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Join Us For A Sparkling Event!

Eden I&R/211 Alameda County is excited to invite you to our upcoming fundraising event in partnership with jeweler Kendra Scott. Shop in person with us on Saturday, April 27th, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Kendra’s Walnut Creek store for Mother’s Day, graduation, or any special occasion gift. 20% of in-store purchases made during the event will directly contribute to our mission. There will be light refreshments and a chance to hear some brief updates on our work. You can still participate online if you Continue reading →

2-1-1 Launches Texting for Tax Referrals

Eden I&R has launched a two-way texting pilot for tax preparation assistance information in Alameda County. Although 2-1-1 staff have been texting referral information to callers over the last several years, this recent enhancement now allows for staff to conduct live texting conversations with those wishing to converse via texting. Initially two-way texting is specific to the topic of tax preparation assistance and is available Monday-Friday from 9 am to 4 pm. 2-1-1 will be rolling out a larger two-way texting program with expanded hours Continue reading →

Eden I&R Selected to Participate in the San Francisco Bay Area Service Net Pilot

We are excited to be part of Benetech’s Service Net pilot in the Bay Area! Collaboration is at the heart of this initiative. Accessing Benetech’s Service Net data collaboration platform will enable us to share with each other the resource directory data that we have been developing and honing throughout the years, sharing the load of data maintenance and updates but also enriching each other’s datasets and knowledge of the local safety net. What we will learn together with our pilot partners and Benetech will Continue reading →