The YMCA of San Francisco is a diverse nonprofit organization dedicated to building strong kids, strong families, and strong communities by enriching the lives of all people in spirit, mind and body, in the City and County of San Francisco, Marin, San Mateo and Solono Counties, through 15 primary neighborhood branches and 100 satellite program sites, by providing a range of health, wellness, fitness, child care, after school programming, tutoring, violence prevention, mentoring, mental health counseling, camping, environmental education, volunteering, and other development initiatives which positively impact hundreds of thousands of lives in the community each year. For more information, please visit us on the web at www.ymcasf.org.ns
The Salesforce.com Foundation harnesses the power of the salesforce.com product and people to improve the lives of those in need. Using a unique 1/1/1 model-1% Time, 1% Equity, and 1% Product-the Foundation reaches out to the community and increases the effectiveness of nonprofit organizations so they can better achieve their goals. We call this the Power of Us. We concentrate on the use of technology, specifically as it relates to organizations with youth development programs. We have supported technology centers around the world that help kids in technology-bereft urban and rural areas hope for and create a better future for themselves. Since July of 2000, our employees have given over 40,000 hours of their time and expertise, feeding the homeless, tutoring kids, improving nonprofit spaces, and offering hundreds of helping hands when the world is faced with devastating natural disasters.
Celebrating its ten year anniversary in 2006, KaBOOM! is a national nonprofit organization that envisions a great place to play within walking distance of every child in America. Over the past decade, KaBOOM! has used its innovative community-build model to bring together business and community interests to construct nearly 1,000 new playgrounds, skate parks, sports fields and ice rinks across North America. KaBOOM! also offers a variety of resources, including a web portal and online community, regional and national trainings, grants and publications for communities that wish to plan a new play space on their own. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., KaBOOM! also has offices in Chicago, Atlanta and San Mateo, CA. For more information, visit www.kaboom.org.