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Sierra Project helps family’s dream come true

Sierra Project helps family’s dream come true

The Stockton Record published information and a photograph by Anna Sass about SSP’s partnership with Visionary Home Builders in Stockton, California.

Sierra Project helps family’s dream come true

“The Sierra Project brought in roughly 92 youth volunteers from Southern California to assist in Visionary Home Builders’ project by painting, sanding the wood floors, demolishing kitchen cabinets and much more. Communications coordinator Pascal Domicone said he was excited about working with Visionary Home Builders Foundation and his hope is to continue to foster the relationship into something bigger and better for the Stockton community.”

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.
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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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