Dec 172013
 
West Sac Foundation receives honor

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 11, 2013 – The Yolo Community Foundation has named the West Sacramento Foundation as its “Philanthropist of the Year: in the county. According to Meg Stallard, president of the board of Yolo Community Foundation: “The West Sacramento  Foundation, an all-volunteer organization, for the past 25 years has help enhance the [...]

Aug 282013
 
'Mother of all raffles' back in West Sac

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER – The annual “All Charities Raffle” has returned to West Sacramento. The event is organized by the West Sacramento Foundation, which arranges for raffle prizes and prints tickets for local sports groups and nonprofits to sell as a fundraiser. Each of these groups keeps $9 of every ticket’s $10 price. A large [...]

Jun 192013
 
'West Sacramento Promise' hopes to give free first-year college tuition for local grads

FROM THE WEST SACRAMENTO NEWS-LEDGER — JUNE 12, 2013 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor What if local high school graduates knew that if they took the proper courses, they would be guaranteed a place in the local community college – and their first-year tuition would be free? That’s the premise of the “West Sacramento [...]

May 282013
 
West Sac teen honored for service

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 22, 2013 – Bradly Palmer was selected as a recipient of the Yolo Youth Service Award scholarship for his volunteer service with the Bryte and Broderick Community Action Network in West Sacramento.  Bradly’s commitment to volunteerism indicates great potential for service and leadership in the future. Yolo Community Foundation (YCF) [...]

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 282012
 

FROM NEWS-LEDGER STAFF – A number of local charities will benefit from your attendance at the “Hope Stocking Event,” planned by the West Sacramento Foundation for 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 29, at the Club Pheasant. Santa and honorary “elves” will join you for hors d’oeuvres and wine. $30. Give a tax-deductible gift and receive [...]

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 [...]