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Spiritual Life Center's Community Giving Program Committee, (formerly known as the Tithing Committee), is an outreach program which selects twelve nonprofit Community Partners to give back to. Each month one organization is highlighted and given a financial contribution to further their nonprofit efforts.

Since its inception, Spiritual Life Center has given over $1.2 million to more than 330 organizations. Our Community Giving Program enables us to bless others through the work of God. Together, we are the change we wish to see in the world!

2021 Nominations Now Open!

Spiritual Life Center plans to select twelve nonprofit organizations to be 2021 recipients of our Community Giving Program.  We are asking you, the SLC community, to submit your nominations for nonprofit groups to be our 2021 Community Partners.


Criteria for Nominations:

  •  Current active nonprofit status

  •  Organizations whose mission is in alignment with SLC’s

  •  Local agencies (Sacramento Valley/Foothill Region)

  •  Organization focused on direct services

  •  Non-political causes/organization


Note:  SLC/Unity programs such as the Youth & Family Program, Choir, Silent Unity, etc. are not eligible for the Community Giving Partnership. Starting in January 2021, we will celebrate one of the 12 selected nonprofits each month. 

You can find out more about our nomination process by downloading this informational PDF.

Downloadable/printable nominations forms available here.

Our 2020 Community Partners


Mercy Pedalers

Outreach to Homeless.


Mercy Pedalers are bicyclers and tricyclers reaching out to men and women experiencing homelessness on the streets. It is a ministry of presence and action based on the “Works of Mercy” and emphasizing “Welcoming the Stranger”.


Nominated by Denise Silva Holmes


Carmichael HART

Provides transitional housing, food, and other resources to homeless. 


HART is a coalition of faith communities, non-profits, businesses, agencies, and individuals, who are committed to finding solutions to homelessness in our local communities. In suburban communities like Carmichael, resources are largely, if not completely, absent. Carmichael HART is a local response that addresses these realities by developing programs that will help homeless men, women, and children.


Nominated by Don Sykes


Stand Up Placer

Resource for domestic violence victims. 


Saving lives by empowering survivors and educating communities to stand up to domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking. See their wish list of items needed here.


Nominated by Carolyn Kendrick


World Relief

Resources for Refugees.  


Empowering the local Church to serve the most vulnerable.


Nominated by Tess Keehn


Seniors First

Meals on Wheels and other Resources for seniors in Placer County.  


Keeping seniors independent.


Nominated by Anonymous


Servant Hearts

LGBTQ Resources for Elderly.


Helping individuals embrace their own diversity and encouraging them to lead their lives with dignity, integrity and to their fullest potential.


Nominated by Kerry Freeman


Americans Against Gun Violence

Provides education about gun violence.  


Firearm related deaths and injuries are a serious public health problem in the United States of America, and the rate of gun related deaths in our country is currently at least ten times higher than the average rate for the other high income democratic countries of the world. It is the position of Americans Against Gun Violence that we have not only the ability, but also the moral responsibility, to reduce rates of firearm related deaths and injuries in our country to levels that are at or below the rates in other economically advanced democratic countries.


Nominated by Marilyn Bradford


Sutter Care at Home

Bereavement services provided free to families and individuals who have experienced death or tragedy in family.  


When you or someone you care about is coping with the loss of a loved one, the grief can feel overwhelming. You are not alone. Sutter Care at Home is here for you with a range of individual and group support services for all ages.


Nominated by Kay Ryan and Brenda Boles


Middleway Health Foundation

Provides free mental health services to those who fall through cracks when going on medicare/medi-Cal or under insured.  


To provide direct, onsite mental health assessments, psychotherapy and referrals, free of charge to individuals and families.


Nominated by Anonymous


Save Ourselves

Breast cancer support and education groups. 


Save Ourselves believes that no one should face breast cancer alone. SOS is committed to empowering people by promoting breast health awareness through outreach and educational activities, encourages those with breast cancer to be well-informed about their disease, promote proactive participation in decisions about their treatment, provides emotional support from others who have been in their shoes, while exploring how to build more meaningful lives after diagnosis of this life-changing disease.


Nominated by Jan Adrian


Women's Veterans Giving

Provides resources to women veterans wanting to create small businesses.


Connect. Empower. Grow. Accomplish. 


Nominated by Chris Martin


Orangevale Food Bank

Food Bank serving Orangevale and Fair Oaks communities.


We exist to share God’s love in our community by providing food, resources and hope to families in need.


Nominated by Patrick Furlong

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