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

Annual Contra Costa County homeless count needs volunteers

Annual Contra Costa County homeless count needs volunteers

Volunteers are being sought to help with the annual "point in time" count of the homeless population in Contra Costa County. Volunteers must go through training scheduled for Jan. 16. Those interested in attending should...
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Rancho Market mural project moving forward

An ongoing community project to beautify Rancho Market in North Richmond is moving forward after receiving a neighborhood mini-grant from the Richmond Arts & Culture Commission. Now, city officials are seeking five art apprentices who...
Richmond mobilizing for upcoming MLK Jr. Day of Service

Richmond mobilizing for MLK Jr. Day of Service

Richmond is mobilizing for the 11th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service on the Richmond Greenway, an event expected to attract hundreds of community volunteers on Monday, Jan. 15. This year's event...
Dine at Salute's today to benefit Richmond Fire and Police Holiday Program

Dine at Salute’s today to benefit Richmond Fire/Police holiday program

By Pamela L. Jones Menbere Aklilu, owner of the popular Richmond restaurant, Salute E Vita, 1900 Esplanade Drive, has pledged to donate 20-percent of her restaurant’s proceeds on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, to the Richmond...
2019 Richmond Promise Scholarship Launch set for Oct. 1

Donations deadline approaches for Richmond Holiday Food Drive

The City of Richmond Community Services Department's Holiday Food Drive -- where city centers throughout the community harbor donation bins for canned good and other items -- ends on Dec. 18, and residents are...
Residents encouraged to help construct new Carlson Meadow

Residents encouraged to help construct new Carlson Meadow

A new park called Carlson Meadow -- located at Carlson Boulevard and the Richmond Greenway -- is being constructed as part of an ongoing project to revitalize the Greenway via a partnership between Groundwork...
Richmond law enforcement officials, church partner to help homeless

Richmond law enforcement officials, church partner to help homeless

With cold temperatures in the Bay Area, particularly in the middle of the night, law enforcement officials teamed with a Richmond church Monday night to deliver resources and supplies to homeless encampments. Two Richmond police...
Volunteers invited to tree planting event in Richmond

Volunteers sought for Richmond tree planting event Dec. 10

The nonprofit Richmond Trees is encouraging volunteers to participate in a planting event on Sunday, Dec. 10. Volunteers are asked to meet at 9 a.m. at Burg Park at 2910 Clinton Ave. in Richmond and to...
Waldorf Realty of El Sobrante hosting warm coat drive

Waldorf Realty of El Sobrante hosting warm coat drive

From now until the New Year, Waldorf Realty of El Sobrante is again partnering with One Warm Coat to host a warm coat drive this holiday season.  The business is encouraging community members to donate...
Bay Area Rescue Mission seeks manager for Center for Women and Children

Richmond community encouraged to ‘fill a bag, feed a family’ by Dec. 18

Community members are encouraged to "fill a bag, feed a family" as part of the 2nd Annual Holiday Food Drive benefiting the Iron Triangle-based Bay Area Rescue Mission. The food drive, organized by the City...

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Dr. Mayra Padilla of Contra Costa College (photo above) about the importance of college and life experiences. Padilla received her PhD in Neuroscience from U.C. Berkeley and was a lead researcher at Stanford for a time before becoming an educator.

Apply now for Chevron’s Somos Employee Network college scholarship

For an 11th consecutive year, the Somos Employee Network at Chevron Richmond is offering $1,000 scholarships to qualifying high school seniors.
Volunteers needed to clean up Richmond Little League fields

Volunteers needed to clean up Richmond Little League fields

As Richmond Little League preps for the 2019 season, its fields could use a bit of love and attention.

Payless to close all stores

By Mike Kinney Payless ShoeSource Inc. has announced plans to close all of its roughly 2,300 stores.