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Volunteer

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

Richmond's Fix Our Ferals clinic reopens

Richmond’s Fix Our Ferals clinic reopens

By Mike Kinney More than a year after suspending operations due to funding constraints, the Richmond-based reduced-cost spay-neuter clinic Fix Our Ferals reopened last month. The April 2016 closing of the clinic at 12226 San Pablo...
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...

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Richmond’s Soulful Softball Sunday brings its magic to prison

By Rodney Alamo Brown The people of Richmond have proven in recent years that we can work together to build a safer community that focuses...
Man killed in shooting on 20th Street in Richmond

18-year-old Richmond man fatally shot Saturday; father arrested

A father has been suspected in the fatal shooting of his 18-year-old son in Richmond on Saturday, according to the Contra Costa Coroner's Office. Carlos...
Taxpayer advocacy comes to West County

Taxpayer advocacy comes to West County

By Susan L. Pricco Who enjoys paying taxes?  In the words of Benjamin Franklin, “…in this world nothing can be said to be certain,...