Alameda Family Services

AFS, Chefs Help Students

Dec 03,2020

COVID-19 has pushed many students to the brink. They feel cut off from their friends and normal support networks. Alameda Family Services (AFS) has been informing students through Instagram that help is available.

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Betty Young &nbsp&nbsp Katherine Schwartz, Alameda Family Services (AFS) executive director, and AFS staff, accept a check from Forbidden Island owner, Michael Thanos.

Bar’s Ceiling Helps Fund Local Nonprofits

Jan 02,2020

Patrons of Alameda’s famed tiki bar, Forbidden Island, have a tradition of pinning dollar bills to the establishment’s ceiling. According to bar owner Michael Thanos, the first customer to leave a bill behind told the story of why.

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Being Part of the Community

Dec 20,2019

What does it mean to be a part of a community? While I’m sure that there are many answers to this question, to me it means looking out for everyone in our community and taking an active role in trying to improve people’s lives. This is especially important over the holidays.

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