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Volunteer

This is a dedicated page for community service and volunteerism local to Richmond, CA.

Accomplished, beloved Chevron manager bids farewell to Richmond

Almost everyone in town knows Andrea Bailey. Her smile is infectious, and she greets everyone with a warm hug. But the lasting impression Bailey has made over the last nine years in Richmond and North...

Party Richmond packs the Art Center for festive fundraising

By Zach Chouteau One of the city’s most vital venues was at its festive best on Saturday night, as hundreds of art lovers filled the Richmond Art Center (RAC) for an awards and fundraising shindig...
Volunteers sought to assist at San Pablo museums

Volunteers sought to assist at San Pablo museums

The San Pablo Historical Society is encouraging volunteers in the community to assist an all-volunteer staff keep the Alvarado Adobe, the Blume House and the Bunk House open to the public. "We can use volunteers...
Richmond church seeks donations to fix structural damages

Richmond church seeks donations to fix structural damages

By Mike Kinney A Richmond church is seeking donations after officials discovered cracks in the three ceiling beams that support the structure. St Luke's United Methodist Church at 3200 Barrett Ave. has been a place of...
Contra Costa Animal Services offering free adoptions

Contra Costa Animal Services offering free adoptions

Contra Costa Animal Services is offering free adoptions from April 5-7. "We need your help!" the agency posted on Facebook today. "Our two shelter locations are full to the brim and our animals are in...
Richmond Trees invites community to Feb. 11 tree planting

Richmond Trees invites community to Feb. 11 tree planting

Richmond Trees is inviting community volunteers to its next tree planting event on Sunday, Feb. 11. Volunteers are encouraged to meet at 9 a.m. at Burg Park, 2910 Clinton Ave. before heading out into...
Ribbon cut on Unity Park along Richmond Greenway

Corte de Cinta en el Parque Unity, parte del corredor Richmond Greenway

El parque Unity, un proyecto liderado por la comunidad que es parte del corredor Richmond Greenway, celebró el lunes una muy concurrida inauguración y corte de cinta. La gran inauguración del parque se llevó a...
Annual Contra Costa County homeless count needs volunteers

Annual Contra Costa County homeless count needs volunteers

Volunteers are being sought to help with the annual "point in time" count of the homeless population in Contra Costa County. Volunteers must go through training scheduled for Jan. 16. Those interested in attending should...
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Rancho Market mural project moving forward

An ongoing community project to beautify Rancho Market in North Richmond is moving forward after receiving a neighborhood mini-grant from the Richmond Arts & Culture Commission. Now, city officials are seeking five art apprentices who...
Richmond mobilizing for upcoming MLK Jr. Day of Service

Richmond mobilizing for MLK Jr. Day of Service

Richmond is mobilizing for the 11th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service on the Richmond Greenway, an event expected to attract hundreds of community volunteers on Monday, Jan. 15. This year's event...

Latest Articles

Local job readiness program ROP graduates another 44 students

Local job readiness program ROP graduates another 44 students

Mike Joyce has come full circle. On Tuesday, a full 40 years after taking part in the very first Richmond Operational Program (ROP) class, Joyce...

Reinventing 23rd Street

June 21, 2018 Reinventing 23rd Street The fight to highlight 23rd Street's hidden gems. By: Mike Aldax and Mike Kinney...
Valley Nails & Spa in El Sobrante set for grand opening

Valley Nails & Spa in El Sobrante set for grand opening

A San Pablo nail salon that opened in May is set to have an official grand opening event on Wednesday, June 27, in partnership...