Central Valley nonprofits receive over $157,000 from Golden 1

Eight Central Valley nonprofits that advocate for foster youth transition programs were awarded more than $157,000 through the Golden 1 Community Grant Program.

The nonprofits are: California Youth Connection – Central Valley, CASA of Fresno & Madera Counties, CASA of Kings County, Transitions Children’s Services, Boys & Girls Club of Fresno County, Friends of the Oakhurst Library, Reading & Beyond and Valley PBS Family Circle.

Reading and Beyond provides a variety of life services to more than 3,000 children and their families every year, while CASA of Kings County recruits volunteers to serve as advocates for abused and neglected children in the foster care system.

The Central Valley grant recipients will be honored at the Daily Grill, 2760 Sutterville Road, in Fresno at 11 a.m. Thursday.

Megan Ginise: 559-441-6614