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Pick up some ‘boom, pop and sizzle’ for good causes

in Community/News/Nonprofit

One of the longest running fireworks fundraisers in the Turlock area is back for its 23rd year, as the Kiwanis of Greater Turlock is once again teaming up with local children’s organizations to sell scrips for their booth on The Village Corner Shopping Center on E. Canal Drive.

Every year, the club works alongside student organizations from local schools and non-profits to sell the $10 tickets stubs that can be used towards purchases at the fireworks booth. The proceeds of scrip sales are split 50/50 between the Kiwanis club and the student organizations.

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Turlock non-profits to benefit from county COVID aid

in Community/Nonprofit/People

Several Turlock charities which have suffered monetarily throughout the pandemic are set to receive tens of thousands of dollars in relief funding through Stanislaus County’s Non-Profit Support Grant Program. 

The program was approved by the Board of supervisors late last year and first doled out $2.4 million to non-profits providing services for youth or community-centered arts and culture. In August of this year, Supervisors approved an additional $1 million for the program in light of an ongoing, widespread need, and Turlock charities like the Salvation Army, United Samaritans Foundation, Aspiranet and Haven’s Women Center of Stanislaus were included in the second round of funding. 

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Stanislaus County announces new round of nonprofit grants

in Nonprofit

Stanislaus County is once again partnering with the Stanislaus Community Foundation to support local nonprofit organizations.

On Aug. 31, a total of $1 million in CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Funds was approved by the Board of Supervisors to assist critical nonprofit work with priority given to nonprofits that did not receive funding from the 2020 Nonprofit Support Grant Program, nonprofits that serve veterans and seniors and new Stanislaus County nonprofits. Organizations can apply for funding online starting Oct. 5.

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