PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA

Kristin Thebaud

United Way gives out 604 books in county

SACRAMENTO – One hundred sixty-eight children in El Dorado County will receive 604 books from United Way California Capital Region’s third annual STAR Readers Book Drive. Boys & Girls Club El Dorado County Western Slope and New Morning Youth and Family Services, two of the eight nonprofit partners in United Way’s STAR Readers project, picked […]

Book drive benefits local organizations

SACRAMENTO — Local residents can help El Dorado County kids reach for the stars by participating in United Way California Capital Region’s third annual STAR Readers Book Drive March 2-21. The drive benefits the group’s STAR Readers project that is working to increase graduation rates by improving early reading skills. STAR Readers nonprofit partners Boys […]

UWay collected 229k tp rolls

SACRAMENTO — In 12 hours, Cal Expo was filled with nearly 120,000 rolls of toilet paper donated by local residents and companies for United Way’s fifth annual Toilet Paper Drive on June 13. Sac-Val Janitorial Supply is donating one roll for every three collected, and Charmin is mailing a donation of 70,000 rolls, resulting in a […]

County youths benefit from United Way book drive

SACRAMENTO – Local residents can help 168 El Dorado County kids reach for the stars by participating in United Way California Capital Region’s 2nd annual STAR Readers Book Drive Feb. 18 through March 8. The drive benefits more than 650 children across five counties in United Way’s STAR Readers project that is working to increase graduation […]

United Way unveils local efforts

Three projects funded by United Way California Capital Region are making significant differences in the lives of hundreds of El Dorado County residents, CEO Steve Heath said in a town hall meeting in Placerville on Tuesday. “We are working with several partner nonprofits to produce measurable results on issues of vital importance to El Dorado […]

United Way to announce results for county

Residents, nonprofits and businesses based in El Dorado County are invited to gather for a United Way Community Forum from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Dec. 11 at the El Dorado County Office of Education, 6767 Green Valley Road, Placerville. The event will give participants the chance to discuss United Way’s projects affecting early childhood literacy, obesity […]

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