Public Service Announcements
This is where you'll find information about local events put on by non-profit organizations. If your organization is having an event, please send the details to

10/10 Sacramento Century Bike Ride and Octoberfest

All rides start and finish in front of Capitol Mall to benefit American Veteran's Team Red, White and Blue and Habitat for Humanity. The Full Century rides as far as Isleton; shorter loops include the Metric Century, ½ Century and Easy Fun Ride. For more information, Click Here

10/10 Sax On The River

October is breast cancer awareness month. Sax on the River is a contemporary jazz benefit concert to promote breast cancer awareness and raise funds for the Karla J Williams Foundation, Saturday, October 10th at a private home on the Sacramento River. Great food, live auction, raffle, no host bar and an amazing view of the Sacramento River. For more information, Click Here

10/10-11 Coloma Gold Rush Live

Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park (Highway 49 in Coloma) will transform into an 1850s mining camp, featuring Peddler’s Row, Saloon, Benefit BBQ, Live Music, Cemetery Players, and more. Listen to miners’ tales, visit merchants, and interact with historical figures. Hands on activities for youngsters. For more information, call (530) 622-3470 or Click Here

10/10 UC Davis Bike Auction

The biannual UC Davis Bicycle Auction is Saturday, October 10. Over 400 bicycles will be available for sale to the highest bidder. The bicycles may be viewed from 7:30-9am with bidding getting underway at 9 and lasting until all items are sold. The auction takes place inside the Pavilion Parking Structure at the intersection of Hutchison Drive and Dairy Road. 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

10/15 Midtown Gala

The Midtown Business Association presents their annual Midtown Gala, Thursday, October 15 in the courtyard of the E. Claire Raley Studios for the Performing Arts (2420 N Street, Sacramento). The event includes live music, food “pop-ups” hosted by some of Midtown’s best restaurants, and opportunities to mix and mingle with Sacramento’s leading chefs, business owners and visionaries. For more information, Click Here

10/16 Placer 10-35 Glowball Classic

The Glowball Classic is a fundraiser for the Placer 10-35 Foundation at The Ridge golf club on October 16th. The first 9 holes will be played during the day with the second 9 holes played at night after a buffet dinner. Registration includes green and cart Fee, two glow balls, glow accessories, buffet Dinner, raffle prizes and closest to the pin contests (daylight). Bring your own flashlight. For more information, go to their Facebook Page or 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 Monster Bash

Visit the Sacramento Children’s Museum for a night of ghoulish fun at the 4th Annual Monster Bash. Wear your best costume and play the night away with a DJ, dancing, refreshments, photo opportunities, a “haunted hallway,” and Museum play. For more information, Click Here

10/17 Pathway Home Poker Run

Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association, Chapter 33-7 of Sacramento will be hosting the third annual Pathway Home Poker Run, October 17. The event benefits The Pathway Home, a four month, in patient PTSD treatment facility for Iraq and Afghanistan veterans. Forget picking your cards out of a pile, take a real shot at the cards you want with a firearm at an indoor shooting range. For more information, Click Here

10/17 Cure SMA Walk

The 5th Annual Cure SMA Sacramento Walk-n-Roll is Saturday, October 17 at William Land Park. 5k untimed Walk-n-Roll, Raffle and an Artisan & Vendor Market. Dinger from the River Cats will be on hand from 9:30-10:30 AM. Raising Funds and Awareness of Spinal Muscular Atrophy. For more information, Call 916-425-5008 or 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 Taking a Swing at Breast Cancer

The 9th annual “Take a Swing at Breast Cancer” Softball Tournament, to benefit the Albie Aware Breast Cancer Foundation, is October 17-18. Additional funding goes to support young girls in sports. For more information, Click Here

10/18 Eppie's Kids Duathlon

Eppie’s Great Race Foundation presents the tenth annual “Eppie’s Kids Duathlon” (running and cycling) event, Sunday, October 18 at Discovery Park on the American River Parkway. A fun day of activities, healthy games and an opportunity to earn The President’s Challenge Badge and Certificate. For more information, Click Here

10/18 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Sacramento is Sunday, October 18 on the West Steps State Capitol. Join more than one million people each year who are helping to end breast cancer. 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

10/22 Self Help Housing Mix & Mingle

Sacramento Self-Help Housing's “Mix & Mingle” fundraising event is Thursday, October 22 at Rancho Cordova City Hall. Guests will enjoy wine and appetizers while learning more about the ongoing efforts to find stable and sustainable housing for needy individuals and families. A short presentation will highlight uplifting success stories and Rancho Cordova’s 2nd Annual Winter Shelter Program that opens in January 2016. For more information, Click Here

