The Rocklin church gave away 500 backpacks filled with items including rulers, paper and binders to help students start the school year with the supplies they need. The giveaway event at a park also featured water slides and a barbecue.
Upcoming fundraising events include Off to the Races and After Hours.
Rancho Cordova Police Sgt. Steve Dutra was the recipient of the “Service Above Self” award from Sacramento Rotary. Dutra, a member of the department’s Problem Oriented Policing detail, oversees the Rancho Cordova Police Athletic League and supervises the school resources officer program. Dutra donated the $1,000 that came with the award to PAL.
Upcoming fundraising events include a golf ball drop and an Aggie wine-pairing.
Local highway patrol officers will donate a dolls, footballs, bicycles and assorted toys Wednesday to help needy children in the greater Sacramento region.
Ya’Shalan Nelson, a Sacramento State student, was the winner of Your Roadmap to Success video contest sponsored by Higher One, a company that partners with universities to improve graduation rates. The videos were judged on quality, creativity, clarity and completeness.
Upcoming fundraising events include
Upcoming fundraising events include a safari-theme evening for the Africa Hope Fund.
Upcoming fundraising events include Summer Soiree for Wind Youth Services.
Stanford Youth Solutions wine auction raised more than $100,000 for youth and families in crisis. Support and contributions of sponsors, donors, wineries, breweries and restaurants made the Vintage 2014 wine auction possible. A highlight was the story of a young woman whose life was transformed by Stanford and who was chosen as class president of her school.
Elk Grove McDonalds franchise owner Steven Ramirez to chair the Ronald McDonald House Charities in 2015
A local U.S. Army veteran today received a refurbished vehicle from a Sacramento-area Caliber Collision repair shop, part of a Texas-based chain of repair centers. The presentation was made to Hector Ponce at the Sacramento-Antelope Caliber Collision outlet at 7407 Roseville Road.
Upcoming events include Twilight Thursdays at the zoo and a golf tourney.
Rancho Cordova schools are accepting donations for gently used musical instruments for middle and high school students.
As part of an effort to earn his Little Dragon black belt, 7-year-old Cole Arnold is asking for backpacks, pencils, lined notebook paper, colored pencils and crayons to be dropped off at a donation box at the Sierra 2 office, 2791 24th St.
Upcoming fundraising events include the Beyond Wonderland soiree and the zoo’s King of Feasts.