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Thanks to the support of YMCA of Silicon Valley we are able to share new features like Community Kindness on The Redwood City Pulse. Community Kindness shares stories dedicated to the organizations and people who are making a difference in Redwood City.

 

From bookworm to fungi fanatic: Meet Midpen’s longest serving docent naturalist

From bookworm to fungi fanatic: Meet Midpen’s longest serving docent naturalist

Chris MacIntosh hopes to continue inspiring the public to find wonder in the natural environment.
Hundreds of miles, thousands of dollars: A Redwood City resident takes on the biggest ride of his life

Hundreds of miles, thousands of dollars: A Redwood City resident takes on the biggest ride of his life

Next month, 69-year-old Harvey Bondar will ride to Los Angeles to raise funds and awareness for arthritis.
An all women, Latina-led counseling center is the first to offer fully bilingual services for everyone

An all women, Latina-led counseling center is the first to offer fully bilingual services for everyone

Una Vida officially opened its doors in late June with home-cooked pupusas and a commitment to the Spanish-speaking community
After 50 years and a pandemic, a team of book lovers are helping keep the library afloat

After 50 years and a pandemic, a team of book lovers are helping keep the library afloat

Friends of the Redwood City Public Library has built a legacy on cheap books and homegrown honey
‘Everybody hits, everybody scores’: The Miracle League makes baseball accessible to children and adults of all abilities

‘Everybody hits, everybody scores’: The Miracle League makes baseball accessible to children and adults of all abilities

The Miracle League of SF Peninsula, which plays weekly games at Hawes Park in Redwood City, is in its fourth season and has grown from 15 kids to around 40
Graduating Cañada student is raising money to help families like her own in Ukraine

Graduating Cañada student is raising money to help families like her own in Ukraine

Daria Dmytrenko wants to fight complacency with awareness
Nonprofit seeking San Mateo County nominees for 'Women of Courage' award

Nonprofit seeking San Mateo County nominees for 'Women of Courage' award

Winners will each receive $25,000. 
Redwood City's Grocery Outlet gives back to the community, provides food to nonprofits

Redwood City's Grocery Outlet gives back to the community, provides food to nonprofits

One year, Grocery Outlet donated 100 hams to St. Anthony's Dining Room
Redwood City resident builds Little Free Libraries, donates books to children all over city

Redwood City resident builds Little Free Libraries, donates books to children all over city

Barker’s team last year restocked about 6,000 books in Little Free Libraries
Local Superhero Ivan Martinez of Redwood City PAL knows how to make an impact

Local Superhero Ivan Martinez of Redwood City PAL knows how to make an impact

“I'm very fortunate to say that I get to serve my home community, and so it goes beyond the 9-to-5,” Martinez said