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Volunteer

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

Richmond’s community-driven version of Off the Grid launches today

Richmond's community-driven version of Off the Grid launches tonight from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. The volunteer-run Food Emporium will gather food trucks, live jazz, local artists and family-friendly activities such as trick-or-treating at Hilltop...

Organizers, volunteers clean up 23rd Street ahead of Trick or Treat event

To ensure a safe Halloween event for children this coming Monday, organizers and a handful of volunteers slipped on gloves last Sunday and picked up trash and green waste along eight blocks of 23rd...

Volunteers and vendors sought for Food Emporium launch in Hilltop on Friday

UPDATE: Event organizers have decided to hold the Food Emporium rain or shine. After organizers behind Off-the-Grid declined to set up in Richmond, local leaders decided to launch a similar concept of their own called...
Make 23rd Street safer by attending 'Business Watch Training' event

Urban Transformation to hold naugural Trick or Treat event on 23rd St.

A roughly 10-block stretch of Richmond's 23rd Street is set to become a safe zone for Trick or Treating on Halloween, in what organizers hope to become an annual event. The Urban Transformation event will...

Richmond Rotary caps another year of hard work and donations

In an annual tradition that never fails to pull heartstrings, representatives of the Richmond Rotary Club delivered $100 checks to 28 teachers at Peres Elementary on Wednesday. "Teachers don't get compensated enough to start with,...

500 Chevron Richmond employees volunteer in community this week

Throughout Richmond this week, you may be seeing a lot of people in Chevron t-shirts picking up litter, constructing playgrounds and playing with local kids. More than 500 Richmond Refinery employees are participating in the...

Richmond nonprofit seeks community’s help in building a new playground

A Richmond nonprofit just launched what it hopes will become a community effort to rebuild its playground for local youth. On Tuesday, several volunteers from Chevron Richmond went to Girls Inc. of West Contra Costa...

Arbor Day to add up to 40 new street trees – and a mural...

An Arbor Day event in Richmond next month will lead to the planting of as many as 40 street trees, according to Richmond Trees, which announced the Arbor Day celebration in its latest newsletter. Local...

Free ‘fingerprinting parties’ set for prospective WCCUSD volunteers

Here's how to give someone the finger in a helpful way. The West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) is hosting four free "fingerprinting parties" for prospective volunteers in the coming weekends. The events are a...

Volunteers needed to distribute produce to low-income families in Richmond

The Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano is seeking volunteers to help distribute fresh produce to low-income families and individuals in Richmond. Twice monthly at the Nevin Community Center at 598 Nevin Ave., volunteers...

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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...