Good Deeds

By Admin on October 30, 2020

We’ve teamed up with JustServe.org to motivate service in the Sacramento community!

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This week, we learn more about B.E.S.T. (Building Empowerment Skills Today). They connect students and residents in the Oak Park neighborhood. The students do yard work for Oak Park residents, while also learning valuable life skills.

 

This week, we visit D&A DETOX. They are a non-medical residential treatment center for alcohol and drugs in a safe home environment, staffed with licensed, certified substance abuse counselors. They also provide this space for Veterans to share success stories. Share yours today by emailing them at contact@AHVets.org.

 

We’re teaming up with JustServe.org to help motivate service in the Sacramento community! This week, we learn more about the Rocklin Public Safety Foundation. They help our officers patrol with more efficiency, respond with more accuracy and better care for our entire community. They also funding for much-needed resources like K9s and drones!

 

This week we visit with El Dorado County Sheriff Search & Rescue! Their mission is to save lives and reduce human suffering by providing personnel and resources to search, rescue and support the Sheriff’s Department during disaster emergencies. 

 

This week, we learn more about the Auburn Senior Center and the work they do to make sure that seniors in our community have healthy connections! They provide learning opportunities, as well as help with tech and taxes… and they rely on volunteers! Find out how you can help on this week’s episode of Good Deeds.

 

Each week we team up with JustServe.org to motivate Service in the Sacramento community! This week we talk with Andrea Zimmerman from JustServe.org about this weekend’s volunteer fair at Granite Bay High School. We also learn about all of the different ways volunteers make a difference in our community.

 

We’re teaming up with JustServe.org to help motivate service in the Sacramento Community! This week, we learn more about the Capital Adoptive Families Alliance. Their parent-run nonprofit provides support and education to the adoptive community and advocates for the unique needs of adoptive families.

 

We’re teaming up with JustServe.org to help motivate service in the Sacramento Community! This week, we learn more about Atrium 916, a collaborative community of creatives and entrepreneurs centered on the idea of doing business for good with impactful art, projects and events for the entire family.

 

This week, we learn more about Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Sacramento. They offer a variety of tested, proven and nationally recognized programs designed to empower kids and teens to excel in school, become good citizens and lead healthy, productive lives.

 

We’re teaming up with JustServe.org to help motivate service in the Sacramento Community! This week, we learn more about Folsom’s Hope. They support struggling families in the area through mentoring, tutoring, supporting, encouraging and nurturing at-risk students. There is a need for mentors and tutors, and we find out how to get involved and support the work that Folsom’s Hope is doing.

 

This week, we visit with Happy Tails Pet Sanctuary. They provide compassionate care and cage-free shelter for homeless animals while working toward ending overpopulation and mistreatment.

 

We’re teaming up with JustServe.org to help motivate service in the Sacramento Community! This week, we’re talking with the Assistance League of the Sierra Foothills. Their volunteers help to transform the lives of children and adults through community programs.

 

This week, we talk with the American Red Cross Gold Country Region about the many ways they help people affected by wildfires and other natural disasters in the Sacramento area. We also learn about the many opportunities to volunteer and help their organization!

 

We’ve teamed up with JustServe.org to motivate service in the Sacramento community! This week, we learn more about Aging UP. They prepare foster kids for the transition to self-sufficiency by providing independent life skills, education and one-on-one mentoring.

 

This week on Good Deeds, we talk to the American Heart Association, whose network of volunteer medical professionals are working to make Sacramento healthier! One of those volunteers talks to us about the importance of getting caught up on medical screenings that may have been skipped during the pandemic as well as ways each of us can help make our community healthier.

We’ve teamed up with JustServe.org to motivate service in the Sacramento community! Beanstalk has provided childcare and nutrition programs for Sacramento area families who have limited financial resources since 1973.

 

We’ve teamed up with JustServe.org to motivate service in the Sacramento community! The Gathering Inn serves the homeless of Placer County, providing services 365 days a year. They address the mental health, addiction, employment, medical, dental and basic needs of the homeless throughout the day with on-site programs.

