Philanthropy

party in kindness

Nonprofit of the Month: Party In-Kindness

While their kiddos enjoyed a playdate, the Bay Area’s Melissa Smith and Shani Hall let their own imaginations take hold, eventually planting the seed for Party In-Kindness. Here, the friends and co-founders discuss Party In-Kindness’ Love for Local fundraiser and how parties can still give back in the time of Zoom birthdays and virtual weddings.

arden pala

Child Author Supports San Diego COVID-19 Relief

San Diego-based Arden Pala is not only a talented actor, but he authored a kid’s book series benefiting the San Diego COVID-19 Community Response Fund, a charitable nonprofit organization created by and for the community. The sixth-grader at Francis Parker School in San Diego has released The Adventures of Noah’s […]

one step beyond

Nonprofit of the Month: One Step Beyond

One Step Beyond, Inc. (OSBI) provides comprehensive programming and services for adults who have intellectual disabilities. The San Mateo-based organization empowers participants to achieve independence, self-sufficiency and employment through innovative programming and partnerships with local businesses that enable participants to contribute to and achieve greater social participation in their communities.

cheetah #foodgiving

San Francisco-Based Cheetah Launches #FoodGiving Movement

With a global pandemic and the number of unemployment rates rising among the Bay Area, families and seniors are struggling to put food on their plates and make ends meet. In response, the San Francisco-based company Cheetah has expanded its business in order to create programs and movements to help their community during these distressing times.