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Placer Community Foundation awards $25,000 in grants to serve local youth

The Placer Community Foundation gave out grants, totaling $25,000, to Child Advocates of Placer County, KidsFirst, Stand Up Placer, ReDirect Nuevo Camino, and Placer County 4-H Rob ...

Circumference of Foundation’s Giving Circle widens

Stand Up Placer has an extra $5,000 in its pocket for programs that prevent teen dating violence, thanks to Placer Community Foundation’s Giving Circle. The Foundation also a ...

Placer County sees uptick in child-abuse rates

Placer County authorities and community organizations such as KidsFirst have noticed a rise in child-abuse statistics, reflecting an increase in “active dependency cases&rdqu ...

Placer supervisors proclaim April Child Abuse Prevention Month

The Placer County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously March 26 to proclaim April to be Child Abuse Prevention Month throughout the county. The proclamation approved by the boar ...

Placer’s invisible children have very visible challenges

California is rife with bleak statistics around the failures of its foster care system, though a Roseville nonprofit is at the forefront of keeping endangered and at-risks kids fro ...