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Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet
3921 East Bayshore Road
Palo Alto, CA 94303-4303
650-962-9876
Acterra is an environmental non-profit that offers solution-oriented work to provide people with hands-on activities to improve the environment.

Animal Assisted Happiness Inc
Animal Assisted Happiness Inc
1030 E El Camino Real #279
Sunnyvale, CA 94087
650-887-0887
vicki@animalassistedhappiness.org
Contact: Maya Higa, Volunteer Coordinator, maya@aahsmilefarm.org
Email: vicki@animalassistedhappiness.org
AAH provides children experiencing health or family challenges animal interaction services to bring moments of happiness into their daily lives.

Assistance League of Los Altos
Assistance League of Los Altos
169 State Street
Los Altos, CA 94022
Assistance League of Los Altos is a volunteer organization that puts caring and commitment into action through community-based Philanthropic Programs.

Bay Area Furniture Bank
Bay Area Furniture Bank
Moffett Park
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
650-969-2100
info@bayareafurniturebank.org
Contact: Susan Overstreet, Volunteer Coordinator, sjoverstreet@gmail.com
Email: info@bayareafurniturebank.org
Our mission is to recycle gently used furniture and provide it to those moving out of homelessness and others desperately trying to make ends meet.

Canopy
Canopy
3921 East Bayshore Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94303
650-964-3110
info@canopy.org
Contact: Katie Rummel, Volunteer Coordinator, katie@canopy.org
Email: info@canopy.org
Canopy's mission is to grow urban tree canopy in Midpeninsula communities for the benefit of all.

Child Advocates of Silicon Valley
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley
509 Valley Way
Building 2
Milpitas, CA 95035
408-416-0400
garret@cadvocates.org
Contact: Bryan Wilson, Volunteer Coordinator, bryan@cadvocates.org
Email: garret@cadvocates.org
Child Advocates matches trained court-appointed volunteers with foster children to ensure that their needs and best interests are met.

City of Los Altos
City of Los Altos
1 N San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA 94022
650-947-2608
bcouncil@losaltosca.gov
Contact: Brandon Council
Email: bcouncil@losaltosca.gov
The City offers a number of volunteer opportunities for residents including City Hall, Senior Center, recreation, and special events.

City of Mountain View
City of Mountain View
500 Castro Street
Mountain View, CA 94041
To promote community participation in City programs by providing volunteer opportunities that benefit the individual, the community and the City.

Community Services Agency
Community Services Agency
204 Stierlin Rd
Mountain View, CA 94043
650-968-0836
Contact: LaDrea Clark, Volunteer Coordinator, lclark@csacares.org
CSA is the community's safety net, providing critical support services that preserve and promote stability, self-reliance and dignity.

EqOpTech, Inc
EqOpTech, Inc
101 First Street, Suite 182
Los Altos, CA 94022
650-559-8338
contact@eqoptech.org
Contact: Lucy Lee, Executive Director, contact@eqoptech.org
Email: contact@eqoptech.org
EqOpTech promotes equal opportunity learning and STEM education through technology in under-served communities.

Friends of Stevens Creek Trail
Friends of Stevens Creek Trail
22221 McClellan Road
Cupertino, CA 95014
408-255-5780
info@stevenscreektrail.org
Contact: Aaron Grossman, Executive Director, info@stevenscreektrail.org
Email: info@stevenscreektrail.org
We promote community pride and involvement in the completion, enhancement, and enjoyment of the Stevens Creek Trail and Wildlife Corridor.

Friends of the Los Altos Library
Friends of the Los Altos Library
P.O. Box 212
Los Altos, CA 94023
We are an organization of book lovers and community members who enjoy raising funds in support of the library collections, facilities and programs.

Friends of the Mountain View Library
Friends of the Mountain View Library
585 Franklin St
Mountain View, CA 94041
650-526-7031
friendsofmvlibrary@gmail.com
Contact: Patricia Kassner, Volunteer Coordinator, friendsofmvlibrary@gmail.com
Email: friendsofmvlibrary@gmail.com
Our mission is to fundraise to keep the community and library connected, communicate the benefits and needs of the library, and support resources.

Grassroots Ecology
Grassroots Ecology
3921 E. Bayshore Road
Palo Alto, CA 94303
650-823-7174
info@grassrootsecology.org
Contact: Kristen Williams, Volunteer Coordinator, kristen@grassrootsecology.org
Email: info@grassrootsecology.org
Our mission is to engage and educate the public to restore local ecosystems.

