Capital Region Cares is our salute to the region’s nonprofits, philanthropists and volunteers who make our communities a better place by improving the lives of people, creatures and environments in need.
At Comstock’s, we believe it is the responsibility of the business community to undergird people, projects and programs by investing time and resources to improve humanitarian outcomes.
In this section, you will find stories, data and resources that will enable you to become a better supporter of these groups. If you are looking for ways to get involved with a nonprofit, serve on a board or invest in your community, Cap Cares will provide much of what you need to know.
Established in 2006, Cristo Rey high school Sacramento helps prepare our region’s future workforce. Workforce development is a critical topic among companies, nonprofit organizations and government agencies, and Cristo Rey goes beyond theory to real practice by putting high school students into real jobs through its Work-Study program.
Single-mother-led families are among the most invisible yet
rapidly growing segments of the exploding homeless population.
Saint John’s Program for Real Change offers life- changing
services to help these women and children break the cycle of
poverty and dependence, one family at a time.
The American River Bank Foundation supports nonprofit organizations that create opportunities, enhance self-esteem, and promote physical and emotional well-being for the most vulnerable women and children in the communities the Bank serves.
Eskaton’s nonprofit commitment to the greater Sacramento region has never been more vibrant. For more than 50 years, Eskaton has partnered with local organizations to educate and provide resources to improve the well-being and independence of older adults.
Broadway Sacramento has been both entertaining and educating residents of Sacramento and Northern California for decades. Though the organization’s stage productions are most visible to the public, its Education and Community Engagement Department’s programs are at the root of its mission.
United Way’s Square One Project aims to end poverty through early education and collaborating with schools, nonprofit organizations, businesses, government, and families to help kids attend class every day, achieve educational milestones, set high expectations, and have support for their families.
Twins Jenna and Patrick Partington have cystinosis. You’ve probably never heard of this genetic disease. Their parents hadn’t either until the children were diagnosed at 15 months of age. Both parents are healthy but carry a recessive gene that, unbeknownst to them when starting a family, combined to give the twins this rare disease.
St. HOPE proudly announces that it is renovating its PS7 Elementary, a project that will create a campus that benefits its students as well as its entire Oak Park neighborhood. “We’re hoping to break ground in 2020 on this state-of-the-art campus that will double the school’s student capacity,” says Jake Mossawir, president and CEO.
Agape Villages Foster Family Agency has served more than 6,400 children in the 60 years it has been in business. As a licensed foster family agency placing children in foster homes, Agape Villages recruits and trains foster parents who care for abused and neglected children.
Sacramento Life Center offers a comprehensive array of resources and services to Sacramento-area women and teen girls, especially those who are pregnant with nowhere to turn. “It’s critical that our services are free because financial strain is one of the primary reasons so many pregnant women are in crisis,” notes Marie Leatherby, executive director.