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This is where you'll find information about local events put on by non-profit organizations. If your organization is having an event, please send the details to SacPsa@Entercom.com

8/5-6 Community Book Sale


The Friends of Arden-Dimick Library will hold a two-day Community Book Sale on Friday (8/5) and Saturday (8/6) in the Community Room at the Arden-Dimick Library, 891 Watt Avenue. Funds from this sale will be used for local library programs. For more information, call (916) 849-7177 or Email friendsofardendimick@gmail.com

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

8/12-13 Family Campout at Fairytale Town


Spend the night in Fairytale Town’s storybook park. This exciting overnight adventure includes a theater performance, arts and crafts activities, a scavenger hunt, bedtime stories and a sing-along. Wake up the next morning under Fairytale Town’s canopy of trees to a light continental breakfast. Prices include all activities. Member discounts are available. For more information, call (916) 808-7462 or Click Here

8/13 Walk For Wishes


The 17th Annual Walk for Wishes event raises awareness and funds for Make-A-Wish. All funds raised stay right here to grant wishes in our local community (pre-event training offered (8/4). For more information, call (916)692-3929, Email nmenicucci@necannv.wish.org or Click Here

8/14 Wishes On Wheels


The 2nd Annual Wishes on Wheels Ride to benefit Make-A-Wish is Sunday, August 14. The ride starts at Folsom Harley Davidson and ends with a party at Jackson Rancheria. 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

8/26 Sacramento Spinal Foundation


Do you know someone who has had a catastrophic injury or disabling disease? These patients face challenges on a daily basis. The End Of Summer get together will be held Friday August 26th at Jack Rabbit Brewing Company. It's a family-friendly fun event to raise awareness and funds for the people in our community that need our help. For more information, Click Here

8/27 4th Annual Motor Skills Challenge & Traffic Safety Fair


A community event to benefit Citrus Heights Police Activities League will be held Saturday, August 27 at Sunrise Mall. Traffic Safety information for kids and families, including bicycle safety course and bounce houses for the kids. Watching motorcycle officers from around the state sharpen their riding skills and compete for bragging rights. Raffle prizes with proceeds to benefit Citrus Heights Police PAL. Opening ceremonies start at 8:00 a.m. and the event will run until 5pm. For more Information, Click Here

9/15-18 Gold Rush Live


Gold Rush Live will be held September 15-18 at Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park. Visitors will experience the California Gold Rush as they walk through the historic tent town and listen to miners’ tales, take a carriage ride, pan for gold, enjoy period music, visit Sutter’s Mill, and interact with historical figures. For more information, call (530) 622-3470 or Click Here

9/17 4th Annual Rio Linda/Elverta Country Faire


The 4th Annual Rio Linda - Elverta Country Faire is Saturday, September 17 at Depot Park (6730 W Front St, Rio Linda). Free Kid's Zone & Bike giveaway, Bounce House, Farm Animals, Climbing Wall, Live Music, Food & Other vendors. For more information, go to their Facebook Page or Click Here

10/1 Sacramento Aloha Festival


The Sixth Annual Sacramento Aloha Festival will celebrate Sacramento’s rich Polynesian culture on Saturday, October 1 at Cal Expo. Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, exhibits, workshops, presentations, arts and crafts, merchandise, food, and entertainment. 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 africanrefugees2@yahoo.com

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 

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


MatchingDonors.com 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

SUICIDE PREVENTION


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
www.projectsemicolon.com

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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