Public Service Announcements
Here's where you'll find information about local events put on by non-profit organizations. If your organization is having an event, please send us the details via to SacPsa@Entercom.com

PG&E Summer Jobs program


The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Sacramento and Pacific Gas and Electric are teaming up to help local teens get ahead this summer. The PG&E Summer Jobs program will offer 200 teens the opportunity to participate in a five week premployment  training class that will cover all skills needed to get a job. Of the 200, 55 will be hired for PAID part time summer jobs at local businesses. Applications are due March 20th. For more information, Click Here

Walk To Remember 2015


Walk to Remember, 2015 will be held Saturday, April 11 at Elk Grove Park (9950 Elk Grove-Florin Road, Elk Grove). The walk honors SFC Bryan E. Hall and all American Soldiers, past and present. Proceeds will be split between the Bryan E. Hall Memorial Scholarship Fund and an education fund for his eight-year old daughter, Addison. For more information, Click Here

3/7 Wings and Wine


‘Wings and Wine 2015’ offers a taste of the ‘Wildlife’ in Wineglasses and keeps ‘Wildlife’ alive by assisting The Wildlife Care Association, Saturday, March 7 at The High Hand Nursery (3750 Taylor Road, Loomis). The non-profit Wildlife Care Association provides a unique, essential service in caring for and healing injured wildlife. For more information, Call 916-652-2065 or Click Here

3/7 Crab Feed to benefit Center High School


Center High School Cougar Booster Club is holding their Annual Crab Feed on March 7th at the North Highlands Community Center. Crab, Giant Shrimp, dessert, full bar, music, dancing, raffle prizes, silent auction items and a Golden Raffle for a Giant Flat Screen HD/SMART TV. For more information, call (916) 281-5817 or Email centerboosters@gmail.com

3/7 Mardi Gras Crabfeed and Cajun Boil


Firefighters Burn Institute & Sacramento Fire Reserve Association are hosting a Mardi Gras Crabfeed and Cajun Boil Saturday, March 7 at St. John Vianney Parish (10497 Coloma Road, Rancho Cordova CA 95670). Food, Spirits & Friends, Raffle & Dessert Silent Auction, Music & Dancing and a Mardi Gras Costume Contest. For more information, Click Here 

3/14 13th Annual Folsom Wine & Jazz


Folsom’s premiere wine and cuisine event, with entertainment provided by the award-winning Folsom High School jazz bands and jazz choir and Sutter and Folsom Middle School jazz bands, is Saturday, March 14th at the Folsom Community Center (52 Natoma Street, Folsom, California). Taste wines from our local region, sample food from local restaurants and browse silent auction tables featuring many exciting items to bid on. For more information, Click Here

3/14 Crab Feed to benefit Placer High School


Placer High School Music Boosters will be hosting their 11th Annual Crab Feed & Silent Auction Saturday, March 14. An evening of fun, food, and great entertainment provided by PHS Jazz Band. All-You-Can-Eat Crab, Clam Chowder, Shrimp Louie, Pasta, Salad and Dessert. Proceeds benefit the PHS Music program. For more information, Call (530) 820-5022 or Click Here 

3/15 Irish Hooley


An Irish Hooley will be held Sunday, March 15 at Harris Center for the Arts at Folsom Lake College (10 College Parkway, Folsom, CA 95630). For more information, call 916-608-6888 or Click Here www.HarrisCenter.net 

3/17 Colton's Race To Win


A raffle to win a custom Victory Road Bike will be held to raise money to benefit Colton Nelson and other children suffering from Job's Syndrome. A rare, one in a million, life threatening, imune deficiency disorder. The winner will be drawn at a St. Patrick's Day party at Dingus McGee's, March 17, 2015. For more information, Click Here 

3/19 Local Election Forum


The League of Women Voters of Sacramento County and the Metropolitan Cable Television Commission are co-sponsoring a Local Election Forum on Thursday, March 19 in the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors Chamber (700 H Street, Room 1450). The public and media are invited to attend this forum which will be cablecast LIVE on Metro Cable Channel 14. Vote Election Day Tuesday, April 7, 2015. For more information, call (916) 874-7685

3/21 Free Children's Wellness Festival


The FREE Sutter Children’s Center Wellness Festival is Saturday, March 21 from 11am–3pm at Fairytale Town. Enjoy fun games, free play, gardening activities, health screenings and more at this free celebration of active and healthy living. For more information, call (916) 808-7462 or Click Here 

