Charity

09 Feb 2022

Meet the Girl Scout Troop that Empowers Homeless Girls

If you’re hankering for a cookie fix, look no further than Troop 6000’s Girl Scout cookies.  Troop 6000 is a Girl Scout program designed to serve houseless girls in the New York City Shelter System. The troop meets weekly in shelters across the city, led by community volunteers and women

Lydia Sviatoslavsky 1
20 Dec 2021

Help Food Banks in San Francisco Help People in Need

Almost 1 in 4 San Franciscans struggle with hunger, according to figures put out by the SF-Marin Food Bank and reported on by the SF Chronicle. Other figures reported include: 1 in 5 Marin residents are food insecure. 1 in 5 Alameda County residents go to the food bank. 12

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15 Dec 2021

Seeking Work in Silicon Valley? This Nonprofit Offers Free Training In Tech

In 2016, Larry Apke attended a ProMatch networking meeting for people seeking work in Silicon Valley. As he surveyed the crowded room, what he saw moved him immensely. “I was touched by two things,” recalled Apke. “First, many looked very shocked and confused. For many, it had been some time

Lydia Sviatoslavsky 0
08 Dec 2021

Immeasurable Influence: Bill Gates Pumps $319 Million into Media Outlets

What do you associate with Bill Gates?  He’s the founder of Microsoft and one of the richest men alive. Nevertheless, you may think of him as a philanthropist. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is the world’s largest private charitable entity, after all.  When you think of Bill Gates, do

Lydia Sviatoslavsky 1
25 Jul 2021

When the Lights Come Up in the City: Bayview Strong

Broke-Ass Stuart tours three neighborhoods in partnership with heresaymedia and  MEAGHAN MITCHELL to learn how businesses and community leaders pivoted to success during the pandemic. First up: the Bayview. 

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22 Jul 2021

Tonight’s GLIDE Social Justice Film Fest Offers Solidarity, Inspiration

Bored of scrolling through Netflix and Hulu? Love a good documentary but sick of falling into the depressing true crime rabbit hole? Well look no further, because as usual, The GLIDE Foundation has something much better in store! Tonight, The GLIDE Legacy Committee will present A Social Justice Film Festival,

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24 Jun 2021

Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence Throwing a ‘Pride Prom’ at Westfield!

“Get ready to be transported back in time to your high school gymnasium and relive nostalgic moments of Prom.” Since many of the official Pride events are virtual this year, it’s nice to see the sister’s doing something fun, intimate and soaking wet in person! PRIDE PROM – A Pride

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21 Jun 2021

Vital Bay Area Refuge For Low Income Artists Needs Your Help!

    A unique solution to the Bay Area’s housing crisis and cultural decay needs you to take action right now! The Music Menagerie is a new and vital non-profit organization founded by local queer Black artist Latashia Govan. The author of this story would like to emphasize the word ‘vital,’

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