On Saturday, April 18th, from 12-6 PM, a big, new Earth Day event is taking place at the David Brower Center in Downtown Berkeley, 2150 Allston Way, between Shattuck and Oxford. The event includes community learning opportunities, family art activities, hands-on workshops, films, live music, and more. The Ecology Center is thrilled to be part… Read more »
This year, over 300 women’s, men’s, and children’s warm coats were donated to the Ecology Center as part of our Winter Coat Drive!
This is our second year running a coat drive, and we are grateful for the abundance of generosity in our community. Thanks to Sola Lucy, Transition Berkeley, a local group of Girl… Read more »
This Sunday, we’re hosting a holiday crafting event. Come by the Ecology Center between 1pm-4pm and choose from three tables of activities! Learn to make small origami paper boxes out of repurposed maps; create your own customized potato print wrapping paper using natural Glob paints; and learn to wrap gifts in beautiful, reusable, salvaged cloth… Read more »
We were thrilled when our dedicated volunteer, Alex, came in with a “new” lamp for our staff to use. He had recently found an old iMac computer in a free pile on the street. By removing the screen and many of the internal components, Alex was able to give a second life to the molded… Read more »
Thank you so much for all the beautiful, warm coats!
Through the generosity and thoughtfulness of the Ecology Center’s members and friends, we have collected approximately 200 coats, jackets, sweaters and other warm garments. Our partner Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency (BOSS), these items are all being distributed locally to homeless adults and children in our… Read more »