Not-For-Profit organizations trust their banking needs to Presidio Bank’s talented, local relationship managers who build enduring business banking partnerships through their consultative-selling approach. Responsive customer service is supported by quick decision-making, accessible senior
management, and active community involvement.
660 Alabama Street, San Francisco, CA 94110
Burning Man is a network of people inspired by the values reflected in the Ten Principles and united in the pursuit of a more creative and connected existence in the world. Throughout the year we work to build Black Rock City, home of the largest annual Burning Man gathering, and nurture the distinctive culture emerging from that experience. The hub of this global network is the 501(c)(3) non-profit Burning Man Project, headquartered in San Francisco, California.
California Society of Pioneers
300 Fourth Street San Francisco, CA 94107-1272
The Society of California Pioneers, established in 1850, is a not-for-profit museum, library, and cultural organization dedicated to increasing the knowledge and state-wide appreciation of early California history. The organization’s efforts pave the way for benefits of present and future audiences of all ages.
Community Arts Stabilization Trust (CAST)
70 Otis Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Community Arts Stabilization Trust was founded on the belief that the arts drive strong, vibrant, diverse communities. The Community Arts Stabilization Trust purchases and leases space for the exclusive use of nonprofit arts organizations. Without their support, some of San Francisco’s most vital arts organizations might be forced to leave because of the rising cost of real estate.
Community School of Music and Arts
230 San Antonio Circle, Mountain View, CA 94040
Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) works to enrich and strengthen its diverse community through celebration of differences and encouragement of artistic expression. CSMA is a center for arts education where children and adults, novices or experienced individuals can learn and develop their artistic skills. CSMA engages members of the community in creative activities that develop discipline, problem-solving skills, decision making abilities, and sense of personal achievement.
Korean War Memorial Foundation
San Francisco, CA
The Korean War Memorial Foundation was founded in San Francisco in June, 2010 with the purpose of building a permanent Memorial to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Korean War. This Memorial will stand as a fitting testament to the memory of the nearly two million United Nations service men and women from twenty-one countries who fought to protect South Korea’s freedom during the Korean War. It will symbolize the sacred memory of those who went before, and the sacrifices they made for us and for freedom-loving people everywhere. The Memorial will stand in a prominent place in the Presidio, on high ground adjacent to the National Cemetery, facing west across the Pacific toward the now prosperous and democratic Republic of Korea.
549 Magnolia Ave., Larkspur, CA
Lark Theater maintain the 1940 art deco Lark Theater as a nonprofit, single screen, state of the art community film center to enhance the artistic, cultural and social life of Marin County with quality independent film, international film, classic & family film, film festivals and multi-cultural events.
Museo Italo Americano
2 Marina Blvd. Building C San Francisco, CA 94123
The Museo Italo Americano was the first museum in the United States devoted exclusively to Italian and Italian-American art and culture. Established in 1978, the Museo Italo Americano is a non-profit institution governed by a Board of Directors. The mission of the Museo Italo Americano is twofold: to research, collect, and display works of Italian and Italian-American artists, and to promote educational programs for the appreciation of Italian art and culture, thereby preserving the heritage of Italian-Americans for future generations.
San Francisco Neighborhood Theater Foundation
Due to population density and spatial circumstances, San Francisco is currently one of few American cities to retain a lively network of neighborhood movie theaters. With the country-wide decrease of small, privately owned movie theaters, neighborhood theaters have become even more valuable in terms of history, community and character. It is for these reasons that the San Francisco Neighborhood Theater Foundation strives to defend, preserve and maintain these historical gems, so that people may continue to enjoy what was once a treasured luxury.
San Mateo County Historical Association
Redwood City, CA
The mission of the San Mateo County Historical Association is to inspire wonder and discovery of the cultural and natural history of San Mateo County. The association operates three historical sites. The San Mateo County History Museum in downtown Redwood City, The Sanchez Adobo in Pacifica and the Woodside Store in Woodside. The archives of the historical association are located in the San Mateo County History Museum and are available for public on-site research.
