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Berkeley Information Network (BIN)

The Berkeley Information Network is a database of community resources: local organizations, agencies, services, non profits, clubs, in and around Berkeley. It also includes information on museums, disabled services, low-cost legal aid, recycling, schools, emergency dental referrals, parks, summer camps, senior resources, job lines, consumer groups and more. FAQ!

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International Bird Rescue

Dedicated to mitigating the human impact on aquatic birds and other wildlife, worldwide (Full Record)

See all Employment/Labor -- Volunteer Programs


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East Bay Food Not Bombs

East Bay Food Not Bombs is an alternative food distribution organization serving free, vegetarian food in public places to people in need. Meals in Berkeley are Monday - Friday, People's Park, between Dwight & Haste, above Telegraph Ave., Berkeley -- 3 pm. Volunteers to help with cooking welcome. (Full Record)


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Bay Area Community Services (BACS)

From homelessness to housing: BACS Housing & Counseling program provides comprehensive guidance covering everything about finding and keeping housing. Classes throughout Bay Area, Monday-Friday, 10:30 am. (Full Record)


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Bike East Bay

Non-profit coalition that promotes healthy, sustainable communities by making bicycling safe, fun and accessible. (Full Record)

See all Transportation -- Bicycling