Current Events:

2019

April 2019

April 9, 2019 – Mental Health Crisis in Our Community 

Please join us to better understand the Mental Health Crisis in Our Community – issues and needs – some ways these are being addressed – how you can help.

Hear from a panel of individuals helping to change the status quo:

Did you know…

  • One in 17 Americans suffer from a serious mental illness, affecting 1 in every 5 families
  • 75% of Californians with mental health needs receive inadequate or no mental health treatment
  • Approximately 50% of the homeless population suffer from untreated, severe mental illness
  • Jails have become California’s default mental institutions
  • Recovery is possible when give appropriate treatment and support

How can you help …

The first step is raising our awareness. Bring your friends and join us for an informative evening.

When: April 9, 2019, from 6:15-8 PM

Where: San Ramon Valley Community Center (Alcosta Room), 12501 Alcosta Blvd, San Ramon, CA 94583

Updates to Our Members:

Grant Process Key Dates & Volunteer Opportunities – Click Here

News & Other Information:

Tips for Change

 

Philanthropic women’s group making a big impact 
East Bay, May 4, 2018— Impact 100 EB article

One East Bay Charity to Receive $55,000 Grant
East Bay, August 17, 2017— Impact 100 East Bay, a non-profit, philanthropic
organization that unites women for a once-a-year community need, announces their three
finalists for their first award of $55,000. For more info click here for Press Release 81717 .

Become One of the Founders

Impact 100 East Bay is in its early stages. If you have a desire to help shape our vision, mission and grant focus (i.e. who we will become as an organization), now is the time to join!
Do you like to support local causes, but feel your contributions are not making a real difference? Now, you can dramatically multiply the impact of your efforts and do so in partnership with a group of dynamic, caring women.
As a Member of Impact 100 East Bay, you will have the opportunity to:
• Grow your knowledge of our communities greatest needs;

• Identify and vet non-profits that have high-impact, transformative goals for the community they serve;

• Select, through collective voting, the grant proposal that will have the most significant impact; and

• Monitor results of funded initiatives.

Learn more about the concept and what other Impact 100 organizations have achieved:
www.impact100council.org

See who’s involved in Impact 100 East Bay:
www.impact100eastbay.org

Upcoming Informational Meetings – – More events coming Soon!

Past Events:

March 2019

March 25, 2019 – Tips for Change 

You can make a difference! Support Impact 100 East Bay by enjoying a delicious meal at Giannis Italian Bistro in San Ramon. All tips and 10% of sales will go to Impact 100 East Bay.

When: March 25, 2019, from 5-8PM

Where: Gianni’s Italian Bistro, 2065 San Ramon Valley Blvd, San Ramon, CA 94583

March 13, 2019 – Wine, Women, Chocolate, and Charity

Join us: Meet other great women, discover mutual interests and explore your shared interest in philanthropy.

When: March 13, 2019, from 5:30-7:30PM

Where: 400 Front Street, Danville, CA (next to Burger King)

February 2019

February 1, 2019 – Invitation to Job Training Graduation

Want to learn more about the 2018 Impact 100 East Bay award recipient Opportunity Junction? You are invited to a celebration honoring the graduates of Job Training and Placement Program Class 57. Please note that this is an additional development program managed by Opportunity Junction, which serves a different group of youth than those participating in the Road Map to College Program.

The special guest speaker will be Council Member Lori Ogorchock of the Antioch City Council.

When: Friday, February 1, 2019, at 7PM
Where: El Campanil Theater, 602 W. 2nd St., Antioch, CA 94509

February 20, 2019 – Impact 100 East Bay Annual Meeting

On February 20, we will host an all-member meeting. Representatives from Opportunity Junction, our 2018 grant recipient, will attend to provide an update.  We will also review our Annual Report, vote on Board of Director additions, and discuss membership, nonprofit outreach and opportunities to volunteer in an area of your interest.  We look forward to having all members join. 

