The CMFA’s Financings Enables Over $140,000 in Contributions to California Non-Profits
The CMFA continues to give back to the communities in California by directing a portion of its issuance fees to charitable organizations. There were several non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations that received grants of over $140,000 from the California Foundations for Stronger Communities with funds donated by the CMFA.
The deserving organizations include:
Boys & Girls Club of Coachella Valley is a network of full-service clubhouses, two boxing/athletic centers, and the Smilow Teen Center in Indio. This program serves thousands of teens every year.
Chapman College AmVet Legal Clinic provides pro bono legal representation to military personnel and veterans. They provide legal representation on issues ranging from Discharge Upgrades, Traumatic Service Group Life Insurance Appeals, VA Benefits Appeals, and issues arising under the Service Members Civil Relief Act.
Give Every Child a Chance provides that chance a child needs that can lead their success. Their community volunteers serve as academic mentors and tutors and to provide free assistance to struggling children.
Juneco Music Ministry produces a weekly half-hour radio program for kids designed to promote self-esteem, family values and life skills for children of all ages. The show covers a broad-range of topics pertinent to childhood including making friends at school, handling bullies on the playground, moving to a new town, and going to a new school- All while weaving fun music, jokes and games that keep everyone engaged.
Manteca CAPS Corporation aka Valley Caps is a leading Day Program for adults with developmental disabilities. Their program provides consumer-centered services which empowers their clients to achieve up to their full potential and beyond. Valley Caps’ clients then are able to maximize their quality of life according to their choices.
Operation Dignity has been providing emergency and transitional housing to homeless veterans and non-veterans since 1993. Today they are a veteran-run, service rich provider of nutritious meals, safe housing and other services to help their clients begin their rehabilitation process.
Hollenbeck Police Activity League provides kids with safe places throughout the community where children can play and learn safely during non-school hours. They provide meaningful, structured activities. PAL has been helping youth make positive changes in their lives by teaching them healthy lifestyle principles, providing them with positive role models, instilling in them the concept of teamwork and sportsmanship and provide them with opportunities become leaders.
San Francisco Senior Center is the oldest non-profit senior center in the nation. They provide a variety of services from daily, low-cost, nutritious meals, social services and case management, continuing education
Shelter from the Storm provides a wide range of services for adult and child victims of domestic violence. The Storm is the only dedicated provider of emergency and adjunctive services to victims of violent homes in Eastern Riverside County.
Toast Our Vets educates the general public on military issues our veterans face. Funds are also used to assist in the Veteran rehabilitation and reintegration with a focus of both physical and mental health.
Western Center on Law & Poverty leads the fight in the courts, counties and capital to secure housing, healthcare and a strong safety net for low-income Californians.