Nov 032014
 
Pasta plus plenty of prizes: West Sac raffle raises $73,000

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 22, 2014 – BY NEWS-LEDGER STAFF It was a festive scene Saturday, Oct. 18, at the All Charities Raffle dinner held at Our Lady of Grace School in Southport. The Knights of Columbus ladeled out a $5 spaghetti dinner in the campus auditorium while representatives from the West Sacramento Foundation provided over [...]

Oct 112014
 
'Mother of All Raffles' may raise around $60,000 for West Sac charities

NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 8, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The “All Charities Raffle,” a big fundraiser for many West Sacramento nonprofits, is nearing the finish line. Charlie Moore, executive director of the West Sacramento Foundation, explained that his organization has been organizing the raffle annually for five years. The experiment is apparently a [...]

Aug 242014
 
'All Charities Raffle' is back: West Sac groups selling $10 tickets

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER –  The annual “All Charities Raffle” has formed again under the “mother ship” of the West Sacramento Foundation this year. Many local sports leagues and nonprofits are participating. They’re selling $10 raffle tickets (each group gets to keep $9 from each ticket) and ticket buyers will have a chance to win any [...]

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) [...]