10/22 Women In Philanthropy

Help foster youth shine at United Way’s annual Women in Philanthropy Luncheon, October 22nd at Arden Hills Country Club. Fashion show, gourmet lunch and you’ll hear from foster youth who've been helped by the program. For more information, Click Here

10/23 Danger in the Dark: Women's Safety & Self Defense

With the time change comes greater danger. Dark mornings and earlier nights invite trouble for those unaware of their surroundings. Awareness and conflict avoidance are first steps. Dark Dangers Safety & Self Defense Free Clinic will be held in two sessions beginning on Friday, October 23 at participating Robinson’s Taekwondo locations across the region. Registration is required to reserve your space. For more information, call (888) 249-7853 or Click Here

10/23 Igniting Hope Gala

Shoulder to Shoulder's 4th Annual Gala will be held Friday, October 23 at The Center at Twenty-Three Hundred (2300 Sierra Blvd.). Meet young men from local urban streets and hear 
how their lives have been changed forever by Shoulder to Shoulder.  A celebration honoring those who work to make a difference. Dinner, live music, life-changing stories from Mentors, Mentees, and Moms. For more information, Click Here

10/24 Count Watts' Spooktacular

Visitors to the Roseville Utility Exploration Center can meet Count Watts and discover ways to save energy. Guests can take a thrilling walk through the Phantom House, carve a pumpkin and round out the day with crafts, face painting and prizes. For more info, Click Here

10/23-24 Haunted Sutter's Fort

The sixth annual “Haunted Fort” at Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park is October 23 and 24. The event will feature a Halloween program based in fact with a decidedly creepy twist. Daring visitors will go on guided lantern-lit tours through darkened rooms, listening to intriguing tales of how some early pioneers perished. For more information, Click Here

10/24 Emily Love Softball Invitational

The 3rd Annual Tournament is Co-Ed with proceeds helping local kids through the Children's Miracle Network at UC Davis Children's Hospital. PLAY BALL to help raise money and support the kids fighting life threatening illnesses. For more information, go to their Facebook Page, call 916-216-9858 or email

10/24 Old West Harvest Festival

The Old West Harvest Faire is Saturday, October 24 at Bear Creek Community Church. Enjoy Trunk or Treat Miner’s Camp, Wild West Carnival Games, Horse Rides at the OK Corral, Indian Crafts and Face Painting in the Teepee, Food Court, Live Music and more. Admission is one canned food item per person. For more information, Click Here

10/24 Run For A Safe Haven

My Sister’s House 12th Annual Run for a Safe Haven is Saturday, October 24 at William Land Park. The annual 5K run or walk is the organization's largest fundraiser. All proceeds goto ending domestic violence and human trafficking and providing shelter to victims. For more information, Click Here

10/25 Dia De Los Muertos

Honor Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) at the Crocker Art Museum Sunday, October 25. Join the talented instructor Estella Sanchez and learn how to make sugar skulls from scratch, assemble altars, gather ofrendas (offerings) to honor the dead, decorate paper masks, and make calavera (skull) puppets. For more information, Click Here

10/25 Boo-Seum at the Auto Museum

The California Automobile Museum will hosts a Halloween Haunted House with Trunk or Treat activities, Sunday, October 25. Each paying adult may bring two kids; decked out in their best costumes at no charge to get their fill of candy at different cars throughout the Museum. For more information, Click Here

10/23-25 Safe Halloween: Pirates at Fairytale Town

Join your favorite pirates for three nights of trick-or-treating and family fun at Fairytale Town. Davy Jones, Jack Sparrow and the cursed treasure take center stage. Duels, games, 17 candy stations, hands-on activities, a costume parade and more pirate shenanigans await.  For more information, Click Here

10/25-26 Cool California Nights Gala & Golf

Sacramento Chapter of the American Disc Jockey Association is hosting the Annual Gala & Charity Golf Tournament, benefiting Shriners Hospital for Children. “Cool California Nights Gala” is Sunday October 25 with dinner, dancing, silent auctions, prize drawings, photo booth and more. Golf is Monday October 26. Noon "shotgun” start with coffee, juice and pastries during registration, lunch, beverages throughout the course and awards dinner with prize drawings. For more information, Click Here

10/28 Wee Halloween at the Crocker

Celebrate the "wee" in Halloween with a "Fright-Free" alternative to trick-or-treating. Families with children ages 5 and under will start by decorating treat bags before being guided in small groups through the galleries. Along the way, they will encounter gentle surprises in the form of music, poetry, and dance, and receive a non-candy treat at the end of each performance. Advance registration is required. For more information, Click Here

10/30 End Homelessness Fundraiser

Sacramento Steps Forward is leading the region's efforts to end homelessness. A fundraiser will be held Friday October 30 at The Starlite Lounge (1517 21st St. Sacramento). Proceeds go directly to the organization. Winter is fast approaching. Shelter, food. clothing, shoes and blankets are the top priority. For more information, Click Here

