Holiday Community Service Opportunities
Tue, Dec 7 11:53am
Be part of the Hillcrest community spreading some love & support to our broader Oakland community this holiday season!
Your family can do so by:
  • Picking up some extra food during an upcoming trip to the grocery store and then going with your kiddos to share food in one of our local Town Fridge locations. (
  • Supporting the young adults of Our House ( a program of the Oakland Homeless Youth Housing Collaborative, that houses and resources unhoused young people in Oakland to find permanent housing and employment. You can support Our House and its young people by dropping off wish-list items in the Our House bin near the Hillcrest main office by Friday, December 17.  Our House Wish List:
    • New white tube socks
    • Toiletries
    • Deodorant
    • Toothbrushes
    • Lotion
    • Mouthwash
    • Small washcloths
    • Disposable razors
    • Men’s boxers (no smalls)
    • Flip-flops/shower shoes
    • Towels
    • Pillow Cases
  • Donate healthy, non-perishable foods (in non-glass containers) to the Alameda County Community Food Bank (ACCFB)ACCFB collection bins are just inside the main entrance of school (separate from the Our House bin).
Questions about the Town Fridges and/or Our House effort? Email Michele Reinhart at
Questions about the ACCFB food drive?  Email Sharon Song at
Happy holidays!