Category Archives: Health and Medicine

Palo Alto Family YMCA

With a focus on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, Y volunteers give men, women and children of all ages and from all walks of life the resources and support they need to be healthy, confident, connected and secure.

Huntington’s Disease Society of America

The Huntington’s Disease Society of America is the largest 501(c)(3) non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to improving the lives of everyone affected by Huntington’s Disease. Founded in 1968 by Marjorie Guthrie, wife of folk legend Woody Guthrie who lost his battle …
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Sonrisas Community Dental Clinic

Sonrisas Community Dental Center opened its doors in 2001 to provide access to affordable dental care for low-income San Mateo Coastside residents. Last year, we provided dental treatment to nearly 1,500 children and adults who might otherwise have gone without …
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Share A Pet

Share a Pet is an organization that brings people with pets together with other organizations that have individuals that would benifit from pet therapy.

Dogs For Diabetics

The Mission of Dogs for Diabetics is to: •Provide quality medical alert assistance dogs to insulin-dependent diabetics through programs of training, placement, and follow-up services; and to, •Develop, promote and advocate standards of quality, performance, support and disclosure for all …
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Support for Families of Children with Disabilities

Support for Families of Children with Disabilities is a parent-run, San Francisco-based non-profit organization founded in 1982. Our purpose is to ensure that the families of children with any kind of disability or special health care need have the knowledge …
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Alzheimer’s Association of Northern California and Northern Nevada

The Alzheimer’s Association is your 24/7 resource for help, information, referrals and the opportunity to make a difference in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. We offer a broad range of programs and services for individuals and families coping with all …
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Professional Healthcare at Home Hospice

Volunteers are a part of our hospice team and provide supportive emotional, spiritual, and other services to patients and families who are facing difficulties at the end of life. Many of our volunteers are family members who have suffered the …
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