By Katie Robbins How would you like to wake up this holiday season to find a letter in your mailbox announcing a complete stranger has paid off your medical bills just because they wanted to? That’s exactly what two activists with the Campaign for New York Health did for over
San Francisco’s most uplifting Thanksgiving tradition is Glide serving more than 5,000 Turkey Day meals to people in need, and Glide is on a last-minute blitz to prepare the hundreds of turkeys and hams, 1,500 pounds of potatoes, 950 pounds of fresh vegetables, and 312 gallons of stuffing necessary to
Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine
An extreme act of charity has hopes of remaking the San Francisco social services landscape. One businessperson has just donated their entire fortune — and all their possessions — to a philanthropic nonprofit dedicated to helping San Francisco’s neediest and homeless residents. The individual has to remain anonymous until various transactions
OneBrick.org is a really rad nonprofit that offers free, fun, social outings while trying out different ways to give back to the community. It’s a great way to earn some badly needed karma points without longterm commitments. One of the big things they’ve got coming up is the opportunity to volunteer
Meet the punks in Oakland who make lunch for the homeless, do needle pick-ups, & gather harm reduction data. We sat down with Alejandra, founder of Punks With Lunch, to discuss what they are up to, how to start your own Punks With Lunch, and how the City is not practicing what it preaches in its new program to address homelessness.
A few weeks ago, I wrote 5 Things You Can Do with Your Feminine Rage. It was, in its way, meant to skirt the line between humor and reality. I did feel Feminine Rage, quite regularly, and not just in regards to the election season or the Stanford rape case
They pass out about 120 lunches a week as well as 40 to 50 harm reduction kits that contain clean needles, crack pipes, and condoms.
What if you had no home? This is a question that everyone should ask themselves. You must do this even if you have all your shit together and you have everything under control, all the time. In that case you are probably also the mythical unicorn, honest-politician, big foot hybrid I