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COVID-19 relief fund still available for students in need

The Los Rios Colleges Foundation continues to raise money for the COVID-19 Relief Fund. So far, the fund has raised over $200,000.n 
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Heather Amberson

September 3, 2020

With campuses still shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Los Rios Colleges Foundation continues to receive donations and provide help to students who are in need.  According to the Los Rios Colleges Foundation website, the fund is set up to assist students with refurbished computers, groc...

Los Rios sets up COVID-19 relief fund for students in need

The Los Rios Colleges Foundation will be raising funds for students in need of financial relief, during the shelter-in-place order. The maximum award will be $500 per student. (photo courtesy of Alexander Mills)

Heather Amberson, Staff Writer

April 22, 2020

In response to all Los Rios Community College District campuses being shut down due to the coronavirus, Los Rios launched a COVID-19 relief fund to help out students impacted by the shutdown.  According to the relief fund website, through this fund, Los Rios will provide refurbished computers for stu...

Los Rios Foundation participates in regional 24 hour online fundraiser

The Los Rios Foundation will be participating in the 2016 Big Day Of Giving 24 hour fundraiser to benefit scholarships, grants, and the Student Emergency Fund. (Screengrab from Los Rio Foundation website.)

Justina Sharp

May 2, 2016

The Los Rios Foundation will be participating in the Big Day of Giving, a regional online 24 hour fundraising campaign, on May 3. Starting at 12:01 a.m. on May 3, donors can give through 11:59 p.m. starting with donations of $25 at www.bigdayofgiving.org. Now in its third year, Big Day Of Giving...

Los Rios celebrates 50th anniversary by honoring alumni at gala dinner

Former Oakland Athletics player and American River College alumnus Dallas Braden speaks to attendees of the Los Rios Foundation Honors and Awards Gala at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Sacramento on Friday. Braden was one of four alumni honored by the foundation at the gala. (Photo by John Ferrannini)

John Ferrannini

October 26, 2015

The Los Rios Community College District celebrated its 50th anniversary with a gala dinner and awards ceremony honoring chosen alumni and major contributors Friday. The Los Rios district was first incorporated in 1965, joining the already existent Sacramento City College with American River College....

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