Non Profits


invests Proposition 10 tobacco tax money in services and resources for children prenatal through age 5 in Placer County.Since it was established in 1998, First 5 Placer has invested more than $29 million in local services for critical issues such as:
• Children’s health insurance • Quality early care and education
• Family support services • Developmental screenings • Obesity prevention• Preschool

The Placer Food Bank is a vital link between food and the people who need it. We serve thousands of people through two primary channels – local food donors and our network of feeding agencies. From the largest community meal programs to the smallest grassroots food closets, the Placer Food Bank reaches people in need throughout Placer and surrounding counties.

Parent education, training & coaching; support groups; individual & family counseling; health insurance enrollment assistance; emergency assistance; links to countless community resources
Our Mission: To end child abuse and neglect, so that every child lives in a safe, healthy & nurturing home.

Ride To Walk's mission is to enhance the lives of children and young adults with neurological disabilities by providing innovative therapeutic horseback riding activities that are recreational in nature and adapted to the individual's needs and abilities. Ride To Walk strives to provide a positive support system for individuals with disabilities, their parents/caregivers, and our community.

                                     Down Syndrome Information Alliance

The Down Syndrome Information Alliance is committed to providing resources and support for those affected by Down syndrome while ensuring access to services, treatments and programs that enhance health, quality of life and productivity.

Ronald McDonald House Charities Northern California is dedicatd to supporting programs that improve the lives of children and their families by supporting Camp Ronald McDonald at Eagle Lake and the Sacramento Ronald McDonald House. While local McDonald's restaurants provide generous support to the Charity, the majority of financial support comes from community donations, special events, and corporate sponsorships.

Child Welfare Information Gateway connects professionals and the general public to timely, essential information and resources targeted to the safety, permanency, and well-being of children and families.

We provide temporary assistance for our Nations Veterans. Using a mini grant process, we provide limited assistance with Rent, Back Rent, Stipends for Veterans on the GI Bill, and Short Term Childcare Assistance.
We are able to provide these services through a variety of grassroots fundraising activities and donations that are received through-out the community.

is a free website and email newsletter dedicated to healing the lives of families touched by autism. They provide comprehensive therapy fact sheets, daily updates of autism therapy research and news, and a global directory of autism-related therapists and services.


We advocate for children's best interests in the courtroom, educational plans for success, appropriate medical/dental care, and safe permanent homes. Through our programs we work to empower foster youth, at-risk youth, and young adults in Placer County.

We want this to be an organization to benefit all of Lincoln. It is not just painters or potters or....! Anyone and everyone can join to benefit of the Lincoln community and surrounding area and the enjoyment of all aspects of art.

Sutter Care at Home provides compassionate care in the comfort of patients' homes. We are constantly looking for ways to enhance the health and well-being of the people in the communities we serve. As one of the largest not-for-profit, community-based home healthcare and hospice agencies in Northern California, we are committed to providing the most compassionate care possible. Our fabulous thrift stores raise funds for our hospice programs, and are available for your shopping fun at five great locations! (check out our Roseville location).

We are saving lives one baby at a time.  A 501 c (3) non profit Christian organization that is open to assist those who may facing an unplanned pregnancy and not sure of the real choices and support that is available. We offer education and support so the client can evaluate all the choices that may be facing her. The client advocate meets confidentially and listens and shares with the client in the privacy of the office.

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