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Patriot Golf Day

Over Labor Day weekend, golfers  are asked to add an extra dollar (or more) to their green fees to fund Folds of Honor scholarships. Folds of Honor provides scholarships and assistance to the spouses and children of those killed or disabled in service to America. For more information, Click Here

9/4-7 Gold Rush Days 2015

Gold Rush Days 2015 will take place Labor Day weekend in Old Sacramento. Dirt will cover J Street, creating a scene straight out of the 1850s. Costumed performers dressed as historical figures will bring history to life. Admission is free. For more information, Click Here

9/5-7 Chalk It Up

The annual Chalk It Up Festival returns over Labor Day Weekend to celebrate the event's 25th year in Sacramento. A free chalk-art and music festival that invites artists to come out and create... and art lovers to enjoy. Music, food, arts & crafts and a 21 & over only beer garden. Proceeds will support youth arts in the Sacramento region. For more information, Click Here

9/7 School Supply Drive for Dyer Kelly Elementary School

Maita Subaru is collecting school supplies for Dyer Kelly Elementary through Labor Day. Donate school Supplies and receive 10% off any service. 

9/8-10/27 Healing Through Art Therapy

Stand Up Placer is hosting Healing through Art therapy groups. This service is for young women ages 13-19 who are sexual assault survivors. The groups begin September 8 and go through October 27th, and meet on Tuesdays from 5-6:30 pm in Roseville. For more information, Call (916) 773-7273  Ext #253 or Email

9/10--9/27 Farm to Fork Restaurant Weeks

Farm-to-Fork Restaurant Weeks is a celebration of the region’s premiere dining destinations. The two-week event will showcase the Sacramento region as the culinary powerhouse. Restaurants will host special events, menus and opportunities to meet the farmers, winemakers and brewers who make Sacramento America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital. Partial proceeds will be donated to the Food Literacy Center. For more information, Click Here

9/11-13 Emigrant Trails Bike Trek

The annual event features three days of cycling, camping and fun, September 11-13. ETBT raises funds to support clean air, healthy lungs and a tobacco-free tomorrow. The event will stage out of the Napa County Fairgrounds in beautiful Calistoga. Three days of cycling, two nights camping, catered meals, entertainment and more. For more information, Click Here

9/11 The Museum Of Wonder & Delight

The Museum of Wonder & Delight's grand opening in Historic Folsom is Friday, September 11th. Three distinctly diverse galleries feature whimsical settings appealing to all ages – Once Upon a Time, Christmas Dreams, and an ever-changing space featuring themed exhibitions. The outdoor welcome will feature a puppet show, music and refreshments. For more information, Click Here 

9/11 Day of Caring

Spend one day caring for your community at United Way’s Day of Caring on September 11. Join hundreds of volunteers for a delicious breakfast as you get motivated to start on a volunteer project. Last year, 662 volunteers completed 32 projects across five counties. This year, we need 1,000 volunteers for 37 projects. Let’s spend one day caring for our community. For more information, Click Here

9/12 Benefit Concert for Homeless Veterans

A Country Salute to Veterans Concert with Johnny and Dee Price and the Rhythm Riders will be held on Saturday, September 12 at the Elks Lodge (11440 Elks Circle in Rancho Cordova). Proceeds will benefit homeless Veterans in Northern California. Tasty barbeque cook-off and raffle. Tickets are available by calling the Elks Lodge at 916-635-8038 or VA Voluntary Services at 916-366-5372. For more information, Click Here

9/13 Celebrate Grandparents Day at Fairytale Town

Bring grandma and grandpa for an enjoyable day of play in the park Sunday, September 13. Grandparents receive free admission when accompanied with a child 12 or under. Fairytale Town is home to more than 25 three-dimensional play sets based on fairytales and nursery rhymes, a family of 22 rare and miniature breed animals, three interactive learning gardens and two performing arts stages. For more information, Click Here

9/15-17 Stand Down - Free help for Vets

Veterans and their families are invited to Stand Down at the Roseville Fairgrounds (800 All America City Blvd.) September 15-17. Free services include: dental, medical, hearing, vision, employment counselling, legal advice, child support and more. Meals, clothing, haircuts and showers will be provided. For more information and to sign up, call 916.632.6000 to pre-register.

