Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Volunteer

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

Local students use $500 grants to improve schools for 4th annual Potential Project

Local students use $500 grants to improve schools for 4th annual Potential Project

For a fourth straight year, West Contra Costa Unified students exhibited their potential to create change in their schools as part of the Potential Project. This year, students from seven schools and one nonprofit organization...

Discounted Oakland A’s tix to support Richmond-based nonprofit

Here's a great deal: Purchasing discounted field seats for the Oakland A's game against the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday, May 29, at 7:05 p.m. will help support a well-regarded local nonprofit. Girls Inc. of...
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North Richmond market mural takes shape

By Mike Kinney The mural at Rancho Market & Deli at 500 Market Ave. is coming along. The community banded together to clean up and beautify the exterior of the central North Richmond market, which is...

Accomplished, beloved Chevron manager bids farewell to Richmond

Almost everyone in town knows Andrea Bailey. Her smile is infectious, and she greets everyone with a warm hug. But the lasting impression Bailey has made over the last nine years in Richmond and North...

Party Richmond packs the Art Center for festive fundraising

By Zach Chouteau One of the city’s most vital venues was at its festive best on Saturday night, as hundreds of art lovers filled the Richmond Art Center (RAC) for an awards and fundraising shindig...
Volunteers sought to assist at San Pablo museums

Volunteers sought to assist at San Pablo museums

The San Pablo Historical Society is encouraging volunteers in the community to assist an all-volunteer staff keep the Alvarado Adobe, the Blume House and the Bunk House open to the public. "We can use volunteers...
Richmond church celebrates grand re-opening after repairs made

Richmond church seeks donations to fix structural damages

By Mike Kinney A Richmond church is seeking donations after officials discovered cracks in the three ceiling beams that support the structure. St Luke's United Methodist Church at 3200 Barrett Ave. has been a place of...
Contra Costa Animal Services offering free adoptions

Contra Costa Animal Services offering free adoptions

Contra Costa Animal Services is offering free adoptions from April 5-7. "We need your help!" the agency posted on Facebook today. "Our two shelter locations are full to the brim and our animals are in...
Richmond Trees invites community to Feb. 11 tree planting

Richmond Trees invites community to Feb. 11 tree planting

Richmond Trees is inviting community volunteers to its next tree planting event on Sunday, Feb. 11. Volunteers are encouraged to meet at 9 a.m. at Burg Park, 2910 Clinton Ave. before heading out into...
Ribbon cut on Unity Park along Richmond Greenway

Corte de Cinta en el Parque Unity, parte del corredor Richmond Greenway

El parque Unity, un proyecto liderado por la comunidad que es parte del corredor Richmond Greenway, celebró el lunes una muy concurrida inauguración y corte de cinta. La gran inauguración del parque se llevó a...

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135 citations, 5 DUI arrests during sobriety checkpoint on 23rd Street

By Mike Kinney A sobriety checkpoint conducted at 23rd Street and Bissell Avenue on Friday resulted with three DUI arrests, five warrant arrests, 20 cars...

Richmond approves PG&E community resource for power shutoffs

By Kathy Chouteau At its July 28 meeting, Richmond City Council unanimously authorized City Manager Laura Snideman to sign a PG&E license agreement providing a...
WCCUSD launches meal distribution service today; updates locations

WCCUSD reaches tentative agreement with union on back-to-school schedule

This fall, instructional days for West Contra Costa Unified students, who will start the year with distance learning due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic,...