Volunteer Feb 24

Bay Area Food Banks Volunteer Guide

Food banks continue to operate as essential businesses and are struggling to meet the increased need in services because of the pandemic. Consider volunteering at your local food bank during the month...

  • AACI Feb 23

    AACI and NBC Bay Area Host Annual Growing Up Asian in America

    AACI and NBC Bay Area are hosting the Growing Up Asian in America (GUAA) art, essay, and video contest for K-12 students in the nine Bay Area counties. Founded by Lance Lew of NBC Bay Area and Asian Pacific Fund in 1995, the contest provides a unique platform for young artists to creatively explore and celebrate being both Asian or…

  • Employment Jan 27

    Diversity Career Fair 2021

    The Virtual Diversity Employment Day Career Fair is Friday, January 29th from 10am to 4pm. Hundreds of career positions from the Bay Area’s top corporations are available. Diversity Employment Day Career Fairs provide recruiters access to the Bay Area’s largest pool of diverse, multi-cultural, and qualified professionals. The Diversity Career...
  • meals on wheels Feb 1

    Meals on Wheels Diablo Region Launches Feed the Soul

    For food insecure seniors a healthy breakfast can help make the difference between hunger and good health. This February, Meals on Wheels Diablo Region is launching the Feed the Soul campaign to raise $28,000 in 28 days so they can provide 4,600 breakfasts&nbs...
  • aacsa Jan 13

    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Virtual Luncheon

    Join the  African American Community Service Agency (AACSA) for its 41st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Luncheon on Monday, January 18th, 2021, from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. NBC Bay Area’s Marcus Washington will be the emcee at the virtual event. To purchase tickets, please click here. This year’s program, “In The Pres...
  • be the match Jan 17

    Southern California Family Seeks Bone Marrow Match

    The family of a Southern California man is seeking a life-saving bone marrow match as he battles a recurrence of leukemia. In a letter to the community, the Goodman family writes: “Many of us watched him grow up at the Orange County Buddhist Church (OCBC) playing basketball and participating in many other youth organizations. His love for the ...
  • Food banks Dec 16, 2020

    Bay Area Holiday Resource Guide

    This year has been an especially difficult one for everyone, even moreso during the holidays. Now, more than ever, organizations around the Bay Area are ramping up their efforts to provide help to anyone who is struggling during these difficult times. Below, we’ve assembled a list of resources where you can get the help you need, or donate an...
  • nourishing neighbors Nov 11, 2020

    NBC Bay Area, Telemundo 48 and Safeway Kick-Off Annual Nourishing Neighbors Food Drive

    NBC Bay Area and Telemundo 48 will team up with Safeway for the annual “Nourishing Neighbors” food drive for a month-long effort to fight hunger in the Bay Area. The “Nourishing Neighbors” food drive benefitting Bay Area Food Banks will take place at 161 Safeway locations throughout the Bay Area through December 29. Emergency assistance reques...
  • LAPTOP DONATION DRIVE Dec 9, 2020

    San Jose Public Library Holiday Laptop Donation Drive

    In partnership with HP Inc., San José Public Library, and the Library Foundation are hosting a donation drive to refresh and repurpose used Windows laptops. Your donation will provide more students, families, and other Library program participants with access to the technology they need to thrive. As we approach the holiday season, if you’re ...
  • Family Giving Tree Dec 1, 2020

    Family Giving Tree's Virtual Holiday Wish Drive

    Every year the holidays bring smiles, but only to some. Thousands of Bay Area residents don’t get to experience the joy of the season because they cannot afford it. Family Giving Tree (FGT) believes everyone should have a chance to receive regardless of their financial situation. For 30 years, FGT has been standing in the gap granting specific holi...
  • virtual speaker series Dec 24, 2020

    Notre Dame High School Women of Impact Speaker Series

    Building on the annual Women of Impact event that highlights the contributions and achievements of women, Notre Dame’s Women of Impact Speaker Series brings successful women together to share their insight, wisdom, experience and perspective as leaders. Through short, moderated, virtual conversations in a webinar format, men and women of all ages a...
  • Education Dec 16, 2020

    Oakland Public Education Fund Resources

    The Oakland Public Education Fund needs volunteers to mentor Oakland students virtually in English, Spanish and Chinese languages. The Ed Fund will match you with a virtual classroom or individual student to support online learning once-a-week. To volunteer, please click here. The Ed Fund also provides project grant opportunities for Oakland teache...
  • holiday food program Nov 15, 2020

    Samaritan House Holiday Program Feeds Thousands At Drive-Through Food Distributions

    “Due to the COVID pandemic, demand for our services has gone through the roof. We are supplying 200% of our usual meal output and these figures continue to climb. In February, we distributed nearly 4,500 bags of groceries; in April, that number surged to over 13,000. As other community organizations have had to scale back food services operations, ...
  • san jose public library Nov 12, 2020

    San Jose Public Library Offers Members Free Wi-Fi Hotspots

    As part of the SJ Access initiative, you can now check out a Wi-Fi hotspot device with your San Jose Public Library membership. This service is free and available to adults (18+). Hotspot devices are subject to availability and can be requested by calling one of the hotspot pickup locations. For a list of participating locations, please click here....
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