9/17 Blues For The Stamp

A fun evening to support breast cancer research, Thursday, September 17 at Harlow's (2708 J Street, Sacramento). Featuring an appearance by Dr. Ernie Bodai, creator of the Breast Cancer Research Stamp, live music and wine tasting. For more information, Click Here

9/18 Bill Santucci Memorial Golf Tournament

The 12th-annual Bill Santucci Memorial Golf Tournament is Friday, September 18 at Sierra View Country Club in Roseville. It's a 12:30 Shotgun Start with proceeds going to fund scholarships for graduating Roseville Joint High School District seniors. For more information, Click Here

9/19 Barefoot On The Pitch

Check your shoes at the gate and get barefoot. This adult-only event is all about fun, food, spirits, music and community. The event takes place on the pitch at DLSC fields – East of Davis, CA on Chiles Road, Saturday September 19. Proceeds benefit Davis Youth Soccer League. For more information, call 916-807-0863, Email or Click Here

9/19 Safe and Sober Grad Night Golf Tournament

The Del Oro Safe and Sober Grad Night Golf Tournament is Saturday, September 19 at Whitney Oaks Golf Club. The tournament supports providing a safe and sober environment to celebrate graduation for Del Oro's Class of 2016.  1pm Shotgun start with Golf, Food, Drinks, Raffle and Auction Prizes. For more information, Click Here

9/19 Bad Ass Beer Run

The Bad Ass Beer Run will be held September 19 to benefit Garden Valley Fire Protection District. The 5K is run through beautiful rolling hills with great views. The 1K includes an obstacle course. The finish line offers up a taste of beer in a souvenir glass as you cross the finish line with live music and food trucks. For more information, Click Here

9/20 First Annual Clover Cup

The Mark McEvoy Legacy Foundation is hosting the 1st annual Clover Cup Charity Golf Tournament & Dinner, Sunday, September 20 at the Haggin Oaks Golf Complex in Sacramento. 9-Hole Shotgun 4-man Scramble, Auctions, Putting Contest, Prizes, and Raffles. For more information, Click Here

9/25 Wounded Warriors Fundraiser

Home of the Free... because of the Brave. Fresh Start Global and Miss Taken Dames are holding a concert Friday, September 25 at The Hideaway Bar and Grill (2565 Franklin Blvd.) It's a benifit for the Wounded Warrior Project to say thanks for all the great work they do for our Vets. Live music and raffle. For more information, go to their Facebook Page

9/26 Ride To Walk

Ride to Walk presents Boots and Scoots Saturday, September 26th. Live country band, rider demonstrations, BBQ dinner and live auction. Ride to Walk is looking to expand their class schedule to allow more children to experience the benefits of the program. Proceeds go to support the organization. For more information, Click Here

9/26 Mega Family Carnival Event

2nd Annual Free Mega Family Carnival Event will be held September 26. The largest outdoor family carnival event of the year. There will be over 50 respected local, regional and national companies who provide products and services designed to enrich the lives of our  families. Games, Entertainment, Bouncers, food and more. For more information, Click Here

9/26 Wiffleball to fight Breast Cancer

A Wiffleball Tournament to fight Breast Cancer will be held on Saturday, September 26 at the Saathoff Wiffleball fields (6939 Larkspur Ave, Citrus Heights). Raffle prizes, vendors, food and fun for all. For more information, call (916) 759-1236 or go to their Facebook Page

9/26 Sacramento Heart Walk

The 2015 Sacramento Heart Walk celebrates those who've made lifestyle changes and encourages others to take the pledge to live healthier lifestyles while raising the dollars needed to fund life-saving research and initiatives in our local community. Bring your energy, your passion and your stories... let your footsteps be heard. (State Walk: Thursday, September 24, Community Walk: Saturday, September 26). For more information, Click Here

10/2-4 Capital Cup Golf Fundraiser

The Sacramento Capital Cup is a three day charity golf tournament that unites 24 local executives to raise up to $150,000 for 24 local charities. It will be held October 2-4 at various golf courses. The final round will be held at Granite Bay Golf Club, Sunday, October 4 and is open to the public. For more information, go to their Facebook Page or Click Here

