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From Napa Valley Register: Sen. Dodd honors Napa Valley Community Foundation as Nonprofit of the Year

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June 7, 2018

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Jun 7, Register Staff  The Napa Valley Community Foundation has been honored as Nonprofit of the Year for the Third Senate District by Senator Bill Dodd. “The foundation has a strong track record of filling gaps and addressing urgent needs,” Dodd, D-Napa, said in a news release. “Its work following […]

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From Napa Valley Register: Affordable apartments for 50 Napa families to begin construction

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April 28, 2018

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April 28, Kevin Courtney In a new south Napa neighborhood where car dealerships, stores and market rate apartments will soon be sprouting, so too will a 50-unit apartment project for low-income families. A ground-breaking ceremony on Thursday marked the start of construction of Stoddard West apartments on Gasser Foundation land […]

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From KRCB North Bay Public Media: Fire Recovery Series: Napa Valley Foundation Takes Lessons From Quake to Aid Fire Survivors

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April 26, 2018

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From Napa Valley Register: October wildfires impacted nonprofit groups in Napa and Sonoma

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April 10, 2018

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April 10, 2018, Register Staff A new survey conducted by the Center for Effective Philanthropy reports that 85 percent of nonprofit organizations in the North Bay—spanning arts and culture, education and the environment, and health and social services—have been impacted by the October 2017 wildfires. In February and March, the […]

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From Napa Valley Register: Our view: Arising better and stronger after fires

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April 7, 2018

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April 7, 2018, Napa Valley Register Editorial Board This weekend marks six months since the outbreak of the deadly wildfires that swept over Napa County and other parts of the North Bay, killing 44 and destroying nearly 9,000 structures. Many of the areas burned by the fire have begun to […]

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From LA Times: In Northern California, forgotten victims of the wildfires struggle to regain their footing

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December 16, 2017

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December 16, 2017, By Robin Abcarian NAPA, Calif. — Claudia and Francisco Alvarez had what they thought was a perfect situation in the mountains west of Calistoga in Napa County. For several years, they worked and lived on the grounds of a rustic guest ranch with their two children, Steven, 7, […]

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From Napa Valley Register: Napa’s Disaster Relief Fund has helped 7,000 fire victims

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November 22, 2017

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November 22, 2017, Register Staff Since the outbreak of the Napa fires in early October, a special fund established to provide immediate and long-term assistance to those affected by the disaster has helped more than 7,000 residents, organizers report. The Napa Valley Community Disaster Relief Fund, which is housed at […]

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From Napa Valley Register: V. Sattui Winery, Castello di Amorosa to donate $100,000 for disaster relief

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October 31, 2017

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October 11, 2017, Register Staff V. Sattui Winery and Castello di Amorosa will be making a joint contribution of $100,000 to the Napa Valley Community Foundation Disaster Relief Fund. The NVCF will be distributing grants from this fund to organizations providing crucial services for those impacted by the fires including, […]

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From Napa Valley Register: Beckstoffer matches Warrior player donation for fire relief

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October 30, 2017

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October 30, 2017 Longtime Golden State Warriors fan and vineyard owner Andy Beckstoffer announced that Beckstoffer Vineyards will match Golden State Warriors superstar Klay Thompson’s donation of $1,000 per point he scores to North Bay Fire Relief for a total of three home games. Beckstoffer’s matching donation will be $1,000 […]

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From NBC Los Angeles: Livermore Valley Leans In: Fire Relief Fundraiser

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October 11, 2017

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October 11, 2017, Alysia Gray Painter WINE COUNTRY SUPPORT: It’s been a common and urgent question over the last few days among people watching the active fires in Napa, Sonoma, and Mendocino Counties: “What can I do?” Many offers of help have poured in to various agencies since Monday, Oct. 9, […]

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