Bay Area Proud

Bay Area Proud

Inspiring stories of people making a difference

Friday, Jun 3, 2016 at 10:27 AM PDT

Woman Asks For Small Donation To Help Oakland School Children, Gets Huge Response

Woman Asks For Small Donation To Help Oakland School Children, Gets Huge Response

Amika Antoniades-Rao was worried she wouldn't reach her modest goal of collecting 100 books to donate to an Oakland elementary school. She shouldn't have been.

Wednesday, Jun 1, 2016 at 08:57 AM PDT

East Bay Pilot Ferrying Sick Children To Life-Saving Treatments Celebrates 100th Mission

East Bay Pilot Ferrying Sick Children To Life-Saving Treatments Celebrates 100th Mission

Doug Harding has spent much of his life using his flying skills to teach the next generation of pilots how to fly. He is now using those same skills to help sick children survive.

Friday, May 27, 2016 at 08:13 AM PDT

Unlikely Pair Help Each Other Achieve Their Dreams

Unlikely Pair Help Each Other Achieve Their Dreams

When a voice in Christine Boshen's head told her to go for a walk one day, it wasn't fresh air she was supposed to get. There was someone she was supposed to meet.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 12:47 PM PDT

Letter From Son's School Starts Morgan Hill Woman On A Mission To Preserve History

Letter From Son's School Starts Morgan Hill Woman On A Mission To Preserve History

Thanks to Jan Strahan and her team of volunteers, Morgan Hill school children not only learn about California history, they are helping to preserve it.

Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 10:56 PM PDT

History On The Rails: Couple Volunteer To Share Their Family's Story, California History On Train

History On The Rails: Couple Volunteer To Share Their Family's Story, California History On Train

Charlie and Patty Kieffer's family history is part of the history of California.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 01:20 PM PDT

San Francisco Therapist, Volunteers Set Up Chairs, Want To Hear Strangers' Stories

San Francisco Therapist, Volunteers Set Up Chairs, Want To Hear Strangers' Stories

Sidewalk Talk is Traci Rubles' community listening project.

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Each week NBC Bay Area's Garvin Thomas profiles the people, the groups, and the companies making the Bay Area, and the world, a better place to live. Bay Area Proud stories are success stories; inspiring profiles of those making a positive change in our communities. Do you know someone who we should profile? Contact garvin.thomas@nbcuni.com