10/2 Wellness Within Gala

The 5th Annual Wellness Within Gala is October 2 at the Rocklin Event Center (2650 Sunset Blvd.). A wonderful evening filled with live music, dancing, wine, food from local restaurants, comedy, silent and live auctions. (Must be 21+ to attend). For more information, go to their Facebook Page or Click Here

10/3 Whiskers and Wine

The Sacramento County Animal Shelter (3839 Bradshaw Rd) will host the 6th annual Whiskers & Wine fundraiser Saturday, October 3. Delicious sit-down dinner with hosted beer and wine, live auction, silent auction, fun raffle prizes, wine tasting and a fantastic dessert buffet. For more information, Click Here

10/3 Festival Of Flavors

Celebrate diversity and community's prosperity at Festival of Flavors, Saturday, October 3. Tapas style dishes from around the world, local beers and wine, live music, a silent auction, and more. Proceeds benefit Opening Doors, supporting survivors of trafficking, refugees, immigrants, and other underserved in our community. For more information, Click Here

10/3 Aloha Festival

The Fifth Annual Sacramento Aloha Festival will celebrate Sacramento’s rich Polynesian culture. Saturday, October 3 at Cal Expo. Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander exhibits, workshops, presentations, arts and crafts, merchandise, food, and entertainment. For more information, Click Here

10/3 Black Widows Poker Run

19th Annual Black Widows Poker Run to benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children of Northern California is Saturday October 3. The ride starts at Morgan's Bar and Grill (3348 S Street Sacramento) and the original Delta Run will feature 75 miles of beautiful scenic views and Delta roads. The final stop will have Prime Rib or Chicken dinners and a Full Bar. Ride, Drive, Float, Walk, Run or Crawl; everyone is welcome to the event. For more information, Click Here

10/3 Trunks Up

"TRUNKS UP", An Evening of African Delights is Saturday, October 3rd at Triple Double Sports Club (419 J Street, Sacramento). Conserving Africa 4 Elephants so that one day, we can all co-exist in the world. Humans & Wildlife, together in peace. Food, Spirits, Dance and Silent Auction. For more information, Click Here

10/3 All About Equine

It's All About EqWINE's 4th annual wine tasting event is Saturday, October 3 at The Pavilion (1021 Harvard Way, El Dorado Hills). California Wine Tasting, Appetizers, Music, live and silent auctions and a raffle. All About Equine is a non-profit organization that has rescued over 135 horses over the past six years. For more information, Click Here

10/3 Suicide Prevention Walk

The Sacramento Out of the Darkness Community Walk is Saturday, October 3 on the West Steps of the State Capitol. Suicide takes an enormous toll on families, friends, co-workers and entire communities. Join the movement to save lives and help reduce the annual rate of suicide by 20 percent by 2025. For more information, Click Here

10/4 SEVEN

A special performance of SEVEN comes to Sacramento, October 4 at the Center at Twenty Three Hundred (2300 Sierra Blvd). The play is based on personal interviews with seven women from around the world who overcame enormous obstacles to improve the lives of women and families in their home countries. For more information, Click Here

10/10 Harvest Festival

The Orangevale church of Christ will have their Annual Community Harvest Festival on Saturday, October 10 from 1 to 4 pm. Free games, Free Food, Free Bibles, Face Painting, Balloons, Train Ride and Bounce Houses for the kids. For more information, Click Here

10/9-10/11 Mountain Heirloom Quilt Faire

The 38th Annual Mountain Heirloom Quilt Faire is being held October 9-11 at Ironstone Vineyards in Murphys. This event features a gallery of quilts, wall hangings, wearable & needle art and dolls. Crafted items and Country Store filled with cakes, pies, cookies, brownies, candies and special delights. For more information, Click Here

10/16 Crazy Bowl

Junior Achievement’s 29th Annual Crazy Bowl will be held on Oct 16th, 22nd and 23rd at Country Club Lanes in Sacramento. Proceeds fund Junior Achievement programs that deliver financial literacy, entrepreneurship and workforce readiness programs to students K-12. For more information, email or call (916) 480-2770, ext. 12.

