With your help, RTP raises much-needed funds for extraordinary
local non-profits at each event we throw. Between the parties,
your volunteerism and continued engagement with your favorite
charities help us build a better community together. Here you can
learn more about the organizations you’ve helped us support.
The mission of the SF-Marin Food Bank is to end hunger in San
Francisco and Marin. It’s a huge job that’s only gotten harder as
our community struggles with a prolonged period of economic
distress and record numbers of people are pushed to the point of
No one should have to suffer or die alone. As the last remaining
AIDS hospice left in California, Maitri provides compassionate
residential care to men and women in need of hospice or 24-hour
care and cultivates the deepest respect and love for life among
its residents and caregivers.
Family House serves as a home away from home for families of
children with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses by
providing physical comfort and emotional support, free from
We Players is a Bay Area arts non-profit that was founded in 2000
at Stanford University by Ava Roy, and has been managed by Ava
Roy and Lauren Dietrich Chavez since 2009. We pride ourselves on
activating imagination within and inspiring creative
collaboration between individuals with diverse interests and
backgrounds. All of We Players’ programs are site-integrated and
Samasource® delivers enterprise digital services through a
unique Microwork™ model that harnesses the untapped potential of
the world’s poor.
“Sama” means equal. Samasource connects poor women and youth to
training and employment in the digital economy. As a premier
provider of digital services, we deliver a steady flow of
work to people around the world.
Global Glimpse’s vision to have every US High School student
to gain a first-hand experience abroad that enables them to
become and act as responsible global citizens is a bold an
Global Glimpse empowers high school students to become the global
leaders of tomorrow through a 3 week summer experience in a
developing country that emphasizes community service, mutual
understanding and respect, and college preparation.
Save The Waves Coalition is a global nonprofit organization
dedicated to protecting and preserving the coastal environment,
with an emphasis on the surf zone, and educating the public about
its value. We are a devoted group of surfers, scientists, and
activists, who share a common belief that our wild coastal areas
around the world are precious and valuable, and need to be
The Colon Cancer Alliance is the leading patient advocacy
organization dedicated to increasing screening rates and
survivorship. Ask the hundreds of thousands of people we help
each year and they will tell you we are an active, caring
community. We know first-hand how devastating this cancer can be.
We also know it doesn’t have to be this way.
In response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic that devastated the Bay Area
arts community, a group of passionately concerned artists,
collectors and art dealers founded Visual Aid in 1989 to serve
artists affected by the disease. Over time, the organization
expanded its mission to help produce, present and preserve the
work of professional, visual artists in need, those whose careers
are challenged because of any life-threatening illness.
Founded in September 2008, Verge Center for the Arts (VCA) is a
non-profit arts organization focused on the promotion and support
of contemporary art in the Sacramento region. This mission
is accomplished through the production of contemporary art
exhibitions, artist residencies, educational programming, and by
providing affordable studio space to Sacramento artists.
The combination of these four elements creates an environment for
the exploration and understanding of contemporary art that is
unlike any other in Sacramento.
Sacramento Splash is a local nonprofit dedicated to helping local children understand and value their natural world through scientific investigation and outdoor exploration.
Splash believes that all children deserve the opportunity to learn and play in nature. It offers a variety of environmental science programs designed to introduce Sacramento area kids to the wonders of science by teaching them about local habitats.
For more information about this outstanding local charity, please visit www.sacsplash.org.
Since it was founded in 1998, Equality California has
strategically moved California from a state with extremely
limited legal protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and
transgender (LGBT) individuals to a state with some of the most
comprehensive civil rights protections in the nation.
The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) amplifies
the voice of the LGBT community by empowering real people to
share their stories, holding the media accountable for the words
and images they present, and helping grassroots organizations
communicate effectively. By ensuring that the stories of LGBT
people are heard through the media, GLAAD promotes understanding,
increases acceptance, and advances equality.
The National Center for Lesbian Rights is a national legal
organization committed to advancing the civil and human rights of
lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families
through litigation, public policy advocacy, and public education.
Founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award®-winning
short film TREVOR, The Trevor Project is the leading national
organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention
services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning
(LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.