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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  • Staff are jumping for joy today after wrapping up all projects, saying bittersweet farewells to the communities they’ve served in all summer, and hitting the road to staff debrief. Hold them in your thoughts and prayers as they make the trek back to Sacramento today and tomorrow after a full summer of service to others. Thank you to everyone who dedicated time, energy, and love to make this summer a success!
  • Three roofing projects have been completed in Tsaile so far! 21 youth and adult volunteers worked diligently over three weeks to complete this roof for Margaret. Have you worked on a roofing project at SSP?
  • "Plant your rows straight and long
Temper them with prayer and song
Mother Earth will make you strong
If you give her love and care"

Volunteers love planting trees in Collier State Park! Thank you Tara for sharing the importance of preservation and wildfire prevention. Have you planted a tree in Chiloquin? Come back as a counselor in 2048 and see how you both have grown.

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