Project Level nurtures the creative needs of at-risk and underserved Bay Area inner-city youth. KTVU's Sal Castaneda spoke with their team about their dedication to providing a safe, experiential learning environment where youth can freely express themselves through the arts.
When a crisis arises, World Central Kitchen rushes in to serve meals to survivors of natural disasters and other calamities. The group has been active in California to help people displaced by wildfires, floods and earthquakes, but they will travel around the world to help hungry people.
Non-perishable food, clothing and monetary donations are being collected in support for the Half Moon Bay shooting victims' families by farmworker organizations.
The San Francisco Marin Food Bank said if they get 2,500 new volunteers before Jan. 22 they will receive a donation of $25,000 from the Alice Lam Memorial Foundation. KTVU talked with manger Keely Hopkins about the effort to get new volunteers.
United Way Bay Area addresses poverty by focusing on root causes and building equitable pathways to prosperity. Struggling families in the Bay Area receive help from UWBA to reach their financial stability goals.
Covenant House provides sanctuary and support for youth facing homelessness and human trafficking. They have three locations: Oakland, Los Angeles, and Berkeley, and serve more than 3,200 youth annually, free of charge.
Goldie Williams was given just weeks to live and underwent an emergency liver transplant. She is already raising awareness about organ donations, which are desperately needed.
For Giving Tuesday, KTVU is shining a spotlight on the unparalleled care offered by UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital. Donations enable the medical center to offer treatment and related essential services to young people and their families.
While food banks typically bring in a bounty to those in need this time of year, demand is once again high in the Bay Area this Thanksgiving.
Street Soccer USA’s mission is to fight poverty and empower underserved communities through soccer. KTVU's Allie Rasmus spoke with co-founder Rob Cann about the group's social impact across the United States and beyond.
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month and KTVU is highlighting an organization that's aiming to cure, prevent, and treat type 1 diabetes. The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation hopes to accelerate life-changing breakthroughs.
Sentinels of Freedom, an East Bay nonprofit, helps veterans become productive and self-sufficient members of their communities as they transition back to civilian life.
There are roughly 10,000 individuals diagnosed with cancer each year in Silicon Valley. Cancer CAREpoint serves approximately 2,000 of them, at no cost. KTVU spoke with the Executive Director of the non-profit as part of Breast Cancer Awareness month.
Throughout October, we're showing support for those affected by breast cancer. Today, KTVU introduces you to the Women's Cancer Resource Center, which is based in Berkeley. For more than 35 years, they have been helping people navigate all of the challenges that come during and after a cancer diagnosis.
Patients who have ovarian or breast cancer may receive free services from BACC that include counseling, insurance and employment services, and even fitness programs. KTVU highlights the work of Bay Area Cancer Connections as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer: With October as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, KTVU is proud to partner with the American Cancer Society for its annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walks at two Bay Area events. The walks raise funds for breast cancer patients, survivors and caregivers.
Ayudando Latinos A Soñar is an organization serving the needs of the Latino community in San Mateo County by paying special attention to the health and well-being of farm workers and their families. KTVU's Alex Savidge spoke with the executive director and founder of ALAS.
LatinaVIDA inspires next generation Latina executives to rise to the top in their careers. In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, KTVU spoke with the Executive Director about the program's mission.
San Francisco-based Immigrants Rising, helps undocumented young adults pursue higher education and career goals. KTVU's Alex Savidge talked with manager Rocío Preciado about how the program has transformed people.
The Sirious Baseball Foundation seeks to make high quality, family-friendly travel baseball accessible and affordable to youth in their community, no matter their financial status. KTVU spoke with the founder of the non-profit organization.