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APA Heritage Month May 8

Celebrating APA Heritage Month with the Asian Art Museum

Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month virtually this May! Join the Asian Art Museum as they honor the many contributions and cultural impact of our community of artists and creators through ...

  • AAPI Apr 27

    Give in May

    Give In May is a giving campaign to support nonprofits across the nation who are dedicated to addressing the needs of the Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. The campaign will help fund services and programs for children, youth, families and seniors from 25+ ethnic groups that provide assistance for issues such as education acce...
  • adopt Apr 23

    Pet of the Week – Widget

    The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA’s Pet of the Week is Widget. Do you enjoy long luxurious naps?  So does Widget.  Do you also enjoy relaxing and curling up with a captivating book?  So does Widget.  Do you appreciate deep meaningful conversations about the mysteries of life?  So does Widget. In short, are you seeking...
  • Cherry Blossom Festival Apr 17

    2020 Northern California Cherry Blossom Virtual Festival

    We invite you to not just shelter in place but to “blossom in place” together with us at the first ever 2020 Northern California Cherry Blossom Virtual Festival to be held April 18-19 from 12-4:30p. You will see performers like Shamisen(Japanese Guitar), Japanese Caligraphy, Japanese Dance, Queen Program, Japanese Tea Demonstration and Japanese Swe...
  • online auction Apr 16

    Virtual Derby Day

    Join the Junior League of San Jose and NBC Bay Area consumer reporter, Chris Chmura, for a celebration as they present the first of its kind virtual fundraiser! The Derby horses may not run for the roses until September, but they are going ahead with their own version of the 146th Kentucky Derby on May 2, 2020. The League depends on…...
  • adopt Apr 16

    Pet of the Week – Dudley

    The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA’s Pet of the Week is Dudley. Dudley sets the standard for making the most out of sheltering-in-place.  This twelve-year-old neutered male Chihuahua just wants to snuggle on the sofa, binge watch Seinfeld or The Golden Girls (he’s fond of sitcoms) and engage in his favorite pastime: napping. Dudley is a gentle...
  • adopt Apr 15

    Go Big and Stay Home

    In compliance with Shelter in Place health and safety guidelines, the East Bay SPCA is closed for regular adoptions, but it is still possible to adopt a shelter dog at this time at their Oakland Adoption Center. They have developed a way to facilitate dog adoptions while still practicing social distancing to keep the staff and community safe. Pleas...
  • fundraiser Mar 10

    POSTPONED: East Bay SPCA’s Growl, Meow & Wine

    Growl, Meow & Wine is the East Bay SPCA’s annual signature fundraising event. It is a fun, informal celebration of our mission and recent achievements and the many donors, partners and friends that make it possible for us to continue helping animals and people in our community. Guests are invited to tour our Oakland facility and meet some of......
  • donate Apr 15

    Family Giving Tree Education Relief Fund

    As students and educators learn to adapt to this unprecedented situation, FGT is setting up a COVID-19 fund to support students and teachers in the community. Your generosity, now more than ever, is critical for families as children and teachers struggle to maintain an aspect of normal life. Donate now to support students through in-home learning k...
  • donate Apr 13

    YWCA Silicon Valley

    YWCA Silicon Valley is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. At YWCA Silicon Valley, one of the first multiservice agencies in the Bay Area, they are committed to eliminating racism and empowering women by not only a depth of direct service to survivors of domestic violence, se...
  • donate Apr 13

    Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley

    As the community faces unprecedented challenges due to COVID-19, Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley is still focused on supporting neighbors in need. While their office staff adapt to new working conditions, their contractors are being dispatched to take care of critical plumbing and heat emergencies for their homeowners. They continue to work to k...
  • Comcast Apr 9

    Comcast Increases Access to and Speeds of Internet Essentials to Support Americans Through Coronavirus Pandemic

    On the heels of offering new, low-income Internet Essentials customers two months of free internet and raising the speed of that program’s service to 25/3 Mbps, Comcast announced additional steps to help ensure people stay connected to the internet as more schools suspend classes and companies encourage employees to work from home due to the Corona...
  • clear the shelters Apr 9

    Pet of the Week – Pichis

    The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA’s Pet of the Week is Pichis. To answer your first question: his name is pronounced Peaches. This one-year-old neutered male silver tabby with the odd name is indeed a stunner.  Along with his captivating looks, Pichis is a high energy cat that will keep you entertained for hours and hours.  Pichis can get......
  • clear the shelters Apr 7

    Clear the Shelters: Stay Home and Foster

    #StayHomeAndFoster is a national effort created by GreaterGood.org in partnership with NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations’ Clear The Shelters™ campaign and sponsored by the US Animal Health Business of Boehringer Ingelheim to provide a solution to the countless homeless pets at risk of being euthanized due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic...
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