10/30 Vagina Monologues - Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Real Cream Café and the CSA Event Center present a one-night-only benefit performance of "The Vagina Monologues", Friday, October 30 at the CSA Event Center (1275 Starboard Drive in West Sac). This special performance will benefit the California Partnership to End Domestic Violence. For more information, Click Here

10/30-31 Boo at the Zoo

Ghoulish family fun, rain or shine. Kids can safely trick-or-treat around the lake at 25 different candy stations with Magic shows, a costume dance party, ghoulish games and lots of family fun. Guests can ride the Spooky Train or Creepy Carousel for an additional fee. For more information, Click Here

10/31 Trick or Treat in Old Sac

Trick-or-treating will be held in the streets of Old Sacramento from Noon to 4pm, Saturday, October 31. Nearly 50 Old Sacramento merchants and museums will participate in the fun. The Old Sacramento Schoolhouse Museum is a great place to start as maps and bags are available for interested participants. For more information, Click Here

10/31-11/1 Spectacular Spiders

Pay homage to the spider at the Discovery Museum Science & Space Center, Saturday, October 31 and Sunday, November 1. Lots of crawly creatures on display including a live tarantula in the Nature Discovery Room and fixed specimens in the classroom. Kids can create their own foam spider to take home. For more information, Click Here

11/3 Artful Tot

Toddlers explore art-making with different materials in new ways, from printmaking and color mixing to clay and fabric. Adults learn how to encourage experimentation and self-expression while nurturing their child’s creativity. Families are welcome to arrive anytime during this drop-in program. Please dress for mess. This program is for children from 19 to 36 months old and their caregivers. The program takes place every first Tuesday of the month. For more informaiton, 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

11/13 Wag and Whine

El Dorado County German Shepherd Rescue's 2nd Annual Wag 'n Whine Event is Friday, November 13 at Total Wine & More (2765 E Bidwell Street, Folsom). Private wine tasting & hors d'oeuvres, silent auction and raffle. Everything goes to the dogs! For more information, Click Here

11/13-15 Auburn Arts Tour

The 22nd Annual Autumn Arts Studios Tour is November 13-15. Stop by this free event and support the arts. Art will be available for purchase at all locations. The preview show is open 10/8-11/15 at the General Gomez Arts & Event Center, (808 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA) For more information, go to their Facebook Page or Click Here

11/14 Pacific Outreach Health Fair

The Annual Pacific Outreach Health Fair is Saturday, November 14 at the Vietnamese American Community of Sacramento (6270 Elder Creek Road) from 9am-3pm. Pharmacy students overseen by pharmacists will provide FREE health screenings and education. Blood pressure, cholesterol, blood glucose, and more. 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

11/20-22 Harvest Festival

The Sacramento Harvest Festival Original Art and Craft show is November 20-22 at Cal Expo. The AT&T pioneers will receive half the proceeds from shopping bag sales and all the proceeds from the gift wrapping area. Bring in a canned food donation for the Elk Grove Food Bank and get two dollars off the admission price. Handmade arts and crafts, live entertainment, delicious food and fabulous prizes. 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

12/2 Stand Up Sacramento Comedy Showcase

TLCS is a private, non-profit psychosocial rehabilitation agency working to prevent homelessness by serving people with mental illness in our community. The Stand Up Sacramento Comedy showcase features a VIP reception and Silent Auction, Wednesday December 2 at The Crest Theater (1013 K Street, Sacramento). Food, beverages, entertainment and shopping. For more information, call (916) 441-0123 or Click Here

12/31 Wildlife Care Association Photo Contest

The Wildlife Care Association is holding their Quarterly Photo Contest. Take a bird photo and submit it on the Wildlife Care Association Facebook page as a message with photo attached. The winner will be awarded a special prize including a guided tour of the Rescue Dome at McClellan Park and their photo featured in the newsletter. For more information, go to their Facebook Page or Click Here

1/7 Kids Helping Kids

The Fourth Annual Signature Black Tie Gala will be held January 7 at the Harris Center in Folsom. This years featured artist is the Grammy nominated, "NEEDTOBREATHE." Kids Helping Kids is about making a difference in the lives of children in need. For more information, 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


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 

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 

Dudley Elementary School Events

Dudley Elementary School (8000 Aztec Way, Antelope, CA) has several family friendly events planned: Fall Harvest Festival, Friday October 16th. Polar Express Movie Night, December 18th. Movie Night, January 29th. Family Dance and Raffle, February 26th. Movie Night, March 11th. Family Fun Night and Raffle, April 22nd. 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

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

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 

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

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

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