 

We’ve teamed up with JustServe.org to motivate service in the Sacramento community! Make-A-Wish NE Central California & Northern Nevada makes wishes come true for thousands of critically ill children in the Sacramento area. We discuss the wishes they have granted in the Sacramento area, as well as all the ways you can get involved and help!

We’ve teamed up with JustServe.org to motivate service in the Sacramento community. This week, we learn more about the American River Bike Patrol, a group of volunteers that provide directional advice, first-aid and CPR services on one of the country’s busiest and most scenic bike ways!

We’ve teamed up with JustServe.org to motivate service in the Sacramento community! This week, we learn more about Cake4Kids, an amazing and compassionate group of volunteers who donate all the ingredients and supplies needed to bake birthday cakes for underserved kids who might not otherwise get one.

 

This week, we learn more about the California Farmland Trust. They protect farmland throughout California. They also educate kids by taking them to farms for a firsthand understanding of the unique farmland where their food comes from.

 

This week, we focus on Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services. They provide food, clothing, and other vital services for local residents to step out of poverty and into a future that allows them to flourish. In addition to helping local people, they are also gearing up to help Ukrainian refugees, who are making their way to Sacramento.

 

We’ve teamed up with JustServe.org to motivate service in the Sacramento community. This week’s “Good Deeds” will feature an interview with the founder of the “High Five for Teachers” 5K, a run to show appreciation to teachers, as well as to raise funds for GOT Kids (Giving Opportunities To Kids).

This week we spoke with A Different Path. A Different Path serves low-income people in the Sacramento area by providing counseling and service to trauma impacted youth and families, to help them experience healing and success in life.

We’ve teamed up with JustServe.org to motivate service in the Sacramento community! This week, we learn more about the Albie Aware Breast Cancer Foundation. They provide assistance for life-saving diagnostic testing, patient advocacy, prevention education and compassionate support to local women fighting breast cancer.

This week, Sheryl is talking with Meals on Wheels Sacramento, offering home-delivered meals to Sacramento seniors who have difficulty leaving their homes or preparing food for themselves. Their volunteers also provide friendly visits, status checks and other safety-net services.

This week, Sheryl is talking with Cool Davis who provides cool solutions for sustainable living. Their mission is to inspire our community to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, adapt to a changing climate, and improve the quality of life for all.

This week, we spoke with “A Touch of Understanding,” which provides disability awareness programs to elementary school kids to help them understand the challenges associated with disabilities.

This week, we spoke with Special Olympics Northern California and learned more about how they enrich the lives of children and adults with intellectual disabilities. They also give us a preview of their upcoming Polar Plunge at Folsom Lake!

Over the past few years, Mix 96 and JustServe have helped countless non-profit organizations make an impact in the Sacramento community. Watch to see how we’ve motivated service to make Sacramento a better place to live!

This week, Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with JustServe.org when we visit with The Active 20/30 Club of Greater Sacramento to learn more about how they improve the quality of life for the underserved children in Sacramento.

Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with JustServe.org when we visit the Effie Yeaw Nature Center to learn more about their educational programs as well as their outreach programs through their animal ambassadors.

This week, Sheryl visited the headquarters of the California Fire Foundation to learn more about how they support firefighters and families of firefighters, as well as how they provide emergency assistance to people.

Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with Just Serve.org when she gets a look at the great work JustServe and SAYLOVE does in Sutter and Yuba Counties. They’ve got a big day of service coming up on September 25th that includes a park clean up with a big celebration to follow… SAYLOVE on Saturday on September 25th!

This week, Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with JustServe.org when she talks with Bright Futures for Youth, a community-focused nonprofit organization in Nevada County. They are committed to addressing the ever-changing needs of youth, from sixth graders to those in their mid-20s.

This week, Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with JustServe.org when she talks with the organizers of the Chalk It Up Festival, which celebrates and showcases local artists and musicians… and inspires kids to create art by providing grants to local teachers and art programs.

Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with JustServe.org when she visits the home of the Sensory Friendly Dance Program. They invite the autistic community to live dance performances and classes that are designed to make everyone feel accepted and comfortable in an inclusive environment.