10/17 Jeff Keith Ride for Reason 2015

The ride starts at Folsom Harley, October 17th and benefits Foster Kids. Ride with Jeff Keith from Tesla and Throttle Girl, Live Music, Raffle Prizes, Vendors, Food, and Ride pins for the First 500 Registered Riders. For more information, Click Here

10/17 Simply Spectacular Craft Fair

Sheldon Music Boosters will be hosting a Vendor and Craft Fair at Sheldon High School (8333 Kingsbridge Drive) October 17. Free admission. 30+ booths along with refreshments for sale. Entertainment provided by Sheldon High School students in the Music Program and other cultural student groups.  Raffle prizes available. Wonderful hand-crafted items and unique gifts. For more information, Click Here

10/17 Helping Handbags

Helping Handbags, a charity event with Style and Heart, is Saturday, October 17 at Lions Gate McClellan Conference Center (5411 Luce Avenue, McClellen). Funding programs & services for over 60,000 people locally with this luncheon and auction. For more information, Click Here

10/17-18 Hopland Passport

Destination Hopland’s Fall Passport Event will offer a new twist this year: educational wine seminars. “Roots of Wine” promises to take visitors on a journey of taste and time. Fifteen wineries will be pouring their best wines into your Passport glass and pairing that wine with food that complements it perfectly. Regular tours, art, live music and dancing. For more information, Click Here

11/6 Firefighters Burn Institute Chili Cook-Off

The Firefighters Burn Institute 2nd Alarm Chili Cook-Off is Friday, November 6 at the California Automobile Museum in Sacramento. Chili tasting, beer & wine tasting, raffle, silent auction, live music with The Mach 5 and more. For more information, call (916) 739-8525 or Click Here

11/7 Light the Night Walk

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light the Night Walk is Saturday, November 7th. The annual fundraiser brings together friends, families and communities to honor patients and survivors, honor lives lost to cancer and further the fight to find a cure to blood cancers. For more information, Click Here

11/14 Salute To Life

The Sacramento Life Center’s Salute to Life Dinner and Auction is November 14th. Witness the life-changing journeys of low-income pregnant women and teens who faced unsupported pregnancies. Raise funds for free medical services including pregnancy and STD tests and ultrasounds while enjoying a live auction, raffle and gourmet dinner. For more information, Click Here

11/27 Canned Food Drive at Fairytale Town

Fairytale Town offers free admission on Friday, November 27 to families who bring a canned food item for donation to the Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services Holiday Spirit of Giving Food Drive. The day also includes free arts and crafts activities and a puppet show. Puppet show tickets are $1 for members and $2 for nonmembers. For more information, call 916.808. 7462 or Click Here

$500 Gift Card for your non profit organization

Would you like to have a $500 Gift Certificate donated to your non profit organization? The prize includes a Family Portrait session at the studio, plus an additional $250 towards the winners selection of Portraits. They will provide you with everything you need. (A Portrait, a sign describing the Gift Certificate, the sign up sheets and Winner’s card). For more information, contact Charity Director, Laura McGill at 916.797.1002

African Refugees Relief

The African Refugees Relief Agency assists European and African refugees and Syrians coming into the local region and Northern California in general. They help refugees find housing and jobs and help to transport them form regional airports to their destinations such as San Jose and Sacramento. For more information, Email

Alpha K9 - Service Dogs for Disabled Veterans

Alpha K9 is a Combat Disabled Veteran run Non-Profit organization dedicated to providing Service Dogs and Working Dogs to those whose lives depend on them. Research shows that positive social interactions with dogs may offer a safe and effective way to relieve stress. For more information, Click Here

American Cancer Society

Want to do a lot of good with a little of your time? Whether it’s giving a cancer patient a ride to chemotherapy, putting together a team for Relay For Life, or sending an email to friends and family about our cancer screening guidelines, there are multiple ways you can join the fight against cancer. For more information, Click Here 

American Heart Association

The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest, largest voluntary organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular diseases and stroke. They fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies and provide lifesaving tools and information to save and improve lives. They are the nation’s leader in CPR training. For more information, Click Here 

