October 23, 2014

Happy fall!  The weather is changing, the leaves are turning, and we are busy, busy at The Friendship Club.  The girls are back in full swing at school, the senior girls are beginning to hone their plans for after graduation, and the staff at The Friendship Club have been busy planning amazing field trips and […]

The Friendship 100 Breaks Records!

October 23, 2014

The results are in and this year’s Friendship 100 grossed over $76,000!  That means over $65,000 goes directly to our after school programs!  With a goal of $70,000 we were proud to exceed that goal and we were only successful because of individuals and business owners just like you.  The average donation to the event […]

Judi’s of Nevada City Hosts TFC Shopping Day – November 8th

October 23, 2014

On Saturday, November 8th, Judi and Bob Weiner, owners of Judi’s of Nevada City have graciously offered to, once again, host a shopping day benefitting The Friendship Club.  We are grateful for this annual opportunity.  Not only will Judi donate a portion of proceeds to The Friendship Club, she will also offer a 5% discount […]

Fall Break Fun!

October 23, 2014

For one week in October, local schools close down for Fall Break and we use it as an opportunity to take the girls on field trips to explore new things and enjoy the season.  Our girls visited the Bishop Pumpkin Patch, and got to drink freshly made apple cider, pet farm animals in the petting […]

TFC Girl Spotlight

October 23, 2014

Amber Sylvia is a senior who knows who she is what she wants.  She has been with the Friendship Club since sixth grade, and she is has been active in leadership for all of those years. Amber is highly creative, and she is a planner and a doer. Recently, she worked with her angel, Allie […]

Wish List

October 23, 2014

We are starting to keep track of things for our collective “wish list” here at TFC.  These are items that people like you can provide should you want to contribute to our programs in this way.  Each item provided as an in-kind donation will allow our funding to go further in providing our programs year-around […]

A Message from our Executive Director

September 16, 2014

With just about one week to go before the 13th annual Friendship 100, our largest annual fundraiser, we are getting excited about our biggest turnout to date!  On Monday, September 22 we will take over The 49er Fun Park – 24 community race car drivers and 36 mini-golf teams will help The Friendship Club raise […]

Guitar Signed by Joan Baez Raffle – Tickets going fast!

September 16, 2014

Last month, John Volz of Volz Bros. Automotive approached us with a unique fundraising opportunity and we are so grateful that he thought of The Friendship Club. John procured a donated guitar, courtesy of RavenWest Guitar, and with the help from the Center for the Arts staff, he was able to get it signed by […]

Academic Year Program Leaps to Greater Heights

September 16, 2014

Last week marked the first week that we welcomed our girls back for the academic year program and we sure are glad they are back!  There’s nothing like hearing the chatter and laughter that comes from the classrooms where girls meet, feeling the buzz in the air for the excitement of being back together. With […]

Volunteer Spotlight on Driver Needs by Cindy Hintz

September 16, 2014

As I began to plan for the 2014-15 school year, anticipating the volunteer needs to be fulfilled by our drivers alone, I realized that this year had a different “feel.”  I couldn’t put my finger on it, but the need felt larger, more challenging to fill than last year. And yet, being the volunteer manager for nearly […]