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5/24-26 Veterans Stand Down

The Annual Veterans Stand Down is May 24-26 at the Roseville Fairgrounds (800 All America City Blvd). All services are FREE! Meals & optional overnight accommodations, haircuts and showers, Pet Services, Employment counseling, housing referral, clothing and personal care supplies. Transportation is available upon Request. Pre-register for vision, dental, hearing exams and legal services. You do NOT have to live in Placer County. For more information, Click Here

5/25 Senior Day Wellness Event

The Roseville Health & Wellness Center (1650 Lead Hill Blvd) presents a free Senior Health and Fitness Day, Wednesday, May 25. Health screenings, chair yoga, joint effort aqua arthritis class, functional balance training, strength training, bingo, great food and door prizes. For more information, Call (916) 677-1200

5/26 Corporate Run

The second annual Corporate Run is Thursday, May 26 on Capitol Mall. The race begins at 6:30 and the after-party goes until 9. This year’s 3.1-mile course takes you on a scenic tour of downtown Sacramento, Old Sacramento and the waterfront. Walkers are welcome. Participate as a team or an individual. For more information, Click Here

5/28 Vintage Marketplace

The Sierra College Patrons host The Vintage Marketplace on Saturday, May 28 at the Rocklin campus (5000 Rocklin Road). Vintage dealers and some of the Sacramento area’s best food trucks. Whether your home is a vintage showplace or you are looking for that special accent piece, this is the event to attend. For more information, Click Here

5/30 Memorial Day Celebration

A One-of-a-Kind Memorial Day Patriotic Remembrance will take place at Sierra View Memorial Park (4900 Olive Ave, Olivehurst). The free, family-friendly community event is open to the public and starts at 10am. Following the program, lunch will be provided for all. For more information, call (530) 742-6957

5/30 Race to End the Stigma Day at Raley Field

Join the River Cats at Raley Field on Memorial Day as they take on the Oklahoma City Dodgers to help support the Carlos Viera Foundation and end the stigma of mental illness. To purchase tickets, Click Here

6/1 Job Fair

A Career Fair will be held Wednesday, June 1st at the Embassy Suites Hotel (100 Capitol Mall). Bring 10-15 resumes and dress business professional at this free event for job seekers. For more information, Click Here

6/3 Help Us Feed The Kids Charity Golf

Blessings In A Backpack Rancho Cordova presents, Help Us Feed The Kids. a charity golf tournament, Friday, June 3rd at Mather Golf Course (4103 Zinfandel Dr. Mather CA 95655). 8am shotgun start. Registration opens at 7 with Continental Breakfast. Lunch and awards ceremony to follow. For more information, Click Here

6/7 Artful Tot

Toddlers explore art-making with different materials in new ways, from printmaking and color mixing to clay and fabric. Adults learn how to encourage experimentation and self-expression while nurturing their child’s creativity. Families are welcome to arrive anytime during this drop-in program. Please dress for mess. For more information, Click Here

6/9 Sacramento SPCA Benefit

Pups, Cups & Food Trucks is a benefit for the Sacramento SPCA, Thursday June 9 at Sutter's Landing Dog Park (20 28th Street). Beer, spirits, food trucks, dog park and more. Kids are free to attend. 100% of all bar proceeds benefit the Sacramento SPCA. For more information, go to their Facebook Page

6/12 Summer Sizzle Car Show

The 2016 All American Summer Sizzle Car Show to benefit The American Legion Legacy Fund is Sunday, June 12 at American Legion Post 521 (6700 8th Street in Rio Linda. Live music, vendors, pin-up contest, food and drink. For more information, go to their Facebook Page

6/15 Business Workshops in West Sacramento

Need help starting a business or growing an existing one? The city of West Sacramento is offering a free workshop series for income eligible residents and small business owners. Classes start June 15th at City Hall in West Sacramento. For more information, call (916) 492-2591 or Email

