Category: Volunteer

Earthquake Safety Resources

Someone contacted me via email about some stale links I had to earthquake safety websites, and she was kind enough to provide a corrected link plus some additional links that I am sharing below:   Ready.gov: Earthquake Safety http://www.ready.gov/earthquakes The Homeowner’s Guide to Earthquake Recovery http://www.homeadvisor.com/article.show.Earthquake-Recovery-Resource-Guide.17321.html Home Emergency Disaster Safety http://www.improvenet.com/a/home-emergency-disaster-safety Earthquake Safety at School […] Keep reading

Second Saturday Rincon Hill Dog Park Clean & Sweep

Please stop by and help pull out weeds at the dog park (Bryant and Beale Streets) this Saturday from 10am to 11:30am! From Marty: Hey All, Our Community Park and Open Space desperately needs some clean up from the recent rains which has brought the weeds out in force.  So, please come join members of […] Keep reading

South Beach Safety website is one to bookmark!

Happy New Year! Start off the new year with an eye towards it being a safe one by adding a bookmark to the South Beach Safety website to your web browsing tools. There is also a Neighborhood Emergency Response Team (NERT) class starting up at the San Francisco Fire Department’s Headquarters at 2nd and Townsend […] Keep reading

Disaster Preparedness – Personal Readiness Workshop

From my NERT friends … Personal Readiness Workshop October 24 Wednesday, 6PM – 8PM Intersection for the Arts 925 Mission St. (near 5th St.) SF Tell your family, friends, co-workers to come to this workshop to learn more about the NERT program. ** To enroll or Recertify – Call 970-2024 or – http://www.sf-fire.org/index.aspx?page=879   and […] Keep reading

Help Clean the Dog Park this Saturday, June 9th, 10am – Noon

Please join neighbors this Saturday morning from 10 am until Noon at the Rincon Hill Dog Park, Beale and Bryant Streets, San Francisco, CA to help sweep and rinse the sidewalks, prune the bushes, and otherwise help to clean up the dog park. www.RinconHillDogPark.org Keep reading

Disasters Happen – Get Prepared for Our Next Disaster Right Now

NERT volunteers Cathy and Gary tabling at Taste of South Beach 2009 Photo: Jamie Whitaker

San Francisco Fire Department Lt. Erica Arteseros walked about 80 attendees through the important actions that they needed to take to be prepared for a disaster when The Infinity hosted her disaster preparedness workshop a couple of weeks ago. It was standing room only! This tells me that there are probably a lot more folks […] Keep reading

Volunteer to Help Underprivileged Youth in Downtown, Chinatown, and North Beach

Our neighbor Vicky would like our help spreading the word and getting volunteers to help with the Building Futures mentoring program at the Chinatown YMCA. To learn more, please contact Vicky at 415-886-7553 or by email at vlee@ymcasf.org The next training starts on July 13th, so do not delay! According to Vicky, “Most of our […] Keep reading

Bryant and Beale Dog Park Clean & Sweep this Saturday

Please join neighbors at the future dog park site at Bryant and Beale Streets this Saturday, July 10th from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. to help clean up the site (picking up trash, removing fennel that likes to grow around here like crazy, getting rid of other weeds and what not) and to let your […] Keep reading

Blood Drive at UCSF Mission Bay on Tuesday

From our friends at UCSF’s Mission Bay campus … please join the UCSF Blood Center/Mobile Unit at the Mission Bay Spring Blood Drive , Tuesday, April 27th from 11 AM – 3 PM. The UCSF Blood Mobile will be parked on 4th St. next to Byers Hall. * Donors who complete a successful donation will […] Keep reading

Bryant Bay Bridge Corridor Clean & Sweep Drop-In on Saturday

From our neighbor Marty Coressel …. This Saturday,  April 10th is the second Saturday of the month –  so the Beale / Bryant Street lot (and future dog park site) will be opened up from 9:00 am till 11:30 am for volunteers to help keep the weeds near the fence and the sidewalk clean and […] Keep reading

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