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Volunteer

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

Richmond group sets goal to plant 40 trees in Atchison Village Park on Cesar Chavez Day

Volunteers encouraged to help plant 20 redwood trees in Boorman Park

Volunteers are encouraged to help local nonprofits plant 20 redwood trees at Richmond's Boorman Park on Nov. 19. Richmond Trees is partnering with The Watershed Project to plant the trees at the park at S....

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...

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Richmond police slap 'numerous' citations on cars blocking sidewalks

Richmond police slap ‘numerous’ citations on cars blocking sidewalks

As part of a crackdown announced two months ago, the Richmond Police Department says it has issued "numerous" citations to parked cars blocking sidewalks...
Chevron Black History Awareness scholarship application period extended

Local students invited to apply for Chevron Black History Awareness scholarship

Calling all West County high school seniors! The application process remains open for the annual Chevron Richmond Black History Awareness Scholarship (BHAC) program, which...
Richmond Museum of History launches free field trips for WCCUSD classrooms

Richmond Museum of History launches free field trips for WCCUSD classrooms

The Richmond Museum of History has launched a new Free Field Trip program for classrooms in the West Contra Costa Unified School District. The museum...