GreenTown Los Altos
GreenTown Los Altos
PO Box 539
Los Altos, CA 94023
info@greentownlosaltos.org
Contact: Kris Jensen
Email: info@greentownlosaltos.org
To educate and inspire people to take action that will make our communities more environmentally healthy and vibrant today and for future generations.

Hopes Corner Inc.
Hopes Corner Inc.
748 Mercy St
Mountain View, CA 94041
650-468-7890
Contact: Kathy Marshall, Volunteer Coordinator, info@hopes-corner.org
Hope's Corner provides free meals and showers on Saturdays as well as a place for people to feel welcomed and build community.

Just READ
Just READ
PO Box 4459
Mountain View, CA 94041
650-940-7402
info@justreadcenters.org
Contact: Lew Epstein, Executive Director, Lew.Epstein@justreadcenters.org or Libby Karolczak, Volunteer Coordinator, libby@justreadcenters.org
Email: info@justreadcenters.org
Just READ improves the reading, writing and math skills of young people and helps them become self-directed and motivated learners.

League of Women Voters
League of Women Voters
PO Box 3492
Los Altos, CA 94024
650-429-8382
info@lwvlamv.org
Contact: Sue Graham, Executive Director, sgraham@batnet.com
Email: info@lwvlamv.org
We are a non-partisan organization encouraging informed and active participation in government through education and advocacy.

Living Classroom
Living Classroom
PO Box 4121
Los Altos, CA 94024
info@living-classroom.org
Contact: Martha Young, Volunteer Coordinator, Marthay@living-classroom.org
Email: info@living-classroom.org
The Living Classroom collaborates with schools and communities to inspire children to learn and value our natural world through garden-based education

Los Altos Community Foundation
Los Altos Community Foundation
183 Hillview Ave
Los Altos, CA 94022
650-949-5908
info@losaltoscf.org
Contact: Annette Knapp, Volunteer Coordinator, annette.knapp@losaltoscf.org
Email: info@losaltoscf.org
LACF strengthens our community through effective philanthropy and civic engagement in Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, and Mountain View.

Los Altos Educational Foundation
Los Altos Educational Foundation
201 Covington Road
Los Altos, CA 94024
650-559-0445
admin@laefonline.org
Contact: Heather Macdonald, Executive Director, admin@laefonline.org
Email: admin@laefonline.org
LAEF raises funds from parents and the community to provide staff and essential programs for all nine LASD schools, benefiting every TK-8 student.

Los Altos Festival of Lights Parade Assn
Los Altos Festival of Lights Parade Assn
PO Box 996
Los Altos, CA 94023
losaltosfestivaloflights@gmail.com
Contact: Cindy McColl, Volunteer Coordinator, losaltosfestivaloflights@gmail.com
Email: losaltosfestivaloflights@gmail.com
The Los Altos Festival of Lights Parade annually puts on a parade to bring the community together to share the warmth of the holiday season.

Los Altos First Friday
Los Altos First Friday
Los Altos First Fridays are fun, social community-building events held during the evenings of the first Friday of the month in Downtown Los Altos.

Los Altos Kiwanis
Los Altos Kiwanis
Contact: info@losaltoskiwanis.org
Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time.

Mission Be
Mission Be
240 Monroe Drive, Apt 307
Mountain View, CA 94040
631-513-6151
Carin@missionbe.org
Contact: Carin Winter, Executive Director, Carin@missionbe.org
Email: Carin@missionbe.org
Mission Be helps children and communities become self-regulated, happier and more peaceful through evidence-based mindfulness programs.

MVLA Challenge Team
MVLA Challenge Team
1000 Villa Street
Mountain View, CA 94041
650-949-7113
krausegay@fhda.edu
Contact: Gay Krause, Executive Director, krausegay@fhda.edu
Email: krausegay@fhda.edu
We build meaningful community partnerships to support the success of children, youth and families in Mountain View, Los Altos and Los Altos Hills.

MVLA High School Foundation
MVLA High School Foundation
PO Box 1146
Los Altos, CA 94023
650-940-4670
info@mvlafoundation.org
Contact: Laura Roberts, Executive Director, info@mvlafoundation.org
Email: info@mvlafoundation.org
The Mountain View-Los Altos High School Foundation invests in a learning environment that empowers all students to thrive and succeed.