6/25 A Tropical Affair

The 5th Annual Firefighter's Burn Institute's "A Tropical Affair" is Saturday, June 25 at Shriners Hospitals for Children (2425 Stockton Blvd). An evening with Sacramento’s finest restaurants, breweries and wineries. Live music, hula dancers, photo booth, wine raffle, silent auction, and a variety of local food, wines and beers. For more information, Click Here

7/2 Artful Tot

Toddlers explore art-making with different materials in new ways, from printmaking and color mixing to clay and fabric. Adults learn how to encourage experimentation and self-expression while nurturing their child’s creativity. Families are welcome to arrive anytime during this drop-in program. Please dress for mess. For more information, Click Here

7/8-10 Me One Foundation Camp Challenge

If you or someone you know is an adult battling cancer, the Me-One Foundation invites you to Camp Challenge, July 8, 9 and 10th at Mission Springs in the Santa Cruz Mountains. It's a completely cost free weekend get away for adult cancer patients and their families. Zip lining, archery, hiking, a full service spa, terrific food and accommodations and more. For more information, Click Here

8/8 Aly and Izy Foundation Golf

A day on the green, Monday, August 8 at Catta Verdera, to raise funds to help families who have a premature or critically ill infant in a local neonatal intensive care unit. The event includes refreshments and snacks on the course, games at several holes, golf on a beautiful course and just some good ole' fun with friends for a great cause. 9am Shot Gun Scramble with a continental breakfast, putting contest and catered lunch awards banquet. For more information, Click Here

8/20 Zombie Walk

The 16th Annual Sacramento Zombie Walk will take place Saturday, August 20th in Roosevelt Park. It's an interactive large-scale community performance art event. Everyone is encouraged to dress as the undead. The event is free for all ages. For more information, Click Here

A Community For Peace

Providing compassionate service for anyone dealing with a domestic violence situation. They offer a safe place to connect to information, resources, education, support and understanding that comes from those who've walked in your shoes. It's difficult to leave someone you love who hurts you. It will not get better by waiting. For more information, call their 24-hr Crisis line 916-728-7210 or Click Here

African Refugees Relief

The African Refugees Relief Agency assists European and African refugees and Syrians coming into the local region and Northern California in general. They help refugees find housing and jobs and help to transport them form regional airports to their destinations such as San Jose and Sacramento. For more information, Email

Alpha K9 - Service Dogs for Disabled Veterans

Alpha K9 is a Combat Disabled Veteran run Non-Profit organization dedicated to providing Service Dogs and Working Dogs to those whose lives depend on them. Research shows that positive social interactions with dogs may offer a safe and effective way to relieve stress. For more information, Click Here

Answered Prayers Horse Riding Therapy

Answered Prayers Therapeutic Riding Program offers year round sessions for people of all ages and all disabilities. The founder and instructor of the program is Katherine Griffin, a UC Davis student studying Psychology and Animal Science. She has been involved with horses since a young girl and has been instructing professionally for therapeutic riding for 4 years. Answered Prayers provides a personal and encouraging experience for riders of the program. For more information, Click Here

California Sea Otter Fund

California’s endangered sea otters need your help. Pollution, parasites and disease are preventing full recovery of their natural population. You can support research to help them by donating to the California Sea Otter Fund, on line 410 of your state income tax return. Even a small amount can help save these iconic marine mammals. For more information, Click Here 


Twenty-first Century learning prepares our kids to succeed by giving them the skills necessary to thrive, communicate, collaborate, and think creatively. Camp EDMO features hands-on activities that further develop these life skills and inspire curiosity, confidence, kindness, and leadership. For more information, Click Here

Each Child Counts

Education is a basic human right. Yet those who need education the most - children living in poverty - are the least likely to attend school. Each Child Counts Foundation has been working since 1998 to provide educational scholarships, clean water wells and a school in a remote community for children in Liberia and service leadership opportunities and training for children in the United States. For more information, Click Here

