Hands on Bay Area

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We connect companies and people with high-quality volunteer projects through our extensive network of local nonprofits and schools in need.

We help companies — including Google, Salesforce, Levi’s and many others — create customized volunteer events to make their employees happier and better serve society.

And we offer volunteer projects each month to anyone who wants to help, covering all the causes people care about.

 

Mercy Housing

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Mercy Housing Gives a Home to Low-Income Families, Seniors, Individuals, and People with Special Needs.

 

Raphael House

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Our model of providing a stable homelike shelter and offering ongoing, comprehensive assistance with housing and job placement, while supporting the emotional and social needs of parents and children alike, helps to empower more than 300 families each year with the resources, personalized solutions, and support network they need to build brighter futures.

Fred Finch Youth Center

3800 Coolidge Avenue, Oakland, CA 94602, United States

Fred Finch Youth Center (FFYC) is a 501(c)3 tax exempt non-profit organization that provides innovative, effective, caring mental health and social services to children, young adults, and their families that allows them to build on their strengths, overcome challenges, and live healthy and productive lives.

We serve children, adolescents, young adults, and families facing complex life challenges. Many have experienced trauma and abuse; live at or below the poverty line; have been institutionalized or incarcerated; have a family member that has been involved in the criminal justice system; have a history of substance abuse; or have experienced discrimination or stigma.

Job Train

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1200 O'Brien Drive, Menlo Park, CA 94025, United States

JobTrain is committed to helping those who are most in need to succeed.  Our purpose is to improve the lives of people in our community through assessment, attitude and job skills training, and high potential career placement.

JobTrain is a 501(c)3 nonprofit educational and training institution accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Each of JobTrain’s programs combines vocational training, academics, and essential skills development, preparing students to turn their lives around—from unemployment and poverty to success and self-sufficiency. Strong partnerships with employers ensure that students receive the training they need for employment so that businesses can find motivated workers who are well trained for their jobs.  For 50 years, JobTrain has been adapting to meet current employment needs.  Since its inception, more than 190,000 low-income individuals and their families have benefited from JobTrain’s programs.