American Red Cross

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters, supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood, teaches skills that save lives, provides international humanitarian aid and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, Click Here 

Auburn Homeless Shelter (supplies needed)

A new homeless shelter in Auburn (formerly Dewitt Government Center) is now open and needs donations of supplies. Items needed include bath towels, sturdy paper plates, paper cups, paper towels, toilet paper and plastic eating utensils. For more information, Click Here

Bear Creek Community Church

Family Faith Nights are held at Bear Creek Community Church on Wednesday Evenings. A $3 home cooked dinner served from 5:30 – 6:00; then Kids Connect Clubs, Youth Groups, and Parent Groups are offered from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. Bear Creek Community Church is conveniently located between Lodi and Stockton. For more information, Click Here

Benefit Golf Tournaments For Local Schools

Golf4Schools is hosting a series benefit golf tournaments with a goal of raising over $100,000 in grants for local schools and student-related enrichment programs. 2015 beneficiaries include Inderkum High School, Sheldon High School, WT Eich Middle School, and Orangevale Open K-8 School. For More information, Click Here


Roll up your sleeve and give the gift of life. If you're in generally good health, at least 17 years old and weigh at least 110 pounds, you're qualified. One donation can save as many as 3 lives. 3 teaspoons can save a baby's life. For more information, Click Here 

Blue Star Museums

Sacramento area Blue Star Museums are offering free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families through Labor Day. The seven local museums participating include: Aerospace Museum, Automobile Museum, California Museum, Crocker Art Museum, Fairytale Town, Children’s Museum and the History Museum. For more information, Click Here

Buy It Where You Burn It

Help protect California’s trees by buying and burning wood for campfires from local sources. If you transport firewood, you may also be unknowingly moving around harmful insects and diseases, putting the trees and forests at risk.  Those hitchhiking pests can take hold in new areas and have devastating impacts to trees, natural resources, and local communities. For more information, Click Here 

California Sea Otter Fund

California’s endangered sea otters need your help. Pollution, parasites and disease are preventing full recovery of their natural population. You can support research to help them by donating to the California Sea Otter Fund, on line 410 of your state income tax return. Even a small amount can help save these iconic marine mammals. For more information, Click Here 

California Victim Compensation Program

California Victim Compensation Program provides financial assistance for victims of violent crimes like rape, assault, DUI, domestic violence and human trafficking. Most victims aren’t aware of the services and resources available to them. If you or someone you know needs assistance, Click Here 

Check Before You Burn

Residents and businesses are restricted or prohibited from using indoor or outdoor fireplaces, wood stoves, firepits and chimneys that burn wood, pellets, manufactured logs or any other solid fuel, when fine particle pollution is forecast to be elevated. It is your responsibility to Check Before You Burn. First time violations will result in a $50 fine or an option to complete and pass a wood smoke awareness course. Fines for subsequent violations are higher. For more information, Click Here

Domestic Violence and Firearms

Many people don't think about guns in the context of domestic violence. When a gun is present in a domestic violence situation, the chances a woman will die increases by 500%. Current law doesn’t protect women who aren’t married to their abusers or victims of stalkers. Thousands of stalkers and abusers can easily buy or own a gun and many aren’t subject to background checks. The law needs to change to protect women who face domestic abuse. For more information, Click Here 

Each Child Counts

Education is a basic human right. Yet those who need education the most - children living in poverty - are the least likely to attend school. Each Child Counts Foundation has been working since 1998 to provide educational scholarships, clean water wells and a school in a remote community for children in Liberia and service leadership opportunities and training for children in the United States. For more information, Click Here

Film Festival Submission Request

The Wild & Scenic Film Festival invites local and regional artists to submit their environmental artwork for possible inclusion at the 2016 Wild & Scenic Film Festival in Nevada City and Grass Valley, January 14-18, 2016. The film festival theme is "A Change of Course.” Artists are encouraged to submit pieces that address this theme, particularly as it relates to nature and human interaction with our environment. For more information, Click Here

