Around Town

12 Days of Philanthropy: The Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is a familiar presence during the holidays. Volunteers ring bells and collect donations in signature red kettles across the community. On Day 2 of our 12 Days of Philanthropy, we visit with Major Carole Abella, Co-Director of Fresno's ...

Philanthropy Day Celebrates Local Giving

Leading philanthropists from the Central Valley were recognized during a luncheon in Fresno last week. Seven individuals, companies and organizations received awards at the annual event celebrating National Phi...
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Coats Bring Warmth and Smiles to Local Kids

Students attending Central Unified schools are better prepared for winter thanks to the support of Granville Homes. This week, the annual Coats for Kids program distributed jackets to more than 800 students across the district. Funding was provided by a $15...

Books and Bikes Pave Road to Summer Learning

If Victoria Hernandez's teacher asks what she did this summer, the 9-year-old member of the East Fresno Boys & Girls Club should have no trouble answering. Victoria read 48 books from June through mid-Au...

Thousands march at Fresno MLK event

Thousands, mostly students, lined the streets of downtown Fresno to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. After hearing a program of speakers including Fresno city councilman Oliver Baines and state assemblyman Joa...

New coats will keep 750 students warm

by Veronique Werz (special to GV Wire) On Tuesday, 750 Central Unified students received brand new coats thanks to the support of the Granville Home of Hope through its partnership with the Foundation for Central Schools. The distribution took place at Stei...
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