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December 17, 2020Joy photo collage

Star One Is A Holiday Star Every Year

Star One Credit Union has been a long-term supporter of Family Giving Tree and this holiday season they took some time to do a Q&A with us and share why supporting the Bay Area community means so much to them.


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In the Shadow of Success

As the income gap grows ever wider and more and more Bay Area residents and families are feeling the squeeze, even some of the simple things in life have become out of reach.  


January 3, 2020Joy photo collage


Joy is our business. It is all around but not available to everyone. What does it mean to you? Where do you find it? How do you share it?


January 10, 2020Joy photo collage

A Celebration of Giving

Reflecting back on the Holiday Wish Drive always calls to mind wonderful memories and how giving is so impactful. Enjoy a short picture memory scrapbook from our staff and take the opportunity to maybe share yours.


January 31, 2020Joy photo collage

Inspire Your Heart With Art

Art challenges us, engages us and can soothe us, but mostly, art inspires us. Learn a little bit about a local nonprofit that uses art to help other nonprofits and their community.


April 15, 2020Joy photo collage

4 Ways to Get Involved Today

Even while we all shelter in place, you can still reach into your community and make a difference. Children learning from home – and their parents – need support and encouragement during this difficult time.