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A TOUCH OF UNDERSTANDING, INC.

A TOUCH OF UNDERSTANDING, INC. #65631197


location_on A
  • 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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AFRICAN AMERICAN POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER ASSOCIATION

AFRICAN AMERICAN POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER ASSOCIATION #65630841


location_on B
  • 9129 Veterans Drive SW
    Lakewood, Pierce

The mission of the African American Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Association is multiple and includes seeking materials that are dedicated to the discovery of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and its many maladies. The material is then disseminated and is used to promote knowledge and stimulation of public policy discussions. This material also encourages the implementation, identification, and expansion of effective programs. It provides:
  • Initiatives that encourage healthy lifestyles and long-term health consequences
  • Assistance with homelessness
  • Self-education
  • Training programs
  • Claims preparation for individuals with PTSD and/or other military service-related concerns
AA PTSD Assn. has provided Veterans, family members of Veterans, homeless Veterans, and incarcerated Veterans, direct services such as:
  • Food
  • Clothing
  • Personal hygiene items
  • Shoes, boots
  • Blankets
AA PTSD Assn. has provided these services with an all-volunteer force that utilizes their own funds and minimal resources… [read more]
AGAPE DENTAL

AGAPE DENTAL #65630840


location_on C
  • 5752 Lonetree Boulevard
    Rocklin, Placer
local_phone
  • Rocklin Office
    916-824-8711

Agape Dental offers the following services:
Personalized & Complete Dental Care
Teeth Cleaning and Whitening Zoom Whitening
Comprehensive Dental Make-over (Esthetic)
Gum Treatment
White Fillings & Sealants
Crowns & Bridges
Full & Partial Dentures
Root Canal Treatment
Extractions & Bone Graft
Emergencies & Minor Surgery
Clear Braces (Orthodontics)
Implant.

Agape Dental also involves itself with voluntary medical missions to spread oral health awareness and serve dental treatments to the community. Here are some of the events Agape Dental joined:

CFT (Christian Family Tabernacle)
Medical and Dental Mission
Volunteer, Philippine Medical and Dental Mission
Volunteer, UC Davis Medical and Dental Mission
AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION: SACRAMENTO OFFICE

AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION: SACRAMENTO OFFICE #65630857


location_on D
  • 1565 Exposition Boulevard
    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), 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.
AMERICAN RED CROSS - GOLD COUNTRY REGION - NORTHERN CALIFORNIA CHAPTER

AMERICAN RED CROSS - GOLD COUNTRY REGION #69671659


location_on E
  • 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
  • Sierra-Delta Chapter - serving the counties of Placer, 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: 1-800-REDCROSS/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.
 
Evacuation Points and Shelters
Call 530-276-8034
• Find an updated national list of sites at redcross.org/shelter.  
• A… [read more]
AMERICAN RED CROSS - GOLD COUNTRY REGION - SIERRA DELTA CHAPTER

AMERICAN RED CROSS - GOLD COUNTRY REGION #65630859


location_on D
  • 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
  • Sierra-Delta Chapter - serving the counties of Placer, 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: 1-800-REDCROSS/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.
 
Evacuation Points and Shelters
Call 530-276-8034
• Find an updated national list of sites at redcross.org/she… [read more]
ANIMAL SERVICES - COUNTY OF PLACER

ANIMAL SERVICES - COUNTY OF PLACER #65631030


location_on F
  • 11232 B Avenue
    Auburn, Placer
local_phone
  • Animal Services Emergenc
    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

Websites: [read more]
ASSISTANCE LEAGUE OF GREATER PLACER: THRIFT STORE

ASSISTANCE LEAGUE OF GREATER PLACER: THRIFT STORE #65630867


location_on F
  • 1263 Grass Valley Highway
    Auburn, Placer
local_phone
  • Organization
    530-885-4397

Assistance League Thrift Shop is managed and staffed completely by member volunteers and is stocked with gently-used clothing and merchandise. All funds raised at the Thrift Shop are returned to the local area through chapter programs.

Volunteer opportunities include:
  • Angels for Aging - Volunteers from Assistance League provide visits, gifts and cards to residents of assisted living facilities in our communities.
  • Kids on the Block - An educational puppet program performed in schools to enlighten children about bullying, school safety and learning differences.
  • Dressing for Success - A program providing women and men entering or re-entering the workforce with job appropriate clothing.
  • Operation School Bell - An outreach program which gives school children an opportunity to shop for new school clothing and shoes.
AUBURN INTERFAITH FOOD CLOSET, INC.

AUBURN INTERFAITH FOOD CLOSET, INC. #65631199


location_on G
  • 1788 Auburn Ravine Rd
    Auburn, Placer

Auburn Interfaith Food Closet serves individuals and families. Clients are allowed to visit the Food Closet once every 30 days. Each family is provided with approximately three days of food proportioned to the size of their family. As best as the food closet can, they provide food that meets the USDA daily nutrition requirements.

When available, they also provide:
  • Baby food
  • Diapers
  • Pet food
  • Gently used children’s books
  • Inspirational books
  • Paperback books
  • Birthday bags for children under ten
  • Can openers
  • Personal care items
Homeless people receive help tailored to their needs. If cooking and/or refrigeration aren’t available, the food closet provides food that doesn’t require cooking or cold storage. Homeless are given the choice of getting their three days of food by coming in once during the month, or three times during the month.

Homebound Delivery Program (HBSD) - In 2020, AIFC added a new program to once a month deliver groceries to homebound low-income persons in their service area. … [read more]
AUBURN PLACER PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

AUBURN PLACER PERFORMING ARTS CENTER #65631200


location_on H

  • Auburn, Placer
local_phone
  • Office
    530-885-0156

The Auburn Placer Performing Arts Center operates the State Theatre.

The mission is to enhance the cultural and economic environment of our community. State Theatre seats 340 patrons, has a stage 40 feet wide by 26 feet deep, a movie screen and a state of the art sound system. APPAC presents a wide range of programming including music concerts, children's show, dance, film and live plays.