Giving Back

Oakland Zoo

Oakland Zoo is the perfect destination for a day trip with your family. Learn about wildlife conservation, see amazing animals, or attend one of our many interactive and educational programs.

Oakland Zoo takes Action for Wildlife by actively participating in conservation projects both at home and around the world. You and your family can take action, too! Learn more about the ways you can help wildlife and our environment.

I volunteer at the California Habitat Exhibit. My job is to educate children and their adults on Palm Oil. I’m very passionate about protecting open space and ensuring I leave a legacy for the generations that come after me.

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Contra Costa Food BAnk

We distribute food directly to low-income people at community sites and make food available for other nonprofit organizations serving the ill, needy and infants.

Last year I/we raised 500 pounds of food in my neighborhood.

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Wooden Gate Quilters

Wooden Gate Quilts is home to an eclectic, smart, courageous, artistic and generous group of quilters, garment makers, crafters, artists and stitchers.

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Intuitive Writing Project

This writing program offers creative community for women who enjoy writing. It is a time for self-care and self-reflection, a space to clarify our needs and find our own answers. As with girls, we also want to provide women (and moms!) with a place to speak their truth and tell their story.

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