Nonprofit Choice Awards

3rd Annual Awards & Nominees, 2020

2020 was a very challenging year for many of us. Nonprofit organizations across the country dug deep and stepped it up to serve the demanding needs of children and families during the pandemic and we couldn’t be happier to continue our annual tradition to recognize some of them!

Listed below are Blaisdell’s 2020 Nonprofit Choice Award recipients and nominees. Thank you to all our business customers who took the time to voice their vote, recognize, and nominate a nonprofit organization in their community. Also to our employees who had a hard decision to make in selecting five final recipients among a list of incredible organizations making a difference in our communities.

Interested in nominating a non-profit organization for next year? We’re now accepting nominations for 2022. Simply click here to complete the short form.

East Bay Nonprofit Choice Winner

Alameda County Community Food Bank

For over 30 years, ACCFB has been dedicated to providing the necessary food and nutrients to members of their community. During the pandemic, they have added over 30 distribution sites and partnered with over 10 school districts to ensure access to food!

West Bay Nonprofit Choice Winner

Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy

Golden Gate NPC enhances access, recreation and education programs in Golden Gate Nation Parks which includes over 30 beloved park sites including Muir Woods, Crissy Field, and Alcatraz. Since it’s founding in 1981, the Parks Conservancy has provided more than 5 million in support to conserve these locations for the future.

South Bay Nonprofit Choice Winner

4C’s of San Mateo County

4C’s mission is to connect and empower families, educators, and child care providers with resources today for a stronger San Mateo County tomorrow. During the pandemic, they have served as a central resource for educational tools, child care programs, and support to children and families dealing with the remote learning environment.

Sacramento Nonprofit Choice Winner

Child Abuse Prevention Center

For over 40 years, The Child Abuse Prevention Center has been a state, national and international service, training, advocacy and resource center dedicated to protecting children and building healthy families. During the pandemic, family interactions have certainly been altered as parents and children have moved into remote learning and working environments. The CAP Center has been dedicated to keeping the health of families strong by serving as a resource for materials and support programs during these challenging times.

Southern Cal Nonprofit Choice Winner

Project Hope Alliance

Project Hope Alliance has been serving the community since 1989. Their mission is to end the cycle of homelessness, one child at a time. They deploy a long-term model of care for kids and youth including full-time case managers who work alongside kids and youth to eliminate barriers brought on by homelessness. Since the pandemic, there has been a significant increase in homelessness and thus, an increase in child assistance.