities we serve. We strive to eliminate animal cruelty, neglect and overpopulation by providing programs and education that support people and companion animals. …
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