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Shower House Ministries helps homeless with showers, food, clothes

Photo: Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group Denise Caine once lived in a big four-bedroom house in downtown Antioch and worked in a ...
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Drivers for Survivors offers rides, companionship for cancer fighters

Photos: Anda Chu/Bay Area News Group It would be understandable for Ethel Adeleke to feel intimidated walking into her radiation treatments every ...
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Meals on Wheels provides more than food to homebound seniors

Photo: Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group Every weekday about 9:30 a.m., the buzzer sounds at the front door of Willie Tolliver’s bungalow ...
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Jion Academy helps young women reach their highest potential

Photo: Dylan Bouscher/Bay Area News Group Kori Douglas hated the idea at first. Her grandfather “was always signing us up for stuff,” ...
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Oakland eatery gives second chances

Photo: Jane Tyska/Bay Area News Group Sean Brekke-Miesner had spent a decade working in kitchens when he noticed application stacks were growing ...
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Options Recovery Services offers sober living, treatment in East Bay

Photo: Aric Crabb/Bay Area News Group Tom Gorham entered a sober-living facility in Berkeley in 1998 after a decade of homelessness because ...
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