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Common Sense is Focused on Helping Local Non Profits

Common Sense Business Solutions is committed to playing a positive role in our local community. One of the ways we accomplish this goal is by donating a commercial business multifunction copy system each quarter to a local non-profit organization. Every non-profit organization is tasked with using their limited budgets and resources to serve their base causes and therefore they rely on charitable donations of many necessary materials and services in order to help support their purpose. In 2015 Common Sense Business Solutions donated equipment to each of the following non-profit organizations to help facilitate their administrative printing, copying and scanning needs and to print the outreach materials critical to sharing their message with the public. Common Sense Business Solutions is proud to help the following non-profit organizations;

Law Enforcement Chaplaincy in Sonoma County;

Law Enforcement Chaplaincy in Sonoma County lists their mission as follows; Our mission is to respond to requests from law enforcement and provide immediate emotional support and follow up care to them and to the members of our community who have suffered tragedy and loss. We are an interfaith community of compassionate volunteers without religious, political, or legal agendas.

 Officers, Deputies, Firefighters, and Emergency Services see a lot of pain every day. It’s a non-stop world of emergencies, sudden deaths, crimes, accidents and disasters. It is the job of law enforcement to run toward the danger when others are running away. In the normal course of work, law enforcement encounters citizens who are injured, shocked, bereft, and disoriented. This is where the Law Enforcement Chaplaincy of Sonoma County comes in. We train and deploy over 70 volunteer chaplains who are on the streets, day and night, providing emotional support to those who serve.

Transcendence Theater – Community Theater

Transcendence Theatre Company’s mission is to create extraordinary experiences that inspire others to go beyond the usual limits and change the world in extraordinary ways. TTC has created a forum for artists to perform and transcend through the pursuit of their passions while creating a culture of community inclusion and involvement that enrichens all of Sonoma County. Located in Sonoma, California, Transcendence produces a unique seasonal programming of live outdoor Broadway-style concerts and musicals at their primary performance space within the majestic open-air ruins of the Kohler & Frohling Winery at Jack London State Historic Park. Additional performances take place in remarkable locations, both indoor and out, throughout Sonoma.

A 501(c)3 nonprofit regional theatre company, Transcendence was recently named by USA Today 10 Best as the #2 “Best Outdoor Concert Venue You Shouldn’t Miss” in the US and has garnered the Broadway World San Francisco “Theater of the Year” award in both 2013 and 2014. The Transcendence company of actors is comprised of musical theatre artists with Broadway, National & International Tour, film and major television credits. To learn more visit: www.ttcsonoma.org and to contact: [email protected]

 

NAMI – National Alliance on Mental Illness – Santa Rosa, California

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. What started as a small group of families gathered around a kitchen table in 1979 has blossomed into the nation’s leading voice on mental health. Today, we are an association of hundreds of local affiliates, state organizations and volunteers who work in your community to raise awareness and provide support and education that was not previously available to those in need. NAMI relies on gifts and contributions to support our important work. – See more at: http://www.nami.org or [email protected] 800-950-NAMI or email at [email protected]

Ritter Center – Redwood Community Health Organization – San Rafael, California

Ritter Center was established in 1980 to respond to the needs of Marin County’s low-income residents. All agency programs focus on providing highly professional services with respect and compassion. The agency employs a comprehensive case management model to assess each client’s immediate and long-term needs. A case plan is then developed to help stabilize clients and lead them back towards self-sufficiency. Ritter Center’s main outcomes are transitioning people into housing, employment, and health, mental health and substance abuse treatment as well as improving people’s day to day living conditions.- See more at; http://www.rittercenter.org or (415) 457-8182