donations

Counseling center hit hard with cuts, substance abuse increases

Sometimes people make choices in life they aren’t proud of. For Russ, his alcohol consumption problem took him to a path that led to the Rocklin Community Counseling Center, wh ...

Whitney High holds donation drive to help fire victims

Victims of the 49 Fire in Auburn have been hit hard and some have lost everything. In an effort to help, Whitney High School peer councilors have organized a donation drive for vic ...

Pet food, supplies available for Auburn 49 Fire victims

Donated dog and cat food is now available for people whose pets were affected by the Auburn fire. Dog and cat food can be picked up at Placer County Animal Services, 11251 B Ave. ...

Sending a little taste of home to those overseas

A group of moms are out to help their sons and daughters serving overseas. And they’re looking for the community’s support. Sacramento Blue Star Moms, a local chapter of a ...

Support soldiers with beef jerky, dental floss, magazines

What’s going on? Granite Oaks Middle School students are taking a proactive role in getting necessity and entertainment items to soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan. What soldi ...

Parker Whitney students Eager to Stamp Out Hunger

More than a thousand pounds of non-perishable food was donated to local food banks thanks to Parker Whitney Elementary students in Rocklin. For three weeks, the school’s studen ...

HomeAid collects ‘essentials for young lives’

HomeAid Sacramento is pleased to announce a new program for the region, Essentials for Young Lives, which is a community-wide effort to collect much needed items such as diapers, b ...

Placer Rotary Club’s Hooked on Fishing event nets plenty of fun

South Placer Rotary Club has had a busy few months. From taking kids fishing to making donations to the community, members of the club have had their hands full. On April 17, R ...

Student collects, donates 849 books

When 12-year-old Adriana Overton saw how many already-read books filled her room, she decided to do something about it. Instead of throwing the books away or giving them to a use ...

Donate food, join free at Rocklin Curves

Curves, a women’s fitness center, is encouraging donations of canned foods for their annual event. During the month of March, Curves of Rocklin will participate in the 11th ann ...

Answering the bell at Christmas time

Have you ever met someone you instantly knew was a good person? That’s exactly what happened to me a few months ago when I met Rocklin resident Chris Aird. Aird is the captain ...

Thunder Galleria gives children chance to shop

More than 200 shoppers who haven’t spent time at the Galleria at Roseville to pick out their Christmas gifts, recently ventured to Rocklin High School’s version of a mall – T ...

Cobblestone kids make Planet Mo’ Betta

Cobblestone Elementary sixth-graders are proving that you don’t have to be an adult to help people in need. Cindy Smith’s class has come together for the Nothing But Nets natio ...

Fewer donations, greater need stretches food bank’s resources to limit

Under the veil of wealth in Placer County is persistent increasing hunger and at alarming rates amongst groups you’d least expect. Some say it’s time that more people in Plac ...

Rotary scores victory for students in need

When JoAnn Mart, a teacher at Victory High School, heard about five students who were in need of food and a bed, she wasted no time asking for help. She even received immediate ass ...