The Future is Here – Now

The USS Balthasar is a 501(c)(3) registered non-profit. We work to raise funds to help underprivileged youth in the Central Valley gain access to various arts and music programs.

Through a variety of fundraising efforts were were more than happy to donate over $1500 in the past year to these causes. As Star Trek fans we always look to the future and potential in all people. We want everyone to live long and prosper.

About Us

Our Mission

As a group we are committed to having fun but we are also committed to supporting Youth in the Arts, and, as a 501(c)(3) charity we fundraise to support this goal. As our motto reads, “Talem Futurum Per Artem,” which means empowering future generations through art.



We are always accepting cash donations via PayPal as well as cash or check in person to a member of our crew. With that you can earn fun rewards!

What Can I Earn?

We have many gifts that we give out for our generous donors from stickers to shirts, keychains to calendars. We work hard to make incentives to reward those who come to help the kids of Stanislaus and San Joaquin counties.

How Much?

$1 – USS Balthasar Sticker
$2 – 2018 Calendar
$5 – 2019 Calendar
$5 – Etched Keychain
$8 – USS Balthasar Patch
$10 – 2020 Calendar
$18 – USS Balthasar T-Shirt


What People Say

The generosity of this organization makes it possible for me to continue having education opportunities in this difficult area.

Jane Doe

Wonderful job with those kids that need us and people from various places all over the world. I will definitely join your group as a volunteer.

John Doe


Recent Causes

  • Board Game Extravaganza!
    The USS Balthasar is going to be hosting a board gaming event at the Modesto Centre Plaza on November 20th. This event is aimed at showcasing local game stores, the great games that are available, and to provide a fun, family friendly gathering. All proceeds from the event will go to support underprivileged youth involvementContinue reading “Board Game Extravaganza!”
  • Backstage Issue #16!
  • Amazon Smile!
    AmazonSmile customers can now support USS Balthasar in the Amazon shopping app on iOS and Android mobile phones! Simply follow these instructions to turn on AmazonSmile and start generating donations. Open the Amazon Shopping app on your device Go into the main menu of the Amazon Shopping app and tap into ‘Settings’ Tap ‘AmazonSmile’ andContinue reading “Amazon Smile!”

Ready to Join our Crew?

We are always welcoming new members to our crew whether you like Star Trek as a casual fan, love it as a hardcore Trekkie, or just want to make friends and help our local charities, we would love to have you. Hail us for more info!

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