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Guaranteed Basic Income Programs Proliferate Across CA


Beginning Monday, 150 households in Fresno County are expected to receive a $500 prepaid card to spend on anything they’d like — no strings attached. It will be the first of 12 monthly recurring payments those Southwest Fresno and Huron residents will receive as part of a guaranteed basic income program for low-income families.

Senior Wood Program Update: Volunteers Still Needed


Volunteers have answered the call to help the Gold Country Senior Services Firewood Program move dozens of cords of wood out of the current location by June 25. Good progress has been made, and volunteers are still sought to move the remaining wood.

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Northstar’s Vail EpicPromise Fixes Donner Lake Rim Trail Pedestrian Bridges

TRUCKEE, CA —The winter of 2022-23 was one for the record books, and all that snow helped make for a great ski season, filled our lakes, and brought about a great summer wildflower show. But also left Truckee Donner Land …

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2024 Truckee Tahoe Airport District Agency Partnership Program Opens July 1

TRUCKEE, Calif.  – Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation is working again with the Truckee Tahoe Airport District on their 2024 Agency Partnership Program. 

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Free Food for Children; Bread & Broth 4 Kids Summer Program Begins June 26

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. – The 2024 St. Theresa Bread & Broth 4 Kids Summer Program begins June 26 and will continue every Wednesday through August 21st.

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Sierra State Parks Foundation Celebrates 50 Years

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The Sierra State Parks Foundation was born when a group led by local women of the North Shore of Lake Tahoe, persuaded the Department of Parks …

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Donate to the Tahoe Trails Endowment and Become an AllTrails+ Member for Free

TAHOE CITY, Calif. – This summer, the Tahoe Fund is teaming up with AllTrails to offer a new opportunity to give back to Tahoe trails. Anyone who contributes $25 or more to the Tahoe Trails Endowment by July 4, 2024 …

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South Lake Local Takes on New Role as CEO

Julie Gardner, who was born and raised in South Lake Tahoe, has recently taken over as CEO of California's most prominent employment social enterprise non-profits. The organization she now helms, Downtown Streets Team, works across more than 20 Northern and …

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Braddock Philanthropies, TTCF Join Forces for $10 Million Investment in Tahoe Truckee

TRUCKEE, Calif. – The Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation announced a groundbreaking $10 million commitment from Braddock Philanthropies in support of TTCF's strategic initiatives over the next five years. This substantial gift is accompanied by a community challenge to match Braddock …

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Alpenglow Sports Launches Fourth Annual Community Book Initiative

Now through June 10, Alpenglow Sports is encouraging people to take part in its fourth annual Community Book Initiative. The month-long event highlights 21 books that were chosen by 10 respected community members who are admired for their environmental, mountain, …

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NV County Public Health to Host Truckee Community Baby Shower

TRUCKEE, Calif. – The Nevada County Public Health Department is hosting a free community baby shower for eastern county residents.

Image caption: Dalip Singh Saund,  the first Sikh, Indian American and Asian American to be elected to Congress and Kamala Harris, the first Asian American vice president.
25 AAPI Leaders From California

California has been home to many Asian American and Pacific Islanders who have transcended barriers and reshaped society, from education to advocacy, art to sports, politics, and beyond.


Stand Down events provide veterans with valuable resources including housing assistance, medical care, and a solid community of support.
Veterans in Need ‘Stand Down’
At hundreds of Stand Down events throughout California, veterans agencies and organizations come together to deliver life’s necessities.
Celebrating Veterans Every Day
These organizations are dedicated to serving the needs of those who served America.
There are more than 300 community service districts in California.
Community Services Districts, Explained
Areas that the county overlooks can form their own local governments.
Kerry Wood, CEO of the Sacramento Region Community Foundation, says the organization researches areas of need to help donors direct their contributions.
What Is a Community Foundation?
By channeling funds to a number of nonprofits working on various issues in a given region, community foundations help solve big problems throughout California.
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