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When the Kincade Fire ignited, multiple organizations responded quickly to ensure residents would be supported. Facing the loss of homes, paychecks, and other essentials as the holiday season approached, we immediately enacted a round of emergency grants from our Resilience Fund to help nonprofit organizations...

For Valentine’s Day, we asked staff members to share some of their thoughts and memories on what has helped spark their love affair with Sonoma County: Elly Grogan, Senior Philanthropic Officer I spent a good part of my childhood on a forty acre apple ranch outside Occidental....

If you’ve come by our office this past month, you might have seen a new face welcoming you at our front desk. We are delighted to welcome Abby “Tiny” Torrez to our team as our new administrative assistant. Tiny recently graduated from Sonoma State University...

Studies show that widespread trauma and PTSD reactions are common after natural disasters, something we know all too well in the aftermath of the Kincade Fire, when stress levels and anxiety spiked for many of us. Unaddressed trauma has long-term effects on children’s performance in schools,...

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