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Silicon Valley Pet Project
Looking for a new family member? Warm your heart and be part of the solution to save the life of an animal. Silicon Valley Pet Project rescues dogs and cats from Silicon Valley’s largest shelter, the San Jose Animal Care Center. Find out more about this great organization and partner for Silicon Valley’s Next Top Pet at svpetproject.org
Jubilee Wellness Festival
The 7th Annual Post Street Jubilee Festival happens in downtown San José on Saturday, September 21st. Jubilee is the largest LGBTQ wellness festival in the Bay Area and is FREE for ALL to attend. Proceeds benefit HIV/AIDS services and outreach initiatives throughout Silicon Valley. Learn more at poststjubilee.com/.
CASA Child Advocates of Silicon Valley
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley is a member of the National CASA organization, supporting children in the foster care system who have experienced abuse and neglect. Become a Court Appointed Special Advocate and make a difference in the life of a child at bemyadvocate.org.
College of Adaptive Arts
The College of Adaptive Arts in San Jose is turning adults with disabilities into successful contributing citizens through the arts. Students can flourish and thrive and continue to push the boundaries of their potential. CAA offers classes in the arts, health, and wellness. Scholarships are available at collegeofadaptivearts.org/
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley (RTSV)
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley believes everyone deserves to live in a safe and healthy home. They help to preserve affordable housing by providing critical repairs and accessibility modifications for low-income homeowners at no cost. The majority of the families served are seniors or people with disabilities.
Almaden Valley Counseling Service
The Almaden Valley Counseling Service is a community-based, nonprofit counseling agency committed to meeting the mental health concerns of all ages with an emphasis on youth. AVCS supports and promotes personal growth, positive family relationships and emotional well-being. Learn more at avcounseling.org/
Sacred Heart Community Service
Sacred Heart Community Service offers a housing program which helps people with financial assistance to prevent them from becoming homeless or to keep them stably housed. They assist with past-due rent and rental deposit.
The Billy DeFrank LGBTQ Community Center
The Billy DeFrank Community Center provides services to Silicon Valley’s LGBTQ community and their allies. Their mission is to provide a broad array of opportunities and programs, a dedicated and caring staff, and a spirit of community that celebrates diversity. See the services they have to offer at defrankcenter.org/
First Community Housing
First Community Housing is making a positive impact on our community by building high quality, sustainable, 100% affordable housing developments. They also offer resident services that meet the needs of those who earn less than the area’s median income. Get more information at firstcommunityhousing.org/