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

Bay Area Rescue Mission sets out to ensure folks are fed on Thanksgiving

Richmond’s Bay Area Rescue Mission dispatches food, supplies to North Bay

On Tuesday, Richmond-based Bay Area Rescue Mission dispatched a truck with food and supplies to help victims of the North Bay's massive, deadly fires. Additionally, the nonprofit organization -- which provides shelter and services to...
Callejón cerca a la Calle 23 limpiado como parte de Revitalización

Alley near 23rd Street spruced up as part of revitalization

By Mike Kinney Community members banded together on Saturday to clean up a long-blighted alley that runs parallel to 23rd Street in Richmond. Dozens of residents helped round up litter in the alley between 22nd and 23rd...

23rd Street alley cleanup effort part of long-term strategy

Community members are encouraged to volunteer a few hours of their time -- from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 7 -- to help clean up a long-blighted alley near 23rd Street...

Fundraisers launched for residents affected by devastating fire

An online fundraiser has been launched to assist victims of a vacant house fire that spread to neighboring homes in Richmond on Thursday night. Residents from both homes damaged by the 7 p.m. fire on...
Fundraiser launched for 3-year-old struck by hit-and-run driver

Fundraiser launched after 3-year-old struck by hit-and-run driver

An online fundraiser has been launched to help pay mounting medical costs for the 3-year-old boy who was critically injured in a hit-and-run collision in Richmond on Sept. 27. The fundraiser can be found at...
Richmond Promise event fills up East Brother Beer Co.

Richmond Promise event fills up East Brother Beer Co.

By Zach Chouteau The nonprofit Richmond Promise hosted a special evening of appreciation at East Brother Beer Co. on Canal Blvd. Wednesday night, giving thanks to the dedicated teachers of the city as well as...
Online fundraiser launched for burglarized Richmond Tool Library

Online fundraiser launched for burglarized Richmond Tool Library

A crowdfunding campaign has been launched to recover losses from the recent burglary of the Richmond Tool Library (RTL), the new resource that allows residents to borrow tools for home and community projects using...
Community invited to help paint Rancho Market in North Richmond

Community invited to help paint Rancho Market in North Richmond

The Rancho Market store in North Richmond will soon receive a paint job thanks to a community effort. Supervisor John Gioia’s office is partnering with the city of Richmond as well as sponsors The Home...
Hundreds of employees taking part in Chevron Volunteer Week

Hundreds of employees taking part in Chevron Volunteer Week

Hundreds of Chevron Richmond Refinery employees have been allowed to take time off work this week in order to commit acts of community volunteerism – part of the annual Chevron Volunteer Week. About 450 Chevron...

Fundraiser started in wake of De Anza High student’s death

The community is mourning the sudden passing of De Anza High student Christopher Walker, who reportedly died after collapsing at school last week. On Wednesday, Sept. 13, Christopher "was surrounded by his best friends and...

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Richmond community encouraged to 'fill a bag, feed a family' by Dec. 18

Richmond community encouraged to ‘fill a bag, feed a family’ by Dec. 18

Community members are encouraged to "fill a bag, feed a family" as part of the 2nd Annual Holiday Food Drive benefiting the Iron Triangle-based...
Richmond man shot by BART police recovering

Richmond man shot by BART police recovering

The man who was shot by BART police near Richmond station last week has been identified as 21-year-old Jeremiah Witherspoon, who is recovering from...
Mayor recounts Hotel Mac's role in 'Annual Turkey Shoot'

Mayor recounts Hotel Mac’s role in ‘Annual Turkey Shoot’

Organizers of the Point Richmond Annual Turkey Shoot appear compelled to remind people that "no turkeys are harmed during this event." Recently, Mayor Tom Butt...