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THANK YOU for helping us donate to deserving charities that provide support and services across the valley including:

Marthas Village  

Martha's Village & Kitchen

Martha's Village and Kitchen is one of the largest providers of homeless services in the Coachella Valley and Riverside County. Today, Martha’s has a campus in Indio, California that offers a unique life-changing program based on the nationally recognized and modeled continuum of care pioneered at Father Joe’s Villages. Martha’s addresses the underlying causes of homelessness, and challenges each client to break the cycle for themselves and their families.


Olive Crest  

Go Red for Women

Go Red For Women celebrates the energy, passion and power we have as women to band together to wipe out heart disease and stroke. Thanks to the participation of millions of people across the country, the color red and the red dress now stand for the ability all women have to improve their heart health and live stronger, longer lives.


Olive Crest  

Olive Crest

Olive Crest is dedicated to preventing child abuse, treating and educating at-risk children and to preserving the family, "One Life at a Time."® Since 1973, Olive Crest has provided loving care for over 40,000 children and families. Olive Crest is one of the West Coast's premier children's charities. Accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA), Olive Crest continues to promote the safety and wellness of children and families through an array of innovative programs including specialized education, foster and adoption, family preservation, and residential homes. Olive Crest outreach proudly serves the states of California, Nevada, and the Pacific Northwest.

Kdi Kares  

KDI Kares

KDI Kares is dedicated to helping others put the heart back into caring for our community. The objectives shall be raising monies for the purpose of supporting the growth and development of non-profit organizations within our surrounding communities and enhancing community awareness of the needs of these organizations. We are dedicated to meeting the growing needs of individuals who, for a variety of reasons, have found themselves without the basic necessities of life. These organizations receive little or no government funding and must be supported by caring individuals, businesses and civic groups who see the value of sharing their resources with the less fortunate.

Desert Cancer Foundation - non-profit organization  

Desert Cancer Foundation

Desert Cancer Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting residents in the Coachella Valley and surrounding communities who need financial assistance in obtaining screening, diagnosis and treatment for cancer and allied diseases.

Since DCF began its work more than ten years ago, the charity has covered costs for cancer-related screening procedures, other diagnostics and treatments with aggregate value estimated at more than $22 million. The Suzanne Jackson Breast Cancer Fund, which provides free breast cancer screening and diagnostic services to local residents, served 917 people in 2007.


Well in the Desert - helping the poor and homeless  

Well in the Desert

Well in the Desert mission is to identify and reach out to the poor and homeless in the Western end of the Coachella Valley. Hunger is our invisible enemy, who assaults our dignity, dissipates our energy and drive, destabilizes our communities, and shackles our potential as a people and a society to achieve.

For the first time in our lives an increasing number of our citizens are foregoing food for other necessities. For those of all ages who now confront hunger, food must be provided.

Forever Free Horse Rescue - caring for unwanted, neglected and abused equines  

Forever Free Horse Rescue

Forever Free Horse Rescue was formed to provide care for unwanted, neglected, and abused equines of all breeds and conditions, sparing each horse the inevitable fate of euthanasia. For Forever Free Horse Rescue, that is not an option!

We provide all aspects of care on a 24 hour basis to each and every horse within our organization, ultimately achieving the goal of providing a safe, happy, and unconditionally loving environment for the duration of each life. Our horses receive quality veterinary attention specific to each condition, and positive human contact on a daily basis.

Each life whether human or beast is valuable, and serves a higher purpose to the greater good.

Department of Animal Services - caring for animals in Riverside County  

The Department of Animal Services

The Department of Animal Services provides animal care services for the unincorporated portions of Riverside County and has contracts with a number of cities: Riverside, Hemet, San Jacinto, Calimesa, Coachella, Cathedral City, Desert Hot Springs, Palm Desert, Indian Wells and Banning.

We accomplish this task with highly trained motivated staff and volunteers at our three animal care facilities in Riverside, Thousand Palms and Banning.

The Volunteer Services Program Branch consists of a Volunteer Coordinator at the above three locations, a county wide Animal Foster Care Coordinator, and the Volunteer Services Program Manager. Together, this team will cultivate anyone who wants to volunteer.

Shelter from the Storm  

Shelter From The Storm

Shelter From The Storm provides comprehensive services to victims of domestic violence—professionally, ethically, and compassionately.

