Today is Kids' Day in Modesto and Turlock, an annual fund-raiser for Salvation Army programs helping children.
Volunteers will be hawking special copies of The Modesto Bee on streetcorners most of the day for $1.
The Bee makes no money off the effort, as 75 cents of each dollar goes to Salvation Army programs for kids. The remaining quarter covers the cost of printing the paper, which includes a special wraparound section on the charity's programs.
The programs offer kids opportunities for recreation -- such as swimming and baseball -- and enrichment.