Alameda Emergency Food dba Alameda Food Bank
The Food Bank's mission is to provide nutritious food to the low-income residents of the City of Alameda on a non-discriminating basis. The Alameda Food Bank is a private, non-affiliated, non-profit, tax-exempt agency. The Food Bank is overseen by a board of directors composed of community volunteers. Its day to day operation is run by three paid staff members and over 150 volunteers.
Fisher House Foundation
Fisher House Foundation, Inc. is an international not-for-profit organization established to improve quality of life for members of the military, retirees, veterans, and their families. The Foundation builds comfort homes at military and VA medical centers and gifts them to the government. It assists with the coordination of private support and encourages public support for the network of comfort homes known as Zachary and Elizabeth M. Fisher Houses. It works to educate and inform the military and veterans communities and their families, and the general public about Fisher Houses and provides necessary support to individual Fisher Houses as approved, and as permitted by the Department of Defense, Department of Veterans Affairs, and the respective Armed Services. Other Quality of Life programs include a scholarship program for military children, a grants program for volunteer organizations with innovative plans for quality of life projects, the Hero programs, and individual assistance to members of the military and their families during a crisis.
Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley
HFH helps people achieve home ownership, while they build 'sweat equity' in their own homes.
Family Independence Initiative
Family Independence Initiative (FII) trusts and invests directly in low-income families across the nation so they can work individually and collectively to achieve prosperity.
Downtown Streets Inc.
Give jobs, and more importantly, dignity, to homeless people. Building this work history, along with referrals for training and counseling, helps them pick themselves up.