The Living Room is moving to a new home base in 2015 and is seeking monetary donations and in-kind assistance from the community to help make the new space move-in ready. The organization, which has been taking care of homeless women and children for 21 years at a space on Cherry Street in downtown Santa Rosa, has purchased a fixer-upper property nearby to continue its good works. To learn more about The Living Room and how to donate, visit www.thelivingroomsc.org… Read More »
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Santa Rosa, CA – Redwood Credit Union (RCU) is holding its annual holiday food and toy donation programs in all of its North Bay and San Francisco locations. All branches, as well as the RCU Auto Center, will be collecting toys and non-perishable food items Nov. 28 through Dec. 13. Partnerships with nonprofit agencies throughout the North Bay ensure that donations will remain in the local community, benefitting children and families in need during the holiday season. In Sonoma County,… Read More »
On Friday, Dec. 5, all 233 Dutch Bros. Coffee locations will participate in Buck-for-Kids and Dutch Bros. Santa Rosa will donate a “buck” for every drink sold to Kid Street Charter School. “Kid Street has a really special alternative learning program for Santa Rosa children,” said Jennifer Hong, Dutch Bros. Santa Rosa owner. “Families can find refuge in small class sizes and creative learning styles. Additionally, children and families that need support have access to things like art supplies and… Read More »
Volunteers needed for ReStore and building projects… Read More »
The Restyle Marketplace in Santa Rosa is looking for an experienced volunteer cashier to help out from 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday. For more information, contact Paula at 284-1700.
Become a mentor with Social Advocates for Youth and be paired with a young person age 13 to 20. In addition to participating in fun activities, volunteers will help their charges explore career options, prepare for the future and gain leadership skills. To find out more, go to www.saysc.org.
The Free Bookmobile of Sonoma County is looking for volunteers to help with general assistance at the west Sebastopol storage site, including cleaning the vehicle, book handling, helping during events as a door monitor and straightening up books between visits. Contact Glen at email@example.com for more information.
Food For Thought, Sonoma County AIDS Food Bank, needs volunteer ambassadors to help at Dining Out for Life on Dec. 4. Ambassadors welcome and thank diners at one of 80 restaurants in Sonoma County taking part in the fundraiser and encourage friends to participate. Check out fftfoodbank.org for a list of restaurants and a volunteer form.
Habitat for Humanity of Sonoma County welcomes volunteers to help build houses for people in need. No construction or building skills are necessary. Volunteers are also needed to staff ReStore, the organization’s discount home improvement outlet. Opportunities rang from graphic design and customer service to inventory management and retail display. If interested, contact Isabelle Accornero at firstname.lastname@example.org or 578-7707, ext. 105. To find out more about the history and work of Habitat for Humanity and to find out more about… Read More »
Community Support Network, which operates 10 supportive residential homes for people with mental health issues, is looking for board members with experience in either marketing, community outreach or fundraising. For more information, contact Tom Bieri at 573-6968, ext. 11 or email@example.com.
Are you looking for an opportunity to improve the lives of Sonoma County’s youth? Consider applying to the Juvenile Justice Commission. Visit www.juvenilejusticecommission.org to learn more.