4/4 Easter Fun Run and Carnival


The Eleventh Annual Easter Run & Fun is Saturday, April 4 at beautiful Lodi Lake. 5k and 10k runners and walkers receive a Custom Shirt; Pancake Breakfast; and raffle entry. Free Easter Carnival and a Kids Fun Run. Proceeds benefit the Lodi Salvation Army’s Hope Harbor Family Service Center. For more information, Click Here

4/4-5 Spring Eggstravaganza


Spring Eggstravaganza at Fairytale Town is Saturday & Sunday, April 4 & 5 from 11am-3pm. A fun-filled family weekend featuring egg hunts, prizes, spring-themed hands-on activities and visits with Peter Cottontail. Daily egg hunts are held at 12, 1 and 2 pm. Hunt areas are separated by age groups. Spring Eggstravaganza is free with paid park admission. For more information, call (916) 808-7462 or Click Here 

4/22 California Aviation Day


California Aviation Day at the Capitol is presented to inform legislators, staff, and the public about the importance of aviation to California. The free Expo takes place from 11am-2pm, Wednesday, April 22 on the north steps of the State Capitol, featuring interactive displays and informational presentations. For more information, Click Here 

4/23 Mad Hatter Meets The Great Gatsby Fundraiser


Fairytale Town mixes the zaniness of the Mad Hatter with the glamor of “The Great Gatsby” in its third annual fundraising event, Thursday, April 23 at the Masonic Temple in Downtown Sacramento. Desserts and chocolate delicacies, wine and food tastings, live music, mad hats, live and silent auctions and a raffle with exciting prizes. Proceeds benefit nonprofit Fairytale Town’s programs and park improvements. For more information, call (916) 808-7462 or Click Here 

4/25-26 Gardens of Folsom


The 15th Annual Garden Tour of the Folsom Garden Club is Saturday, April 25th & Sunday, April 26th. Attend a self-guided tour of seven lovely Folsom gardens. This year's tour features a variety of gardens and there will be a plant sale, a bake sale, artists painting in the gardens, and Master Gardeners to answer your gardening questions. The tour will be held "Rain or Shine". For more information, call 916-221-2457 or Click Here

4/30 Teacher Appreciation Contest


Image Orthodontics has launched its Annual Teacher Appreciation Contest. Students in grades K-12 are encouraged to submit a letter on behalf of a teacher deserving the 2015 Teacher of the Year Award. The student with the most compelling letter will win a pizza party for their class and a $100 gift card for school supplies for their classroom and their teacher will receive the 2015 award along with a gift certificate for dinner. Deadline for entry is 4/30/2015. For more information, call (916) 273-3606 or email Rachelle@imageorthodontics.com 

$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

925 Non-profit Thrift Boutique


925 Boutique is a nonprofit thrift boutique open to the public in Roseville. They feature new and gently used professional attire for women at affordable prices, ensuring the next business step for customers is done in style. Nothing in the store is priced more than $9. They are currently accepting donations of both clothing and cash. For more information, Click Here 

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 africanrefugees2@yahoo.com

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 

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

Bloodsource


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 

Earned Income Tax Credit


You’ve earned it, now claim it, and keep it! If you earned less than $52,427 last year, you may qualify for an Earned Income Tax Credit and receive a refund of over $6,000. If you are entitled to a refund you can even file your taxes after April 15 and not be penalized. To locate the nearest Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) location for no-cost tax help, use the VITA Locator Tool on IRS.gov or call 800-906-9887. 

Gathering Inn


The Gathering Inn Homeless shelter in Roseville provides  hope, dignity and a secure place to rest at night, in addition to a wide range of services that help clients get back on their feet again. For more information, 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 

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 

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 

Railroad Museum Tuesday Train Rides


California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum are offering excursion train rides. Tuesday Train Rides are available on: February 3, 10, 17 & 24; March 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31; April 7, 14, 21 & 28 and May 5. Two train ride times will be available: 11am and 1pm. Delight in the sights, smells and sounds of an authentic, working locomotive as it rolls along the levees of the Sacramento River. For more information, call 916-323-9280 or 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 

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 

Spring Day Camp


Bear Creek Community Church presents two weeks of Spring Day Camp for children six years old through eighth grade. From March 16-27, full day or extended day, your child will enjoy fun and games, crafts, sports, skits, devotionals, music, friendships, and weekly field trips. 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 


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