Impact Presents Video #9!

Sonoma teens are learning about healthy organic cooking, the power of diet, and the ability to make a difference in the lives of people in need. Learn more about these efforts through our latest video about Impact100 Sonoma grant recipient, Ceres Community Project. … [Read more...]

Sonoma Overnight Support Story in the Press Democrat

Congratulations to Sonoma Overnight Support for a wonderful article in the Press Democrat. The article shares several personal stories about those who have found shelter at The Haven, "where  nonresident homeless can take showers, do laundry, use a computer or telephone, eat a meal, find counseling and … [Read more...]

Impact100 Sonoma Members See Another Side of Jack

Most people probably think of John Griffith "Jack" London as an American writer whose world-famous fiction made him a wealthy man and gained him worldwide celebrity.  But there is more to the story.  In 1905, London purchased a 1,000 acre ranch in Glen Ellen and became part of the Valley of the Moon community.  His writing actually became a means to an end ― to expand and operate Beauty Ranch and … [Read more...]

Impact100 Sonoma presents video #8!

Small changes make big differences... See why in our latest video about Impact100 Sonoma grant recipient, Child Parent Institute. … [Read more...]

A Summer Celebration for Impact100 Sonoma

Since its founding in 2009, Impact100 Sonoma Valley has sought to bring together women in our communities to create a “giving circle” ― at least 100 women, each giving $1,000 annually, each having one vote, resulting in one gift of $100,000 to a nonprofit organization in Sonoma Valley that has a big idea and great potential.  This has worked so well that we now have more than 250 women in the … [Read more...]

Impact100 Sonoma Snags Third Place in 4th of July Parade!

Fourth of July on the Plaza celebrates our historic plaza and the people and organizations of Sonoma with a parade that has been called one of the ten best in the country. But this year, the celebration was made bigger and better so that the town could pay its respects to the Sonoma Community Center, which marks the 100th anniversary of its historic building and its 52 years of service to our … [Read more...]

Join us for the 4th of July parade!

There is nothing like an award-winning, old-fashioned 4th of July parade, and thanks to the Sonoma Community Center, our town has one of the best! This year, Impact100 will join in the fun and welcomes member participation! WE NEED YOU! Fourth of July Impact100 Celebration One of the greatest events each year in Sonoma Valley is the … [Read more...]

Impact100 Sonoma Welcomes New Board Members

The Impact100 Sonoma Board of Directors recently elected seven new Board members: Carole Eubanks, Communications. Carole’s technical writing career took her from her home in Texas, to a Congressional campaign, technical writing positions with Marsh & McLennan and Cigna Insurance, and ultimately to documentation specialist for Oracle Corporation. She has also served as President and Advisor … [Read more...]

Impact100 Sonoma debuts new video: The Impact of Giving

It is only fitting that the latest video produced by Pat and Russ Johnson would debut at the Sixth Annual Meeting of Impact100 Sonoma. While awaiting the results of the vote before awarding the 2015 grants, members were clearly moved by this extraordinary video that captures the very heart and soul of our organization. … [Read more...]

Impact100 Sonoma awards $100,000 to On The Move

At its 6th Annual Meeting, Impact100 Sonoma awarded the $100,000 grant to On The Move to fund its program – Sonoma Valley Parent University. As the winner was announced, cheers and applause filled the Sonoma Veterans Memorial Auditorium where Impact100 Sonoma members and guests gathered to hear presentations from the Impact $100,000 Grant finalists, await the tallying of the membership votes, and … [Read more...]