Saturday, May 30, 2020

Volunteer

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

Locals encouraged to contribute to 30th Richmond/El Cerrito Fire & Police Holiday Program

30th annual Richmond/El Cerrito Fire & Police Holiday Program needs toys, funds

For the 30th year, the local community has been challenged to come up big for kids in the holiday season by contributing unwrapped toys -- and, even better, money -- to the Richmond/El Cerrito...
Contra Costa County seeks volunteers for annual homeless count

RPAL ‘Love ‘N A Can’ project needs donations of gift cards, toiletries

A Richmond Police Activities League (RPAL) event on Dec. 19 that will have local youth directly providing assistance to the homeless is still in need of donations, organizers said. RPAL has set out to help...

Food Emporium to return to Hilltop on Black Friday; volunteers needed

Food Emporium, Richmond's own community-run version of Off the Grid, is returning this Friday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Hilltop Lake Park. Organizers are seeking volunteers to help with setting up and breaking...
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...

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CVS in Pinole offering no-cost drive-thru COVID-19 testing

CVS in Pinole offering no-cost drive-thru COVID-19 testing

CVS today expanded its COVID-19 test sites at CVS Pharmacy drive-thru locations, including at the location at 1617 Canyon Drive in Pinole. The self-swab tests...
$12.7M in state grants awarded to enhance two Richmond parks

Pogo Park presents park expansion plan to Richmond City Council

By Kathy Chouteau The Richmond City Council received a presentation May 26 from Pogo Park Executive Director Toody Maher about the organization’s plans for using...
Richmond man, 20, drowns in Lake Berryessa

Richmond man, 20, drowns in Lake Berryessa

A 20-year-old Richmond man drowned in Lake Berryessa Wednesday evening, according to the Napa Valley Register. The body of Christopher Ricardo Terlesky was found shortly...