Gloria Glyer: Fundraising events around the Sacramento region

Contractors Caring for Kids.

Among the organizations aided are Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Boys and Girls Club, WEAVE (Women Escaping a Violent Environment), UC Davis Hospice, Sacramento Children’s Receiving Home and WIND (Works in New Directions) Youth. For more information, contact Michele Zumwalt at or (916)631-8500.

Sacramento Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. (916)383-7387 (916)504-2802

Kondos Gallery.

A second fundraiser, the Gregory Kondos Workshop/Painting Demonstration at the gallery, is planned for Dec. 13, 16 and 17. Twenty seats are available for each session at $20 per session. For reservations and more information, call (916)558-2559 or email

Casa Garden Restaurant.

Women’s Empowerment. www.womens- kate@womens- (916)669-2307

Maidu Museum & Historic Site.

Girls on the Run.

The Girls on the Run program helps girls in grades 3 through 8 discover confidence through exercise, positive reinforcement and by encouraging role models to help girls. The event will help underwrite scholarships and running shoes for girls at Title I schools.

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA).

Wildlife Care Association.

The WCA rehabilitates more than 6,000 local birds each year, as well as other wildlife. Contact Theresa Bielawski at (916)952-4336 or