San Francisco Performances
500 Sutter Street, Suite 710, San Francisco, CA 94102
As an organization founded by musicians and artists, respect for the arts dwells at its core. Since established in 1979, San Francisco Performances (SFP) has housed season after season of high-quality performance entertainment. Not only does SFP cater to the artistically-minded, however. Throughout its existence, it has made great strides in improving, promoting, and stimulating growth and appreciation of the arts. Likewise, SFP has significantly grown since its start, and only continues to provide the San Francisco and surrounding bay areas with diverse displays of artistry.
600 California St, Suite 900 San Francisco, CA 94108
In 1983, BRIDGE was formed from a major anonymous grant given to the San Francisco Foundation to spearhead new solutions to the worsening shortage of affordable housing. This came about as the Bay Area Council and its business members were voicing concern that high housing costs were undermining the region’s workforce and economy. A nonprofit financial intermediary, BRIC sources private debt and equity for the predevelopment, preservation and acquisition of affordable housing as well as real estate developments that fit BRIDGE’s holistic focus on improving educational, health and economic opportunities for low-income communities.
790 Sonoma Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Burbank Housing, organized in 1980, is a local nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the supply of housing in Sonoma County, so that low-income people of all ages, backgrounds, and needs will have a better opportunity to live in decent and affordable housing. While providing a supportive community, Burbank Housing builds and manages family and senior rental housing while creating home ownership opportunities through its mutual self-help program.
Change Lab Solutions
2201 Broadway, Suite 502, Oakland, CA 94612
ChangeLab Solutions specializes in researching and drafting model laws and policies, providing analysis and recommendations on environmental change strategies, developing educational toolkits and fact sheets, and providing on-demand training and technical assistance to support stakeholders in their policy reform efforts. Their interdisciplinary team of lawyers, urban planners, architects, policy analysts, and public health specialists successfully apply this approach in the context of land use and transportation planning, childhood obesity prevention, tobacco control, food systems, school environments, and more.
2169 East Francisco Boulevard, Suite B, San Rafael, CA 94901
EAH Housing is a nonprofit corporation founded with the belief that attractive affordable housing is the cornerstone to sustainable, living communities. Established in 1968, EAH has become one of the largest and most respected nonprofit housing development and management organizations in the western United States. With a staff of over 400, EAH develops low-income housing, manages 97 properties in California and Hawaii, and plays a leadership role in local, regional and national housing advocacy efforts.
1171 Ocean Avenue, Suite 200 Oakland, CA 94608
GRID Alternatives helps communities transition to clean, renewable energy while helping set the stage for large-scale solar adoption nationwide. GRID Alternatives make renewable energy technology and job training available to underserved communities.
Housing Trust Silicon Valley
95 S. Market St., Suite 610 San Jose, CA 95113
Housing Trust of Silicon Valley mission is to make Silicon Valley a more affordable place to live. The Housing Trust makes loans and grants to increase the supply of affordable housing.
The Legal Aid of Marin
3501 Civic Center Drive, Room 244A, San Rafael, CA 94903-4189
The Legal Aid of Marin, while providing high-quality legal representation, education, advocacy and guidance, caters to the needs and concerns of low income individuals – as well as senior citizens – of Marin County. With a fast-growing, poverty-stricken population, a need exists for active leadership and initiatives to work specifically with and for these people groups. The organization, therefore, seeks to provide its clients with improved living conditions on both social and economic levels.
The McKay Foundation
455 Market Street, Suite 1270, San Francisco, CA 94105
The McKay Foundation, established in 1992, works to Promote government involvement, civil leadership and a just democracy. The foundation establishes partnerships and forms alliances with like-minded organizations in order to stimulate social, economic and political progress. The McKay Foundation focuses on developing long-term, community-based solutions to social and economic problems.
Northern California Land Trust
3120 Shattack Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705
Based in Berkeley, California the Northern California Land Trust (NCLT) is a community-based not-for-profit committed to making homes and community facilities permanently affordable through the community land trust (CLT) model.
