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

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...
Richmond veteran gets free rooftop solar system thanks to fellow vets

Richmond veteran gets free solar system thanks to fellow vets

A Richmond Marine Corp. veteran received a free rooftop solar system on May 6 with help from fellow local veterans as part of a job training program for former and current military members, according...
Nonprofits have until May 18 to apply for San Pablo youth-focused funds

Nonprofits have until May 18 to apply for San Pablo youth-focused funds

Nonprofits and public agencies have until 5 p.m. on May 18 to submit applications for funds offered through the City of San Pablo Team for Youth program. This is the 4th application funding cycle for...
Richmond advocate honored for long resume of community service

Richmond advocate honored for long resume of community service

Rodney "Alamo" Brown was honored during a youth conference at De Anza High last weekend for his long resume of community service in Richmond. Brown was presented with the John C. Maxwell Global Leadership Award during Saturday's...
Donor drive at 23rd St. Cinco de Mayo festival aims to save lives

Donor drive at 23rd St. Cinco de Mayo festival aims to save lives

The annual 23rd Street Cinco de Mayo Festival that draws about 100,000 residents and visitors to Richmond for a family-friendly good time may serve a far greater purpose this year: saving lives. At the daylong...

Richmond event aims to connect young people to volunteer opportunities

In honor of National Volunteer Week, a Young Adult Leadership Bootcamp will be held in Richmond this Saturday for residents between ages 16-24. The free ServiceWorks Richmond event aims to connect young people to service...
Richmond selects three poets laureate for 2017-2019

Richmond to honor local organ/tissue donation heroes tonight

In honor of National Donate Life Month (NDLM), local volunteers will be recognized at tonight's Richmond City Council meeting for their contributions toward the life-saving mission of organ and tissue donation. The proclamation ceremony will occur...
Shields-Reid Park clean up and sports camp events set for Friday, Saturday

Volunteers sought for Shields-Reid beautification event

On Thursday, April 27, community volunteers are encouraged to help enliven Shields-Reid Community Center for local youth by assisting in a clean up at the park, in building planter boxes for a new children’s...

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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...