We will continue to bring to victims of domestic violence who are residents of the Coachella Valley the highest quality of service and human warmth. It is also our vision to increase the scope and volume of our services.

100 Women Desert Aids project  

100 Women, Desert AIDS Project

An increasing number of women andchildren are being affected byHIV/AIDS and the services theyrequire are unique. AlthoughHIV/AIDS is a complex disease,women and children with HIV areliving longer and stronger lives filledwith love and happiness.
That’s why the members of 100WOMEN are so important to DesertAIDS Project.
100 WOMEN members donate from$1,500 to $25,000 or more each yearand fund life-saving client servicesthat may not otherwise be availablefor women and children.

Les Dames d'Escoffier  

Les Dames d'Escoffier, Palm Springs Chapter

Our Mission is to support and promote the achievement of women in the culinary and hospitality professions and to foster excellence through educational and charitable activities.

Lindsey Sowles Foundation  

Lindsey Sowles Foundation

Lindsey Sowles was a beloved 21-year-old college student who worked at Pacifica Seafood Restaurant when she was diagnosed with an aggressive sarcoma in early 2008. Although Lindsey lost her battle against the disease in July, her parents have built a foundation in her name that will provide scholarships for nursing students.


Coachella Valley Alumnae Panhellenic  

The Coachella Valley Alumnae Panhellenic

The Coachella Valley Alumnae Panhellenic established in 1954 is believed to be the oldest, continuing non-profit organization in the Coachella Valley. As part of the National Panhellenic Conference, an umbrella organization for 26 international and national sororities, CVAP has been raising money to award college scholarships to young women from our community's public high schools for 55 years.



Incight empowers people with disabilities to become contributing members of society. We accomplish this through several dynamic programs focused on education, employment, networking and independence.

Live United  

Live United

The mission of United Way of the Desert is to improve the lives of residents in the Coachella Valley by mobilizing the caring power of the community to address health and human care needs. This is accomplished by identifying the greatest human care needs of our residents, defining the programs and services needed to address the needs and achieve results, and conducting campaigns with an army of volunteers to fund these programs and services.

Stroke Recovery center  

The Stroke Recovery Center

The Stroke Recovery Center (formerly Palm Springs Stroke Activity Center) is a freestanding day facility for clients living with the aftereffects of stroke. All services are provided free of charge. Our mission is recovery and rehabilitation through psychological, physical, speech and recreational therapies structured for resocialization and recovery. Our motto, we begin where others leave off, emphasizes our ongoing commitment to stroke survivors, who comprise the largest group of disabled adults.

Soldiers Organized Services  

Soldiers Organized Services

The dedicated group of volunteers gives our servicemen and women at Twentynine Palms Marine Corps base something simple, valuable and needed: a ride home. They provide servicemembers with free rides to and from the Base and Palm Springs International Airport.

Angel Light Academy  

Angel Light Academy

Teaching leadership skills to youth and adults remains the core of Angel Light's programs, as in its Leadership Training Institute. They also teach other coping skills such as conflict management, problem solving and communications in the spirit of tolerance, patience and kindness.

Gilda's Club  

Gilda's Club

Founded in 1995 to fulfill the dying wish of Gilda Radner to create a supportive haven for people with cancer, Gilda's Club affiliate chapters across the country welcome those living with cancer, their families and friends with free support. Innovative programs provide workshops, activities, education and other sources of social and networking support to complement clients' medical care.


 Gilda's Club


Habitat for Humanity of the Coachella Valley

Habitat for Humanity works with communities and individual families to create safe and affordable housing opportunities with the goal of ridding communities of homelessness and poverty housing. The Coachella Valley affiliate is one of more than 1,600 affiliates nationwide that strive to partner with families through sweat equity and other involvement to fulfill the non-profit's mission.

Desert Sands  

Desert Sands Unified School District

The mission of the Desert Sands Unified School District, a dynamic system of challenging educational choices, is to ensure that every student develops the skills and knowledge to succeed as an independent thinker, life-long learner, and productive, ethical global citizen, by creating collaborative learning communities of caring, committed, qualified staff, working in partnership with diverse families and our community to assure each student equal access to student-focused learning environments.





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