Tag Archives: Fundraising

In an effort to raise money for their domestic violence program that helps victims, the Latina Center held a Gran Kermes event at their center on Saturday, Oct. 29. Photo by Angeline Bernabe.

Nonprofit helping victims of domestic violence holds fundraiser, faces funding gap

The Latina Center on Barrett Avenue offered up lively mariachi performances, elotes and pozole at last Saturday’s “Gran Kermes,” an event organized to raise money for the nonprofit organization’s ¡Ya Basta! program, which assists local...
Jonny Perez warms up in the ring before suiting up to spar. (Photo by Brittany Kirstin)

Community-minded boxer seeks funding to reach national competition

Richmond boxer Jonny Perez has supported the community by helping formerly incarcerated residents readjust to life on the outside. Now, he hopes people will help achieve his goal of competing nationally.
About 60 people jetted around the Salesian High School track on Saturday Sept. 29 for the fifth annual Friends of the Poor walk.

Vincentian volunteers walk for the needy

Members of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, representing six Catholic parishes in Contra Costa County, pledged a monetary donation and were welcome to walk or run as little or as much as they...