A Community of Givers | $239,356.00 Raised | 858 Donors

A huge thank you for your generous support of CanDo’s 2015 Napa Valley Give!Guide.
You inspire us!​

In three years we have raised not only awareness,
but over half a million dollars for fabulous nonprofits serving Napa County.

​Keep watching over the next few days as final checks are added to the mix
and our total inches even higher.

You made a choice. You made a difference.

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Napa Valley Museum

Napa Valley Museum is dedicated to providing unique experiences that enrich the cultural fabric of our community through exhibitions and educational programs. NVM seeks to inspire life-long learning by providing a place for adults and children to explore the history, art and environment of the Napa Valley.

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  • $1045 Donated
  • 19 Donors

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the North Bay

Break cycles of poverty, drugs and violence for Napa’s at-risk children. In this community-based mentoring program, kids are paired with caring adult role models who guide them to a lifelong path of success, focusing on academic achievement, avoidance of risky behaviors, and building greater confidence.

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  • $1525 Donated
  • 23 Donors
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Napa Valley Community Housing

Build and manage quality affordable homes for low-income residents. Work with tenants to create safe, attractive communities. Create stable places for children to live in order to support improved health and academic performance. Resident Services provide guidance and support leading to increased well-being and possibilities for entire families.

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  • $6430 Donated
  • 43 Donors
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Molly’s Angels of Napa Valley

Provide free door-to-door transportation for people 60 and older to medical and dental appointments enabling them to get critical care they need to stay healthy and live independently longer. Make weekly phone calls to seniors enrolled in phone reassurance program, checking on well-being and relieving loneliness.

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  • $5844 Donated
  • 84 Donors
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Napa Humane

Save lives through low-cost spay/neuter surgery, vaccinations, and microchipping for over 8,000 pets each year; finding forever homes for homeless pets in the Napa County Animal Shelter; teaching humane lessons to more than 6,000 children annually; providing food for pets of low-income and homebound seniors, and operating a behavior helpline.

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  • $15724 Donated
  • 180 Donors
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The Pathway Home

Provide a place where combat veterans can find peace and hope through access to therapeutic and community support. Veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars who struggle with Post Traumatic Stress and other combat-related stresses find help and hope through The Pathway Home's evidence-based and holistic treatment.

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  • $10595 Donated
  • 99 Donors
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Encourage and empower victims of domestic violence and sexual assault; give them the strength and hope to lift themselves and their children into a healing and safe environment. Bring respect, understanding and resources to survivors. Foster kindness and support from the community to help create peaceful homes and healthy neighborhoods.

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  • $14980 Donated
  • 112 Donors
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Napa County Resource Conservation District

Empower the community to voluntarily conserve, protect, and restore our natural resources in a landscape that supports agriculture, urban areas, and wild spaces. Promote cooperation, sound science, and youth engagement to improve the resiliency of our watersheds.

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  • $4575 Donated
  • 52 Donors
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Enchanted Hills Camp for the Blind

Build community for blind, deaf blind, and multi-disabled campers from Napa and beyond with unparalleled camp experiences. Provide Napa kids and families with opportunities to learn vital skills and gain confidence as they explore, create, and try new things with blind mentors. Open since 1950.

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  • $1350 Donated
  • 43 Donors

Foster Kids Fund

Help Napa County's children in foster care to live, play, go to school, get tutoring, attend camps, music, dance, art classes, sports, recreation and address other individual needs that help them to adjust to foster care and move on with their lives.

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  • $7720 Donated
  • 63 Donors
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Community Action of Napa Valley (CANV)

CANV believes that no one should live in poverty. Every day they offer local people emergency assistance along with tools and skills to rebuild lives through: the Food Bank; Napa’s only homeless shelters; housing assistance; Meals on Wheels; culinary training; childcare; and Stop Smoking programs.

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  • $21120 Donated
  • 112 Donors

NRRC | Napa Recovery Resource Center

Help someone break the cycle of addiction and isolation. Provide an open door to individuals 18-80 years old, who struggle daily with alcohol, drug or any other addictions by supporting Napa Valley’s only dedicated facility for 12-step recovery meetings and sober socializing.

