Charity

Once Upon a Dream

Story By Sue Burns Photos by Michael Alvarez Photography   I magine you are 11 years old and have been removed from your parents’ home permanently because of abuse. You’re placed in a loving foster home that,...

CHARITY: Empty Bowls, Full Bellies – Change Begins With A Meal

Text by Mitch Lareau  I  Photos by Lupe Lopez   T he Visalia Rescue Mission is a faith-based nonprofit organization that has been serving homeless and economically disadvantaged individuals and families in Visalia and the greater Central...
Putting on the Glitz to Support Community

Putting on the Glitz to Support Community

December is almost here, and that means that the Visalia Chamber of Commerce’s annual Christmas Tree Auction is, too. The black-tie gala was created by the chamber 39 years ago to allow many local charities to raise money together at one event, rather than challenging the community to support competing events during the busy holiday season.
Making a Difference for Life Banquet and Dinesh D’Souza a Success

Making a Difference for Life Banquet and Dinesh D’Souza a Success

It was a full house at Tulare-Kings Right to Life’s 24th annual fundraising banquet Sept. 24 at the Visalia Convention Center. Bestselling author and documentary filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza drew nearly 1,000 people to hear his message and learn about the work of Tulare-Kings Right to Life.