Apr 062014
 
Volunteers from RCHS help out at 'Shamrock Run,' a trot for charity

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 26, 2014 – By Danny Thirakul Interact Club, River City High School Thirty members of the Interact Club at River City High School helped out with the Shamrock Run Saturday, March 15, which ended at West Sac’s Raley Field. The Shamrock Half-Marathon and 5k, sponsored by Blue Diamond Almonds, benefited [...]

Sep 072013
 

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER –  Donate your extra household items (appliances, area rugs, furniture, blankets, clothing, lamps, cookware, lawn furniture, computers and more) and help those in need. “Bundle Sunday” is scheduled for the weekend of Sept. 7-8. The donation truck from St. Vincent de Paul will be at Our Lady of Grace Church, 911 Park [...]

Dec 122012
 
Christmas event raises at least $17K

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 5, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor Last year’s “Hope Stocking Event” raised about $17,000 for local causes. “This year, we expect the total to be even higher,” reports chairperson Maria Simas, vice president of the West Sacramento Foundation. The Foundation hosted the event, which collected donations and sponsorships, [...]

Nov 072012
 
Mother of all raffles: West Sac groups raise $47,000 selling tix

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 24, 2012 – A whole bunch of West Sacramento charities participated in this year’s “All Charities Raffle,” organized by the West Sacramento Foundation.   Raffle prizes included use of vacation condos, shopping sprees and other prizes. Each participating group got to keep $9 of every $10 in ticket [...]