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A TOUCH OF UNDERSTANDING, INC.

A TOUCH OF UNDERSTANDING, INC. #65631197


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  • 5280 Stirling Street
    Granite Bay, Placer

A Touch of Understanding’s mission is to encourage acceptance and respect for all individuals. ATOU's educational programs are designed to increase understanding of differences, thereby minimizing discrimination, bullying, and social isolation suffered by children and adults who are perceived as different for any reason, but especially those with disabilities.

ATOU's in-school workshop provides a potent, life-changing opportunity for students to meet people with disabilities and to experience for themselves what it may be like to have a disability. The workshop is broken up into two parts.
  • Part 1: Speakers with disabilities talk about their life, their challenges, and how they achieve their goals. During the hour and a half session, students are encouraged to interact with these volunteers and ask questions.
  • Part 2: Students visit activity stations where they: use a wheelchair and white cane, learn to write their names in Braille, perform a task using a mirror to simulate a le…
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AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION: SACRAMENTO OFFICE

AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION: SACRAMENTO OFFICE #65630857


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  • 1531 I St
    Sacramento, Sacramento

The American Lung Association in California is the leading health organization dedicated to fighting threats to lung health including lung cancer, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and tobacco and air pollution through education, advocacy, and research. With the generous support of our donors and volunteers, our vision is to fill every breath you take with hope because every breath you take matters. We welcome all Californians to get involved with the Lung Association. Our events, programs, advocacy efforts, and volunteer opportunities allow everyone to make a difference in the lives of those affected by lung disease.

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AMERICAN RED CROSS - GOLD COUNTRY REGION - NORTHERN CALIFORNIA CHAPTER

AMERICAN RED CROSS #69671659


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  • 2125 East Onstott Road
    Yuba City, Sutter

American Red Cross Gold Country Region
The American Red Cross Gold Country Region has two chapters:
  • Northern California Chapter - serving vast area of Northern California, including NEVADA COUNTY
  • Sierra-Delta Chapter - serving PLACER COUNTY and the counties of Yolo, Sacramento, El Dorado, Amador, San Joaquin, Calaveras, Alpine, Stanislaus, and Tuolumne
The American Red Cross California Gold Country Region (including Northern CA and Sierra-Delta chapters) has the following resources available for people affected by wildfires.
 
Contact Red Cross
Call: 800-REDCROSS/800-733-27677 (number goes through if you dial both "7s" at the end, or just call 800-733-2767). Or visit redcross.org/GetHelp
For all Red Cross disaster response and recovery services, or for additional information about emergency sheltering, recovery casework, shelf-stable meals, emergency and recovery supplies, financial assistance, disaster health services, disaster mental health services and spiritual care services.
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AMERICAN RED CROSS - GOLD COUNTRY REGION - SIERRA DELTA CHAPTER

AMERICAN RED CROSS #65630859


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  • 1565 Exposition Boulevard
    Sacramento, Sacramento

American Red Cross Gold Country Region
The American Red Cross Gold Country Region has two chapters:
  • Northern California Chapter - serving vast area of Northern California, including NEVADA COUNTY
  • Sierra-Delta Chapter - serving PLACER COUNTY and the counties of Yolo, Sacramento, El Dorado, Amador, San Joaquin, Calaveras, Alpine, Stanislaus, and Tuolumne
The American Red Cross California Gold Country Region (including Northern CA and Sierra-Delta chapters) has the following resources available for people affected by wildfires.
 
Contact Red Cross
Call: 800-REDCROSS/800-733-27677 (number goes through if you dial both "7s" at the end, or just call 800-733-2767). Or visit redcross.org/GetHelp
For all Red Cross disaster response and recovery services, or for additional information about emergency sheltering, recovery casework, shelf-stable meals, emergency and recovery supplies, financial assistance, disaster health services, disaster mental health services and spiritual care services.
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ANIMAL SERVICES - COUNTY OF PLACER

ANIMAL SERVICES DIVISION - COUNTY OF PLACER #65631030


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  • 11232 B Avenue
    Auburn, Placer
local_phone
  • Animal Control & Field Services
    530-886-5500

Animal services business hours are Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm. Call 530-886-5500.
Report animal emergencies after hours: 530-886-5375

Animal Services is a Division of County of Placer Health & Human Services. There are Animal Shelters in Auburn and Truckee.

Placer County Animal Services strives to improve the lives of animals in their care through community outreach and education, providing veterinary treatment and preventative care, reuniting lost pets with their families and ensuring positive outcomes through adoption, rescue or foster programs.

