Our mission is to engage and inspire students to become interested in pursuing scientific, technological, engineering, and mathematical (STEM) degrees and careers. Our mission is fulfilled through the programs and resources we offer to the Northern California community. Through our Sacramento Regional STEM Fair to the Regional STEM Mentoring Program, to Professional Development workshops; the Foundation has educational opportunities and resources for all. Most of our resources are also offered free of charge.
ONLY State Certified Rape Crisis Center that can provide confidential/privilege: 24hr crisis line, followUp, advocacy/accompaniments, counseling, support groups, community outreach, education, volunteer programs.
Little Red Hen is a 501(c)(3)non-profit organization serving children and adults with developmental disabilities. Our Five Chico Retail locations provide employment that is not subminimal wage. Our retail and horticulture departments employ 125 developmentally disabled adults, supported through the sales of items. 100% of our sales/donations benefit quality programs for children and adults with developmental disabilities like Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, and other cognitive disabilities.
OliveMoore is a unique nonprofit in that we have three branches: education, community outreach, and research. We provide family based nutrition education; not only about healthy eating but about the links between eating and chronic disease. We also have a community outreach component concentrated on building and sustaining wall gardens, health screenings, and resources connections such as: Covered California sign up support, and SNAP benefit sign up support. In addition, we have a focus on policy informing research.