Philanthropic Opportunities in Amador and Calaveras Counties.

Many organizations in Amador and Calaveras counties are struggling in a very tough economy. Our donations will give them the opportunity to provide their organizations with the tools to better benefit the people in our community.


Common Ground Senior Services

Common Ground Senior Services has been selected as Mother Lode Newcomers and Friends Club’s in 2020.


Following the 2023 November luncheon, the 2023-2024 Mother Lode Newcomers and Friends philanthropic recipient will be announced!! 


The past recipient was selected for their valuable services of providing Meals on Wheels as well as Silver Streak Transport.


Silver Streak Transport, provides rides to those unable to utilize traditional transportation options, such as public transit, and have no other means of transportation for health and wellness appointments. This program also provides transportation for grocery shopping, trips to the post office, or other needed errands, based on availability of drivers. In addition, transports are available for out-of-county non-emergency medical appointments.