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Inaugural Gather for Good Gala comes to South Tahoe

The inaugural Gather for Good Gala will be coming to South Tahoe on Dec. 3, to benefit children globally. The event is being presented by Mom’s House for Children.

(Nov. 30, 2022) → Read the full Tahoe Daily Tribune report
Tahoe Fund Welcomes Five New Members to Its Board of Directors

The nonprofit Tahoe Fund announced that five new members—Invited for their leadership in the corporate and nonprofit sectors—have joined its board.

(Nov. 23, 2022) → Read the full Sierra Sun report

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Taking Back Information Control From Billionaires

Billionaires now own Twitter, Facebook and numerous other online and offline media outlets. But there are other information sources not run by the super-rich. We've found a few and listed them here.

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Donate household, clothing items

The 2022 Winter Warmth and Wellness Giveaway will be on Nov. 5 from noon to 5 p.m. at North Tahoe Event Center in Kings Beach. Needed items include toilet paper, tissue, soap, shampoo, deodorant, feminine hygiene items, lotions, dental products, …

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California’s Reparations Could Include Tuition, Housing Grants

California’s first-in-the-nation task force to identify reparations said business loans, housing grants, tuition, wage and job protections could provide redress for African Americans.

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Help provide emergency CPR

North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District is asking CPR-trained residents to become part of the free PulsePoint program in Incline Village and Crystal Bay, Nev. The mobile app alerts CPR-trained residents of cardiac events in their vicinity so they may …

Image caption: The homeless is California are often afflicted with severe mental health issues.
Mental Health and the Homeless: Newsom’s CARE Court Plan

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s new CARE Court plan aims to get homeless Californians experiencing mental health problems into treatment and off the street. But can it actually work?

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What’s the Best Way to Celebrate César Chávez Day?

Californians have the perfect opportunity to remember César Chávez by making March 31 a day of service.

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Vodka sales aid Ukrainian refugees

Rocket Vodka is donating 100 percent of the profits in March to Chef José Andrés and World Central Kitchen to help feed the Ukrainian refugees welcomed by the Polish people. Owner and founder Dariusz Paczuski, a Polish immigrant, has teamed …

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Give Back Tahoe’s Biggest Season

A conversation with Stacy Caldwell, CEO of the Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation.

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Community Services Districts, Explained

Community service districts can do most anything a city government can do. Here’s how they work and how to start one.

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Get Up, Get Into It, Get Involved

These organizations aim to help citizens engage with their governments.

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