Unit #5000, Manufacturing, contributed $500 from the Community Fund to Sunnyvale Community Services, a nonprofit emergency assistance agency whose mission is to prevent homelessness and hunger for low-income families and seniors facing temporary crisis. The unit used the funds to purchase socks for the individuals seeking assistance through SCS.
In what has become an annual tradition, IBEW 1245’s Reno/Sparks Retirees Club stopped by the Evelyn Mount Community Outreach Program to deliver a $600 donation check in support of her annual food drive. Mount has been collecting a distributing food to needy families in the Reno area for many years. Pictured above: Reno/ Sparks Retirees Club… [Read More]
On Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 15 organizing stewards and prospects in the Bay Area joined the Organizing team and IBEW 1245 Business Manager Tom Dalzell for a morning field trip to Youth Spirit Artworks in Berkeley, CA. YSA is a nonprofit organization that uses art as a vehicle for healing and transformation, with a focus… [Read More]
One hundred and twenty-six golfers hit the greens on October 6, 2018 for IBEW 1245’s 31st annual golf tournament, which took place at Cypress Lakes Golf Course in Vacaville. The annual golf tournament is one of Local 1245’s oldest and most beloved traditions. The easy-play, 18-hole event is open to all Local 1245 members and retirees,… [Read More]
Yerington IBEW Local 1245 Retirees distributed their 2018 community funds to two non-profits in Yerington over the summer. The Lyon County Museum provides a unique overview of Yerington’s proud history, and the Helping Communities Coalition works with local food banks to help those in Yerington and across the state in need of nourishment.
September 10 to October 26, 2018 PG&E’s annual employee and retiree charitable giving drive, Campaign for the Community, kicks off on Monday, September 10 and runs through Friday, October 26. Whether it’s your child’s school or an environmental organization, your donation can go a long way to helping the communities where we live and work…. [Read More]
Twelve-year IBEW member Ricardo V Perez, who works as a tool repairer for SMUD, is reeling from an unexpected and devastating tragedy. His 18-year-old daughter, Jennifer, suffered head trauma after falling from her bicycle.She was taken to the hospital where she was expected to get better, but she quickly slipped into a coma and was… [Read More]
The Food Bank of Contra Costa & Solano is seeking volunteers on Saturday, May 12 from 1pm to 5pm to assist with the National Association of Letter Carriers’ annual “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive. Letter carriers will be picking up donated food along their mail routes, and volunteers are needed to help unload and transfer… [Read More]