HandsOn Central California seeks volunteer nominations

If you know an outstanding volunteer in Fresno, Madera, Kings or Tulare counties, HandsOn Central California wants to hear about it.

Self-Help Enterprises wins 'green' award

Self-Help Enterprises has been recognized as a NeighborWorks Green Organization for its comprehensive efforts towards sustainable operations.

Businesses thanked for early fair food donations

Central Valley businesses and individuals have donated more than $10,650 and 45,057 pounds of food to benefit the community's less fortunate as part of The Big Fresno Fair's food drive this year.

Fresno bank issues Food Fund Challenge

Central Valley Community Bank is challenging Valley businesses to help feed the hungry.

Central California SPCA wins $100K in contest

CCSPCA Executive Director Linda Van Kirk (left) reacts after being presented with the grand prize check for $100,000.The Central California SPCA was announced the winner of the national ASPCA Rachael Ray $100K Challenge during a press conference today.

Recycling event to benefit breast cancer project

Old electronic products will help the fight against cancer as Central California Legal Services holds a free recycling event to benefit Susan G. Komen Central Valley.

Star olive oil going pink for breast cancer awareness

Fresno-based Star Fine Foods, maker of Star Extra Virgin Olive Oil and other products, is donating $25,000 to Susan G. Komen as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Charity report ranks states, cities on generosity

(AP) — Even as the income gap widens, the wealthiest Americans are giving a smaller share of their income to charity, while poor and middle-income people are donating a larger share, according to an extensive analysis of IRS data conducted by the Chronicle of Philanthropy.

FLYP announces award winners

Fresno's Leading Young Professionals will honor five influential community members and businesses during its annual awards banquet being held Nov. 14.

PINC seeks applicants for '15 beneficiary

Fresno's Philanthropy Inspired by the Needs of our Community (PINC), a nonprofit founded in 2008 to support other local nonprofits, is looking for an organization to support for 2015.