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 about Cal Voices works with individuals and families with mental health challenges to promote wellness and recovery, prevention, and improved access to services and support.

 

This week, we learn more about CASA Sacramento. They provide support for children in the foster care system with the help of volunteer advocates.

 

This week, we learn more about Ronald McDonald House Charities Northern California. The Sacramento Ronald McDonald House provides children and families with a calm, warm space where they can find rest and mutual support. This home-away-from-home provides shelter and comfort to families who need to travel to the Sacramento area in order to receive medical treatment for their child.

 

This week, we learn more about It Takes Guts. They are an organization that supports children with chronic illness and their families through group gatherings, financial assistance, and their annual Warrior Camp.

 

This week, we learn more about Helping Hands OV, an all-volunteer organization in Orangevale where their main mission is to help those in need with small projects around their home.

 

This week we learn more about Bruno’s Foundation, a dog rescue in Lincoln.

 

This week, we learn more about Future Foundation of Sacramento. They provide volunteer mentoring and scholarship funding to local students who are economically disadvantaged and who want to be first in their family to attend and graduate college.

 

This week, we learn more about Family FreeRide. They’re dedicated to getting kids, families, and communities on bikes by organizing group rides, events, festivals, and building bike parks. Their mission is to get more kids and communities on bikes to improve everyone’s physical and mental health through a low-cost activity that can be done for a lifetime.

 

This week, we learn more about California Emergency Foodlink. They have developed strong partnerships with farmers, growers, and wholesale food distributors throughout California to gather donations and deliver them through “Tailgate Distributions” to organizations all over Northern California who are serving those that are food insecure.

 

This week, we learn about the work of Solar Cookers International. They are a local organization that helps improve human health, economic well-being, women’s empowerment, and the environment by promoting and providing climate-friendly solar cooking for vulnerable populations worldwide.

 

This week, we learn about the work of Cats About Town Society (CATS), a no-kill, all-volunteer, not-for-profit cat rescue organization. Learn more about how you can help by fostering a cat today.

 

This week, we learn about Fourth & Hope who provides care for the hungry and homeless by moving them from the streets to stability in Yolo County. Their mission is to feed, clothe, shelter, and facilitate recovery for those in need.

 

This week, we learn about CCHAT Center Sacramento. Their mission is to teach children who are deaf and hard of hearing to develop the necessary speaking, listening, and communication skills required for lifelong success. They also offer parent support and education through free educational workshops.

 

This week, we learn more about Firefighters Burn Institute. They provide burn survivors with support, resources, and recovery programs. Their mission includes burn research, public education, fire and burn prevention, and burn recovery for survivors and their families, which extends far beyond the firefighting community to any and all burn survivors.

 

This week, we learn about Heroic Girls Foundation. They are a pop culture-based nonprofit that advocates for better representation of women and girls in movies, television, books, comics and other mass media in order to combat harmful gender norms that hold women and girls back in the real world.

 

This week, we learn about Uplift People of Elk Grove who help individuals and families break the cycle of poverty and move to a place of more abundant lives. They use a holistic approach that focuses on avoiding homelessness, moving off public assistance, planning for the future, goal setting, and moving from a place of surviving to thriving.

 

This week, we learn about Journey to the Heart Horse Sanctuary. They provide a sanctuary for people and horses to heal emotionally, physically and spiritually together.

 
 
This week, we learn about Hands 4 Hope. They help youth gain awareness of need in their communities while inspiring compassion and the desire to take action. They empower youth to create, develop, and implement projects that make a positive impact in their community.
 
 
 
This week, we learn about Yolo Farm to Fork. They provide garden-centered and farm-based education to students. They are dedicated to bringing locally grown farm-fresh food to school meals and to reducing waste through recycling and composting.
 
 

This week, we learn about Feeding Pets of the Homeless, an organization that provides pet food and emergency veterinary care to the pets of those experiencing homelessness.

 

This week, we learn about Breathe California Sacramento Region, a champion in fighting for clean air, healthy lungs and the elimination of lung disease in the Sacramento Region for more than 100 years. They partner with youth to make positive changes through prevention, education and advocacy.

 

This week, we learn more about Halloween pet safety and about the work of Fosters & Paws. They are an organization that rescues and rehabilitates vulnerable animals from shelters, providing them with the care and support they need to thrive in a forever home.

 
For National Breast Cancer Awareness Month this week, we learn more about Wellness Within Cancer Support Services in Roseville. They are a nonprofit wellness center for patients, survivors, caregivers, and families affected by the trauma of cancer.
 
 
 
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month continues, and this week, we learn more about the Placer Breast Cancer Foundation. They are a volunteer-based organization that raises funds to fight breast cancer and to promote education and outreach throughout Placer and Sacramento Counties.
 
 
 
This week, we are kicking off National Breast Cancer Awareness Month by focusing on Carrie’s Touch, a local nonprofit dedicated to saving the lives of African American women diagnosed with breast cancer. They provide education, support, and resources to help women in this fight for their lives.
 
 
 
This week, we learn more about Do Good Shop, which connects shoppers with artisans who are survivors of abuse, human trafficking, and homelessness. Every purchase helps the artisans build a new life.
 
 
 
This week, we learn more about Girls Love to Fly. They offer scholarship opportunities and an all-girl flight school to increase the number of women in the aviation industry. They also inspire girls to fly the wings they never knew they had.
 
