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.

DeGeneres company donates to Fresno pet shelters

A volunteer loads a van up with donated pet food during Halo, Purely for Pets' "Feed it Forward" stop at Pet Extreme in Clovis. Three Fresno pet shelters got their Christmas gift early on Saturday when Halo, Purely for Pets donated 20,000 meals for cats and dogs as part of its annual nationwide Holiday Kibble Drop "Feed it Forward Tour."

'Lend a Hand' event to benefit 900 local families

The Fresno Area Hispanic Foundation is hosting its invite-only "Lend a Hand" event this evening where 900 low-income families will receive dinner and presents for the kids.

Program asks for gifts for seniors

Fresno PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care) is calling on the community to spread Christmas cheer to the elderly by giving a gift as part of its Santa for a Senior program.