Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency (BOSS)

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BOSS is dedicated to helping homeless, poor, and disabled people achieve health and self-sufficiency, and to fighting against the root causes of poverty and homelessness.


Sonja Sonja
My job title is Development Director. My work involves raising funds for a human service nonprofit in Alameda County, California, that helps people overcome homelessness and poverty. Fundraising is hard but incredibly rewarding when you meet and hear stories from people who have gotten off the… More
andre andre
I have been the Housing Coordinator for B.O.S.S, since January 2014. At B.O.S.S is assist our participants in becoming ready to transition to permanent housing. I believe that Everyone Can Get Housing, that along with the joy I see in our participants when they get permanent housing is one of… More

Needs validated

$510of $505

Need funded!

17 supporters
Funded on 2/26/2014

Gwen from Berkeley, CA

Formerly homeless, I need household items to prepare for self-sufficiency

After two years of homelessness, I’m in an apartment and looking for employment. Some linens, dishware, and household goods will get me started. More

Validated by Sonja from Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency (BOSS)

$500of $500

Need funded!

9 supporters
Funded on 12/11/2014

Mike from Berkeley, CA

I'm moving to my 1st home with my son! Furniture will help us during this transition.

After living in homeless shelters, my son and I are heading to our first apartment. I just need help with some final items to begin our new life! More

Validated by andre from Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency (BOSS)

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