When: February 20, 2019, from 6-8PM

Where: 3160 Crow Canyon Road, Suite 400, San Ramon, CA 94583

Note: Space graciously donated by CMG Financial

January 2019

IMPACT 100 EAST BAY MEMBER EDUCATION OPPORTUNITY: HUMAN TRAFFICKING BRIEFING

Please join us on January 23, 2019 to better understand Human Trafficking – what it is – what are the signs – how you can help.  

Hear from a panel of experts involved in rescuing victims and eliminating human trafficking:

  • Jakki Bedsole of MISSSEY
  • Kathy Wilson of New Day for Children
  • Jim Hampton; formerly with the Oakland Police Department

Did you know that:

  • Sex trafficking is the fastest growing criminal enterprise because it provides a continuous income stream.
  • There is at least one child in every middle school and high school in the country being sex trafficked.
  • If your child has a cell phone or access to the internet, they are vulnerable.
  • The average age of children being taken is 13.

How do we fight this terrible crime?

The first step is raising our awareness. Bring your friends and join us for an informative evening.

When: Wednesday, January 23 at 6:30PM

Where: JFK University; 100 Ellinwood Way; Pleasant Hill, CA 94523; Rooms 209-217

Note: Space graciously donated by the Sanford Institute of Philanthropy; light snacks will be served

October 2018

Don’t forget to join us at the next Community Celebration – October 3, 2018!

To be held at the BlackHawk Country Club, Danville, CA 94506

Note to members: How to Cast an Absentee Ballot

June 20, 2018 6PM

GROW AND GLOW  – Join us on Wednesday June 20th to help increase membership

Between April 24th – June 20th whoever brings in the most IMPACT 100 members wins a 600 package of LED Facials from Trio Skincare!

Winners to be announced at the GROW AND GLOW event

Where: BUON VINO, 1545 Locust Street, Walnut Creek, CA 94596

April 2, 2018 from 5 to 8PM

Tips for Change – Join us on Monday April 2nd to raise funds for Impact 100 East Bay.

You can make a difference supporting Impact 100 East Bay by enjoying a meal at Giannis Italian Bistro. Make reservations by calling the restaurant at 925-820-6969.

All tips and 10% of sales will go to Impact 100 East Bay!

Where: Gianni’s Italian Bistro, 2065 San Ramon Valley Blvd, San Ramon, CA 94583

March 7, 2018, starting at 6:30 PM

Feel the Impact – Our inaugural grant recipient, MISSSEY (Motivating, Inspiring, Supporting & Serving Sexually Exploited Youth) will be our guest this evening.  Bring friends and join us to learn what Impact 100 East Bay’s 2017 grant means to MISSEY’s pilot program with AnnieCannons.

Where: 2121 N California Blvd, Walnut Creek  RSVP: Call/Text Jo Anne 925.819.2472

Join us: This is a fantastic opportunity to hear first-hand how Impact’s 2017 grant is supporting MISSSEY’s objectives and how your membership in 2018 can make a difference for other worthy, qualifying non-profits in the East Bay.  A brief update on the Grants Process will be reviewed, but more importantly you will learn how you can be actively involved in the process between March and September.

February 22, 2018, starting at 6:30 PM

Shaping Impact 100 East Bay – Join us and bring friends with a passion for philanthropy.

Where: Cambiatti Wellness Programs, 3446 Mt Diablo Blvd, Lafayette

Join us: We will share the results of our member survey; gather more feedback on key trends and use this input to help us shape our future strategy. We will also provide a brief overview of our member portal.

January 24, 2018, starting at 6:00 PM

Wine, Women, Chat & Charity – Bring your friends & join us for a no host wine tasting!

Where: Buon Vino, 1545 Locust St., Walnut Creek

Join us: Meet other great women, discover mutual interests and explore your shared interest in philanthropy.