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  • $1526 Donated
  • 32 Donors
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Habitat for Humanity

With volunteer crews, build affordable, quality housing for low-income workforce families in Napa and Solano Counties. Make necessary home repairs for disabled and/or elderly homeowners enabling them to safely "age in place.” Employ, where possible, sustainable and environmentally sound building practices.

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  • $14445 Donated
  • 67 Donors
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Cope Family Center

Empower families to build brighter futures. Prevent child abuse through parent engagement, education and leadership programs, peer support groups and safety net services. Offer a safe, friendly facility for children, parents and caregivers. Serve the needs of over 2,000 Napa Valley families annually, making life healthier for over 4,000 children.

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  • $3935 Donated
  • 51 Donors
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Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Helena and Calistoga

Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Helena and Calistoga provide young people a safe, positive and unique place to develop their natural talents and inspire them to achieve their full potential. The Clubs are accessible and affordable for all--no child is ever turned away due to an inability to pay.

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  • $1155 Donated
  • 15 Donors
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Formerly known as Family Service of Napa since 1950, Mentis provides professional bilingual mental health services to people of every age, stage and income level in Napa County. They believe equipping residents with the tools they need to live emotionally healthy lives creates a community of enduring strength.

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  • $5660 Donated
  • 40 Donors
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Napa Valley Hospice & Adult Day Services

Napa Valley Hospice & Adult Day Services provides expert resources and life-affirming, compassionate, professional healthcare for patients and their families who are dealing with chronic conditions, aging, illness, death and grief. Programs and services include: Hospice Care, Palliative Care, Grief Counseling, Adult Day Health Care, Alzheimer's Resource Center and Caregiver Support and Respite.

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  • $9085 Donated
  • 82 Donors
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Loving Animals Providing Smiles

Bring smiles and a furry friend to Napa's most deserving populations: seniors in assisted-living, incarcerated teens, and special-needs children. Train and certify volunteer/pet teams to provide the highest-quality animal-assisted therapy services.

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  • $7200 Donated
  • 106 Donors
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Aldea Children & Family Services

Aldea Children & Family Services improves people’s mental health so they can strengthen their relationships and become engaged in the community. Through mental and behavioral health, foster care, adoption, and support services, Aldea helps more than 4,000 people annually in Napa County who face obstacles to accessing effective treatment.

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  • $4520 Donated
  • 55 Donors

Church Women United Clothing Center

Provide free clothing and bedding to needy Napa County residents since 1976. In 2014, Church Women United served 1,696 clients representing 5,656 individuals. They distributed 108 gift certificates for school shoes and 131 backpacks filled with school supplies. The program depends entirely on community support for continued operation.

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  • $2095 Donated
  • 53 Donors

On The Move: VOICES

Annually, VOICES helps approximately 1,500 youth, ages 16-24, to emancipate out of foster care, group homes, mental health, and probation. It collaborates with more than 40 partnering agencies to help youth successfully transition into independent adulthood and provides them a loving community and place to call home.

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  • $9535 Donated
  • 85 Donors
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Help over 1,100 families with children with special needs every year. Parents learn how to help their vulnerable child and plan for an uncertain future by developing new routines and expectations, acquiring appropriate care and accommodations for their child, and learning how to promote acceptance in their family, school, and community.

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  • $2845 Donated
  • 43 Donors

Moving Forward Towards Independence

Provide residential and community living support services to adults with developmental and learning disabilities, training residents to live as independently as possible. Services include residential and parent/family support, job training and placement, transportation, money management, emergency care, and recreational/social events.

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  • $3848 Donated
  • 36 Donors
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di Rosa

di Rosa fosters creativity and celebrates the art of Northern California through enriching exhibitions and art education programs for all ages. Free school tours educate over 1,200 local K-12 students annually. Support is provided for local and emerging artists through dynamic exhibitions and public programs, including artist talks, performances, and workshops.

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  • $1320 Donated
  • 19 Donors
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Wine Country Animal Lovers, Inc.

Leads the no kill philosophy in Napa County. WCAL pulls over 100 animals annually from area kill shelters, saving lives by transporting animals to no kill rescue partners. Provides adoption services for homeless animals. Matches senior people with senior pets by providing financial and medical support for life.

