In working with its corporate partners, Hands On Bay Area identifies and recruits local nonprofit agencies that can utilize a company's volunteer support.
Last week, Hands On Bay Area was honored by corporate partner, Levi Strauss & Co.
The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department staff love to work with Hands On volunteers," said Kristin Bowman, director of volunteer services, San Francisco Recreation and Park Department.
In 2002, Hands On San Francisco Day volunteers renewed 11 children's agencies, improved 6 local schools, helped 17 homeless shelters and community agencies, beautified 16 parks and playgrounds and raised more than $70,000 in corporate and community contributions.
is so pleased to have Home Depot's continued support of Hands On
San Francisco Day," said Jessica Russell, Executive Director, Hands On
other San Francisco companies including CT Corporation, Deutsche Bank Securities, Digitas, Fleishman-Hillard, Macy's and Starbucks have worked with Hands On to create meaningful volunteer opportunities for their employees.
Founded in 1994, Hands On San Francisco is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to helping busy individuals make a positive impact on their community.
All volunteers will receive breakfast, lunch and promotional items from the event's sponsors for participating in Hands On San Francisco Day.
Hands On San Francisco Day is an exceptional day of service which empowers volunteers and benefits local nonprofit organizations," said Jung Yun, Chairperson of Hands On San Francisco Day.
For more information on Hands On
San Francisco Day 2002, including sponsorship details and how to register as an individual volunteer for the event, go to www.
Having deaf parents, relatives and friends, I've had a lifelong passion to overcome communications barriers between the deaf, hard-of-hearing, and hearing worlds," said Ronald Obray, President of Hands On.
In addition to joining GoAmerica's Board of Directors, Obray will remain the President of Hands On and will report to Luis.
The Brown Bag Program was adopted to assist Hands On's VRS users in paying the high cost of their DSL or cable modem bills," said Hands On President Ronald Obray.
Obray stated that Hands On initially raised the issue with the FCC itself because it wanted to be certain that its VRS service and programs fully complied with the FCC's requirements.
CONTACT: Amy Bonetti of Hands On
Video Relay Service, Inc.