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April Nonprofit of the Month: Hack the Hood

April Nonprofit of the Month: Hack the Hood

Oaklandish is proud to announce Hack the Hood as our April Nonprofit of the Month! Winner of a 2017 Oaklandish Innovator Award, Hack the Hood introduces low-income youth of color to careers in tech by hiring and training them to build websites for small businesses in their own communities. During six-week “bootcamps,” young people gain […]

March Nonprofit of the Month event recap

This past Saturday, March 18th, 2017, we hosted our Nonprofit of the Month Youth ALIVE! at our Dimond retail store on Fruitvale Avenue. The Youth ALIVE! reps were enthusiatic and energized to tell all of the Dimond district passers-by about their efforts in the Teens on Target program – a program of Youth ALIVE! primarily […]

July NOM: The Town Kitchen event recap

This past Sunday was a great Non-Profit of the Month Event! We were lucky to host and enthusiastic group of individuals from The Town Kitchen at our Broadway retail location. Their activity? A salsa competition! No, there was no dancing involved but some of the flavors incorporated into Roger’s, Zayah’s, Tracy’s, and Brian’s salsas had our […]

July Nonprofit of the Month: The Town Kitchen

July Nonprofit of the Month: The Town Kitchen

Oaklandish is proud to announce The Town Kitchen as our Nonprofit of the Month for July! The Town Kitchen, also the recipient of one of our 2016 Innovators Awards, was started with one goal in mind: to create a community through local food, one where low-income Oakland youths are able to shine. The Town Kitchen delivers […]

May Nonprofit of the Month: Peralta Colleges Foundation

May Nonprofit of the Month: Peralta Colleges Foundation

Oaklandish is proud to announce Peralta Colleges Foundation as our Nonprofit of the Month for May! Founded in 1971, the Peralta Colleges Foundation works to enhance the intellectual, cultural and education needs of the Peralta College students, faculty and staff. Their programs provide scholarships and serve to financially support the academic and athletic departments and student groups. The Peralta […]

April Nonprofit of the Month: Bottoms Up Community Garden

April Nonprofit of the Month: Bottoms Up Community Garden

Oaklandish is proud to announce Bottoms Up Community Garden as our Nonprofit of the Month for April! Based in West Oakland, California, Bottoms Up Community Garden is a community-based organization that grows food on three separate lots, experimenting with urban agriculture and inspiring the local community to engage in food security. Located at 8th and Peralta, […]

20,000 Lunches Delivered!

20,000 Lunches Delivered!

Spring has sprung and Oaklandish has news from one of our 2016 Innovator Award winning non profits: The Town Kitchen!   It’s hard to believe that this time last year, The Town Kitchen had just delivered their first 1000 meals. It was a huge milestone then and we’re looking forward to sharing many more. What’s […]

March Nonprofit of the Month: Youth Alive!

March Nonprofit of the Month: Youth Alive!

Oaklandish is proud to announce Youth ALIVE! as our Nonprofit of the Month for March! Youth ALIVE! is also a 2016 Oaklandish Innovators Award winner, receiving a financial grant in addition to year-round partnership and continued support. Based in Oakland, California, Youth ALIVE! trains teens to lead violence prevention workshops with younger students, hiring young […]

February Nonprofit of the Month: The Hidden Genius Project

February Nonprofit of the Month: The Hidden Genius Project

Oaklandish is proud to announce The Hidden Genius Project as our Nonprofit of the Month for February! The Hidden Genius Project is also a 2016 Oaklandish Innovators Award winner, receiving a financial grant in addition to year-round partnership and continued support. Based in Oakland, California, The Hidden Genius Project applies a targeted universalism approach to […]
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