Our Promise: California State Employees Giving at Work is a campaign that allows employees to give to a variety of charitable organizations that are vitally important to the community. I am a member and in great support of Our Promise because I have had five kidney transplants.
We all like to think that we are safe and secure, but one incident or accident can surprise and shock us. In 1980, my father had a massive stroke, and my mother was instantly transformed into a 24-hour caregiver for a person who had severe speech and mobility issues.
When John Albarran lost his sight to glaucoma, he quickly figured out how to move forward in his life. By the age of 17, before he had graduated from high school, Albarran was a Guide Dogs of America graduate. He is currently partnered with his fourth dog from the school, a female yellow Labrador Retriever named Julep.
Event name: Owl Prowl
Date: Saturday & Sunday, October 5th & 6th, 2013
Time: Museum Hours 10am-4:30pm: Science Discovery activities noon-4:00pm
Location/venue name: Discovery Museum Science & Space Center
Location: 3615 Auburn Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95821