Non Profit Groups
Elk Grove, California 95624
Founded in 1974 by the Elk Grove Ministerial Association. What started as an individual act of kindness has led to supplying food and other critical resources for the last 43 years. The Elk Grove Food Bank Services (EGFBS) has continued to expand and evolve to serve the needs of food insecure individuals in the Elk Grove Region and South County. In 2004, EGFBS became an independent 501©3 corporation. Since 2009 the Food Bank has grown from two programs to 16 programs, two employees to 12 employees and over 800 dedicated volunteers. Empathy can’t be trained, so we are blessed with staff, volunteers and board members with inborn compassion. All programs and services are free. Every month, the food bank distributes food to more than 4,000 people, including families, children, seniors, migrant workers, disabled, medically fragile, working poor and the homeless.
Elk Grove, CA 95759
The End of Watch Fund (EOW) is a non-profit organization based out of Elk Grove. EOW is dedicated to assisting law enforcement members and their families, families of the fallen, and the community through outreach programs.
EOW holds several fundraising events throughout the year, to include Brews for Blues in October, the Law Enforcement Memorial Ball in May, and the Deputy Jeff Mitchell Wiffle Ball Tournament in September.
It is the mission of EOW to serve others. We assist during law enforcement funerals, we have a “Santa for Seniors” program where we deliver packages to seniors in our community during the holidays, and we have our “Care Package” program where we deliver care packages to chemotherapy patients. We are always seeking new projects and ways to help others.
Feel free to contact us if you would like additional information!
After more than five years of advocating for an animal shelter in Elk Grove, the City Council approved the construction June of 2017. To continue our support, my husband Arnie and I founded the non-profit, Friends of Elk Grove Animal Shelter. Among our priorities are spay, neuter, TNR and help with medical and dental care. Please visit our FaceBook page as well as our website www.fegas.org Please check out our video, narrated presentation to learn more.
We are a youth suicide prevention organization working on educating the community in suicide prevention and awareness.
Fitness Without Borders (FWB) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, founded in 2007. FWB is devoted to the development and fitness education of community leaders organized in a unified effort to foster healthy children. We work primarily, but not exclusively, in underprivileged neighborhoods, in order to build self-reliance, health, and capacity.
Elk Grove, CA 95624
A non-profit recreational therapeutic horseback riding program in Elk Grove, specifically designed to improve social, emotional and physical functioning for special needs students. Become a valued volunteer or student as we work together to transform lives.
Formerly Stonelake Youth Symphony, the youth orchestra program provides professional musicianship opportunities to local students. We offer beginning strings training as well as a student orchestra program. Our students develop their skills as they play with others and experience music in a deeper way. We also reach out into the community to perform and expose more students to the music and instruments of the orchestra
Vision: Nurturing healthy communities through fitness and nutrition
Runnin’ for Rhett is a non-profit foundation that was founded on December 7th, 2007 by a grass roots group of family and friends that love Rhett Seevers.
R4R Youth Fitness Program: Each year, over $75,000 is funded to over 60 Sacramento area schools. The grant awards include a 5-week after school training program that provides a twice weekly coached training program, a baby blue R4R cotton t-shirt and an entry into a designated race in April and November. Upon completion of their race, the students are also awarded a special race medal.
What started with something as simple as loaf of bread, has become a huge passion of mine. It brings me so much joy and hopefully cheer to everyone who reads the story. If donating fuel cards/gift cards to warriors in treatment for cancer inspires just one person to do something nice for another person, then my life’s work has become a dream come true!
LOCALLY: xHope, Inc advocates for local children waiting to be placed in forever families through foster care and adoption. We host local events to bring awareness and networking opportunities. Through our Caring for Kids Run and our Caring for Kids Kits we provide essentials for children in foster care; baby items and school supplies are gifted to agencies and families in the greater Sacramento area.
INTERNATIONALLY: xHope, Inc. partners with Redeemer House in Butiki, Uganda to see orphans rescued, loved, and placed in forever families through resettlement and foster care. We provide education to over 60 children through our education sponsorship program. We provide business start-up kits to see families preserved. Our land development has provided over 500 jobs and clean water to an entire community.
Xeroderma Pigmentosum, also known as XP, is a rare inherited disease affecting both males and females. It causes a person to be extremely sensitive to the damaging effects of ultraviolet radiation. Undiagnosed and untreated, Xeroderma Pigmentosum can lead to the early onset of skin cancer and blindness. In addition, approximately 20% of people with Xeroderma Pigmentosum also develop progressive neurological disease. Xeroderma Pigmentosum (XP) Family Support Group exists to improve the quality of life persons of those persons with XP and other diagnosed UV light condition. The Xeroderma Pigmentosum Family support group raises funds for create awareness and educate the public about XP, research, gives grants for UV protective equipment and products, assists families to attend an annual XP convention held once a year at various locations.