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  • $1820 Donated
  • 58 Donors
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Napa Valley Educational Foundation

The Napa Valley Education Foundation creates a bridge between schools and the community, filling gaps in funding and services to ensure teachers have what they need to engage the “whole student.”

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  • $1510 Donated
  • 39 Donors

Girls on the Run Napa & Solano

Empower healthy girls. Combine life skill curriculum with fun, experiential activities and running or just moving it. Girls are given the tools to choose positive self-talk over disparaging disregard, movement over being sedentary, and healthy friendships over destructive relationships. 800 girls annually are empowered, focusing on diverse ethnicities (66%) and low-income (77%).

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  • $5690 Donated
  • 66 Donors
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Community Resources for Children

Empower parents and childcare professionals with the resources to create the most beneficial early learning experiences for young children, as 85% of the brain is developed before age 6. Parent support includes nutrition, language and literacy skills to guide development. Provider support includes quality improvement and robust small business development.

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  • $5415 Donated
  • 35 Donors

Suscol Intertribal Council

Suscol Council is a community-based organization reactivated in 1992. Its primary mission is preservation of Native American traditions and culture. It is committed to development of a Native American land project in Chiles-Pope Valley, located in the northeastern part of Napa County.

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  • $2475 Donated
  • 35 Donors
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The Table

Provide a clean, respectful, and welcoming environment where 25 local community groups prepare and serve meals every weekday to Napa’s most vulnerable residents. Since their inception after the 1986 flood, The Table have relied on the generosity of our community to provide approximately 40,000 meals a year.

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  • $13895 Donated
  • 104 Donors

Wildlife Rescue Center of Napa County

Rescue, rehabilitate, and release/reunite wildlife. Each year, thousands of wildlife are injured or orphaned in the Napa Valley. Injury or separation in the wild can be a death sentence. WRCNC is the only organization permitted by the California Department of Fish & Wildlife to do this work here.

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  • $15750 Donated
  • 89 Donors
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Napa CASA, A Voice for Children

Make a difference in the lives of abused and neglected children. Provide critical advocacy, support, and mentorship to children, newborn to 18, for the entire time they are in foster care.

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  • $6285 Donated
  • 61 Donors
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Girl Scouts – Upper Valley Service Unit

Provide fun opportunities in a supportive environment for girls to learn life skills and create lasting friendships and memories. Girls participate in hands-on activities that promote leadership, trust, self-confidence, teamwork, and respectful interactions; so they become caring adults and effective leaders in their community.

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  • $1520 Donated
  • 31 Donors
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Boys & Girls Clubs of Napa Valley

Boys & Girls Clubs of Napa Valley provide students with a safe, positive place to be after school. Members participate in enrichment programs and activities that provide a chance to relax, while at the same time enhancing their sense of self, building skills and character, and preparing for the future.

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  • $4790 Donated
  • 43 Donors

Napa Valley Nursery School

Provides an engaging environment to empower children, families and community to grow together. This nurturing, sensory rich environment is where parents share in their child’s first school experience. Teacher, parents, and children, can work, play, learn and grow together as family and as a supportive community for each other.

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  • $1435 Donated
  • 23 Donors
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Napa Circles Initiative

Napa Circles Initiative partners a struggling family with a local middle class family to exchange ideas and build an authentic relationship. Through this trusted partnership, the middle class family can introduce positive support, helping the struggling family to take charge of its own destiny to a path out of poverty.

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  • $5068 Donated
  • 32 Donors

Canine Guardians

Canine Guardians trains service dogs to help and enrich the daily lives of wounded veterans, veterans with PTSD, people with disabilities, diabetics, children with cancer, and children with reading difficulties.

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  • $3575 Donated
  • 58 Donors

Sunrise Horse Rescue

Give refuge, care and companionship to abused and abandoned, hungry and homeless horses. Provide humans of all ages with life-enhancing skills and personal growth through horsemanship. More than 50 neglected horses have been saved by Sunrise Horse Rescue since 2007.

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  • $4322 Donated
  • 78 Donors
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Napa County Bicycle Coalition

Napa Bike conducts outreach, education, and advocacy to make riding a bike in Napa County safe, convenient, and accessible for all ages and abilities. Their education programs for youth and adults reach over 250 residents annually.

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  • $2905 Donated
  • 33 Donors