Nonprofit

Tour de Lincoln a success for Lincoln Volunteer Center

The nonprofit Lincoln Volunteer Center works to build a stronger community through volunteer efforts, according to Executive Director Bob Romness. “I think the volunteer communi ...

Lazarus Project offers homes for homeless

Founded in 1998, the Lazarus Project, Inc., owns four houses where Placer County’s homeless can get back on their feet. The first of those homes opened in 1999, and housed six h ...

Nonprofit keeps Lincoln flying high

Founded in June, the Lincoln Regional Aviation Association is a local nonprofit working to assure the future of aviation in Lincoln. The nonprofit organization is a chapter of the ...

Nonprofit helps homeowners stay away from scammers

As home foreclosures surged, a new threat arose as self-proclaimed experts are swindling homeowners stuck with mortgages they can’t afford, according to the National Real Estate ...

Lincoln Hills Foundation strives to help seniors

The Lincoln Hills Foundation, although a Sun City organization, gives aid to all of Lincoln, according to Bob Free, the foundation’s treasurer. The Lincoln Hills Foundation’s ...

Sierra Pacific Foundation aids local programs

Sierra Pacific Industries, which employs 350 workers at its Lincoln sawmill, offers scholarships to its employees and their families and strives to be a “good neighbor” through ...

Western Placer Education Foundation augments school goals

The goal of the nonprofit Western Placer Education Foundation is simple, which is to augment to goals of the Western Placer Unified School District. Formed in spring 1998, the Wes ...

Ducks Unlimited works to preserve wetlands

Ducks Unlimited, a nonprofit organization of duck hunters, works to restore the 80,000 acres of wetlands habitat being lost in the U.S. every year, according to Michael Elston, the ...

Lincoln Arts to host Feats of Clay

Lincoln Arts works to bring arts, performing arts and literature to the communities of Lincoln and Sheridan, said Executive Director Claudia Renati. Founded in 1986, Lincoln Arts ...

PAL comedy night scheduled

When middle-school students get bored, they cause trouble. Or at least that’s part of the thinking that led the Lincoln Police Activities League to begin a decade-long push for a ...

Bayside of Lincoln holds community feasts, welcomes new members

The March 25 community feast marks Bayside Church of Lincoln’s next effort to reach out to the community and get involved in helping others, according to Pastor of Network Minist ...

Veterans and Families helps vets come home

Working in tandem with government programs, Veterans and Families helps veterans come home, said Executive Director of the Lincoln Chapter Bobbi Park. “We want to make sure they ...

Ride To Walk Festival of Trees Vendor Applications being accepted now

Ride To Walk, a nonprofit organization that provides therapeutic riding for children with disabilities in Lincoln, is accepting applications for vendors for its second annual Festi ...

Wildlife Heritage Foundation provides education, preservation

The Wildlife Heritage Foundation protects, enhances and restores wildlife habitat throughout California, according to a representative from the nonprofit organization. The foundat ...

Soroptimist International of Lincoln helps women go to school

From scholarships to cash for college, Soroptimist International of Lincoln is helping women receive a higher education. “We help women go back to school,” said Veronica Gonza ...