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Horace Del Rio, 16, of De La Salle high school, serves bowls of fresh fruit at the Monument Crisis Center in Concord, Calif. where a Share the Spirit grant helped host a meal and food distribution for seniors on Friday afternoon Dec. 4, 2009.  The Volunteer Center of the East Bay, which administered the Share the Spirit campaign, has announced it will be shutting down.   (Karl Mondon/Staff Archives)

Horace Del Rio, 16, of De La Salle high school, serves bowls of fresh fruit at the Monument Crisis Center in Concord, Calif. where a Share the Spirit grant helped host a meal and food distribution for seniors on Friday afternoon Dec. 4, 2009. The Volunteer Center of the East Bay, which administered the Share the Spirit campaign, has announced it will be shutting down. (Karl Mondon/Staff Archives)

The Share the Spirit evaluation committee, a partnership of Bay Area News Group – East Bay Times and the Contra Costa Crisis Center, is pleased to announce the following organizations have been awarded grants for Share the Spirit 2016:

 

Acts of Grace/Grace Baptist Church

Alternative Family Services

American Indian Education Program

Ariel Outreach Mission

AXIS Dance Company

Bay Area Outreach & Recreation Services (BORP)

Bay Area Rescue Mission

Berkeley Food and Housing Project

Berkeley Food Pantry

Beyond Emancipation

Child Abuse Prevention Council of Contra Costa

Child Care Links

Down Syndrome Connection of the Bay Area

Downs Memorial United Methodist Church

Episcopal Senior Communities

FACES (Family, Art, Community, Education, Spirituality)

Family Emergency Shelter Coalition (FESCO)

Hayward Police Department

Hope 4 the Heart

Las Trampas School, Inc.

League of Volunteers

LITA   of Contra Costa; Port Costa

Loaves and Fishes

Love Center Community Development Corp.

Meals on Wheels Senior Outreach Services

Men and Women of Purpose

Oakland Catholic Worker

Opportunity Junction

Saint Vincent’s Day Home

Salvation Army Antioch

Service Opportunity for Seniors/Meals on Wheels San Leandro

SHELTER, Inc. of Contra Costa County

St. Vincent de Paul of Contra Costa County

Swords to Plowshares

Tri Valley Haven

Trinity Center

Vestia, Inc.

Volunteer Hayward

Warm Winters

West Contra Costa Youth Services Bureau

 

This was a competitive grant cycle and we say thank you to all the 2016 Share the Spirit applicants for their great work in the community.