Palo Alto Housing Corporation
725 Alma Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301
Palo Alto Housing Corporation create stronger, more diverse communities by providing and maintaining high-quality affordable housing where individuals and families thrive.
Satellite Affordable Housing Associates (SAHA)
1835 Alcatraz Ave. Berkeley, CA 94703
Satellite Affordable Housing Associates (SAHA) provides quality affordable homes and services that empower people and strengthen neighborhoods.
930 Montgomery Street, #400, San Francisco, CA 94133
Working Solutions is a Community Development Financial Institution rooted from TMC Development, whose mission is to provide micro entrepreneurs with the access to capital and resources they need to start or grow a successful business. Prioritize serving low-income individuals, women, and minorities the focus to providing every business with 5 years of business coaching, mentorship, and resources.
Adaptive Learning Center
1925 Vaughn Road, Suite 110 Kennesaw, GA 30144
The Adaptive Learning Center enables children with special needs to learn, play and grow with other students in preschool classrooms. It is the only organization in Georgia that fully integrates children with special needs into typical preschools – with individualized support from special education teachers. The partnerships with some of Atlanta’s finest preschools enable children to learn and play alongside their peers in a warm and caring environment. In classes with 90 percent or more typical children, children with challenges or disabilities learn not just basic academic skills; they discover important life lessons through interactions with other children and adults.
Astronomical Society of the Pacific
390 Ashton Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94112
For more than 100 years, the ASP, a 501c3 nonprofit astronomy organization headquartered in San Francisco, has inspired professionals, researchers, educators, amateurs, and armchair astronomers to look up and wonder about our place in the universe, and about what the universe can teach. Around the world, in classrooms, museums, planetariums, national parks, state parks, nature centers, astronomy clubs, city sidewalks, online and your own backyard, the ASP fosters scientific curiosity, advances science literacy, and shares the excitement of exploration and discovery.
California Bar Foundation
180 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Founded in 1990, the California State Bar Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization affiliated with the State Bar of California, dedicated to building a better justice system for all Californians. Through the voluntary donations of California lawyers and other donors and the contributions of our corporate sponsors, the Foundation distributes grants to nonprofit organizations, courts, and bar associations for law-related projects; awards scholarships to law school students committed to public service; runs a legal literacy program for high school students; promotes and encourages the philanthropic and charitable efforts of California's lawyers; and supports an array of other education and outreach programs.
Foundation for a College Education
2160 Euclid Avenue, East Palo Alto, CA 94303
Foundation for a College Education’s mission is to increase the number of students of color from East Palo Alto and similar communities who graduate from a four-year college or university. The vision of FCE is to create a community where higher education is attainable. By engaging both students and parents, FCE aims to create a community of learners who are armed with the right tools and information. Together, they play a pivotal role in sharing this information with other families about how best to take advantage of school resources and navigate the college admissions.
Children's Pre-School Center
4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, CA, 94303-4762
Working parents in Palo Alto have access to an accredited, specialized and innovative child-care center through the work of the Children’s Pre-School Center. With on-going research and implementation of current early childhood development and education understanding, CPSC offers much more than merely a day-care center. Instead, it also offers an award-winning facility, qualified and enthusiastic teachers, as well as programs that encourage play, exploration, and growth. Parents whose children have taken part in the center’s resources greatly value the experiences and provisioned opportunities.
Palo Alto Community Childcare
3990 Ventura Court, Palo Alto, CA 94306
Palo Alto City Council, in 1971, strongly urged the community to take on more active roles within the realms of child care and similar services. Palo Alto Community Child Care (PACCC), established three years later, acted to allocate funds for early childhood care and educational programs. As a result, PACCC has ultimately pioneered and established a network of community child care providers. With an emphasis on providing quality care and celebrating quality teachers, the PACCC is valued as a community leader.
