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Volunteer

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

Richmond restaurant owner delivers check for hurricane relief

Richmond restaurant owner delivers check for hurricane relief

Today, Menbere Aklilu, owner of the Salute E Vita restaurant in Marina Bay, presented a check to Richmond Mayor Tom Butt for $13,298.71 at Richmond City Hall. That check will be delivered to the American...

Richmond Sea Scouts recruiting new members, holding fundraiser

The Richmond Sea Scouts program for ages 13 to 18 is recruiting new members. The local program is also holding an all-you-can-eat Spaghetti dinner fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 9, for just $15 per person...

Salute to donate Friday sales to Hurricane Harvey relief

Menbere Aklilu, an Ethiopian immigrant, domestic violence survivor and the charitable owner of Richmond’s Salute E Vita Ristorante, has announced that all sales at her restaurant on Friday, Sept. 8 will be donated to...
Richmond Trees recognized for caring for city's urban forest

Richmond Trees recognized for caring for city’s urban forest

The volunteer-run group that has been greening the city of Richmond one tree at a time since 2011 was recently recognized for its efforts by the California Urban Forests Council. Lee Micheaux and the nonprofit...
'That's My Dog' raising funds to feed Hurricane Harvey survivors

‘That’s My Dog’ raising funds to feed Hurricane Harvey survivors

The Muccular family, owners of the Richmond-born, often charitable "That's My Dog" food business, recently moved to Katy, Tex., just west of Houston, in order to expand their business. On Wednesday, they sent the...
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Little Caesars ‘Love Kitchen’ parks in Richmond

The Little Caesars Love Kitchen parked in front of the Bay Area Rescue Mission at 200 Macdonald Ave. in Richmond on Wednesday. In its third visit to the Richmond shelter and resources center, the big-rig...
Richmond restaurant owner delivers check for hurricane relief

Richmond author to donate book sales from event to local charities

Richmond author Christine Volker is set to discuss her debut mystery novel, Venetian Blood: Murder in a Sensuous City, at Salute e Vita Ristorante in the Marina Bay neighborhood on Sunday, Sept. 10 --...
Little Caesers Love Kitchen to park in Richmond on Wednesday, Aug. 30

Little Caesers Love Kitchen to park in Richmond on Wednesday, Aug. 30

The Little Caesers Love Kitchen is set to return to Richmond for a third time in order to cook up and serve pizzas to needy families. The big-rig equipped with a pizza kitchen is set...
Volunteers beautify Nichol Park ahead of Soulful Softball Sunday

Volunteers beautify Nichol Park ahead of Soulful Softball Sunday

The softball field, bleachers and other structures at Nichol Park have received a volunteer-led renovation in recent days courtesy of the group that is set to hold another highly-anticipated Soulful Softball Sunday event on...

Volunteers sought to coach local students in writing

The highly regarded WriterCoach Connection (WCC) program is looking to train more volunteers with the ability to help local students develop their writing skills. The program brings volunteers to Lavonya DeJean Middle School, Kennedy High...

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$825,000 gift to support Contra Costa College business students

Retired biz professor’s estate gifts $825,000 to Contra Costa College

The Contra Costa College Foundation announced Monday that it received a gift of $825,000 from the estate of retired business professor Stephen C. Schaefer...
East Brother Beer Co., Richmond Promise to host teacher appreciation event Wednesday

East Brother Beer Co., Richmond Promise to host teacher appreciation event Wednesday

Teachers and counselors will be celebrated at East Brother Beer Co. in Richmond on Wednesday, Sept. 27, when the brewery hosts the first "Cheers...

Richmond police convince suicidal man to drop knife

An armed, suicidal man in an Iron Triangle home took to Facebook Live during his moment of heightened distress last week -- but two...