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Adopt-A-Family Holiday Giving Program / Bill Wilson Center
Serves Santa Clara County youth and family members through counseling, housing, education, and advocacy.
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML)
Provides leadership that promotes the highest degree of professionalism and excellence in the practice of family law.
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Northern California
A guardian of justice, fairness, equality, and freedom, working to protect and advance civil liberties for all Californians.
American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL)
Devoted to improving the standards of trial practice, the system of justice and the ethics of the trial bar.
American Inns of Court
Designed to improve the skills, professionalism and ethics of the bench and bar.
Asian Law Alliance (ALA)
Helps thousands of people to obtain decent housing, justice in the immigration process, and access to basic human and legal rights.
Asian Pacific Bar Association – Silicon Valley
Fosters professional development, advocacy, and community involvement for Silicon Valley's Asian Pacific American legal community, and promotes justice and equality for all.
Fosters Berkeley Law’s tradition of educational excellence, strengthens the relationships among alumni, faculty and students and promotes the development of law school resources.
Boys and Girls Club of Santa Cruz County
Promotes youth guidance through educational, vocational, recreational, social and character development of girls and boys ages 6 to 18. Their mission is to enable all young people, especially those who most need support, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.
California Women Lawyers (CWL)
Acts as a strong voice in the public policy dialogue affecting women’s rights and the elimination of bias.
Family Supportive Housing
Dedicated to providing shelter and supportive services to homeless families in Santa Clara County.
Girl Scouts of Northern California
Organizes outreach and activities designed to build up girls courage, confidence, and character.
International Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL)
Promotes reforms in the law, facilitates the Administration of Justice, promotes the Rule of Law internationally, and elevates the standards of integrity, honor and courtesy in the legal profession.
La Raza Lawyers of Santa Clara County Charitable Foundation
Creating an endowed scholarship fund to benefit Bay Area law students, particularly those from or who have served the Latino/a community.
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley
Provides free legal services to residents in need living in Santa Clara County.
Legal Secretaries Incorporated (LSI)
Dedicated to educating legal secretaries and promoting high ethical standards among law office support staff in the legal community. LSI’s motto “Excellence through Education” is paramount in the goals and objective of this organization.
LifeMoves (formerly Inn Vision)
Serves homeless families and individuals and is committed to ending the cycle of homelessness for families and individuals in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties.
Momentum for Mental Health
Works to reduce and eliminate the stigma associated with mental illness and mental health care,
through a community relations program that promotes education, diversity, and collaboration. Programs includes out-patient services, employment services, day rehabilitation services, residential treatment, supported
and a volunteer program.
National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA)
Advances access to the legal system for Asian Pacific Americans through fellowships, scholarships, education, and community engagement.
National Cannabis Bar Association
Strives to improve the level of legal service available to the cannabis industry and to make the everyday practice of law for the attorneys serving this industry more efficient, more secure, and more accessible.
New Museum Los Gatos (NUMU)
Engages the community at the intersection of art, history, and education through innovative, locally connected, and globally relevant exhibitions, programs, and experiences.
Saint Francis High School
Imparts Christian values, fosters academic achievement and promotes participation in co-curricular activities, athletics, and the arts.
San Jose Museum of Art
Provides access to exhibits of modern and contemporary art to all of Silicon Valley’s diverse populations and opens minds to new approaches in art interpretation.
San Mateo Bar Association
Elevates and enhances the practice of law in San Mateo County with educational programs, volunteer opportunities, and friendly social gatherings.
Santa Clara County Bar Association (SCCBA)
Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF)
Offers a broad range of resources, tools and benefits that provide information, access to experts and affordable services.
Second Harvest Food Bank
Provides food to more than a quarter of a million people in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties every month, more than half of whom are children and seniors.
Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ)
Promotes the free flow of information vital to a well-informed citizenry; works to inspire and educate current and future journalists through professional development; and protects First Amendment guarantees of freedom of speech and press through its advocacy efforts.
Supports children, organizes families, connects neighbors, and addresses systemic inequalities to uplift the leadership of the Mayfair neighborhood of East San Jose.
Stroke Awareness Foundation
Strives to improve community awareness and to prepare families and loved ones for what may be the devastating effects of stroke.
Team in Training (TNT) / Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS)
Raises funds for research into the causes and treatment of leukemia and lymphoma. Many of the treatments discovered because of the LLS research have gone on to help patients of other cancers and serious illnesses.
Woodside-area Horse Owners Association (WHOA!)
Preserves the fundamental role of horses in maintaining the rural character of the town of Woodside and neighboring foothill communities.
YWCA Silicon Valley
Empowers women, children and their families and works towards the elimination of racism, hatred and prejudice.