April Showers - NBC Bay Area

April Showers



    The Best Places on Earth

    From now until April 10th join NBC Bay Area and our United Way Bay Area Partners in an effort to support local homeless shelters, teens & low-income families.

    Select an item from the preferred gift donations list and drop it off at a site near you.

    Then join the fun, as Brent Cannon & Laura Garcia Cannon meet, greet and Shower Bay Area families with baby gifts from April 6th thru April 10th. Giving just one gift will make you Bay Area Proud.

    In kind donations for Bay Area Proud: New & Gently Used:

    • Freshly laundered clothing for infants, children, & adults
    • Freshly laundered maternity clothes
    • Formula (not expired)
    • Baby food (not expired)
    • Disposable diapers -- all sizes / Newborn size diapers (especially large sizes 3, 4, 5, & 6)
    • Books (esp. multi-cultural & Spanish/bilingual)
    • Diaper bag
    • NEW clothes - newborn outfits (boys, girls, gender neutral) - sizes 0-6 months, even preemie sizes OK
    • Wipes
    • Receiving blankets
    • Baby towels/washcloths
    • NEW bottles/nipples
    • New carseats/ Strollers / Baby carriers and slings


    Drop off locations:

    NBC Bay Area
    2450 North First Street
    San Jose, CA 95131

    Emergency Shelter Program
    22634 2nd Street, Suite 205
    Hayward, CA 94541
    Ralph Johnson, Executive Director
    Maita Sese, Executive Assistant 

    Shelter Inc. of Contra Costa County
    1815 Arnold Drive

    Martinez, CA  94553
    Tim O’Keefe, Executive Director
    Cynthia Dial, Development Director

    Homeward Bound of Marin
    1385 North Hamilton Parkway
    Novato, CA 94949
    Maura Thurman, Development Associate
    415-382-3363  X213

    Community Action Napa Valley
    3273 Claremont Way
    Napa, CA 94559
    Drene Johnson, Executive Director

    Shelter Network
    1450 Chapin Avenue, 2nd Floor
    Burlingame, CA   94010
    Michele Jackson, Executive Director X21
    Jenny Luciano, Development Director X15

    Inn Vision
    974 Willow Street
    San Jose, CA  95125
    Jaynie Neveras, Volunteer/Donations Coordinator

    Community Action Partnership Sloan Women’s Shelter
    1300 North Dutton
    Santa Rosa, CA 95401
    Molly Ackley, Director of Housing
    707- 544-6911  X1070

    Children’s Network of Solano County
    2320 Courage Drive, Suite 107
    Fairfield, CA 94533
    Ronda Kogler, Operations Director

    Homeless Prenatal Program
    2500 18th Street
    San Francisco, CA 94110
    Rebecca Reiner
    415.546.6756   X362