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Earthquake Safety, Inc.
1103 10th St, Berkeley, CA 94710
Earthquake Safety ensures its professional staff remains up to date in retrofit services, which can make yourMore single-family home earthquake-ready. The business offers a free seven-point home inspection and written estimate by appointment.
What If? Foundation
1563 Solano Ave, Berkeley, CA 94707
Even before the January 2010 earthquake reduced much of the city of Port-au-Prince to rubble, Haiti was a nationMore struggling to provide its residents with the basic necessities of life. The What If? Foundation works with the St. Clare's community in Port-au-Prince to feed and educate thousands of people each week. It encourages interested donors to hold fundraising dinners in which traditional Haitian foods are served and friends and family are asked to make small donations and larger contributions.
Sheffield Preschool Program
2347 Stuart St, Berkeley, CA 94705
The Sheffield Preschool Program offers a creative curriculum and developmentally-based learning program for children. AMore typical day includes free play, healthy snacks, circle and movement instruction, nap time and storytelling. Sheffield also has a daily musical circle and occasional field trips. Full-day and half-day options are available. The Sheffield Preschool Program is a state licensed and earthquake prepared facility.
Computers and Structures, Inc.
1995 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704
Computers and Structures, Inc. is one of the world's leaders in developing software to assist in the engineering ofMore structurally sound and earthquake safe buildings, dams and bridges. They have been a part of a number of high-profile projects, including the "Bird's Nest" stadium designed for the Beijing Olympics and the Freedom Tower in New York. Check out their website for more information on their specific services and other examples of their handiwork. 
Hesperian Foundation
1919 Addison St, Berkeley, CA 94704
The Hesperian Foundation publishes accessible books and newsletters about community-based health care meant to be readMore by people with little formal education so that they can improve the health of the communities in which they live. It has an open copyright policy, so while its books are available for sale, they are also available for free download and may be translated into any language so that they can be used all over the globe. After disasters such as the Haitian earthquake of 2009, its lifesaving medical information contributes to saving thousands of lives in affected areas. Go online to donate or see how you can help.
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