Meet our community hero: Nithin Parthasarathy

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Know someone making an impact in your community? Nominate them for Community Heroes Award! Tell us about yourself:  Im a 16-year-old High School student and I am from Orange County, California. Im the founder of the non-profit organization Zero Waste Initiative, dedicated to donating baking goods to charities.  How did your organization get started? It … Read more

Meet our Community Hero: Rose Foong

Rose and her car full of supplies

Know someone making an impact in your community? Nominate them for Community Heroes Award! Tell us about yourself:  I was born in Indonesia and was living in Malaysia for a few years. Like everyone else, we love spicy food. I came here as a student and have been living in the US for almost 20 … Read more

Meet our Community Hero: Shovana Thulung

Know someone making an impact in your community? Nominate them for Community Heroes Award! Tell us about yourself: My name is Shovana Thulung and Im from Nepal. Professionally, I am a developer/photographer. I have been living in San Francisco for the past seven years.I created Sew Masks 4 SF as a way to help increase … Read more

Meet our community hero: Kerby Lau

kerby in his garage

Know someone making an impact in your community? Nominate them for Community Heroes Award! Tell us about yourself: I was born and raised in San Francisco, I went to Lincoln High School and after graduation, I joined the airforce as a firefighter before becoming the civilian firefighter that I am now. (been a San Francisco … Read more

Meet our Community Hero: Emanuel Alvarez

Know someone making an impact in your community? Nominate them for Community Heroes Award! Tell us about yourself:  My name is Emanuel and my wife and I are serving and running nonprofit organizations for women and children with needs, escaping domestic violence or homelessness in Guatemala. It all started when we made the decision to … Read more

Meet our Community Hero: Meredith Ayres

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Know someone making an impact in your community? Nominate them for Community Heroes Award! Tell us about yourself My name is Meredith and Ive been a perinatal nurse for nine years.  I started my nursing career in San Diego after graduation from San Diego State University, go Aztecs!  I moved back up to the bay … Read more