Who We Have Helped

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2018 Awardees


Over the years, Mercey Springs has produced a grant program where organizations could submit grants for funding of their programs.


Mercey Springs offers help where we can for special events, programs and fundraising activities.


$1000 grant toward the First Day program. This program takes funds to purchase backpacks, school supplies and a new school outfit (shirt/blouse, pants and shoes).

Cleft Pup Brigade

$1000 grant to purchase a much needed incubator with oxygen concentrator for the newborn pups. Studies have show they actually have a much higher chance of survival when raised in these incubators, made by PuppyWarmer.

Joshua's House

$1000 toward the capital campaign for Joshua’s House Hospice – a hospice facility for the homeless.

Mercy Pedalers

$700 funding to provide supplies for volunteers who are reaching out and sharing a warm cup of coffee and engaging in conversation with those suffering on the streets day after day, month after month. Mercy Pedalers develop trust, care and consistency which open up other possibilities of connecting the individual to a shelter, housing, a mental health program, or a recovery program


$500 grant to offset costs of a day-long event to bring the work of HeartMath to groups and organizations. The grant would be used to provide scholarships to ten veterans to attend. They will learn to practice the techniques of this program to provide a means to healing.

Healing Hands, Healing Hearts

$1000 grant to be used towards touch therapy treatment for veterans and others experiencing chronic or terminal illness. In addition. Some of the funding will be used to train Veterans in Touch Therapy and energy work so that they may work with other veterans.

Lilliput Families

$1,000 funding for a Kinship Resource Family Emergency Fund for grandparents and other relative caregiver families to assist with the basic and emergency costs kinship families incur when they are bringing a relative’s child or sibling group into their home.

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NorCal Services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing

$1000 scholarship to offset registration costs for low=income families to send their children to Camp Grizzly: A camp for the deaf and hard of hearing.

Previous Years Awardees

Lady Dragons, SacHighathletics.org   Sponsored two young women to attend a regional basketball competition

Pathways for Veteranspathwaysforveterans.org. Pathways for Veterans is dedicated to healing the spiritual war wounds of the men and women of our military. MSF provided funding for tools to help treat PTSD.

Institute of HeartMathheartmath.org. This organizations researches and provides tools for decreasing stress.   They support Pathways for Veterans with tools in treating PTSD.

Loaves & Fishessacloaves.org.  MSF answered to call to provide water to homeless guests during a very hot summer.

Walk4Literacywalk4literacy.org. The early literacy crisis in Sacramento threatens to drastically impact this generation of children, their future and the future of our city. MSF provided a team of walkers as well as volunteers at the 1st Sacramento event.

Bread of Life, breadoflife.org.  Provided a scholarship for the Contemplative Dialogue class to offset costs for several students. Funded a day long dialogue workshop for nonprofit leaders.

International Healers Without Borders: Provided gap funding for first fundraising event.

Painting for Miracles shares stories from The Children’s Miracle Network with local artists who interpret their thoughts through art. In 2008, they raised $14,000 to benefit this worthwhile charity. Participation directly benefits the sick and injured children of Sacramento, as UC Davis Children’s Hospital provides state-of-the-art medical care, life saving research and preventative education for children 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. To find out more, visit them online at paintingformiracles.com

DreamBuilders/Challenging Their Destiny, ctddreams.org– We provided several program grants and have sponsored numerous events for the youth.

LifeSTEPS,  lifestepsusa.org– Underwrote the cost of transportation for students touring local colleges.

12 Ways to Success (formerly Juveniles At Risk)
Provided grant to enhance programs at school. Also provide a volunteer to sit on the Board of Directors.

Access Leisure, accessleisuresac.org
Sponsored $1000 for the Yosemite Rock-n-Roll run. 

Advanced Student Connection, ascprep.com
Provided a scholarship for a foster child to go through the program as
well as contributed to basketball clinics.

Casey Families Welcome Home Program, casey.org
Paid for one year at storage unit so that more donations could be obtained (furniture and household good for foster children aging out of the system and setting up their own apartments/homes).

Community Pride Project’s LIFT Mentoring Program, cppsac.org
Sponsored bus for field trip to UC Davis

Happy Tails, happytails.org
Featured organization at two MSF fundraising events and donated a portion of our proceeds 

Kids Served in Luv (Krazy Sac Ladz Car Club)
Provided financial and volunteer support for annual program providing backbacks to low/no income children. Also served holiday meal for children at risk.

Lymphoma & Leukemia Society,  leukemia-lymphoma.org
Sponsored two runners in marathon.

Creative Arts Healing Program, Supported program to be taught at Folsom Prison for one year. This program is now a part of Mercey Springs Foundation!

Nursing Home Nannies, nursinghomenannies.com
Provided funding to develop website and promotional material.

Project RIDE,  projectride.org
Featured organization at two MSF fundraising events and donated a portion of our proceeds.

Samaritan Counseling Center, samaritancounseling.com
Grant funds were used to open additional counseling slots for low income families.

Wellspring Women’s Center, wellspringwomen.org
Featured at two fundraising events and donated a portion of the proceeds and supported Wellsprings annual banquet and annual charity golf tournament.

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First Day provides the opportunity for more than 1,000 low-income and at-risk children to begin their school year with confidence and enthusiasm. Our First Day event has a festive atmosphere with lots of games and activities for the whole family.

Other groups we’ve supported in the past: