Category archives for: Charity and Volunteering

Rachel Lesiw, Indulge Beauty Studios to Host Charity Event for Infant Orphans

Indulge Beauty Studio will be offering free portraits in return for dry baby foods Sunday, September 22. The event is being put on in support of South Korean infant orphans involved with a struggling international adoption system. Rachel Lesiw, owner of Indulge Beauty Studios, will be accepting food products such as rice cereals, yogurt puffs, […]

I Feel Pretty, Oh So Pretty

By Becky Larson, Calling all Midtown Men!  Ever wondered how and why women walk around in painful 4 inch stilettos all day?  Well, here is your opportunity to find out and feel oh so pretty. Get ready to find a smoking hot pair of heels and “work it” for the first ever Walk a […]

It’s All For The Kids

  By Megan Shippam, Make an impact and be a part of something big. On Saturday, May 21st, you could help a child reach his or her full potential while working on your own health and fitness at the same time! It’s a win-win for everyone. On Saturday, May 21st, my favorite gym, Elite […]

Lessons From the Classroom

By Hardeep Sahota, As a teacher, I am asked a lot of questions. The one question I get often, though, doesn’t come from students. It comes from everyone else. What made you get into teaching? My answer remains the same, but the real answer is finally showing itself to me. I became a teacher, […]

Let’s work out your heart AND soul!

By Kristin Walton, Today I was out to breakfast with a few friends from highschool and we were doing the old “remember when” conversation when one of the girls (and one of my boot camp clients who totally kicks butt!) pointed out how much we used to donate to local charities around town. Since […]

Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.

Sacramento’s midtown area represents the type of diverse neighborhoods and professional environments that Martin Luther King Jr.’s movement helped create. In remembrance of Dr. King, here are some of our favorite quotes that he spoke: “As my sufferings mounted I soon realized that there were two ways in which I could respond to my situation […]

The Center for Family Formation, The Law Office of Twa’Lea A. Jordan To Host Clothing Drive for New and Expecting Moms

On Dec. 11, the Center for Family Formation, The Law Offices of Twa’Lea A. Jordan will be hosting The Sacramento Mommy and Baby Shower, a maternity clothes, baby clothes and baby furniture drive at the Roberts’ Family Development Center. The drive will start at 9 a.m. and will end at noon. New and expecting mothers […]

The Gift of Giving All Year Round

By Becky Larson, ‘Tis the season to be jolly. It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Deck the halls with boughs of holly. These are just a few of the infamous lines that have come to describe the holiday season. It really does seem to be a magical time of year. At least […]

Unity in the Community Potluck at McKinley on Sat. Dec. 18

Sacramento’s Midtown neighborhood prides itself in being a devoted, unified community. Sadly, as our community struggles together during times of economic hardship, we sometimes forget what it means to celebrate Midtown’s unity and diversity. In an effort to bridge the gap in the community, members of Midtown are hosting “Unity in the Community,” a potluck […]

The 17th Annual Run To Feed The Hungry

By Frances Macias-Phillips, The Run to Feed The Hungry combines two of the things that make me feel best: running and giving back. So on Thursday, me and approximately 30,000 of my fellow Sacramentans will be lacing up to participate in the 17th Annual Run to Feed The Hungry, benefiting the Sacramento Food Bank. […]

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