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KBAY's Good Times & Good Causes


KBAY WEB PSA September 19, 2014

Celebrate and support kids in our community when you join Silicon Valley Team4Kids for fine wine and delicious food at the Team4Kids Benefit for Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital, Sunday September 21st! This afternoon of music, food and fun is happening at Menlo Circus Club in Atherton. Learn more about it at www.siliconvalleyteam4kids.org.
Kara provides grief services for people and communities in times of loss. Join their 5K Walk to Remember and Festival on Saturday, September 28th at Mitchell Park in Palo Alto. It’s a great opportunity to honor and remember someone who has died, to support the community and help sustain Kara’s important programs. You can walk on your own for $25, build a walk team, sponsor the walk or make a donation. Visit www.kara-grief.org/walk13 for all the details.
California Transplant Donor Network
You can help save a life at the Donate Life Run/Walk 5K and Kids Dash in support of organ and tissue donation on September 27th at California’s Great America in Santa Clara! Join over 2,000 people from the Bay Area & Central Valley in the walk of their lives! Register online at: http://5k.ctdn.org/.
P.A.R.T.I. Program
You can party for a purpose – keeping our young people safe from violence and bullies, at the PARTI Program Casino Night at Mariani’s in Santa Clara, October 17th! It’s all to raise funds and support for the program’s bullying prevention programs. There’s a celebrity fashion show to support youth who have been victimized by bullying, great food and music too. Learn more about it at KBAY CARES at kbay.com.
National Down Syndrome Awareness Month
You might be surprised to hear that people with Down syndrome go to college, succeed at jobs, contribute to the arts and enjoy fulfilling lives! Negative stereotypes can limit opportunities for people with Down syndrome. You can open doors for people with Down syndrome and start a chain reaction of acceptance and inclusion in your community by joining the Silicon Valley Down Syndrome Network’s Buddy Walk on October 18th at Lake Cunningham Park. Learn more at www.bayareabuddywalk.org.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Join the movement to prevent suicide. Join the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention by participating in the Out of the Darkness Walk in Sacramento on October 4th. Visit http://afsp.donordrive.com to register today. Walk to raise awareness. Walk to raise funds for research, education and advocacy programs to support people impacted by suicide. Join the movement to save lives today.
YWCA of Silicon Valley
Join the YWCA Silicon Valley for its 24th annual luncheon on October 9th. Enjoy a gourmet lunch with Oscar-winner and keynote speaker Geena Davis who will share her message on empowering young girls. It’s a fun, informative luncheon and a great opportunity to network with other professionals who are interested in supporting our community. The event will be held at the Santa Clara Convention Center, and information is available at www.ywca-sv.org.
Take a step toward curing Type 1 Diabetes at the 2014 JDRF Walk on October 18th at California's Great America in Santa Clara. Learn more and register at walk.jdrf.org. Together we can turn Type 1 into type none. To learn how to help or join the walk, visit www.jdrfbayarea.org.
Silicon Valley Red Cross
Do Do you know someone whose extraordinary act of courage helped them save a life and made them heroes? The American Red Cross Silicon Valley Chapter is calling on all local residents and companies to nominate individuals and organizations, whose extraordinary acts of courage or community service have made a difference in Santa Clara County. These heroes will be recognized at the Silicon Valley Chapter Heroes Breakfast on Thursday, November 6. Visit redcross.org/ca/san-jose for more information.
Learning and Loving Education Center                                                                              
The Learning and Loving Education Center of Morgan Hill is turning 21 and they want you to help celebrate! KBAY’s own Lissa Kreisler is emceeing!  “Turning 21 –Celebrating Our Success” is Sunday, September 21st, at Mama Mia’s Italian Ristorante in Morgan Hill. There’ll be wine tasting sponsored by local wineries, plus a delicious Italian buffet dinner, silent auction, and music by South Valley Suzuki Music Foundation & Folklorico dances. Tickets: https://www.123signup.com/register?id=yqqfp. The Learning and Loving Education Center is a ministry of the Sisters of the Presentation.    
Coastal Cleanup Day in Sunnyvale
Join your neighbors in Sunnyvale on Saturday, September 20th from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., and help to clean up the creeks and roads of the South Bay on Coastal Cleanup Day. Recruit your family, friends and co-workers to help in Sunnyvale! How to Register: For more information or to volunteer, call 408-730-7717 or email green@sunnyvale.ca.gov.

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