Foreign Student Exchange

Forte International Exchange Association is looking for volunteer host families for incoming high school students for the upcoming school year. Students speak English, are covered by medical insurance & bring their own spending money. For more information, Click Here

Help for Burn Victim Robert Bickford

Robert Bickford was severely burned on over 90% of his body. A new ADA home is being built for him and the family needs help. Cash donation, volunteer labor, generous contractor or even just spreading the word. To read Robert's story and/or make a donation, call (530) 622-0500 or Click Here

Housing Homeless Veterans

We must take care of our own. There are over 57,000 homeless veterans on the streets of our nation. Many of them qualify for voucher-assisted living provided by HUD-VASH, but they lack the initial rental deposits necessary to secure their housing. That’s where Veterans Matters comes in. They raise money and work directly with HUD and the VA. For more information, Click Here 

Kids Bowl Free

"Kids Bowl Free" at Strikes Unlimited in Rocklin provides a safe, secure, and fun way for kids to spend time during their summer break. Children 18 and under, registered with the Kids Bowl Free program, receive 2 free games of bowling every day. For more information, Click Here

Kindred Spirits Fawn Rescue

Kindred Spirits Fawn Rescue takes in over 150 fawns every year and releases them when they're healthy enough to survive on their own in the wild. The non-profit organization can't run without the support of generous donors and grants. For more information, Click Here

Lazarus Project

The Lazarus Project's mission is to meet the needs of the impoverished in Placer County by providing housing and comprehensive support services. Participants are provided with the information and support to restore and redesign their lives so they can experience a successful integration back into their community with the ability to live independently. For more information, Click Here

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Someday there’ll be a cure. Someday we won’t lose the people we love. But when is someday? Someday is today. Thanks to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, hundreds of thousands diagnosed with blood cancer are today living a normal life. We’re making cures happen. For more information, call 888-HELP-LLS or Click Here 

Matching Donors

One social networking site stands apart for a special reason - it saves lives. Matching Donors links organ donors with people in need of kidney and other transplants. 19 people in this country die each day waiting for an organ transplant. If you’ve ever considered becoming a living organ donor or if you are someone in need of an organ transplant, Click Here 

National Federation of the Blind Vehicle Donation Program

The NFB benefits by receiving a cash donation to fund new and existing programs and increase community awareness through local events. You benefit by being able to reduce your taxable income when taxes are itemized. Plus, you avoid the costs associated with selling your car. For more information, call 855-659-9314 or Click Here

Oak Park Farmer's Market

The Oak Park Farmers Market is open every Saturday from May through October from 9a-1p. Pick up organic produce and enjoy weekly activities including free yoga, live music, chef demonstrations and kid’s crafts. The market (McClatchy Park - 35th St and 5th Ave) accepts WIC and provides a dollar for dollar match on EBT purchases. For more information, Click Here

Placer SPCA

The Placer SPCA has received a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, six years in a row. If you have room in your heart and your home for a forever friend, the Placer SPCA is there for you. For more information, Click Here 

Project Reboot

Welcome Home Vets presents, "Project Reboot", helping returning Veterans readjust to civilian life. Those who've served our country in war come home to a society with different norms and standards than those they experienced in the military. Fitting in can be difficult. Welcome Home Vets is an organization committed to providing psychological services to veterans and their families. Your contribution is tax deductible. For more information, Click Here

River Cats - Cats Care

The Sacramento River Cats have created an easy way to volunteer in the greater Sacramento community through Cats Care, a program designed for fans, players, front office members, and partners to make a difference in the community without having to spend time searching where and how. The Cats Care program is easy to join at the top of Section 112 of the Concourse Level at Raley Field during all home games or by Clicking Here 

Save The Bees

Bees are responsible for one out of every three bites of food we eat, but they’re dying at alarming rates. A growing body of science has found that the world's most widely-used insecticides are a leading driver of their decline. Without bees to pollinate our crops and flowering plants, our entire food system and fragile ecosystem is at risk. For more information, Click Here

Sacramento Suburban Writers Club

The Sacramento Suburban Writers Club is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving writers in the Sacramento region. Meetings are open to the community. Membership is $40.00 a year. Meeting held at Crossroads Christian Fellowship Church (5501 Dewey Dr., Fair Oaks, CA)  from 7-9 pm. For more information, Click Here 

