Fresno bike shop collecting books for pint-sized entrepreneur

Sunnyside Bicycles is holding a book drive this month to benefit Reading Heart, an organization started by 8-year-old Danay Ferguson of Fresno.

Break the Barriers awarded $30K grant

Fresno-based Break the Barriers, Inc. has been awarded a $30,000 grant from the Leon S. Peters Foundation.

Child abuse prevention aim of bank grant

Porterville-based Bank of the Sierra announced it has awarded a $2,000 "Sierra Grant" to the Fresno Council on Child Abuse Prevention.

First 5 accepting child-friendly biz nominations

First 5 Fresno County is now accepting nominations for its annual Child-Friendly Business Awards. 

PINC selects Holy Cross Center for Women as beneficiary

Philanthropy Inspired by the Needs of our Community (PINC), a Fresno-based nonprofit with a mission of helping other nonprofits, announced that Holy Cross Center for Women will be the beneficiary of its June 6 fundraiser.

Fresno EOC tapped to manage new First 5 child center

The First 5 Fresno County Commission voted this week to approve the Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission's management and operation of a licensed child development center to be housed in downtown Fresno.

Eagle Mountain Casino donates $10K

Porterville's Eagle Mountain Casino has donated $10,000 to the Tule River Scholarship Fund, which serves students of the Tule River Indian Reservation.

Visalia bank throws foster agency's Christmas party

Valley Business Bank of Visalia gave $1,000 to the Proteus Foster Family Agency to help throw its annual holiday party for foster children the agency serves in the Central Valley.

Foundation awarding $275K for environmental projects

The Fresno Regional Foundation will award $275,000 to eight Valley nonprofits today to help them pursue projects that enhance the environment.

Gas storage company to help five veteran families

Gill Ranch Storage is helping five local veteran families this holiday with a total of $5,000 to help them with their basic needs.