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Our local community is at the heart and soul of everything we do at Sidecar, and we are dedicated to sharing our appreciation. As such, for 2018, we selected six partner charities/non-profits – each from a different (and important!) philanthropic category – and will donate a portion of our proceeds to these groups. Additionally, throughout the year, we will team up with them on specific initiatives, events, and/or anything else fun they might have going on in order to always be supporting and promoting their individual missions. We hope you will join us in our efforts to save the world…one doughnut at a time!


this month’s partner:

The Arts & Learning Conservatory is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization that is dedicated to meeting an increasing need for arts accessibility for youth in your local community.   Through performing arts programs such as theater, voice, dance and instrumental music, they create solid and focused opportunities that nurture each student’s artistic ability.

The Arts & Learning Conservatory provides accessible and immersive arts opportunities to children of all ages and backgrounds to learn, perform and excel in the performing arts. Students enter into a truly engaging community whose standard of teaching is at the highest level while maintaining a friendly, fun and nurturing environment.  Not only will students find inspiring teachers and life-long friends but they find a place to call their artistic home.

The mission of Best Friends Animal Society is to bring about a time when there are No More Homeless Pets. They do this by helping end the killing in America’s animal shelters through building community programs and partnerships all across the nation. Best Friends believe that by working together we can Save Them All.

The Ecology Center is a non-profit eco-education center focused on creative solutions for thriving on planet Earth.

Their holistic approach to change-making is based on a core belief that we are a part of nature, intimately interconnected to each other and our shared environment. Through daily action, The Center believes we can transform our schools, homes, workplaces, and communities into vibrant spaces.

The Ecology Center works to inspire communities around simple solutions that empower individuals everywhere to be part of the solution. Together, we can create a healthy, abundant future.

The mission of Meditation Mount is to promote the building of an enlightened and compassionate world through the power of creative meditation, inspirational educational programs, and community-based events focused on the practical application of the universal spiritual principles of Right Human Relations, Goodwill, Group Endeavor, Unanimity, Spiritual Approach, and Essential Divinity.

The Surfrider Foundation is dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of the world’s ocean, waves and beaches through a powerful activist network.

Their staff and volunteers worldwide help to support individual chapter networks in their campaigns, to champion for policy and fight legal battles for our coasts, bring awareness to the issues facing our ocean, provide critical support on stuff like accounting, technology, and HR, and raise money to make all of this happen. Surfrider has an appetite for adventure and they share a common passion – love and appreciate of our ocean, waves and beaches.


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