SSP Stockton on ABC News10

SSP Stockton on ABC News10

SSP volunteers in Stockton were featured on ABC News10. The entire group of youth and adult counselors dedicated their morning to a clean-up of Mormon Slough led by local activist Jerron Jordan.

Youth volunteers working under the Sierra Service Project

Youth volunteers working under the Sierra Service Project

The Klamath Falls Herald and News published an article by Lee Beach, H&N Staff Reporter, about middle school youth working in Chiloquin, Oregon.

Youth volunteers working under the Sierra Service Project

“We go over safety with power tools at the beginning of each week,” said [Grace] Whitmore, “and supervisors also are present when they are being used. I love the program. It’s wonderful to see the kids start the week saying, ‘I can’t do that,’ and by the end of the week, they’re eager to use them.”

At your service

At your service

The Stockton Record published an article by Kevin Parrish about SSP’s second summer in Stockton, California.

At your service

“We are helping our community but also providing a home for youths from other communities,” says Alan Cook, Central United [Methodist Church]’s director of family ministries, “so that they can experience God in this community.”

Cook said part of the experience was having young people get to know Stockton and “see the ways our community is rising up to help other people.”

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  • Who can guess what these photos have in common? Hint: power tools, ladders and wheelbarrows live here. #TBT #SSPstaff #SSPstaffalumni
  • We were so excited to meet the future hands and feet of our program today at TWO schools! Veronica Russell from #SSPHQ and Dana Miller from the #SSPboard visited St. Ignatius Prep and @odowddragons at their Service Learning Fairs, which connect high schoolers with volunteer opportunities. We were lucky enough to have Teixeira, one of our #youthvolunteers, join us! Use the link in our bio to sign up as an individual youth at SSP this summer. We can't wait to serve with you!
  • Thank you Toni Eaton for volunteering every month in the #SSPoffice! Executive Director @rickeatonssp ran SSP with Toni, his wife, from 2001-2008. Toni now teaches yoga at @missionoaksrec, @agewave, and #DelNorteClub and chases after their two grandkids.

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