Santa Clara County Local News: Community Service & Support


All Local Community Service & Support News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

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04/05/2024
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The Gilroy Foundation will award more than $85,000 to local nonprofit groups at its annual meeting and charitable giving presentations on April 25.

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03/27/2024
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Despite the threat of rain, the 41st annual Wildflower Run on March 24 in Morgan Hill was once again a sold out event, with about 1,200 participants in six races.

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03/27/2024
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Children consoling one another amidst loss. A ragged man offering cookies outside a field hospital. Words of comfort from a colleague, as he shed a tear for a mother's grief.

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03/22/2024
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Two San Jose councilmembers have an ambitious plan to house thousands of the city's homeless residents — but some of their colleagues say it will move the city backwards.

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02/21/2024
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In celebration of the late hyphy artist, fans and friends have organized the a weekly benefit for community initiatives.

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02/20/2024
While Bay Area residents have criticized PG&E for not being better prepared for power outages, Los Gatos residents are increasingly turning to their community for help. Enter Mark Zhang, a “prepper” of sorts who collects supplies in the event of a natural disaster or emergency.

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02/10/2024
Avenidas CEO Amy Yotopoulos announced Feb. 9 that she is resigning as leader of Palo Alto’s senior center, ending a seven-year tenure at Avenidas in mid-June.

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02/01/2024
From all over the Bay Area, bingo players flock to Milpitas Charity Bingo, citing its ultra-friendly staff and volunteers, cleanliness, and fun atmosphere.

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01/25/2024
The Law Foundation of Silicon Valley received a much-appreciated infusion of funding over the holidays: a $3.4 million gift from philanthropist and Amazon shareholder MacKenzie Scott.

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01/23/2024
County leaders may limit how much money they give to nonprofit groups and projects serving low-income neighborhoods in light of looming budget challenges.

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01/20/2024
The nonprofit group Mothers Against Murder is offering a $20,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest of the man who robbed at gunpoint a Taco Bell in south Palo Alto.

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01/16/2024
A new Los Gatos commission is taking a look into how the town treats people who live and work there, and how it welcomes visitors.

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01/16/2024
Lauded for its direct impact, a temporary cash assistance program has helped some of Mountain View’s most vulnerable residents meet their household needs, without stipulating how the money should be used.

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01/15/2024
In celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy, the African American Community Service Agency in San Jose aims to connect residents with educational and supportive services.

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01/11/2024
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The South County Reentry Resource Center opened in San Martin in 2015 before moving to its current location in Gilroy in 2018 with limited hours.

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01/10/2024
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The Gilroy Veterans Memorial Hall, 74 West Sixth St., is hosting Veterans Benefit Days on the first and third Fridays of the month through 2024 with extended hours from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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01/09/2024
At the Avenidas Chinese Community Center, the Lunar New Year is more than a yearly tradition, it's become a celebration of freedom and community among elderly Chinese community members.

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01/07/2024
The Vietnamese American Democratic Club of Silicon Valley wants to be chartered within the Santa Clara County Democratic Party to organize and empower like-minded members within its community.

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01/05/2024
Sunnyvale Community Services (SCS) partnered with 40 local agencies to create the Winter Wellness Fair. Not only did families receive holiday gift cards and food, but it was a festive atmosphere that included health services along with a visit with Santa Claus.

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01/04/2024
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This Gilroy home received a new roof donated by Simmitri and other local roofing companies.

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