Land Park neighborhood nonprofits enjoy good turnout from the Big Day of Giving

Julia the Thick-billed Parrot was the spokesbird for the Sacramento Zoo's Big Day of Giving campaign.

The Sacramento region did it again for this year’s Big Day of Giving, which was held on May 5. With a regional goal of raising $5 million for local nonprofits, that target amount was smashed, totaling $5,613,799.; 36,531 donations were accepted and 529 local nonprofits participated. The folks at Big DOG are in the process of verifying all gifts and incentives for participating organizations (dollars, transactions, households, etc.). They anticipate this to be completed by June 30. Once their verification process is complete, they will announce the final numbers. What follows are Land Park area results from the Big DOG website, which are still subject to final review and verification.

What follows below is a listing of Land Park area nonprofits that are participating in the Big Day of Giving.

The mission of the

YMCA of Superior California,

1926 V St., is to inspire all people to a healthy life – in Spirit, Mind and Body. It is a community benefit organization dedicated to strengthening community through programs focused on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.

were 177 donations, totaling $41,595.

Sac Cultural Hub Media Foundation,

2572 21st Ave., utilizes collaborative and cooperative measures to develop and implement activities and programs that educate, empower, and train communities of color in underserved communities.

There were 49 donations, totaling $5,213.

The mission of the

California Automobile Museum,

2200 Front St. is to preserve, exhibit and teach the story of the automobile and its influence on our lives. The vision is to be an internationally recognized center of automotive activities, housed in a world-class facility.

There were 55 donations, totaling $14,000.

Sierra 2 Center for the Arts & Community,

2791 24th St., serves as a regional incubator of the arts, education, culture and community activities. The organization provides access and opportunity for people of all ages, demographics, and background to explore interests in those areas.

There were 101 donations, totaling $7,300.

Sacramento Taiko Dan,

PO Box 189338, studies, preserves and promotes traditional and contemporary styles of taiko drumming. Taiko is a Japanese style of percussion, which combines music, movement and spirit. The spirit of the drummers produces the powerful sound of the drums, and creates a dynamic and visually exciting.

There were 35 donations, totaling $2,095.

WarmLine Family Resource Center,

2791 24th St., provides information, education and support to promote and strengthen the foundation of families and children with special needs so they can face the challenges of the present and create new dreams for the future.

There were 27 donations, totaling $1,290.

Since 1994,

Valley Vision,

Inc., 2320 Broadway, has strengthened communities through research, collaboration and leadership. It is a nonprofit consultancy focused on economic, environmental and social issues. The vision is a prosperous and sustainable region for all generations.

There were 14 donations, totaling $7,725.

The mission of

My Sister’s House,

3053 Freeport Blvd, No. 120, is to serve Asian and Pacific Islander and other underserved women and children impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking by providing a culturally appropriate and responsive safe haven, job training and community services.

There were 117 donations, totaling $8,810.

Slow Food Sacramento

, 1010 4th Ave. is a local chapter of an international organization that advocates for “Good, Clean, and Fair Food For All”. Conviviality is central to its mission.

There were 23 donations, totaling $1,350.

The Sacramento French Film Festival

, 2634 28th St., is committed to organizing and presenting stimulating, entertaining, and challenging signature events designed to bring people together in celebration of French culture through film and the arts.

The French Film Festival had 51 donations, totaling $8,925.

Capital Film Arts Alliance

PO Box 188093, aims to be the region’s most respected organization of active film and digital producers, craftspeople and artists within all visual media crafts, and to contribute to the development of the Sacramento-Sierra film industry, economy, and its people.

There were 33 donations, totaling $1,615.

Galena Street East Productions

, 2770 21st St., serves the community through entertainment presented by professionally trained young performers and to provide uplifting programs that educate and inspire. For participants to grow from nervous to brave in every aspect of their life.

There were 103 donations, totaling $10,287.

Meals on Wheels by ACC

, 7375 Park City Dr., promotes the general welfare and to enhance the quality of life for older adults by identifying, developing, and providing culturally sensitive nutritious meals and related activities.

There were 165 donations, totaling $11,960.

ACC Senior Services

, 7334 Park City Dr., promotes the general welfare and enhance the quality of life for our community by identifying, developing and providing culturally sensitive health and social services for older adults.

There were 123 donations, totaling $9,640.

The First Tee of Greater Sacramento

, a youth development program through the game of golf, had 154 donations, totaling $71,224.

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