Stories of Service: Carmichael HART

How can leaders address the issue of homelessness in suburbs and communities that are located away from the city core where most homeless funding and resources are distributed? Elk Grove, Rancho Cordova, Citrus Heights, and Carmichael are finding solutions to this issue by forming HART groups. HART (Homeless Assistance Resource Teams) are community focused groups […]

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Top 10 Stories of Service – Serve United

As the 2015 year comes to a close, we at Serve United are overwhelmed by the things we saw churches, non profits, civic entities, businesses and volunteers do to make communities stronger in the Sacramento region! We thought it would be fun to share “Top 10 Stories of Service” as a way to thank God […]

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Stories of Service: Sierra Service Project Rancho Cordova Neighborhood Beautification Program

The following Story of Service was sent to us from Sierra Service Project, a local non profit that exists to build faith and strengthen communities through service to others. Throughout the fall of 2015, over 100 volunteers have come together to serve homeowners in the City of Rancho Cordova, completing repair projects as part of Sierra […]

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Stories of Service: Christmas to the Streets

The following article was written by Union Gospel Mission in Sacramento, a ministry that provides the urban poor with clothing, food, shelter, spiritual training and a recovery program all in a Christ centered environment. Christmas to the Streets is an annual event that provides a “Street Fair” atmosphere for the poor and homeless in the […]

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Stories of Service: Sierra Service Project

The following article has been written by Sierra Service Project, an organization that exists to build faith and strengthen communities through service to others. Sierra Service project mobilizes young people to serve all across the state and in Central America, and their headquarters are right here in Sacramento! Over two weekends, January 16-18 and February 13-15, […]

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Stories of Service: Rancho Cordova IRWS

The lives of several individuals facing homelessness were dramatically changed this winter because of the coordinated service effort of Rancho Cordova churches. The Rancho Cordova Interfaith Rotating Winter Shelter (IRWS) just launched its first winter season providing four weeks of shelter and warm meals to Rancho Cordova homeless. The Rancho Cordova IRWS was a coordinated […]

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