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The Giving Season

December 14, 2010

In case you’re looking for a way to give back this season, we put together this list of outstanding non-profits. Most of these guys are 501(c)3 which means it’s tax deductible!

The Bay Bridged – Dedicated to exploring and enhancing our thriving local music scene.
Oakland School for the Arts – Charter high school committed to exposing kids to the arts. Located behind the Fox Theater!
Rock Paper Scissors – A volunteer run organization engaging community members to teach, exhibit, sell and learn about art and crafts.
SF CASA – Assigns volunteers to advocate on behalf of foster youth.
BAVC – Inspires social change by empowering a new crop of storytellers through technology, arts and education.
Women’s Audio Mission – Through training programs, youth programs and an Artist Incubator, WAM encourages women to pursue sound related career paths.
Youth Radio – Empowers youth and diversifies the airwaves by broadcasting student-developed radio programs.
People’s Grocery – Brings healthy food options to West Oakland.
Roots of Change – Seeks to establish a sustainable food system for California by the year 2030.
The Bread Project – Promoting self sufficiency by providing food service job training to people with low income.
Edible Schoolyard – An organic garden and classroom kitchen at MLK, Jr. Middle in Berkeley designed to engage students in every aspect of the food growing and preparation process.
La Cocina – Strengthens the small business and food community by providing incubator services and advice for new and established food entrepreneurs.

Did we miss one? Add it to the comments!

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