Upcoming fundraising events include Contractors Caring for Kids toy drive and fundraiser, Sacramento SPCA Purrses for Pets, and the All Nations native craft fair at Maidu Museum and Historic Site.
Here is a roundup of agencies and community groups offering dinners and holding food drives for Thanksgiving.
Sacramento Crisis Nursery will present one tea from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday Dec. 7 at Del Paso Country Club, 3333 Fulton Ave. Each child will go home with a Teddy Bear. Festivities will include face painting, music and dancing, a magic show, a children's meal and traditional high tea for the adults. Teddy & Friends will visit. Friends of Sacramento Crisis Nursery will present the tea, which will benefit the nursery. Tickets are $50 per child, $65 for adults. Visitwww.kidshome.org.
The All-American Bowl features top high school athletes. Likewise, the best student musicians are picked for the 125-member marching band. Nguyen was chosen from among thousands to play his sousaphone in January at the Alamodome in San Antonio, according to a San Juan Unified School District newsletter.
Oakland-based Kaiser Permanente today (Nov. 25) announced a charitable contributions pledge of up to $1 million for Typhoon Haiyan relief efforts in the Philippines.
As the young students entered a lecture hall inside the sprawling UC Davis Medical Center recently, one after another paused in the doorway and let out an enthusiastic, Ooooh.
The “Friday Night Hoops” event is hosted by the Sheriff’s Activities League and the Dr. Emphraim Williams Family Life Center.
Upcoming fundraising events include Jesuit’s Christmas Tree Lane and the Friends of the Library sale.
Sacramento’s primary provider of services to homeless youths said Thursday that an outpouring of community support has allowed it to keep open its daily drop-in center.
Upcoming events include the Crocker Ball, which supports the museum’s arts education programs.
American Red Cross is advising Northern Californians trying to get in touch with relatives in the path of Typhoon Haiyan – which swept across the central Philippines on Friday, killing more than 1,200 – to continue those efforts, although many phone lines are down throughout the devastated area.
Rocklin-based Sleep Train Mattress Centers has kicked off its annual Secret Santa Toy Drive to benefit foster children. Through Dec. 15, toy drive participants can drop off new, unwrapped toys or gifts at Sleep Train stores. The company also accepts donations online, www.sleeptrain.com, with proceeds going to purchase gift items.
Upcoming fundraising events include a booster for the Folsom High School music program and a holiday extravaganza.
Rocklin School District. The 13th annual Toast of the Town will begin at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Rocklin Event Center, 2650 Sunset Blvd., Rocklin. Art and appetizers are on the menu with treats provided by more than 30 community chefs and 35 wineries.