SHELTER SERVICES
  • Lost pet reunification
  • Pet adoption
  • Pet licensing
  • Vaccine clinics
  • Resources for pet owners
  • Connection to local animal rescue groups and non-profit organizations
  • Shelter tours
  • Community education
  • Volunteering
  • Animal foster programs

FIELD SERVICES
  • Stray animal pickup
  • Aggressive animal response
  • Cruelty/neglect investigations
  • Barking complaints
  • Public education
  • Injured domestic and wildlife pickup
  • Disaster response

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BIKE TRAIL MAPS - LTBC

LAKE TAHOE BICYCLE COALITION #50908909


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  • PO Box 1147
    Zephyr Cove, Washoe

The Lake Tahoe Bicycle Coalition is an all volunteer organization dedicated to promoting bicycling, bike events, and new bicycle infrastructure such as bike paths and bike lanes throughout the Tahoe region.
Mission: Helping Tahoe To Become More Bicycle Friendly.
Vision: Tahoe being an attractive, safe, and widely known community for bicycling.

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BLIND/LOW VISION AI APP (BME)

BE MY EYES #86153175


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  • 1155 Market St Fl 10
    San Francisco, San Francisco

Be My Eyes is a free app for receiving video support at a moment’s notice. Every day, sighted volunteers and professionals lend their eyes to solving tasks big and small to assist blind and low-vision people through a live video call.

Currently, 6,622,574 volunteers have signed up to assist blind and low-vision users. Be My Eyes users can request assistance in over 180 languages making the app the biggest online community for blind and low-vision people as well as one of the largest micro-volunteering platforms in the world! Every day, volunteers sign onto Be My Eyes to lend their sight to blind and low-vision individuals to tackle challenges and solve problems together.

FREE. GLOBAL. UNLIMITED and AVAILABLE 24/7.

How it Works
  • Anyone 17 or older may sign up as a visually impaired user or volunteer.
  • Calls are connected based on daytime time zones and language. The average wait time is about 15 seconds.
  • When a call is answered, a live one-way video (two-…
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BLOOD DONATION - VITALANT

VITALANT #4662733


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  • 759 Sutton Way
    Grass Valley, Nevada

Vitalant in Grass Valley provides blood and blood services to regional hospitals. Vitalant Grass Valley (formerly BloodSource) works with community members to have volunteer donors give in different ways to help patients in need.

There are different eligibility guidelines for different donation types, e.g. platelet donation. You can learn more at Vitalant.org or call 877-258-4825 if you have questions about eligibility. Donors can give whole blood, red blood cells, platelets, or plasma. All blood types are needed.

Performs comprehensive blood donor testing; specialty laboratories address rare blood needs and compatibility testing for marrow/blood/stem cell/organ transplantation testing.

Find locations here: https://www.vitalant.org/locations

Email contact form here: https://www.vitalant.org/Resources/Contact-Us?Form=1
CIRBY WELLNESS CENTER - ROSEVILLE - ASOC

ADULT SYSTEM OF CARE - COUNTY OF PLACER #67934956


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  • 101 Cirby Hlls Drive
    Roseville, Placer

CIRBY WELLNESS CENTER

The Cirby Wellness Center offers an array of wellness services all in one place. Activities are facilitated by both peer and professional staff. The activities offered at the Wellness Center are free of cost and designed to foster a sense of community and shared recovery.

The Wellness Center features:
  • A community garden
  • Art groups
  • Journaling classes
  • Choir
  • Walking and hiking groups
  • Yoga
  • Meditation
  • Various exercise groups
  • Health education
  • Cooking classes
  • Job readiness
  • and more

Activities are free of cost. Participants are not required to pay for any portion. Any materials and equipment needed for the groups will be provided. Participants only need to arrive with an open mind and willingness to try new things.

Resource Center
Visit the resource center inside the Cirby Wellness Center to find assistance with:
  • Housing
  • Food banks
  • Medi-Cal
  • Substance use clinic
  • Mental health screening
  • Resume and cover letter writing
  • Volunteer jobs
  • Budgeting
  • Social media navigation
  • C…
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COMMUNITY CENTER EVENTS - NSJCC

NORTH SAN JUAN COMMUNITY CENTER #48932405


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  • 29190 State Highway 49
    North San Juan, Nevada

North San Juan Community Center is located just outside historic downtown, North San Juan. Serving the San Juan Ridge Community area for many years. Hosting the Annual Cheery Festival. Helping the community through shelters, affordable weekly meals, local farmers market, classes, meetings and many other services. Volunteer run and operated. 

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