CanDo’s 2014 Napa Valley Give!Guide

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SEPTEMBER 5-14
Earthquake Relief for the Napa Food Bank
CanDo’s on it.

It’s not quite time for the 2014 Give!Guide, but it surely is a time for giving. In the CanDo tradition, we’re coordinating this drive with the Napa Food Bank in order to help replenish their provisions and their coffers in the aftermath of the earthquake. We’ve done a similar drive in five previous years. Please: Help us spread the word!

It’s called 10-10-10-10 because we’re asking folks for:

  • 10 items of non-perishable food;
  • $10 (or more);
  • To spread the word to 10 friends and neighbors;
  • To do it all in 10 days.

CanDo’s 10-10-10-10 drive for the Food Bank begins Friday, September 5. Let’s fill the Food Banks shelves and their coffers!

Here are links to collection sites on front porches, as well as the businesses, schools and faith-based groups that are hosting barrels. Also, you’ll find links to posters and flyers that will help you do the critical work of spreading the word.

Front Porch Collection Sites

60 Businesses, Schools and Faith-Based Groups Hosting Barrels

Images of Top Ten Items desired by the Food Bank

Poster for CanDo’s 10-10-10-10 Drive for the
Napa Food Bank: Earthquake Relief

Half page Neighborhood Flyer w/ Top Ten Items on Reverse

Thanks to you all.
Now fill those barrels and boxes and write those checks to
Napa Food Bank
PO Box 855 Napa 94559.

Find 10-10-10 information updates on our
Facebook pages for the 2014 Give!Guide and Napa Valley CanDo.

 

2014 “Fab 40″ Announced

Napa Valley CanDo is excited and honored to present this year’s “Fab 40,” a group of fabulous nonprofits serving Napa County. These small, medium and large organizations support the arts, animals, education, environment, health and wellness, seniors and youth, and community. They will be featured in the 2014 Napa Valley Give!Guide which seeks to inspire a community of givers during the months of November and December, 2014. ​If you’re familiar with them, you know what good work they do. If they’re new to you, CanDo’s 2014 Napa Valley Give!Guide will offer an opportunity to “meet your neighbors”​.

  • Active 20/30 Club
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of the North Bay
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Napa Valley
  • Community Action of Napa Valley (CAN-V)
  • Church Women United of the Napa Valley
  • Community Resources for Children (CRC)
  • Connolly Ranch
  • Cope Family Center
  • Enchanted Hills Camp for the Blind
  • Family Service of Napa Valley
  • Foster Kids Fund
  • Girls on the Run Napa Valley
  • If Given a Chance
  • Loving Animals Providing Smiles (LAPS)
  • Legal Aid of Napa Valley
  • Moving Forward Towards Independence
  • Napa Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
  • Napa County Historical Society
  • Napa County Resource Conservation District
  • Napa Humane
  • Napa Solano Audubon

  • Napa Valley Adult Education (NVAE)
  • Napa Valley Community Housing (NVCH)
  • Napa Valley Education Foundation (NVEF)
  • Napa Valley Hospice & Adult Day Services (NVHADS)
  • Napa Valley Youth Symphony
  • Napa Emergency Women’s Services (NEWS)
  • Napa Valley College – Child Development Center
  • Puertas Abiertas Community Resource Center
  • Rianda House Senior Activity Center
  • Rohlffs Manor
  • Habitat for Humanity (Solano – Napa)
  • Sunrise Horse Rescue
  • Teacher Resource Center of the North Bay (TRCNB)
  • The Pathway Home
  • The Table
  • Up Valley Family Centers
  • Up Valley Girl Scouts
  • Vine Village
  • Wildlife Rescue Center Napa County (WRC)

Important Dates

  • October 1:  Incentives due for G!G distribution
  • November 1:  G!G catalogs delivered as pullout in Marketplace Magazine
  • November 1:  NapaValleyGiveGuide.org launches to accept donations
  • November 6:  Kickoff celebration 5:30-7:30PM, Napa Community College Performing Arts Center – Paul Ash Lobby
  • December 31:  Give!Guide website closes for donations (midnight)

Please contact us with any questions at CanDoGiveGuide@gmail.com or call 707.252.7743.