2017

Socialize and Get Social:

WhenNovember 28, 2017, from 6:30-8:00 pm

Where: Empire Realty 380 Diablo Road, Danville, CA

(Please note that the November 9, 2017 meeting has been cancelled)

We took some very fun slo-mo booth photos and had a photographer at out Impact 100 Gala event and I bet you are wondering when you can see those! Wonder no more…

Join us on 11/28 and help us shape year two! We will:

  • Get a quick Facebook lesson from our Social Media guru, Tess Owen
  • Gather suggestions for the next Gala
  • Brainstorm ways we can put more fun in fundraising and other ideas you would like the Board to consider
  • Discuss the grants process for next year

This is a great opportunity to connect and get to know your Impact 100 sisters. Please join us as we talk about what’s next, and we bask in our “giving glow” from the gala.

September

Impact 100 East Bay Dinner Gala!

Please come and join our members and their guests as they vote for the finalist of our three worthy candidates! We are giving $55,000 to make a transformational change in the East Bay! The event is on September 21, 2017. It starts at 5:30PM and dinner is at 6:30PM, and is being held at the Lafayette Park Hotel at 3287 Mt Diablo Blvd., Lafayette, CA. Our gala is a sit down dinner, and the charge is $40 per person, plus processing fees. Bring a friend– or two– or three, or more! You can purchase tickets at register here. Look for ‘Impact 100 East Bay, It’s Time to Vote!’ Learn all about our organization, and meet great people doing great things for our community.

Girls Night Out;

Please join us for No Host Cocktails and Connecting – –  come and get to know our members:

Where:  MoMo’s – 1444 N. California Blvd. Walnut Creek

When:    Wednesday, April 26  at 6:00 PM (ask for their private room)

April

Girls Night Out;

Please join us for No Host Cocktails and Connecting – –  come and get to know our members:

Where:  MoMo’s – 1444 N. California Blvd. Walnut Creek

When:    Wednesday, April 26  at 6:00 PM (ask for their private room)

March (Non-Profit Information Sessions):

When: Monday, March 6
Time: 6:30 – 8:00 PM
Where: Empire Realty Associates, 380 Diablo Road, Danville, CA 94526

When: Tuesday, March 7
Time: 1:30 – 3:00 PM
Where: Rockridge Public Library Community Room, 5366 College Ave., Oakland, CA 94618

February (Member Information Sessions)

When: Thursday, February 9
Time: 6:30 – 8:00 PM
Where: Cambetti Wellness, 3446 Diablo Blvd, Lafayette, CA 94549

When: Wednesday, February 22
Time: 6:30 – 8:00 PM
Where: Oakland Zoo, Lower Park Classroom, 977 Golf Links Road, Oakland, CA 94605

2016

November (Member Information Sessions)

Learn more about Impact 100 East Bay and becoming a Founding Member —
When: Thursday, November 3
Time: 6:30 – 9:00 PM (light hors d’oeuvres)
Where: Empire Real Estate Associates, 380 Diablo Road, Danville, CA  94526

September (Member Information Sessions)

Become one of the Founders
Now’s your chance to become one of the Founding Members of Impact 100 East Bay

Do you like to support local causes, but feel your contributions are not making a real difference? Now, you can dramatically multiply the impact of your efforts.

As a Founding Members of Impact 100 East Bay, you will collaborate with other women to:
• Identify and review non-profit groups that have high-impact, charitable initiates;
• Vote on what initiative you believe will make the biggest impact; and,
• Monitor results of funded initiatives.

You’re invited!
To learn more about Impact 100 East Bay and becoming a Founding Member —
When: Wednesday, September 14 2016
Time: 6:30 – 9:00 PM (light hors d’oeuvres)
Where: Empire Real Estate Associates, 380 Diablo Road, Danville, CA 94526

News:

One East Bay Charity to Receive $55,000 Grant
East Bay, August 17, 2017— Impact 100 East Bay, a non-profit, philanthropic
organization that unites women for a once-a-year community need, announces their three
finalists for their first award of $55,000. For more info click here for Press Release 81717 .