Angels Among Us

We could not do what we do without the generous support of our community, our donors and our incredible sponsors.


Without the following individuals, organizations, clubs, family, friends and countless volunteers – we would not have been able to make this dream a reality!

  • Gil Albiani
  • Nathan & Joanne Stuck
  • R.A.CK. Co. – Random Acts of Charitable Kindness
  • Elite HVAC
  • Dickey’s Barbecue Pit
  • Mission Painting
  • Home Depot
  • Valley Oaks Appliances
  • Cybertary
  • Soroptimist International of Sacramento
  • Redfin
  • Soroptimist International of Elk Grove
  • CSD Parks & Maintenance Department
  • Elk Grove Rotary Foundation
  • Mom & Dad
  • Answers Church
  • First Baptist Church of Elk Grove
  • LDS Church
  • Elk Grove Chamber Leadership Group
  • CiC Foster Youth Leadership Group
  • Summit Funding
  • Sacramento Blankets for Sacramento Kids

Awards & Recognition

Chicks in Crisis with Inez Whitlow’s guidance have garnered community support from Sacramento-area service clubs, businesses, media and individuals. Inez Whitlow extends her services as a member of the Family Life and Education Advisory committee for the Elk Grove School District. Inez is also a mentor for the On Your Feet Foundation.

  • 2018 – US Small Business Administration 2018 NonProfit of the Year award
  • 2015 – Featured in Ardent Magazine (Click here to see article)
  • 2014 – Vision Award for the Outstanding Women Leaders of 2014
  • 2012 – Woman of the Year – Elk Grove
  • 2010 – “I AM” Womens History Award from Empowering Relationships Inc.
  • 2009 – e:merge and Retired General Colin Powell – the Capital Region Pillars of Promises for a healthy start in the lives of babies.
  • 2008 – e-Women Network, grant recipient working with women and children.
  • 2007– Heart of a Hero award through Campus Life Connection, a non-profit organization that works with teens.
  • 2006 – First Women of the Year award from the Sacramento City Council.
  • 2006 – Women of the Year, Beta Sigma Phi.
  • 2004 – Women Helping Women Award by the Soroptimist of the Sierra Nevada Region

Our Board Members

Meet the Board of Directors for Chicks in Crisis.

Inez Whitlow

Founder, President and CEO
Chicks in Crisis
Elk Grove, CA

Marina Marr

Chairman of the Board
Life Insurance & Annuities Specialist, AAA Northern California
Sacramento, CA

Sharon Holbrook

Board Member
Cybertary Elk Grove

Nu-Gina Rogers

Board Member
Northern California Business Development Manager, Platinum Energy & Business Owner, Brand Image Care, Inc
Sacramento, CA

Mackenzie Wieser

Board Member
Executive Director, Sacramento SPLASH
Elk Grove, CA

Lori Alaniz

Board Member
Manager, Sheldon Wine Shop
Elk Grove, CA

Nova Mastrogiovanni

Board Member
Galt, CA

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