December 13, 2017:

Basket Brigades

Basket Brigade began as a philanthropic project of inspirational speaker Tony Robbins. There are many different ways that this concept can be implemented. Brighter Beginnings’ experience with this activity has been as a collaborator with a Piedmont Girl Scout Troop that has taken on Basket Brigade as a service learning project at Thanksgiving time. The more »

October 26, 2017:

Richmond Family Health Clinic: Mural

If you’ve recently gone to visit the Richmond Family Health Clinic you might have noticed a beautiful Mural on the side of our building. Thanks to the Founding Director of the Bay Area Mural Festival Sarah Siskin, Brighter Beginnings was able to be part of the 2nd Annual Mural Festival on October 2nd- 8th 2017. more »

September 20, 2017:

Playing Together 2017 Recap

Thank You Thank you to everyone who made our 10th Annual Playing Together for a Brighter Beginning fundraiser a success. With your support, we were able to raise over $47,000 for our work with vulnerable East Bay Families. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Thank you to all of our volunteers who made Playing Together 2017 possible: Allen Lescure, Barbara more »

March 23, 2017:

Staff Spotlight: Gina Hernandez

In 1989, Gina Hernandez applied for an Administrative Assistant position at The Perinatal Council, a family services organization focused on reducing the high infant mortality rate among African Americans in Oakland. Since then, The Perinatal Council has grown to provide new services within its mission of supporting healthy births and the successful development of children more »