For 24 hours on Thursday, May 4, 2017 you can make a big difference for Oakland by donating to Keep Oakland Beautiful (KOB) through East Bay Gives. https://eastbaygives.org/npo/keep-oakland-beautiful
From 6 am – 7 am, 11 am – 12 pm and 9 pm – 10 pm, all donations will be matched dollar for dollar on a first come first serve basis up to $10,000 so this gives you an opportunity to double your impact.
Contributions support KOB’s small grant program, which provides $500-$800 grants to citizens and community groups to clean and beautify their own small section of Oakland. Projects have included neighborhood park makeovers, median strip beautification and mosaic projects.
Top 3 reasons to give to Keep Oakland Beautiful
#1 100% of what we receive goes to small grants. We are an all-volunteer organization so we have no overhead costs.
#2 Your contributions help beautify Oakland and benefit the entire community.
#3 KOB, and small grants in particular, cultivates grass-roots volunteerism.