MVLA Scholars
MVLA Scholars
183 Hillview Avenue
Los Altos, CA 94022
650-575-2813
mvla_scholars@losaltoscf.org
Contact: Janet Tornow, Volunteer Coordinator, mvla_scholars@losaltoscf.org
Email: mvla_scholars@losaltoscf.org
We help local, high potential, low-income students achieve their dreams of earning college degrees and attaining professional positions.

National Charity League, Orchard Valley Chapter
National Charity League, Orchard Valley Chapter
PO Box 3693
Los Altos, CA 94024
gaylemujica@mac.com
Email: gaylemujica@mac.com
National Charity League, Inc. is a non-profit national organization of mothers and daughters dedicated to serving their local communities.

National Charity League, Stanford Hills Chapter
National Charity League, Stanford Hills Chapter
PO Box 413
Los Altos, CA 94023
To foster mother/daughter relationships in a philanthropy committed to community service, leadership development, and cultural experiences.

Peninsula Youth Theater
Peninsula Youth Theater
2500 Old Middlefield Way
Mountain View, CA 94043
650-207-5472
ewu@pytnet.org
Contact: Karen Simpson, Executive Director, ksimpson@pytnet.org
Email: ewu@pytnet.org
PYT provides outstanding theatrical learning experiences that develop leadership, responsibility, and foster teamwork in a supportive environment.

Project Cornerstone
Project Cornerstone
80 Saratoga Ave
Santa Clara, CA 95051
408-351-6482
info@projectcornerstone.org
Contact: Michelle Onishi, Volunteer Coordinator, info@projectcornerstone.org
Email: info@projectcornerstone.org
Project Cornerstone is committed to helping all children and teens in Silicon Valley feel valued, respected and known.

Quota International of Mountain View/Los Altos
Quota International of Mountain View/Los Altos
PO Box 445
Mountain View, CA 94042
408-733-5648
phyllisng@sbcglobal.net
Contact: Phyllis Ng, Volunteer Coordinator, phyllisng@sbcglobal.net
Email: phyllisng@sbcglobal.net
Quota International empowers women, children, the deaf and hard of hearing, and people with speech difficulties in local communities.

Reading Partners
Reading Partners
600B Valley Way
Milpitas, CA 95035
408-945-5720
volunteerssv@readingpartners.org
Contact: Monique Garcia, Volunteer Coordinator, volunteersSV@readingpartners.org
Email: volunteerssv@readingpartners.org
Reading Partners mobilizes communities to provide students with the individualized reading support they need to read at grade level by fourth grade.

Rotary Club of Mountain View
Rotary Club of Mountain View
Post Office Box 390280
Mountain View, CA 94039
tkarney@gmail.com
Email: tkarney@gmail.com
The object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise.

Science is Elementary
Science is Elementary
1954 Old Middlefield Way
Mountain View, CA 94043
info@scienceiselementary.org
Contact: Jennifer Urmson, Volunteer Coordinator, jennifer@scienceiselementary.org
Email: info@scienceiselementary.org
To effect systemic change in elementary school science education by teaching students, training teachers, and engaging the scientific community.

Sky's The Limit Fund
Sky's The Limit Fund
Sobrato Center for Non-Profits
510A Valley Way
Milpitas, CA 95035
408-618-8093
info@stlfgives.org
Contact: Debbie Roelands, Volunteer Coordinator, debbie@stlfgives.org
Email: info@stlfgives.org
Our mission is to transform the lives of youth in crisis with financial need through Wilderness Therapy, Family Coaching, and Community Outreach.

Soil&Water
Soil&Water
soilandwatergarden@gmail.com
Email: soilandwatergarden@gmail.com
Our mission is to connect our community through gardening.

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley
PO Box 50458
Palo Alto, CA 94303-0458
650-463-1960
boxoffice@theatreworks.org
Contact: Elana Ron, Volunteer Coordinator, eron@theatreworks.org
Email: boxoffice@theatreworks.org
Our work celebrates the human spirit through innovative productions, new works, and education programs inspired by and engaging our diverse community.

Together We Can
Together We Can
Contact: Amanda Boschken, aboschken@gmail.com
Girls promoting and facilitating charitable endeavors that foster a strong bond with the community.

WomenSV
WomenSV
PO Box 3982
Los Altos, CA 94024
650-996-2200
info@womensv.org
Contact: Ruth Patrick, Executive Director, womensv2200@gmail.com
Email: info@womensv.org
We work to eliminate domestic violence in affluent communities by providing support, education, and resources that empower women and children.