Bay Area Proud

Bay Area Proud

Inspiring stories of people making a difference

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016 at 01:44 PM PST

Wine Country Family Closing In On $1 Million Raised For Heart Charities

Wine Country Family Closing In On $1 Million Raised For Heart Charities

When life hands you lemons, you make lemonade. When life handed the Groom family a setback, they made wine.

Friday, Feb 19, 2016 at 09:13 AM PST

Peninsula Teen Uses Financial Prowess To Help Victims Of Domestic Violence

Peninsula Teen Uses Financial Prowess To Help Victims Of Domestic Violence

It wasn't enough for 17-year-old Nick Jaeger to raise $85,000 for victims of domestic violence. He now wants to turn that into even more money.

Wednesday, Feb 17, 2016 at 02:46 PM PST

SB 50 Fund Profiles: BAYCAT

SB 50 Fund Profiles: BAYCAT

50 Fund, the charitable arms of Super Bowl 50, awarded more than $2 million to Bay Area non-profits. BAYCAT, a non-profit as well, was hired to produce video profiles of the recipients.

Saturday, Feb 6, 2016 at 07:52 PM PST

50 Fund Game Changers: Summer Search

50 Fund Game Changers: Summer Search

50 Fund, the charitable arms of Super Bowl 50, has awarded Game Changer grants of $500,000 to five Bay Area non profits who work to change the lives of young people.

Thursday, Feb 4, 2016 at 09:14 PM PST

50 Fund Game Changers: Fresh Lifelines For Youth

50 Fund Game Changers: Fresh Lifelines For Youth

50 Fund, the charitable arms of Super Bowl 50, has awarded Game Changer grants of $500,000 to five Bay Area non profits who work to change the lives of young people.

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 at 09:32 PM PST

50 Fund Game Changers: La Clinica De La Raza

50 Fund Game Changers: La Clinica De La Raza

50 Fund, the charitable arms of Super Bowl 50, has awarded Game Changer grants of $500,000 to five Bay Area non profits who work to change the lives of young people.

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016 at 09:12 PM PST

50 Fund Game Changers: First Place For Youth

50 Fund Game Changers: First Place For Youth

50 Fund, the charitable arms of Super Bowl 50, has awarded Game Changer grants of $500,000 to five Bay Area non profits who work to change the lives of young people.

Monday, Feb 1, 2016 at 10:48 PM PST

50 Fund Game Changers: Juma Ventures

50 Fund Game Changers: Juma Ventures

50 Fund, the charitable arms of Super Bowl 50, has awarded Game Changer grants of $500,000 to five Bay Area non profits who work to change the lives of young people.

Friday, Jan 29, 2016 at 10:18 AM PST

Finding Their Voice: Aphasia Patients At CSU East Bay Form Singing Group

Finding Their Voice: Aphasia Patients At CSU East Bay Form Singing Group

Those who suffer from aphasia, a communication disorder common among those who have suffered strokes or brain injuries, often have great difficulty speaking. Singing, however, is not out of the question.

Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016 at 06:51 AM PST

South Bay Churches Turn Sanctuaries Into Shelters For Homeless Women This Winter

South Bay Churches Turn Sanctuaries Into Shelters For Homeless Women This Winter

Holy Spirit Catholic Church in San Jose has organized a coalition of four churches that will take turns housing 15 homeless women throughout the winter.

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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