This week, Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with JustServe.org when she visits Big Brothers Big Sisters.

Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with JustServe.org when she visits WEAVE. They provide crisis intervention services and support for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in Sacramento County.

This week, Sheryl visits La Familia Counseling Center to get a firsthand look at the many free programs and services they offer to improve the quality of life for at-risk youth and families of diverse backgrounds.

Sheryl’s Good Deeds – Chicks in Crisis

This week, Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with JustServe.org when she visits La Familia Counseling Center to get a firsthand look at the many free programs and services they offer to improve the quality of life for at-risk youth and families of diverse backgrounds.

Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with JustServe.org when she visits Brides for a Cause. They are helping the environment and local women’s organizations by collecting and reselling wedding dresses to raise money for charity.

This week Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with JustServe.org when she visits Julie’s Purse Project. They collect new and gently used purses and fill them with essential items that women would want or need in their purses if they were starting over with nothing.

This week, Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with JustServe.org when she learns how landscaping with native plants conserves water and helps the ecosystem (bees, birds and other plants) in California.

Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with JustServe.org when she learns more about Canine Companions, who train service dogs. We also meet Glimmer, a dog who works with cancer patients at Sutter Medical Center.

This week, Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with JustServe.org when we visit the Auburn Interfaith Food Closet to learn more about how they are feeding families and fighting food insecurity during the pandemic and beyond.

Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with JustServe.org when she visits a car seat safety-check event at Mercy San Juan Hospital and get valuable car seat advice and tips from Safe Kids Sacramento.

This week, Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with JustServe.org when she visits the Sacramento SPCA. They highlight the many programs and services they offer the community to help keep pets in homes.

It’s National Mental Health Awareness Month! So this week, we learn more about Senior Link Sacramento, which provides support services to older adults experiencing isolation and/or early signs of depression or anxiety.

This week, Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with JustServe.org, just in time for warmer weather, we get water & pool safety tips from Safe Kids Sacramento!

Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with JustServe.org when she visits All Souls Animal Rescue and Sanctuary in Cool, CA… providing a safe, loving forever home to animals in need.

This week, Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with JustServe.org when she visits Girls Rock Sacramento. They help girls build self-esteem through music education and performance, collaboration, empowerment and a supportive community of peers and mentors.

This week, Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with JustServe.org when she visits “Song For Charlie”, an organization that is dedicated to educating parents and their kids about the dangers of counterfeit prescription drugs. She interviewed Ed and Mary Ternan, who started Song for Charlie after losing their son to a counterfeit painkiller.

This week, Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with JustServe.org when she visits the Sacramento Philharmonic and Opera to learn more about their Link Up program, which connects kids in the community with music education and even gives kids the opportunity to perform with the Sac Philharmonic!

Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with JustServe.org when she visits Rebuilding Together Sacramento. They make free repairs and safety improvements to homes for seniors and those with disabilities.

This week Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with JustServe.org when she visits Horses for Healing. which is a volunteer-run program, offering therapeutic riding for children and adults with special needs.

Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with JustServe.org, when she visits St John’s Program for Real Change. This is a long-term program that gives women all the tools, support and training they need to escape the cycles of poverty and build a better life for themselves and their families.

This week, Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with JustServe.org when she visits Acres of Hope in Auburn. Acres of Hope is a program and a community that provides all the tools and support for women and their children to break the cycle of homelessness.

Sherly visited Single Mom Strong, a community of single mothers that support and empower one another through enrichment, encouragement and educational programs.

This week, Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with Just Serve.org when she visits Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sacramento’s build site in South Sacramento, Mandolin Estates. This low-income housing development is made possible by volunteer donations and labor, as well as over 6500 hours of “sweat equity” put in by future homeowners. We also learn about the other ways Habitat helps veterans, seniors and other vulnerable members of our community.

This week, Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with Just Serve.org when she talks with the organizers of the Chalk It Up Festival, which celebrates and showcases local artists and musicians… and inspires kids to create art by providing grants to local teachers and art programs.