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Our Response to the LNU Lightning Complex Fires in Napa County


The Napa Valley Community Disaster Relief Fund is responding to the LNU Lightening Complex Fires.  So far, the Foundation has granted nearly $150,000 to supply gift cards for immediate needs and temporary shelter to those displaced by the fires, as well as to provide essential emergency services, like counseling, food access and insurance navigation.  In…

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From Napa Valley Register: Helping your neighbors with food and rent


August 16, 2020 for the Register You don’t have to be filthy rich to be a philanthropist. Many of our local Napa non-profits offer the option of monthly online donations of any amount. Since they’re automatic, you don’t have to think about it, but you know you are helping someone else every month. Long ago,…

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From The Weekly Calistogan: Upvalley pilot program celebrates construction graduates


August 6th, 2020 by Calistogan Staff Last fall, a workforce pathways pilot program was launched to increase employment opportunities in the construction trades and support recovery from the 2017 wildfires. The pilot was a collaboration among the Napa Valley Community Foundation, Napa Valley Adult School, Napa Valley College, On The Move, UpValley Family Centers, and…

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From The Weekly Calistogan: Webinar to teach how to build an ADU in Calistoga


August 4, 2020 by The Weekly Calistogan Staff Everyone is invited to join the City of Calistoga and the Napa Sonoma ADU Center for a live webinar to learn about the planning, permitting, and building process for Accessory Dwelling Units, also called second units, backyard cottages, granny flats, and converted garages. The live webinar is…

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