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 hunger.
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 financial concerns.
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 intrinsically interactive.
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 inspiring one.
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 protected.
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.