Established in 2009, CityServe is a homegrown non-profit, grown out of the Tri-Valley churches’ desire to serve others close to home. As more local needs were met and other organizations, non-profits, and local city officials saw the impact, partnerships grew. The founding Pastor Roger Valci (Valley Christian Church) and Director, Gloria Gregory, fearless and graciously spearheaded this effort which evolved into one of the most comprehensive resources for volunteer opportunities and needs in the Tri-Valley.
In 2012, CityServe of the Tri-Valley received the federal 501(c)3 non-profit designation and was awarded our first grant from the City of Dublin. In 2013, we hosted our first annual Tri-Valley Thanksgiving Community Breakfast. In each year 2014-2016, CityServe volunteer hours exceeded 100,000 hours serving over 40 non-profits and many individuals in the Tri-Valley. In 2017, CityServe was awarded human services grants by the City of Dublin, the City of Livermore and the City of Pleasanton.
In 2019, when our current CEO, Christine Beitsch-Bahmani assumed leadership, CityServe introduced The Mercy Space platform to engage a new level of collaboration. Today, CityServe actively engages community members and partners to provide an extra level of support to our care coordinators and participants. We value mobilizing and coordinating efforts because we know it takes a village to help address the complex problems people face.