Education

46 Nonprofits | $434,237 Raised | 1142 Donors
CanDo's six edition total = $1,858,000.00 for local nonprofits

Cafeteria Kids Theater

Provide drama classes, camps, and productions for kids, teens, and families in Napa Valley. Serve children from three years old up to college age. Activities include traditional theater/improvisational games, working with scripts, learning choreography, and singing. Actors hone public speaking skills and learn to build trust, confidence, empathy, and self-esteem.

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  • $2515 Donated
  • 29 Donors

Community Resources for Children

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Empower families and childcare providers with quality early learning tools and resources to support the children under their care. Provide school readiness programs and developmental screenings for children ages 0-5. Strengthen child care providers with 1:1 coaching. Assist families in finding and paying for childcare that fits their needs.

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  • $11446.46 Donated
  • 66 Donors

Girls on the Run Napa & Solano

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Empower healthy girls. Combine life-skills curriculum with experiential activities, engaging talks, and running or just moving. Give tools for choosing positive over negative self-talk, movement over sedentary lifestyle, satisfaction over negative body image, and healthy friendships over destructive relationships. Over 1,000 girls are empowered each year, most of whom come from economically disadvantaged families.

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  • $9905 Donated
  • 84 Donors

Napa County Bicycle Coalition

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Improve the quality of life for Napa County residents by making riding a bicycle safe, convenient, and accessible for riders of all ages and abilities. Conduct targeted bike safety education and advocacy programs. Promote infrastructure improvements. Strive to make riding a bike a viable option for everyday transportation and recreation.

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  • $4095 Donated
  • 50 Donors

Napa Valley Education Foundation’s Music Connection

Welcome students to the world of music, regardless of their circumstances. Provide quality no/low cost musical instruments and enhance children’s musical experiences with opportunities for accessible instruction throughout Napa – both in and out of the classroom. Music opportunities for students include:  Summer Music Workshops, Band/String Buddies and Music Festival Days.

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  • $4270 Donated
  • 71 Donors

Napa Valley Farmworker Foundation

Support and promote Napa Valley’s vineyard workers through education and professional development. Reach almost 3,000 farmworkers and their families each year, providing top quality educational programs, leadership and management courses, Día de la Familia, summer mentor programs, advanced viticulture seminars, and more.

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  • $6635 Donated
  • 63 Donors

Napa Valley Youth Symphony

Provide music education to 80 Napa youth, 8-18 years old, while instilling skills in leadership, perseverance and team work. Four ensembles perform over 15 concerts annually, playing the works of iconic classical composers with some jazz and rock-n-roll thrown in for fun.

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  • $6345 Donated
  • 68 Donors

Reading Is Fun (RIF)

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Encourage children’s love for reading. Distribute free, age-appropriate books in English and Spanish. Children may take books home and keep them. Focus on outreach to children of low-income/non-English speaking families since 1993. RIF is a project of the Federated Women of Upper Napa Valley.

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  • $5130 Donated
  • 57 Donors

St. Helena PreSchool For All

Help three and four-year-old children in St. Helena succeed by providing opportunities to experience preschool before entering kindergarten. Offer scholarships for under-served children to attend local preschools. Parents attend monthly classes to develop a better relationship with and understanding of their child and the importance of preschool.

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  • $1781.5 Donated
  • 21 Donors