From Napa Valley Register: Rebuilding program to help victims of 2014 earthquake  


September 25, 2015 •  Register staff The South Napa Earthquake Recovery Group is encouraging Napa County homeowners who initially reported damages from last year’s earthquake to a government agency or at the Local Assistance Center to contact a case manager regarding the Homeowner Continued Rebuilding Program. The Homeowner Continued Rebuilding Program is a part of Phase…

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From Napa Valley Register: Foundation extends new citizen project for 2 more years


September 9, 2015  •  Register staff   A program launched by Napa Valley Community Foundation to help local residents become U.S. citizens will be extended for two additional years. Foundation President Terence Mulligan said the organization’s additional investment in the One Napa Valley Initiative – expected to be $645,000 between 2015 and 2017 – could…

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From Napa Valley Register: Community Foundation announces $61,700 in scholarships


September 1, 2015 Napa Valley Community Foundation has awarded scholarships totaling $61,700 to 26 local students, an increase of more than $20,000 from 2014. Among this year’s scholarship recipients: seven military veterans who are receiving financial support thanks to The George and Gwendolyn Goodin Scholarship Fund, a permanent endowment that was established at NVCF with…

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From Santa Rosa Press Democrat: Earthquake’s fallout still felt


August 24, 2015 . Derek Moore Theresa Lang was asleep in bed or walking to her kitchen -- she can't recall which -- when the South Napa earthquake struck last August and toppled the mobile home Lang shared with her boyfriend, sending the 53-year-old woman sprawling to the floor. Lying there in shock, Lang looked…

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Helping Quake victims: one year later


  On August 24, 2014, we were deeply shaken by a powerful earthquake. Hundreds of homes and businesses were damaged in the largest seismic event the Bay Area has seen since the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, mostly in and around the City of Napa.  More than 250 people were injured; almost 20 were admitted to…

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From KGO ABC 7 News: Donations Help Napa Quake Victims Save Storage Facility


Friday, August 21, 2015 Michael Finney It's been nearly a year since the powerful 6.0 earthquake badly damaged part of the Napa area. While many have recovered, hundreds of residents have been living all this time under a threat of even more destruction. Some residents stored their precious belongings at Napa Self Storage, which was red-tagged…

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From St. Helena Star: It’s not (just) about the money


August 03  •  Lisa Toller Sure, every nonprofit needs money to operate. Fundraising is an ongoing, ever-present and sometimes challenging endeavor for nonprofit organizations. And just as important as bringing in the dollars is how well that money is managed in achieving the organization’s mission – a responsibility that the staff and board of the…

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