Build It Green
1330 Broadway, Suite 1702, Oakland, Ca. 94612
Build It Green (BIG) is a nonprofit organization comprised of thought leaders and building industry veterans who share a vision for better buildings and a diligence for getting results. Their pioneering work is transforming how homes are built and renovated in California and beyond. They help professionals adopt green practices and grow the market for efficient, healthy homes.
2560 Embarcadero Road Palo Alto, CA 94303
The Environmental Volunteers believes all children deserve to learn about the natural world through personal exploration, so they can become responsible stewards of the Earth. At the Environmental Volunteers we believe that what children appreciate and love, they will protect. To promote the understanding of and responsibility for the environment through hands-on science education.
The Dorian Fund
Administered in San Francisco, this privately owned 501(c)(3) organization supports and advocates Gay and Lesbian rights as well as services. Although the fund’s highest priorities since established in 1997 are with respect to AIDS, Gay and Lesbian issues such as healthcare, education and support are also ventures tackled by The Dorian Fund.
Hillsborough Beautification Foundation
1600 Floribunda Avenue, Hillsborough, CA 94010
Hillsborough Beautification Foundation raises funds in order to transform public spaces such as empty lots, traffic islands, and school entrances into landscaped areas that enhance the beauty of Hillsborough. Sites slated for improvement are often selected based upon requests from residents. HBF evaluates the site, creates a plan, and with Board approval, manages the work with a landscaping consultant. Once projects have been completed, the Maintenance Committee oversees the ongoing upkeep and preservation of the site. HBF strives to provide improvements in all geographical areas of Town.
Inner City Advisors
2335 Broadway, Suite 102, Oakland, CA 94612
Inner City Advisors works tirelessly with entrepreneurs, advisors, employees and sponsors to create a more equitable and impactful economic ecosystem in the Bay Area. Our unique approach has developed many amazing companies who have created good jobs for local residents. The ICA Entrepreneurship Institute has a proven track record of helping entrepreneurs better lead and grow their businesses. We know that running a business can be consuming and stressful, that’s why our education series focuses on developing practical solutions to real small business problems. The Institute also affords participants the opportunity to network with–and learn from–fellow innovators. ICA’s dedicated team harnesses the expertise of a network of experienced executives and industry experts to craft tailored business growth strategies for our companies. This pro bono consulting, based on ICA partner Michael Bush’s renowned 8 Factors framework, is designed to help businesses function and flourish. ICA’s Talent Management Initiative works with our companies’ HR and operational practices, impacting the hiring, promotion, and transition of talent. Additionally, the Talent Management team directly positions talented people in the workforce development sector to access local, good job opportunities at ICA companies. We believe that a company’s success is measured by the growth of the business and the well-being of its employees; our Talent Management Initiative works to ensure that both are happening in tandem.
Marin Community Foundation
5 Hamilton Landing, Suite 200, Novato, CA 94949
One of the largest community foundations in the country, MCF distributes charitable resources in two ways: by assisting more than 500 individuals, families and businesses in their grantmaking locally, nationally and internationally; and by directing Buck Trust resources to an array of nonprofits and schools in Marin County.
Northern California Community Loan Fund
Palo Alto Community Fund
PO Box 50634, Palo Alto, CA 94303
By essentially “funding the future,” the Palo Alto Community Fund seeks to create permanent endowments in support of local non-profit organizations, as well as reward and encourage innovation within Palo Alto’s surrounding communities. The fund began its work in 1979, with the purpose of soliciting, receiving, and utilizing private money that could be distributed to enrich and benefit the Palo Alto community as a whole. It has since issued grants to over one hundred and eighty organizations, totaling an amount upwards of two million dollars. Because of the work Palo Alto Community Fund has done, and will continue to do, Palo Alto will further experience growth, sustainability and support.
San Mateo County Health Foundation
San Mateo, CA
San Mateo County Health Foundation’s mission is to promote and champion the health and well-being of all residents of our community, regardless of ability to pay, primarily through supporting excellence and innovation in the County’s hospital and clinic system. San Mateo County Health Foundation is dedicated to building strong communities by partnering with and providing financial support for San Mateo Medical Center. In collaboration with other inspired and effective health-focused organizations in the county, the Foundation is committed to funding innovative, world-class health care programs for all residents of San Mateo County, regardless of their ability to pay for these services.
