Share the Spirit 2020 stories of help and hope.

 

Davis Street provides food, holiday cheer for East Bay families

Things haven’t always been easy for Gina Harris and her son, Oliver. But, fortunately, they’ve had the Davis Street Community Center in ...
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Fred Finch therapists find new ways to reach socially-distanced clients

As the coronavirus pandemic forces many people to stay at home, Fred Finch Youth & Family Services is finding ways to embrace distance ...
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211 Alameda County helps thousands each year connect to services

VM always considered herself “an overcomer,” especially when it came to helping others overcome their own adversity. There was the time she ...
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Beyond Emancipation helps Oakland woman find stability after a life bouncing from place to place

Growing up in a whirlwind of households – spun around from her parents’ home to foster care, to apartments of various relatives ...
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Opportunity Junction’s career training restores lives

There’s pride in the portrait Gwenette Moore uploaded to her LinkedIn profile, head erect and smiling directly into the camera. But the ...
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Even during the pandemic, BORP keeps disabled participants active

Ben Thornton is dribbling a basketball in Arizona these days, but the sound of the ball pounding the hardwood floor brings him ...
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