Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Volunteer

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

USA Today awards community-led renovation at Richmond’s JFK Park

USA Today recently named the volunteer effort to rebuild John F. Kennedy Park in Richmond last year as one of three 2015 Make a Difference Day Community Awards, according to City Manager Bill Lindsay. The...
Red Oak Victory to close for restoration work

SS Red Oak Victory needs volunteers

The SS Red Oak Victory needs volunteer docents to help explain the ship's history to visitors. The ship, which in 1944 became the 558th ship built in Richmond for WWII, also needs volunteers in areas...
Kiwanis Club of Richmond invites new business owners, residents to join

Little League players have clean fields thanks to Kiwanis Richmond volunteers

In honor of Kiwanis One Day on Saturday, an international day of service, members of the Kiwanis Club of Richmond helped the city spruce up the fields at Nicholl Park for the Little League...

San Pablo Baseball Association launches online fundraiser, seeks sponsor for 2016 season

The San Pablo Baseball Association is seeking a sponsor for its 2016 season and has launched a gofundme fundraiser aiming to raise $10,000. All funds raised will provide local inner-city youth from San Pablo, Richmond,...

Sleep Train commercial inspires 6-year-old Richmond boy’s charity effort

The Sleep Train commercial requesting donations benefiting foster children can really get in your head. But for a 6-year-old Richmond boy, the commercial's slogan -- "Not everyone can be a foster parent, but anyone can...
Richmond residents help beautify city on Cesar Chavez Day

Richmond residents help beautify city on Cesar Chavez Day

Hundreds of Richmond residents celebrated Cesar Chavez Day Thursday by working to beautify the city. In at least three separate locations across the city, adult and student volunteers picked up trash bags, planted redwood trees...
Richmond council proceeds tentatively on North Richmond annexation

Community invited to help enhance North Richmond Ball Field on March 31

The community is invited to help local youth aesthetically enhance the North Richmond Ball Field on March 31. Students from Richmond elementary, middle and high schools will paint and mulch at the ball field near...
Richmond group sets goal to plant 40 trees in Atchison Village Park on Cesar Chavez Day

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

The community is invited to help plant as many as 40 trees in Atchison Village Park on Thursday, which is Cesar Chavez Day. The tree-planting will run from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Curry...
For 10th birthday, newly adopted Richmond girl cuts hair to benefit cancer-stricken children

For 10th birthday, newly adopted Richmond girl cuts hair to benefit cancer-stricken children

Nancy Rodriguez is amazed that a 10-year-old girl can be as wise and as selfless as her newly adopted daughter, Cristal. About a month after Cristal moved in with her new legal guardians -- after...
Grand opening for renovated John F. Kennedy Park set for Saturday afternoon

Grand opening for renovated John F. Kennedy Park set for Saturday afternoon

The community is invited to a grand opening event for John F. Kennedy Park, which residents banded together to rebuild at a single-day volunteer event last fall. The park renovation wasn't quite finished on that...

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Richmond man launches event to honor neighbors who are veterans

By Mike Kinney When Greg McConnell, a local realtor, moved to 27th Street in the North & East Neighborhood in Richmond from New York City...

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Not In Our Town, El Sobrante, a group of local residents that is part a national movement aiming to rid communities of all forms...

Dr. Damon A. Bell selected as Contra Costa College interim president

Dr. Damon A. Bell has been selected as interim president of Contra Costa College. He assumes the post following the controversial resignation of former...