5 Great Places to Volunteer In Pleasanton

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We’re honored to serve the community as Pleasanton dentists, but we’re even more honored to share a community with some truly amazing charitable organizations.

If you’d like to give back, we urge you to consider volunteering with some of the groups listed below.

Tri Valley Animal Rescue

Serving the Tri-Valley area since 1992, this rescue works with local shelters and rescue groups to help avoid the unnecessary euthanasia of homeless animals. They help animals socialize, find them foster homes, and give them a second chance at life.

They also provide medical care when needed and help educate the public about spaying and neutering. Most importantly, their adoption program matches homeless animals with new owners.

East Bay SPCA

The SPCA is one of the most well known and respected organizations in America devoted to helping animals in need, and the East Bay SPCA is one of the longest running. They began as the Oakland SPCA all the way back in 1874!

Their mission is to look out for the welfare of dogs and cats in our area, including eliminating animal abuse and helping educate people on ways to eliminate animal overpopulation. As dentists in Pleasanton, CA and as animal lovers, we wholeheartedly endorse their efforts.

Pleasanton Library

Did you know that your local library can use volunteers, too? You can help them provide their vital services – and in today’s day and age, the library’s services extend far beyond just books.

They are a valuable resource for those seeking jobs, they offer movies, music and other media, and provide a free conduit to the world’s information, including the World Wide Web.

They are looking for volunteers to help with being reading coaches, to read to children, to support their book sales, and more.

Open Heart Kitchen

Preparing meals for the hungry in the Tri-Valley area is no small task, but since 1995 that’s exactly what the Open Heart Kitchen has been doing. Every single weekday they are at multiple locations in Pleasanton, Livermore and Dublin helping to serve those in need.

No judgment, just help to those who need a little boost. They serve nearly 300,000 meals annually, and they do much of it with the help of volunteers like you.

Tri Valley Haven

They’ve been around for four decades, and during that time the Tri Valley Haven has been an essential resource for those who have been victims of domestic violence, abuse, sexual abuse, and homelessness.

Their mission is to provide a safe place for those people, allowing them to rebuild their lives and get off to a fresh start. They began as a mere crisis line in 1977, and now offer a full range of help, from legal services to a food pantry and much more. Volunteers like you are an essential part of their mission, too.