Window Genie donates services to local Habitat for Humanity project

Window Genie of Fresno donated its services this past weekend to a Habitat for Humanity project in southeast Fresno.

Central Valley volunteers of the year named

Hands Across the Valley has named the winners of its volunteer of the year awards for Fresno, Madera, Kings, Tulare and Merced counties. 

Red Cross fundraiser to honor real local heroes

The Central Valley chapter of the American Red Cross is hosting its only annual fundraising event March 20 honoring local heroes.

Villaraigosa to speak at Fresno Area Hispanic Foundation gala

Antonio Villaraigosa, the former mayor of Los Angeles, will be one of the keynote speakers at the Fresno Area Hispanic Foundation’s 13th annual ‘Developing Hispanic Leaders’ gala.

Women's conference offering $60K 'mini-grants'

The Central California Women's Conference (CCWC) is looking for nonprofits serving women and children to apply for $60,000 in mini-grants. 

Fresno's Storyland needs $500K to reopen

Photo contributed from the Rotary Storyland Playland Facebook page. Storyland Playland has announced an emergency plan calling for a cash infusion of $500,000 in order to open in time for the 2015 season. The money would be used for repairs and three months of operational costs at the child literacy-themed Storyland, while neighboring Playland will remain shuttered.

Fresno Dutch Bros. customers donate 1,877 pounds of food

Dutch Bros. Coffee in Fresno participated in the national "Dutch Luv Day" to collect food for the less fortunate.Dutch Bros. Coffee customers in Fresno helped collect 1,877 pounds of canned food as a benefit to The Poverello House.

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.