Category archives for: Charity and Volunteering

Project Runway meets Biz Markie: All for charity. Need I say more?

By Megan Shippam, It’s what every girl dreams of hearing and what every guy secretly enjoys. Getting complimented on their stylish sensibility and their “Oh this? I just thought this outfit up in my head” look. However, when it comes to fashion in Sactown, there is an underground scene at best. I admit that […]

Children’s Receiving Home of Sacramento’s Fourth Annual Food and Wine Gala 2010

By Bethany Hill, As the Holiday Season creeps up on us, why not spend an evening at Buonarroti Ristorante in Town and Country Village to benefit the Children’s Receiving Home of Sacramento.  A mere 15 minute drive from Midtown, this is a great opportunity to jump start the season of giving. For $40 pre-sale, […]

Tyreke Evans Gives Back, Follows Leads of Other Kings

By Mark Needham, It seems every week there is a press release regarding the Sacramento Kings helping either the sick or unfortunate folks of this community and this week was no different. Tyreke Evans, the reigning NBA Rookie of the Year, delivered the news Monday that he was purchasing 13 premium season tickets for […]

Local Charity Needs Community Support After Devastating Fire

By Andre Levesque, With all of the focus on the fire at the Roseville Galleria, you may have missed the fire that destroyed the building housing Midtown’s own River City Food Bank last week. Somewhere around 100 firefighters were called in to extinguish the four-alarm fire. In addition to the 8,000- 10,000 pounds of […]

The Search for the Good Samaritan – Are You Still Out There?

By Megan Shippam, Last weekend I lived through what is sadly my worst nightmare….losing my phone. But my phone isn’t just any ordinary electronic device with a touch screen and a speaker. My phone is my life. Or was, I should say. I always said that I would die if I ever lost my […]

Food ‘Fore’ Thought

By Christine Cheng, How many times have you seen commercials on television asking for donations to help change a child’s life? Unless you don’t own a TV or you Hulu all day, you probably have seen these types of commercials before.  The ones that always tugged at my heart strings are those showing children […]

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