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

After Salute's closure, Thanksgiving charity event headed to GRIP

Salute’s seeks donations, volunteers for Thanksgiving Day feast

While anticipating a record 1,300 guests at her 6th annual Thanksgiving Day feast on Thursday, Nov. 23, Salute e Vita Ristorante owner Menbere Aklilu is reaching out to the community for volunteers and donations. ...
Salute owner presents $25,000 check to assist North Bay fire relief

Salute owner presents $25,000 check to assist North Bay fire relief

Those who dined at Salute e Vita Ristorante at 1900 Esplanade Drive on Oct. 27 helped to raise $25,000 for Wine Country fire victims. On Monday, Salute's charitable owner Menbere Aklilu presented the check for...
Steve Seskin to perform at Richmond synagogue's North Bay fire benefit concert

Steve Seskin to perform at Richmond synagogue’s North Bay fire relief concert

Award-winning singer-songwriter Steve Seskin -- whose repertoire features seven number one songs -- including Grammy-nominated “Grown Men Don't Cry” by Tim McGraw and “Don't Laugh at Me” by Peter, Paul and Mary -- is...
Bay Area Rescue Mission sets out to ensure folks are fed on Thanksgiving

Richmond’s Bay Area Rescue Mission dispatches food, supplies to North Bay

On Tuesday, Richmond-based Bay Area Rescue Mission dispatched a truck with food and supplies to help victims of the North Bay's massive, deadly fires. Additionally, the nonprofit organization -- which provides shelter and services to...
Callejón cerca a la Calle 23 limpiado como parte de Revitalización

Alley near 23rd Street spruced up as part of revitalization

By Mike Kinney Community members banded together on Saturday to clean up a long-blighted alley that runs parallel to 23rd Street in Richmond. Dozens of residents helped round up litter in the alley between 22nd and 23rd...

23rd Street alley cleanup effort part of long-term strategy

Community members are encouraged to volunteer a few hours of their time -- from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 7 -- to help clean up a long-blighted alley near 23rd Street...

Fundraisers launched for residents affected by devastating fire

An online fundraiser has been launched to assist victims of a vacant house fire that spread to neighboring homes in Richmond on Thursday night. Residents from both homes damaged by the 7 p.m. fire on...
Fundraiser launched for 3-year-old struck by hit-and-run driver

Fundraiser launched after 3-year-old struck by hit-and-run driver

An online fundraiser has been launched to help pay mounting medical costs for the 3-year-old boy who was critically injured in a hit-and-run collision in Richmond on Sept. 27. The fundraiser can be found at...
Richmond Promise event fills up East Brother Beer Co.

Richmond Promise event fills up East Brother Beer Co.

By Zach Chouteau The nonprofit Richmond Promise hosted a special evening of appreciation at East Brother Beer Co. on Canal Blvd. Wednesday night, giving thanks to the dedicated teachers of the city as well as...
Online fundraiser launched for burglarized Richmond Tool Library

Online fundraiser launched for burglarized Richmond Tool Library

A crowdfunding campaign has been launched to recover losses from the recent burglary of the Richmond Tool Library (RTL), the new resource that allows residents to borrow tools for home and community projects using...

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After Salute's closure, Thanksgiving charity event headed to GRIP

After Salute’s closure, Thanksgiving charity event headed to GRIP

The closure of Salute e Vita Ristorante in Marina Bay has not stopped charitable restaurateur Menbere Aklilu from wanting to continue her Thanksgiving tradition...

Where to get your turkey on around town

Thanksgiving is a-comin’ and with each passing nanosecond, the anticipation is growing for the great American feast. The Rich Life checked out some options available...
Richmond police investigate hit-and-run at Esmond/24th

Richmond police investigate hit-and-run at Esmond/24th

Richmond police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that occurred Wednesday morning. At 9:11 a.m., officers responded to a roll-over collision at 24th Street and Esmond...