Sweet Dozen sold special black-frosted heart-shaped doughnuts for $3. The proceeds went to the Black Youth Leadership Project, a Sacramento-based nonprofit aimed at educating Black students to become civically engaged and future policy leaders. The shop donated more than $1,200 from doughnut sales and additional contributions from customers.On National Doughnut Day on June 5, the Sacramento doughnut shop
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Yolo Delivers Hope, started in response to the COVID-19 pandemic by Woodland’s Dinner on Main organizers, contracts with Woodland restaurants to create meals for homebound seniors, low-income families and migrant farm workers.
In June, the Sacramento-based Nehemiah Emerging Leaders Program addressed the recent deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Stephon Clark and other Black people at the hands of the police in an open letter to the greater Sacramento community.
Nicholas Haystings, executive director of Square Root Academy, says he has had two goals since he was a kid: to become an engineer and to give back to the community.
A group of 13 restaurants have joined together to participate in Downtown Woodland Fair Days, a special event to bring iconic foods to customers missing fairs canceled due to the pandemic.