Three Swallows Foundation
Since the 1980’s, Three Swallows Foundation has generously contributed grants and scholarships to a wide variety of non-profit organizations. Although emphasis is placed on distributing funds to organizations whose missions are environmental and educational in nature, the foundation gives to organizations and initiatives of all kinds.
A Foundation Building Strength
3825 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306
A Foundation Building Strength is a non–profit organization dedicated to finding treatments for Nemaline Myopathy.
First Baptist Church of Pittsburg
22 Waller St., Octavia Blvd., San Francisco, CA 94102
First Baptist Church of San Francisco, established in 1849, now maintains partnerships with pregnancy centers, urban ministry initiatives, and church-planting projects in order to “reach the nations.” In-step with the belief that God calls followers to act as disciples, members of First Baptist Church are involved in various service-oriented programs that promote social support, community outreach, and personal development. With programs and resources available to individuals of all ages and relationships with the church, there are a myriad of ways in which to get involved with the church and the surrounding community.
First Place for Youth
519 17th Street, Suite 600 Oakland, CA 94612
With the gross majority of foster youth facing futures of homelessness or criminal activity, it is clear that the California Foster Care System is in need of safety net programs. In order to fight such unsettling statistics, First Place for Youth provides affordable, safe housing and supportive services for at risk, foster youth. The organizations programs include counseling services, as well as employment and educational enrichment opportunities. Youth involved in First Place’s programs have gone on to experience housing and employment stability, educational achievement, improved health and community involvement.
1400 Willow Pass Ct, Concord, CA 94520
Dogs for Diabetics provides quality medical-alert assistance dogs to insulin-dependent diabetics through programs of training, placement, and follow-up services; and to, develop, promote and advocate standards of quality, performance, support and disclosure for all medical assistance dog teams. They work through evaluating, researching, and monitoring dogs and clients to continuously improve processes and outcomes for clients. Their goal is to advocate high standards for all medical assistance dog providers, so that medical assistance dogs will become more accepted, respected and available around the world.
Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity, founded in 1976, seeks to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world. In order to accomplish this, Habitat for Humanity builds houses together in partnership with families in need. Since its beginning, the organization has built over 400,000 houses and served more than 2 million people around the world.
270 Peachtree Street NW, Suite 1300, Atlanta, GA 30303
East Bay/Silicon Valley Office:
2619 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612
Greater San Francisco Office (Marin, SF and San Mateo Counties):
500 Washington Street, Suite 250, San Francisco, CA 94111
364 South Railroad Avenue, San Mateo, CA 94401
HIP Housing’s Mission is to invest in human potential by improving the housing and lives of people in our community. HIP Housing enables people with special needs, either from income or circumstance, to live independent, self-sufficient lives in decent, safe, low-cost homes. To achieve our mission, HIP Housing provides Home Sharing, Self-Sufficiency, and Property Development.
Housing Industry Foundation
1730 S El Camino Real, Suite 480, San Mateo, CA 94402
Housing Industry Foundation help individuals and families remain in or return to stable housing and assist with special housing projects or renovations in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties. In addition, HIF supports efforts to identify long-term solutions to the lack of affordable housing in our community. The Board further extends the organization’s community reach by gaining the support of industry leaders who can leverage their resources, funding and skills to complete renovation projects providing knowledge and expertise in many areas; electrical work, construction, painting, and flooring just to name a few.
Mission Hospice & Home Care Inc.
San Mateo, CA
Mission Hospice helps patients and families live life to the fullest. Mission Hospice is a nonprofit organization whose professional staff and well-trained volunteers are dedicated to providing the finest quality, compassionate care to those who are terminally ill or facing a life-limiting illness, and to supporting their families through illness and bereavement. Founded in 1979, Mission Hospice & Home Care has served more than 10,000 patients and families in San Mateo County and northern Santa Clara County.
