Non-Profits

Golf tournament donates $45K to First Tee of Fresno

The 52nd Annual Cinco De Mayo Charity Golf Tournament is donating $45,000 to The First Tee of Fresno, a charity which teaches life skills to youth through the game of golf.

Food recovery program seeks businesses to contribute

Volunteers load donated food as part of a Food Recovery Network collection. Organizers say donors need not worry about legal liability from their donations.Despite recent efforts by local groups and government programs, food recovery participation remains relatively low among Central Valley businesses.

Storyland Playland receives $200K donation

A group of visitors stand outside the entrance to the Storyland children's park in south Fresno.Storyland Playland has announced its first major donation of $200,000 from an anonymous donor. 

Dutch Bros. donates $4,211 to Marjaree Mason Center

Fresno's three Dutch Bros. coffee locations donated $4,211 to the Marjaree Mason Center as part of a Mother's Day fundraiser.

Group a finalist for $3M grant aimed at Blackstone Ave.

Fresno Metro Ministry has been named a finalist for a $3 million grant for its plans to combine arts and culture with community development along Blackstone Avenue.  

Valley Rotary Clubs raise $100K to end polio

From left to right: Steve Brown of the Corcoran Rotary Club and Karen Lindberg with the Rotary Club of Visalia participate in the Ride to End Polio.Central Valley Rotary clubs recently joined forces to raise $100,000 to help End Polio Now.

Fresno Dutch Bros. locations raise $3,405 for Tree Fresno

Fresno's three Dutch Bros. Coffee locations recently raised $3,405 in a day to benefit Tree Fresno.

The Arc celebrates opening of new Fresno center

The 15,000 square-foot Loewen Achievement Center building at 4490 E. Ashlan Avenue is located just west of Highway 168.The Arc Fresno/Madera Counties is hosting a ribbon cutting and grand opening celebration of its new Loewen Achievement Center today.

Injured Hanford vet receives keys to mortgage-free home

From left, Daisy Bobadilla, Mike Robinson, Fidel Bobadilla, Jr. and Barbara Robinson. The Robinsons own Robinsons Carpet One in Hanford.Hanford-based Robinsons Carpet One played a role in putting a combat-injured veteran into a new home mortgage-free this past weekend.

First 5 Tulare Co. honors local groups

First 5 Tulare County has announced the winners of its annual Hands-On Heroes program which recognizes local people and businesses for their support of children ages zero to five.