Local Non Profits Team Up with KZFR

Thank you to everyone who volunteered during KZFR's Spring 2016 pledge drive. We could not do it without you!

Much gratitude goes to the all local non-profit groups for supporting community radio by answering the phones during the pledge drive! We appreciate your volunteer time and efforts. The following 4 went above and beyond by staffing multiple shifts..... special thanks to the Chico Housing Action Team, Stonewall Alliance, Chico Certified Farmers Market and Butte Environmental Council!

(Please, scroll down to see the full list of all the non-profit groups who volunteered)

Chico Housing Action Team - "The mission of the CHAT is to ensure that every person in our community has access to fair and adequate shelter and sanitation."

 Stonewall Alliance - "Stonewall Alliance is committed to cultivating a safe, open, inclusive environment for all members of the gender and sexual minority (GSM)* and ally community. Stonewall Alliance unites, strengthens, and affirms the community through support, resources, education, advocacy, and celebration. Stonewall Alliance exists to provide a connection to community in an effort to lessen isolation of, strengthen the spirit of, and give voice to the disenfranchised."

Chico Certified Farmers Market - "The CCFM provides a unique opportunity for farmers and vendors to sell directly to the consumer by hosting State Certified Farmers’ Markets. Our first Farmers’ Market began in Chico, CA in July of 1980. Our market moved several times before we found our ideal home at our current location in the City of Chico Municipal Parking Lot #1 at 2nd and Wall Streets in Downtown Chico, CA."

Butte Environmental Council - "Our mission is to protect and defend the land, air and water of Butte County and the surrounding region."

And the following organizations volunteered as well. We appreciate everyone's efforts! Thank you all!

Butte Literacy Council - "BLC was established in 1989 to support local efforts promoting literacy and enjoyment of reading in Butte County and surrounding areas. Among our purposes are increasing public awareness of available local literacy resources, assisting in identifying areas of literacy needs, directing efforts to improve literacy in the Butte County area, providing referral information about literacy services and instituting programs that assist learners in attaining their literacy goals"

Brain Injury Coalition - "The BIC is an advocacy and educational organization dedicated to promoting brain injury awareness and creating opportunities for individuals with brain injury, their caregivers, and families.

Catalyst - "Catalyst is committed to serving the needs of all victims of domestic violence and their children regardless of ethnicity, citizenship, language, religion, physical disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity or HIV status." 

Chico Natural Foods Co-Op - "Chico Natural Foods Cooperative visualizes a food industry where refinement, manipulation, packaging, and synthetic ingredients are kept to a minimum - an industry that cares about the environment and the health of its people."

Chico Peace and Justice Center - "Building justice through peace and peace through justice. The center works for social change through education, community building, and direct action and is dedicated to bringing an end to violent conflict among nations and individuals."

Chico Science Fair - "CSF provide guidance to the Chico Science Fair and ensure the continued availability and vitality of this community-wide celebration of scientific inquiry for the student citizens of Chico, Calif."

Chico Velo - "Chico Velo offers a wide range of programs that you can get involved in and start the whole family cycling."

Crisis Care Triage & Advocacy - "CCTA is developing a comprehensive picture of how people with mental illness flow through the criminal justice system. Identifying gaps, resources, and opportunities at each intercept for individuals in the target population. With the goal of development of priorities for activities designed to improve system."

Disability Action Center - "DAC helps community members with disabilities to achieve and/or maintain their optimal level of self-reliance and independence."

Downtown Chico Business Association - "Created in 1975, the DCBA was formed by a small group of downtown business owners recognizing the need to plan for the future of downtown and ensure its economic vitality."

Paradise Grange #490 - "Build Community - Support Local Agriculture - Promote Sustainable Living - Education."

Shalom Free Clinic - "The Shalom Free Clinic has received awards and community support for its work. The Clinic is entirely staffed by volunteers, both medical and non-medical, from Chico and the surrounding communities. Volunteers are our foundation and we cannot function without them."

Theatre on the Ridge in Paradise - "The purpose of Theatre on the Ridge is to engage, educate and entertain our community with consistently creative theatre experiences. founded in 1975 as an offshoot of a children's program administered by the Paradise Recreation and Parks District. "

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