Foreign Exchange Students

Cultural Homestay International is looking for volunteer American host families for incoming high school foreign exchange students (Age 15-18) for the upcoming school year. CHI is a non-profit educational organization promoting international understanding and goodwill through people-to-people exchanges. For more information, Call (877) 737-0409 or Click Here

Free Mattress Disposal

Is it time to say goodbye to your old mattress? Don’t throw it out – send it to a mattress recycler where old mattress components become carpet padding, home insulation, biomass fuel and all kinds of other great stuff. It’s easy and it’s free. For more information, Click Here

Kindred Spirits Fawn Rescue

Kindred Spirits Fawn Rescue takes in over 150 fawns every year and releases them when they're healthy enough to survive on their own in the wild. The non-profit organization can't run without the support of generous donors and grants. For more information, Click Here

Lazarus Project

The Lazarus Project's mission is to meet the needs of the impoverished in Placer County by providing housing and comprehensive support services. Participants are provided with the information and support to restore and redesign their lives so they can experience a successful integration back into their community with the ability to live independently. For more information, Click Here

Matching Donors links organ donors with people in need of kidney and other transplants. In the U.S. 22 people die each day waiting for an organ transplant. Most of them for kidneys. If you’ve ever considered becoming a living organ donor or if you are someone in need of an organ transplant, Click Here

Midtown Farmers Market

Midtown Farmers Market has expanded to accommodate even more farmers, growers and vendors. Open year-round on Saturdays from 8a-1p. Midtown Farmers Market takes place on 20th Street from J Street to midway down K Street. For more information, Click Here

National Federation of the Blind Vehicle Donation Program

The NFB benefits by receiving a cash donation to fund new and existing programs and increase community awareness through local events. You benefit by being able to reduce your taxable income when taxes are itemized. Plus, you avoid the costs associated with selling your car. For more information, call 855-659-9314 or Click Here

Project Reboot

Welcome Home Vets presents, "Project Reboot", helping returning Veterans readjust to civilian life. Those who've served our country in war come home to a society with different norms and standards than those they experienced in the military. Fitting in can be difficult. Welcome Home Vets is an organization committed to providing psychological services to veterans and their families. Your contribution is tax deductible. For more information, Click Here

Save The Bees

Bees are responsible for one out of every three bites of food we eat, but they’re dying at alarming rates. A growing body of science has found that the world's most widely-used insecticides are a leading driver of their decline. Without bees to pollinate our crops and flowering plants, our entire food system and fragile ecosystem is at risk. For more information, Click Here

Snowline Hospice

Snowline is a nonprofit community-based hospice care provider. Snowline volunteers offer the compassion of a gentle friend who listens, laughs and lends a hand. And in return, they experience a true sense of connection. If you'd like to become a Snowline volunteer, training opportunities are ongoing. For more information, Click Here


24-hour Suicide Prevention Crisis Line 800-281-8255 or 916-368-3111 
Crisis Chat by text: Text the word HOPE to 916-668-4226 
24-hour Parent Support Line 888-281-3000

Text for your Heart Health

Uncontrolled high blood pressure is serious and your heart can quit whenever it wants. When it quits…you quit. Listen to your heart and don’t let it quit on you. High blood pressure can lead to a stroke, heart attack or death. Get your blood pressure to a healthy range before it’s too late! For more information, text “pressure” to 97779

Welcome Home Vets

Welcome Home Vets offers support and transitional services for Veterans and their Families. Providing mental health services, referrals and advocacy for veterans, active duty military and families. The mission is to provide veterans of all service eras and their families with comprehensive support and transitional services— at no cost to the veteran. For more information, Click Here

Wildlife Care Association

You don’t have to go to Africa to have a wildlife adventure! The Wildlife Care Association offers adventure, challenge and satisfaction when you volunteer to care for injured birds and small animals. The non-profit group is forming classes now for volunteers to assist Mother Nature in returning wildlife to our communities. For more information, call 916.965.WILD or Click Here
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