Invest in Your Community!
Your financial contribution to The Family Resource Center helps to keep our doors open to the more than 1,000 families who access our services each year. Donations can be made online or mailed to the FRCoT at 11695 Donner Pass Road, Truckee CA 96161.
In 2016, we started working towards a goal of matching the Martis Fund’s $300,000 commitment with contributions from community members and by June 30, 2019. , we have a goal of matching a $100,000 donation from the Martis Fund in support of our Housing Advocacy efforts. To learn more, please contact Executive Director, Teresa Crimmens, at Teresa@truckeefrc.org or 530-857-2315.
You make a difference! Volunteers are a vital part of our organization’s operations. We welcome new volunteers who share our vision and commitment to building and strengthening our community. There are many ways to get involved. Check out the listings below and/or contact Elvia Esparza at email@example.com to learn more!
As the first point of contact with the FRCoT, the reception volunteer plays a crucial role. Help individuals and families learn about and connect to resources, both at the FRCoT and in the community. Bilingual volunteers preferred. Time commitment: At least 2 hours per week, ongoing.
Board of Directors:
We are looking for motivated board members who are action-oriented and share experience in fundraising, marketing, event planning and/or community engagement.
The Family Room operates five days a week at Truckee Elementary. It is a space for children under 3 years old and their caregivers to experience a literacy-focused classroom experience where they connect with other families. Volunteers with a background or strong interest in early childhood education can assist in planning activities, cleaning and facilitating the class. Time commitment: At least 3 hours per week, ongoing.
Tahoe-Truckee Mediation & Legal Assistance Program:
Help out with much needed data entry assistance in our Mediation and Legal Assistance Program. There are other potential legal volunteer opportunities for those with a specific interest in or background in law. Some of our other legal volunteer opportunities are, Summer Law Student Internship, Law School Applicant Internship, Paralegal Volunteer, and Attorney Volunteer. If you have any interest in these fields please contact the Director of our Mediation and Legal Assistance Program, Elizabeth Balmin, at Elizabeth@truckeefrc.org.
Fundraising and Community Events:
From planning, coordination and outreach, to set-up and clean-up, we can always use help with events. Our signature event, Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), takes place in November and we begin planning months in advance. Please contact Elvia Esparza for more information – firstname.lastname@example.org.
Help us let our community know what we do by lending your marketing skills, artistic vision or just a willingness to post flyers. There are many opportunities to help us spread the word about how our work helps families to thrive. Please contact Teresa Crimmens for more information – teresa@ truckeefrc.org.
Have another idea for how you’d like to get involved that isn’t listed here? Please don’t hesitate to contact us to discuss! We always strive to adapt to community needs and welcome ideas on how to improve our services!