Shop A Holic for The Gathering Inn

The Gathering Inn Homeless Shelter is now the proud owner of Shop A Holic, where you can find department store clothing at bargain prices. Shop A Holic buys pallets of clothing from Macy's and passes the savings on to their customers. They're also looking for volunteers. For more information, Click Here 

Shriners Hospitals for Children

Shriners Hospitals for Children is devoted to transforming the lives of children through excellence in treatment, teaching and research. They provide care to children with orthopedic conditions, spinal cord injuries, burns, cleft lip, scars from any cause, and other complex surgical needs. There are no barriers to care as admission is based on age and diagnosis. For more information call (916) 453-2000 or Click Here 

Snowline Hospice

Snowline is a nonprofit community-based hospice care provider. Snowline volunteers offer the compassion of a gentle friend who listens, laughs and lends a hand. And in return, they experience a true sense of connection. If you'd like to become a Snowline volunteer, training opportunities are ongoing. For more information, Click Here


24-hour Suicide Prevention Crisis Line 800-281-8255 or 916-368-3111 
Crisis Chat by text: Text the word HOPE to 916-668-4226 
24-hour Parent Support Line 888-281-3000

Dedicated to the memory of Nick McKillip, Rocklin, CA

Watering Days

Before 10am or after 7pm, addresses ending with an ODD number (1, 3, 5, 7, or 9) may water on Tuesday AND Saturday. Addresses ending with an EVEN number (0,2, 4, 6, or 8) may water on Wednesday AND Sunday. Other tips to help save water include: Turn off sprinklers when rain is in the forecast. Use a broom or rake to move leaves off of sidewalks, driveways, and streets. Call 311 to report water misuse. For more information, Click Here

Welcome Home Vets

Welcome Home Vets offers support and transitional services for Veterans and their Families. Providing mental health services, referrals and advocacy for veterans, active duty military and families. The mission is to provide veterans of all service eras and their families with comprehensive support and transitional services— at no cost to the veteran. For more information, Click Here

Wellness Within

Wellness Within’s mission is to provide a healing oasis for patients, survivors, caregivers, and families affected by the trauma, stress and anxiety brought on by cancer. They provide a wide range of free services to enhance the ability to experience quality of life through physical, emotional, and mental wellbeing.  For more information, Click Here 

Wildlife Care Association

You don’t have to go to Africa to have a wildlife adventure! The Wildlife Care Association offers adventure, challenge and satisfaction when you volunteer to care for injured birds and small animals. The non-profit group is forming classes now for volunteers to assist Mother Nature in returning wildlife to our communities. For more information, call 916.965.WILD or Click Here

Wounded Warriors

Some wounds of war are visible. Others, like traumatic brain injury, are not. While these invisible wounds can’t be seen, they can cause lasting struggles for our returned heroes. For most, that pain will last a lifetime. Their only hope is to figure out a way to cope. That often comes with the help of caring people like you. For more information, Click Here

Yolo County Drought Help

Do you live in Yolo County? Has the drought impacted you with a reduction in hours or loss of your job? Are you finding it difficult to pay rent and/or utility bills? If your income has been affected by the drought, Yolo County Housing may be able to help. Drought Relief funds are available to assist impacted families. For more information contact, call (530) 669-2257 or Email

9/11 Lake Crawford Memorial Golf

The Sacramento Horsemen’s Association Presents the Lake Crawford Memorial Golf Tournament, Friday September 11. It's a 1pm shotgun start at Haggin Oaks Golf Complex. A day of fun to support theirr 14 acre equestrian facility for the community to enjoy for years to come. Closest to the pin, long drive and putting contest. For more information, Click Here

?9/19 Cats Care River Clean Up

The Sacramento River Cats are looking for volunteers for the Great American River Clean Up at Discovery Park Saturday, September 19th. Get your free Cats Care t-shirt, dress in comfortable clothes, rubber gloves are provided, but volunteers are encouraged to supply their own. Please email your RSVP to  If you have any questions, call (916) 376-4853

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