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Volunteer

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

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...
Cleanup of Meeker Slough in Marina Bay called community effort

Cleanup of Meeker Slough in Marina Bay called true community effort

A community effort to address accumulated trash in Meeker Slough in Richmond's Marina Bay neighborhood began with a resident's complaint to Mayor Tom Butt. A Richmond resident had warned the mayor that "the situation in...

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Fugitive Convicted of Cold-Case Richmond Homicide From 1983

Sherill Lynn Smothers, a 56-year-old resident of Granite Bay, was found guilty of a cold-case murder in Richmond from 1983 this morning after skipping...

Mocha Moms’ Meetups Empower West County Women

By Kathy Chouteau What do you get when you mix moms, meetups and multicultural empowerment? The West Contra Costa Mocha Moms group, that’s what. The Rich...
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Chevron Stations Inc. hosting weekly pop-up hiring events in Richmond

Chevron Stations Inc. is hosting a series of pop-up hiring events at various stores in the region, including two in Richmond. The pop-up hiring events...