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.
For nearly 100 years, United Way California Capital Region has faced the region’s deepest and most urgent needs by bringing people together. Facing a pandemic, economic downturn, deep roots of racial inequality and poverty, the nonprofit’s work has never been more relevant.
Meals on Wheels by ACC (MoW) has adapted its services for the health and safety of participants as well as staff and volunteers during the COVID-19 pandemic. During the past year of great challenges, MoW is still successfully providing meals to thousands of vulnerable seniors.
Despite much attention over many years, Sacramento still struggles with a seemingly overwhelming homelessness epidemic, and CEO of UC Davis Health, Dr. David Lubarsky, has seen its effects firsthand. Tackling the problem head-on, he’s spearheading a plan to address homelessness with an all-encompassing practical and caring approach that would make better use of existing resources.
“Like all schools, we’re fighting a new fight,” says David Perry, president of Cristo Rey High School Sacramento, of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Nonetheless, our students are continuing online with our college-prep curriculum, and our sponsors are continuing their generous support.”
Every year, thousands of the most vulnerable women and children receive the support of food, safety and shelter from the American River Bank Foundation.
Small and microenterprise businesses are our communities’ mainstay, creating and saving jobs, and fostering economic growth and vitality through wealth and asset development in our neighborhoods. However, they’re struggling for survival during the COVID-19 pandemic. California Capital Financial Development Corporation is providing a lifeline for them.
Sacramento’s newest science center, the SMUD Museum of Science and Curiosity, is one of the region’s most eagerly anticipated attractions. With years of planning now coming to fruition, construction is expected to be complete this December. The unveiling, followed by membership drive and launch of digital outreach programs, serves as a kickoff.
Established in 2012, the EDH Promise Foundation provides leadership, awareness, support and resources to the community. With a mission of maximizing recreational and health opportunities in El Dorado Hills, the foundation strives for all residents to have the ability to live and play in this great community.
Students have been heavily impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. School closures have created challenges, especially for low-income, first-in-family students. Campus closures, social distancing and stay-at-home orders have disconnected students from peers, educators, tutors and support services, which directly affect academic performance and educational opportunities.
Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California is a center of highly specialized pediatric healthcare in Sacramento. Children with complex medical conditions benefit from care by multidisciplinary teams of specialists focused on the unique needs of every child. Experts at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California treat cerebral palsy,