We gave out $15,000 to charity!
In December, we partnered with 10 local non-profits to give back during the holiday season. Each charity decorated a wreath that displayed near the Cashier Cage for guests to vote on.
1st Place Winner: Native Breast Cancer Awareness Walk/Run
2nd Place Winner: Elk Grove Food Bank
3rd Place Winner: Paws for a Purpose
Click below to read more about each charity!
WILTON RANCHERIA BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB
A club to keep kids safe by providing a positive environment where they can learn , play, and grow. This club focuses on Wilton Rancheria boys and girls.
CHICKS IN CRISIS
Chicks in Crisis is an organization that saves babies. With a strong emphasis in education, they are a pregnancy and parenting family resource center that helps directly reduce the number of infants facing abandonment, foster care, abuse, and death.
PAWS FOR A PURPOSE
A non-profit that assists with funding for emergency medical/dental veterinary costs for shelter pets and pets belonging to Elk Grove Residents. Their motto is: "Lack of funds should never determine the destiny of a pet."
This is a non-profit for children and adults with special needs or disabilities to ride horseback for recreational therapy. The 44-year old program is predominately operated by volunteers and a small staff that administer the highest quality and safest lessons in the industry.
STRAUSS FESTIVAL OF ELK GROVE
The annual Strauss Festival was envisioned as a vehicle to promote and introduce performing arts and classical music to younger generations and those who might not otherwise have an opportunity to enjoy such a cultural event. For four evenings at the end of July each year, audiences delight to dancers performing to a choreographed storyline (that differs every year) and ends with a grand finale of fireworks at Elk Grove Park.
COSUMNES FIREFIGHTERS COMMUNITY SUPPORT FOUNDATION
This foundation supports the communities of Elk Grove and Galt; offering scholarships for students pursuing paramedic, firefighting, and environmental preservation scholarships.
ASIAN RESOURCES, INC.
Asian Resources, Inc. is dedicated to providing multiple social services needed in the community and empowers everyone to become a vital part of our changing, diverse society.