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The Wish List Project is a 501(c)3 organization. All donations are tax deductible. EIN 46-2697277

The Wish List Project is a 501(c)3 organization. All donations are tax deductible. EIN 46-2697277

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You’ve eaten most of the Thanksgiving leftovers. You’ve saved lots of cash on Black Friday shopping deals. Perhaps you’re picking up a few more goodies minus the steep prices on Cyber Monday. That leaves one amazing opportunity - #GivingTuesday. Now’s your chance to give back a little of what you saved on those special shopping days and impact the lives of kids in your community in a very big way, like this: 

          rsz 1sketch     rsz piano practice hands     basketball team

  • $25 will fund art supplies for a budding artist
  • $50 will purchase one music lesson for a young musician
  • $100 will provide fees for a child to play on a sports team 
  • $500 will fund a fully equipped laptop for a college-bound high school senior
  • $1,000 will purchase uniforms and registration fees for an entire youth sports team

Please join us on #GivingTuesday by making a donation to The Wish List Project’s Giving Tuesday and Beyond campaign.

Make the holidays happy for a boy or girl in your community.

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new website

The Wish List Project is excited to announce the launch of our new and improved website which is now live at the same address: http://thewishlistproject.org  The site's homepage welcomes supporters and visitors with a bold design, dramatic images and lots of new content focused on The Wish List Project's mission and impact in the community. The new site was designed by Mark Sanchez of Solar Flare Digital, and features a fresh new design, user friendly navigation, cool social sharing features and is easier to update with new content. You'll find everything you're looking for in a few easy clicks. Take a look around and enjoy! Visit TheWishListProject.org Let us know what you think.

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While helping my daughter with a school project on a recent Saturday morning, the local news was on t.v. in the background. While I sat at the kitchen table watching her complete the next section of her assignment, I had my ears tuned in to a few “feel good” stories about upcoming events around town.

Sacramento is one of the most philanthropic communities, both in terms of number of non-profits and number of dollars donated annually per capita.  And since we’re coming up on the “giving season” when some 70% of charitable fundraising occurs, plus we’re all exhausted by the nasty political landscape this year, it wasn’t surprising that KCRA was focused on three stories about local organizations on this beautiful fall morning.

The first story highlighted volunteers preparing for the 5th Annual Bike and Toy Giveaway next month put on by the Sacramento Kings Foundation and Buzz Oates Charities. Eight local schools will be the recipients of 4,000 brand new bicycles and 4,000 wrapped toys. This story got my attention because a good friend of mine was one of the gift-wrappers.

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