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Volunteers put in effort to gather tons of food in Folsom, El Dorado Hills

A recent “Food Blitz” raised $7,690 in cash and gifts cards for local agencies and 3,078 pounds of food for the El Dorado County Food Bank and Twin Lakes Food Bank in F ...

Ramirez volunteers way to Silver Award

Mackenzie Ramirez is a senior at Oak Ridge High School, and has been a Hands4Hope volunteer for around two years. This past year she put in over 55 hours of volunteer work for the ...

Familiar Faces: ‘Shy’ girl breaks out of shell to give back to community

Jennifer Bassett has gone from being a shy little girl to grow up to become the founder and executive director of Hands4Hope. She said it took just one individual to give her confi ...

4 Weeks of Fright: Haunted Hotel hopes to scare up some funds for charity

Editor’s Note: This is the third in a four-part series highlighting spooky tales in the area. For story suggestions, contact the editor at donc@goldcountrymedia.com. Check into ...