Bidding for the 2013 Auction Catalogue Now Open! - 10/21/13
The 19th Annual Auction Catalogue is a book of unique items collected to raise money for our free youth programs. Download the Catalogue and bid today! Bidding closes Thursday, November 7 at noon PT.
Download the Community Service Scholarship Application - 8/1/13
The 2013 Community Service Scholarship applications are now available for download. 20 scholarships in the amount of $5,000 are available for high school seniors from the Greater Bay Area.
Jeremy Affeldt Field in Modesto Draws Huge Crowds - 6/21/13
On June 21, Good Tidings completed its 117th athletic facility construction project at Enslen Park in Modesto with partners the SF Giants Community Fund and Jeremy Affeldt. The dedication ceremony drew one of the biggest crowds we've ever seen.
CC Sabathia Dedicates Court to Late Cousin - 6/10/13
On June 10, in partnership with CC Sabathia and his PitCCh In Foundation, Good Tidings dedicated a new basketball court at North Vallejo Park in honor of CC's late cousin, Demetrius C. Davis.
Buster Posey Field Unveiled in Los Banos - 5/28/13
The residents of Los Banos won a Facebook contest for their baseball fields to be renovated by Good Tidings, the Giants Community Fund and Buster Posey. We dedicated the field on May 28, 2013.
San Leandro Baseball Field Gets an Upgrade - 5/16/13
A baseball field at Stenzel Park is getting a $21,000 remodel and upgrade compliments of Good Tidings, the Oakland A's and PG&E. Join us at noon on Saturday, May 18th for the dedication ceremony with infielder Adam Rosales.
Rock Star Road Trip with Jurne & Magz - 4/8/13
On April 8th, well-known Bay Area street artists Jurne and Magz spent the day teaching a group of students the beauty of legal street art and murals. See how they transformed the art center in just one day.
Treasure Island Flea Benefits Good Tidings - 3/18/13
Check out the Treasure Island Flea Market the last weekend of every month and decorate your own Steel Confetti mirror with GTF supporter Laura Elmore with proceeds to benefit our programs.
Glenn DeKraker Receives Nate Thurmond Award - 12/4/12
On Sunday, December 2, 2012, the Nate Thurmond Award was established and bestowed upon Glenn DeKraker, who hosted a benefit concert in New York City to raise over $200,000 for Good Tidings.
One Millionth Scholarship Dollar Awarded - 12/4/12
On Sunday, December 2, 2012, Good Tidings granted its one millionth scholarship dollar. 20 Class of 2013 high school seniors received $5,000 in recognition of their extraordinary community service.
Thanksgiving Rock Star Road Trip with Klay Thompson - 11/20/12
On Tuesday, November 20, 2012, Warriors Guard Klay Thompson treated an inner-city girls basketball team to an inspiring afternoon of learning and giving on a Thanksgiving Rock Star Road Trip.
18th Annual Auction Catalogue Open for Bidding - 10/15/12
168 unique items are now up for bid in the 2012 Auction Catalogue! Bid on featured items, life experiences, fine art and collectibles, travel and dining, golf and more neat stuff to raise money for our free youth programs until November 1, 2012 at 12pm PT.
Brookdale Park, Our 100th Athletic Project - 9/22/12
On Saturday, September 22, 2012, NBA Hall of Famer and Official Good Tidings Spokesperson Nate Thurmond joined Good Tidings and Oakland dignitaries to celebrate our 100th athletic project.
Good Tidings Celebrates 100th Athletic Project Saturday - 9/21/12
On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 11am, the Good Tidings Foundation Basketball Courts will be unveiled at Brookdale Park in Oakland. Brookdale was our first basketball court refurbishment project back in 1999 and will be the 100th as well.
Kerri's 3rd Court Dedicated to North Salinas High - 8/25/12
Just two and a half weeks after winning gold in London, Kerri Walsh and her Chase the Stars Foundation joined Good Tidings at North Salinas High School to dedicate a brand new beach volleyball court to their students.
Team Good Tidings Strikes More Olympic Gold - 8/9/12
For the second time in 24 hours, a Good Tidings supporter brought home an Olympic Gold Medal. In her fourth Olympic Games, Women's Water Polo Team Captain Brenda Villa, who serves on our Community Service Scholarship Selection Committee, and her team made history as the first USA Women's Team to win Gold.
Kerri Walsh Wins Third Olympic Gold Medal - 8/8/12
On August 8, 2012, Good Tidings Foundation supporter Kerri Walsh and her partner Misty May-Treanor made Beach Volleyball history with their third Olympic Gold Medal. Upon her return to the US, Kerri will partner with Good Tidings to build our third Beach Volleyball Court which will be dedicated to N. Salinas HS on August 25 at 11am.
First Compton Court with Bucks' Brandon Jennings - 7/13/12
On Friday, July 13, 2012, Good Tidings Foundation partnered with Milwaukee Bucks Player Brandon Jennings to refurbish a basketball court at Tragniew Park in Compton, CA. This is our first project with Brandon Jennings and our first project outside the San Francisco Bay Area.
LeRoy Neiman, In Memoriam June 8, 1921 to June 20, 2012 - 6/20/12
America's Greatest Artist and Good Tidings Foundation Founding Partner passed away in New York on June 20th. In his 91 years, he has given us so many gifts through his colorful, expressionistic artwork. He was an innovator on so many fronts and lived one of the most interesting lives of all time. His legacy will forever inspire the young students of his Art Center on Pier 9.
CoreMedia Systems Benefit for Good Tidings Raises $256,000 - 5/25/12
To celebrate their 20th Anniversary, Glenn DeKraker and his company CoreMedia Systems hosted an O.A.R. concert at the Hammerstein Ballroom on Thursday, May 24 with all proceeds benefitting Good Tidings.
Joe Thornton Street Hockey Court Unveiled - 5/14/12
In partnership with the San Jose Sharks and their star player, Joe Thornton, Good Tidings constructed their eighth street hockey court for the students at Goss Elementary School in San Jose.
4th Art Center Celebrates 10th Anniversary - 5/6/12
Our 4th art center, the LeRoy Neiman Art Center at Amesti School in Watsonville, is set to celebrate its 10th anniversary Thursday, May 10, 2012.
"If there was a World Series for charities, Good Tidings would win it."
- Larry Baer, SF Giants President