12 Days of Giving

12 Days of Giving: Kids First is on a mission for families

Families experiencing stress and hardship can sometimes spiral into situations where children are traumatized on physical, mental and psychological levels. Roseville’s nonpro ...

12 Days of Giving: Society of St. Vincent dePaul stays at the forefront of city's hunger

The holiday season is known as a time of giving, but for the Society of St. Vincent dePaul in Roseville, the mission to help locals in need never ends. For 29 years, the society ha ...

12 Days of Giving: North Roseville REC Center serves ‘vulnerable’ youth

Each day after school, local youth head over to the North Roseville Recreation Education and Creativity Center on High Street. They come from nearby schools, mainly Buljan and Coo ...

12 Days of Giving: Seniors First helps keep seniors independent

Seniors First Inc. uses volunteers to provide Meals on Wheels, transportation to daily errands or medical appointments, home modifications, safety repairs, housing placement assist ...

12 Days of Giving: The Roseville Police Activities League keeps working for city's future

The Roseville Police Activities League, or RPAL, is a nonprofit group that looks to shepherd troubled and disadvantaged teens away from the gang lifestyle and other forms of unheal ...

12 Days of Giving: Gathering Inn helps meet emotional needs of homeless

While people may think about the hardships of the local homeless population more often once winter sets in, the needs of the homeless are year-round. “The giving season is u ...

12 Days of Giving: Placer Food Bank hopes to meet demands

The Placer Food Bank is hoping that twice as many food drives than were held in 2011 will yield a big increase in donations. According to Dave Martinez, the food bank’s exec ...

12 Days of Giving: Stand Up Placer provides fresh start for families affected by domestic violence

The holiday season can be bittersweet for families who have escaped domestic violence and found shelter at the Stand Up Placer Safe House. “They are in a safe place, but the ...

12 Days of Giving: WWJD van brings aid to the homeless

For around 20 years now, the What Would Jesus Do? van has been rolling out to deliver food to the homeless in Roseville. The van delivers hot coffee, oatmeal, bag lunch and snacks ...

12 Days of Giving: Roseville Home Start helps families reverse cycle of homelessness

For the families living at Roseville Home Start, it’s a season to be thankful — they have a roof over their heads. Roseville Home Start provides transitional housing f ...