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Elizabeth Buchmiller

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Drake Charamuga

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Sage Chavez

Payton Hensley

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Isabella Hoffman

CCHF Scholarships Awarded

CCHF’s Board of Directors has awarded $1,500 Will & Gloria Curtis scholarships to six outstanding young members of our regional community—the most ever awarded in one year.


Selected by a committee of Board members, the six include:

  • Richardson Ballesteros, 21, who is studying Kinesiology at Cosumnes River College.


  • Elizabeth Buchmiller, 21, a Liberal Studies/Teaching major at Cal State-Sacramento.

  • Drake Charamuga, 21, a Construction Engineering Management major at Cal State Long Beach.

  • Sage Chavez, 20, who is majoring in Microbiology at Cal State-Monterey Bay.


  • Payton Hensley, 21, who is studying Administrative Justice at Sacramento City College.


  • Isabella Hoffman, 23, a Journalism student with a broadcasting emphasis at Arizona State University.


CCHF awards scholarships annually. Information about the scholarship program is available on the Applications page.

Mental Health in Kids

With Medical Challenges

When a child has a medical condition, families are, naturally, focused on finding and maintaining the most effective care. Concerned about the child’s physical well-being, it’s easy to overlook the emotional toll a chronic illness can take.  (Read more...)

(Courtesy of the Child Mind Institute)