 

This week, we learn more about the upcoming Santa Hustle, a race to benefit Stand Up Placer – an organization that helps survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking. If you are looking for a fun way to get involved, they are looking for elves (aka volunteers) to help on race day in Roseville!

 

This week, we learn more about Thriving Pink, a volunteer-driven organization dedicated to helping Yolo County residents who have been impacted by breast cancer.

 

This week, we learn more about Sacramento Women’s Chorus. They are building community through song by giving voice to women’s hopes and dreams and by opening hearts and minds through harmony.

 

This week, we learn more about Sparkle Foundation, an organization that supports single mothers and their children.

 

This week, we learn more about Girls on the Run, Greater Sacramento. They offer fun, evidence-based programs designed to help girls build confidence and decision-making skills. They teach valuable life skills and highlight the connection between physical and emotional health.

 

This week we will be speaking with the founder of Dress for Success Sacramento. They provide a network of support, professional attire, and development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. They are focused exclusively on empowering and serving disadvantaged women to compete for jobs, build careers and improve the quality of life for their families.

 

This week, we learn about the Fly Brave Foundation. They offer employment training for adults with developmental disabilities. In addition to vocational training, they help develop social/life skills and provide support for healthy living through fitness programs.

 

This week, we learn more about Pride Industries Inc. – They provide employment training, services, and opportunities for people with disabilities.

 

This week, we find out more about Friends for Survival Inc. – They provide a variety of peer support services that comfort, encourage, and educate those in grief.

 

This week, we find out more about Adopt-A-Senior in Lincoln. They provide comfort, joy, and companionship to seniors living in care facilities in Lincoln.

 

This week, we learn more about Grace in Action, serving homeless and low-income individuals in Davis. Their purpose is to restore hope and dignity through compassionate care, spiritual companionship, and referrals to local agencies.

 

This week, we spotlight the Food Literacy Center. They teach children in low-income elementary schools cooking, nutrition, gardening, and active play to improve our health, environment, and economy.

 

This week, we learn more about Clipped In for Life. They create opportunities for people of all ages and abilities to find achievement, adventure, and connection through cycling events and programs. They host free and paid cycling clinics throughout the year and also partner with local trail stewardship organizations, so there are many ways to volunteer and get involved! 

 

This week, we find out more about 350 Sacramento, a volunteer-run, grassroots organization that is committed to sustainability and creating a safe climate for all people and the planet. They have a number of upcoming events and projects to educate on and involve Sacramentans in climate solutions. Check out the video on all of our social channels beginning on Friday.

 

 

This week we learn more about Just Serve, an organization that connects people with volunteer opportunities. We will hear about recent projects, as well as ongoing opportunities, big and small, to make a difference in our community.

 

This week, we learn more about Angels for Hearts. They bring normalcy to pediatric heart patients ages newborn to 18, both in and out of the hospital. They do this through a variety of programs, including a first-of-its-kind annual series of golf clinics, held at Haggin Oaks Golf Complex.  

 

This week, we learn more about the work of the Triumph Cancer Foundation. They provide specialized programs that empower adult cancer survivors to recapture their lives after cancer treatment at no cost to the participant. 

 

This week, we learn more about Build & Restore International. They organize and implement construction restoration projects for churches, schools, and in some cases homes of those hit by natural disasters. They are looking for volunteers to help with some upcoming local projects, as well as support for their ongoing efforts to help those affected by the war in Ukraine.

 

This week we will learn more about Saba, Sacramento area bicycle advocates. Saba’s mission is to help make the region a better, healthier, and safer environment by enabling more people to choose bicycling for everyday travel. Their work includes advocacy, technical assistance and community engagement.

This week, we learn more about the Wellspring Women’s Center, providing a sense of community to women experiencing poverty and its outcomes—physical, mental, emotional, and societal. 

 

This week, we learn more about the work of Gold Country Wildlife Rescue in Auburn. They provide life-saving care to injured and orphaned wildlife in the greater Sacramento area. They are looking for volunteers to help as they rehabilitate and release these animals back into the wild!  Check it out at mix96sac.com or on any of our social channels as part of a Feel-Good Friday. 

 

This week, we learn more about the work of the Fieldhaven Feline Center. They support the health and safety of the animals in our community and the people who care for them. The work they did to help cats and people affected by the 2017 Tubbs Fire and the 2018 Camp Fire is featured in the award-winning documentary, “Fire Cats.”

 

Each week we team up with JustServe.org to motivate service in our community. This week, we are learning more about TEAM, Teaching Everyone Animals Matter. They work with volunteers to help shelter animals in our community! 

 

This week We will learn more about Best Buddies, an organization dedicated to ending the social, physical, and economic isolation of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

 

We’ve teamed up with JustServe.org to motivate service in the Sacramento community! This week, Sheryl visits with the Sacramento Parks Foundation. They discuss a brand-new barrier-free playground they are building and how important it is for families with disabled kids.

 

This week Sheryl visits with 4 Your Epiphany, a local nonprofit that exists to help people break out of the cycles that keep them in disadvantaged situations and helps to launch them into success. They use culturally innovative and relevant approaches to connect youth with mentors, educators and professionals.

We’ve teamed up with JustServe.org to motivate service in the Sacramento community. This week, Sheryl visits with Aspire Kids Sac! They provide food and clothing to at-risk youth. They also help these youth develop self-confidence, leadership skills and strong work ethic by providing a foundation for a successful future.

 

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.

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