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Volunteer

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

Salute's to donate 100-percent of Friday sales to assist fire victims

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...

Richmond restaurant owner celebrates birthday with fundraiser

Leave it to Richmond restaurant owner Menbere Aklilu—aka ‘Menbe’—to turn her own birthday celebration into an opportunity to help those in need. Menbe has invited residents to come share in her upcoming birthday celebration at...

Richmond nonprofit leader honored for helping the homeless

Reverend John M. Anderson, president and CEO of Richmond’s Bay Area Rescue Mission, has been honored with the Russ Reid Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Association of Gospel Rescue Missions at their conference...

Richmond receives $1.7 million for park upgrades

The California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) has announced that the City of Richmond will receive $1,710,829 for housing-related park improvements. This is the third-largest allocation in the state, with only the City...
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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...

Latest Articles

Food production biz set to hire 200-plus Richmond residents

A food production company set to open in Richmond is not only investing $15 million in improvements in a 102,000 square industrial building on...
Richmond rising as events hub

Richmond rising as events hub

By Zach Chouteau A look at the recent revamp of the Visit Richmond website reveals a sleekly improved platform with a renewed emphasis on luring...

Chevron Speaks to Don Lorz, Metals Craft Trainer at the Richmond Refinery

Tell us about your career at Chevron. I started as an apprentice at Chevron in 1985, following in my dad’s footsteps who was a pipefitter...