Monument Crisis Center
1990 Market Street, Concord, CA 94520
Monument Crisis Center provides its low-income and in-need community with food distribution, as well as various safety net programs, such as employment opportunity workshops, health and nutrition classes, English tutors, after school programs, and events for senior citizens. The center, run by a group of energetic, dynamic, caring and purpose-driven individuals who value the crisis-stricken members of their community, understands the importance of seeing statistics as people. Thus, services offer much more than food. Personal well-being and community health is taken into consideration on a daily basis, and the people Monument Crisis Center serves are first-hand recipients of this philosophy.
Northern California Community Loan Fund
870 Market Street, Suite 677 San Francisco, CA 94102
Build financially strong and culturally vibrant communities where each person has access to decent jobs, homes, healthy foods, health care, education, and economic opportunities.
16 Digital Drive, Suite 130 Novato, CA 94949
The mission of Okizu is to provide peer support, respite, mentoring, and recreational programs to meet the needs of all members of families affected by childhood cancer.
385 Bel Marin Keys Blvd., Suite G, Novato, CA 94949
Statistics reveal that 865,000 children in California have a parent in prison, on parole or probation. In these cases, it is not uncommon for these children to be rejected, forgotten, or left without social and community support. Project Avary, in understanding the issues these children face, works to improve the life outcomes for youth who experience such hardships. With help from peers and adults within the community, children of imprisoned persons are given the opportunity to access long-term guidance, develop emotional and social skills, establish friendships, as well as assume leadership roles; they then can help guide and mentor younger children involved in the program. In these ways, Project Avary makes a difference for these children, giving them the resources necessary for leading successful, responsible lives.
Red Oak Opportunity Foundation
1891 Solano Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94707
As a response to the rising instance of homelessness in the city of Berkeley during 1985, realtors from the company Red Oak devised a system to give back to the community, and help those without homes. After only one year, sizeable donations came into view and the Red Oak Opportunity Fund (R.O.O.F) was created. With an emphasis on not only housing but on the importance of education as well, the committee has since grown into a foundation that makes a difference in its community.
16 Ritter St, PO Box 3517, San Rafael 94912
The low-income and homeless population of downtown San Rafael has experienced Ritter Center’s outreach and services first-hand. By providing primary health care, emergency financial assistance, supplementary food, clothing, shower, laundry and restroom facilities, those in need are able to experience a more stabilized life, free of charge. Ritter Center also provides access to resources the low-income and homeless may benefit from, such as employment opportunities, substance abuse treatment and mental health services. Ritter Center’s goal is to help individuals improve their day-to-day lives, and become involved members of their communities.
Santa Rosa Diocese of Catholic Church
P.O. Box 1297, Santa Rosa, CA 95402
A community of peace, justice and reconciliation, addressing the causes of injustice, oppression and alienation within Church, civic community and world.
Willow Spring Church
1689 School St. Moraga, CA 94556
Willow Spring Community Church is a Christ-centered, evangelical, interdenominational, Bible-driven church committed to carrying out God's Word, Inspiring Worship, and Youth Community Outreach.
Mountain View Los Altos Soccer Club
Los Altos, CA
Los Altos Soccer Club for boys was created in 1972, and later became Mountain View Los Altos Soccer Club for both boys and girls. Since the beginning the club has inspired young players in their pursuit of soccer through dedication and determination while never sacrificing the joy of playing the game. With over a 1000 players, hundreds of volunteers, MVLA is a community of families, parents and players who are More than a Club.
3860 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303
With two locations in Palo Alto and East San Jose, AchieveKids serves Bay Area children, aged 5 to 22, with emotional and/or developmental disabilities including mental retardation, autistic spectrum disorder, mood, disruptive behavior, anxiety, and psychotic disorders. They approach and address the child, not the diagnosis.
