Common Ground

Little Red Hen

Little Red Hen is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization serving children and adults with developmental disabilities. They have five Chico retail locations that provide employment that is not subminimal wage. Their retail and horticulture departments employ 150 developmentally disabled adults, supported through the sales of items.

The Tehama Concert Series is presented by the Tehama County Community Concert Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing quality live entertainment to Tehama County, California. Tickets to concerts are sold on a membership basis, although some single concert tickets are available.

The North Valley Community Foundation provides visionary community leadership by identifying emerging challenges in our region. NVCF brings together diverse groups of problem-solvers, mobilizes resources, and equips community leaders. We build and energize a community of engaged citizens and philanthropists who strengthen the common good. Click here for more info.

Photo used courtesy of Mount Shasta Avalanche Center

Friends of the Mount Shasta Avalanche Center was created in 2002 as a grassroots endeavor to sustain the Mount Shasta Avalance Center. The organization strives to keep safe those that find their soul in the freedom of our mountains. They envision a well-informed community of backcountry users that safely push their boundaries. Their mission is to enrich the Mount Shasta Area backcountry experience by providing professional forecasting, real-time information, and avalanche safety training.

Common Ground For Common Good Archives

Apr 14, 2019

2018 (North Valley Community Foundation & Shasta Regional Community Foundation)

Prescription Pets has been bringing the healing power of pets to communities in Northern California since the year 2000. Their volunteer pet partner teams are trained for animal-assisted activities and animal-assisted therapy, and as “Read With Me” teams. Learn more at www.prescriptionpets.org

Located in the heART of downtown Dunsmuir, California, the Siskiyou Arts Museum strives to enrich the lives of artists, residents and visitors to Siskiyou County through exhibition, sale and interpretation of the visual, literary and performing arts by presenting programs and events that will educate, strengthen, serve and sustain our community.

Irlen Syndrome is a visual processing disorder that affects 1 in 5 individuals. The Irlen Method is a non-invasive, drug-free therapy that improves the brain’s ability to process visual information, using colored filters to relieve headaches and visual distortions. 

The Irlen Ambassadors Charitable Fund exists to raise awareness of Irlen syndrome, and to raise funds to pay for the lab fees for low-income individuals.

Shasta Library Foundation

The Shasta Library Foundation’s sole purpose is to support the Shasta Public Libraries in Anderson, Burney, and Redding. The foundation strives to transform Shasta County through the power of libraries, which it believes are at the heart of community, culture, education and democracy. The Shasta Library Foundation’s support for the Shasta Public Libraries enhances high-caliber programs that nurture literacy, the imagination, and lifelong learning.

For more information about the Shasta Literacy Program at the Redding Library or if you would like to participate as a tutor contact Kayla at 530-245-7237 or go to http://www.shastalibraries.org/literacy.

ChicoSol's mission is to provide cross-cultural feature-writing and bold investigative reporting in the Chico area of the Northern Sacramento Valley.

ChicoSol is a nonprofit news organization covering issues overlooked by traditional media that are starved for resources or intimidated by controversy, providing a digital platform and partnering with other outlets to distribute our work. Their stories cross cultural borders, including those related to race, ethnicity, immigration status, language and class, and examine how power and policy affect the most vulnerable communities.

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