Tag Archives: volunteers

Volunteers needed to help Carmichael nonprofit during United Way’s Week of Caring

Volunteers are needed on Oct. 7 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. to help grade and lay mulch around garden beds at Atkinson Family Services in Carmichael, as part of United Way’s Week of Caring where more than 1,500 local residents will

Bernie at Bonney: Between 15,000 and 21,000 fill the field, leaving another 10,000 outside

By Monica Stark editor@valcomnews.com “(A democracy is a) government of the people, by the people, for the people” — Bernie Sanders quoting President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address Despite a last minute decision to come to Sacramento, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders

Annual Wildlife Care Classes Open for Volunteers to Assist Mother Nature

The Wildlife Care Association provides an essential service in Sacramento & Yolo Counties helping recover, heal and release small animals and birds injured in our human world. Based at 5211 Patrol Road, McClellan Park, the local non-profit depends on private

Casa Garden Restaurant celebrates 40 years

Tucked back from the hustle and bustle of traffic on Sutterville Road rests a hidden landmark that’s celebrating its 40th anniversary – the almost entirely volunteer run Casa Garden Restaurant. It’s a typical Friday morning. A few are working in

Get Ready For Ice Skating Along The Boulevard At Iceland

Volunteers are working fast and furious to get the historic Iceland Ice Arena on Del Paso Boulevard ready for the upcoming skating season. They’re painting, moving dirt and sand with tractors, and leveling the new floor. The grand opening of

Casa Garden art show benefits Sacramento Children’s Home

The Los Niños Service League, nonprofit auxiliary of the Sacramento Children’s Home, presents a unique experience to meet local artist David Lobenberg and Marcia Evans, wife of renown Henry Evans, on Friday, August 23, 5:00 p.m.- 7:30 p.m., at the

Solar Cookers International to hold annual gathering at Sierra 2 Aug. 14

Angelina Seda is 87 years old and lives in Kenya. Eight of her nine children have died, one is bedridden and she is raising an orphan grandchild with no money and no income. But thanks to local relief efforts from

Faces and Places: McKinley Playground Community Build

From June 3 to June 9, volunteers battled high temps to get the beloved playground built up from ground zero. In the words of this photographer: “What a great week.  Many new friendships, great memories, and hundreds (thousands) of photos

Soil Born Farms to host summer day camps for children

Our Summer Day Camps, which take place at the 55-acre American River Ranch along the American River Parkway, are a great way for young people to make the connection between their food, health, and the environment. Youth will learn about

Hundreds of volunteers perform service at East Lawn

On Saturday, April 27, the annual program of Mormon Helping Hands performed cleanup, painting, and gardening at the City of Sacramento’s East Lawn Children’s Park, as well as at the East Lawn Memorial Park cemetery.  Hundreds of volunteers from The