Adolescent Counseling Services
1717 Embarcadero Road, Suite 4000, Palo Alto, CA 94303
The past thirty-six years have resulted in helping over 35,000 young people and their loved ones find peace and comfort during the struggles of adolescence. Adolescent Counseling Services believes that the most effective tool in promoting a teen’s self-esteem is empowerment. Realization of social and emotional potential, therefore, is achieved through counseling, preventative education, and other various programs. Programs include on campus counseling, after school counseling, substance abuse treatment, as well as community education. These avenues provide resources and valuable information for individuals, families and community leaders who wish to better understand adolescents and the struggles they face.
1801 Vicente Street, San Francisco, CA 94116
Founded in 1851, Edgewood is the oldest children's charity in the western United States. Edgewood Center for Children and Families serves thousands of children, youth, and families that have experienced traumatic stress leading to learning disabilities, mental illness, and debilitating behavioral issues. With treatment and prevention programs, many children and families can overcome these challenges and transform their lives. At Edgewood, youth often succeed for the first time because the holistic approach allows us to identify and build upon the unique strengths of each client we serve. We take a family-centered and integrated approach to our work and focus on issues such as mental health, family relationships and life skills. We recognize that kids do better when action is taken before behavior issues escalate, so our preventive and early intervention programs reach youth where they are - in schools, neighborhoods, and communities. Unique services include the only level 14 residential facility in northern California - the highest level of residential care available before a locked psychiatric unit.
Friends for Youth, Inc.
Redwood City, CA
Founded in 1979, Friends for Youth is providing mentoring services to youth-in-need.
Their Mentoring Services program has helped nearly 2,000 youth-in-need reach their full potential. Friends for Youth has a 90% success rate of creating long-term mentoring matches which is far above the national average. Studies have consistently shown that youth in our program improve their motivation and school performance, demonstrate increased self-esteem and resiliency, and rarely have future involvement with the Juvenile Justice System.
Hanna Boys Center
17000 Amold Drive P.O. Box 100, Sonoma, CA 95476
Since 1945, Hanna Boys Center (HBC) has provided a “haven of hope” for underprivileged, troubled, and at-risk boys – with ages ranging from thirteen to eighteen. The center’s ultimate goal is to give these young individuals the tools necessary to be self-respecting, empowered, and contributing members of their communities. While living on the one hundred and sixty-acre campus, those enrolled in the program have access to a fully accredited school, healthcare, physical education and recreational outlets. HBC, in valuing faith, education and care, makes monumental impacts on the lives of these at-risk youth.
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My DigitalTa2 is helping youth develop the critical-thinking skills they need to manage their own privacy, respect the privacy of others, and use cyber-sense and ethical decision making in their digital lives. My Digital TAT2 believes that creating an online community of kindness and respect is most effective when all stakeholders are involved: Educators, Parents and Students.? Their support to students create a positive digital tattoo and stand up to social cruelty both on and offline.
Sunny Hills Services
300 Sunny Hills Drive San Anselmo, CA 94960
Sunny Hills Services is a private, non-profit organization serving vulnerable youth and their families. Founded in 1895 as an orphanage and farm in Marin County, California, Sunny Hills Services is now a regional child welfare organization dedicated to protecting, serving, nurturing and healing at-risk children and adolescents. The mission of Sunny Hills Services is to help vulnerable children, youth and their families use their strengths to develop healthy relationships and fulfilling lives.
The Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club
The Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club (MPBGC) is a non-profit organization that has served youth between the ages of 6 and 18 years since 1955. The San Mateo clubs is part of a national movement that began in 1860 and now serves over 4.8 million youth in over 4,000 Boys & Girls Clubs across the country. The club’s mission is to inspire and enable all young people to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens. As part of this mission, the staff provides the club’s members with a wide array of educational, recreational and social activities in a safe and structured environment during after-school hours.
My New Red Shoes
330 Twin Dolphin Drive, Suite 135, Redwood City, CA 94065
My New Red Shoes helps homeless and low-income children look and feel confident as they start the school year by providing them with new clothing and shoes and by rallying youth and adults around this effort through volunteer and educational opportunities for individuals, families, schools, corporations, and community groups.