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Volunteer

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

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Soulful Softball Sunday garners TV spotlight

Early last week, local community advocate Rodney Alamo Brown wrote in the Richmond Standard about how the award-winning Soulful Softball Sunday program he founded in Richmond was now working its magic at San Quentin...

Richmond Main Street celebrates 2017 accreditation

The Richmond Main Street Initiative has been designated as an accredited Main Street America program for meeting the demanding performance objectives set by the National Main Street Center. The honor comes in the midst of...
Richmond wins grants funding new basketball courts, youth programs

Richmond wins grants funding new basketball courts, youth programs

New basketball courts at John F. Kennedy Park and Unity Park in Richmond are now  funded, and the Shields-Reid Community Center is set to get a bike and pump repair station, as part of...
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Community members clean up Nichol Park, other city sites

By Mike Kinney More than 20 community members helped spruce up Nichol Park, the Richmond Tool Library and the city's Community Services Department as part of a volunteer event Saturday. The volunteers participated in the ServiceWorks...
Revamped Mathieu Court Alley now a colorful 'PLAYce'

Revamped Mathieu Court Alley now a colorful ‘PLAYce’

The latest enhancement to this once-dilapidated Iron Triangle alleyway is set to be celebrated on Friday. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., a ribbon-cutting is scheduled for the new “PLAYce” for children that has sprung...
Un día comunitario planeado para celebrar el ‘Día de Comunidad Global’ en Richmond

Good deeds planned for ‘Global Community Day’ in Richmond

Locals are invited to celebrate the ServiceWorks Richmond "Global Community Day" event on Saturday, June 10, when they will have the opportunity to clean up a city park and other sites while assisting the...
Richmond's Fix Our Ferals clinic reopens

Richmond’s Fix Our Ferals clinic reopens

By Mike Kinney More than a year after suspending operations due to funding constraints, the Richmond-based reduced-cost spay-neuter clinic Fix Our Ferals reopened last month. The April 2016 closing of the clinic at 12226 San Pablo...
North Richmond cleanup event Saturday aims to unite community

North Richmond cleanup event this Saturday aims to unite community

The community is encouraged to help participate in a "Sweeping the City" event in North Richmond this Saturday, May 27. The community cleanup event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with folks meeting up...
Farmers' market-style food giveaway launched in San Pablo

Farmers’ market-style food giveaway launched in San Pablo

A farmers' market-style food giveaway has launched twice monthly in San Pablo as part of a collaboration between a group of county physicians and The Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano. San Pablo’s distributions...
Free Richmond-area bike repair service teaches youth simple fixes

Free Richmond-area bike repair service teaches youth simple fixes

by Mike Kinney You probably see it all the time -- countless functional bicycles rusting away in local back yards, all because of a single flat tire. "A flat can take any kid off a bike...

Latest Articles

12-year-old boy shot in North Richmond; suspect in custody

A 12-year-old boy is in stable condition after a shooting in North Richmond on Thursday, and a suspect is in custody, the Contra Costa...
Free eye care clinic to assist homeless at Richmond's Bay Area Rescue Mission

Misión de Rescate de la Área de la Bahía (Bay Area Rescue Mission) prepara...

La Misión de Rescate de la Área de la Bahía (Bay Area Rescue Mission en inglés, o BARM), una organización basado en Richmond, está...

La comunidad está invitada a una visita a la Refinería de Chevron en Richmond

Chevron está invitando a familias locales para una visita de la Refinería en Richmond. La visita gratuita incluye almuerzo y refrescos, y se tomara lugar...