FOCUS-Hands Helping Children is an affiliate of North Valley Community Foundation. It is a non-profit public charity, wholly volunteer women's group serving the rural northern California communities of Biggs, Gridley, Live Oak and Richvale.  FOCUS' revenues are generated from membership donations, individual community donations, memorials and fundraising events.  Funds are distributed to local children's activities and programs which support literacy, positive social interactions, music, and sports.  In addition to financial support, FOCUS members generously donate their time, labor, and supplies to promote and advance FOCUS' goals.