fbpx
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.”

Sierra Service Project helps the community of Chiloquin

Sierra Service Project helps the community of Chiloquin

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

Sierra Service Project helps the community of Chiloquin

“The young people are incoming freshmen through seniors,” said Hana Richardson, one of seven staff members who have worked with the youth all summer. “A lot of the groups do fundraising to finance the trip, and 85 percent of our budget (for projects) comes from what the kids pay. The rest is from donors.” SSP provides all tools, materials and labor from those funds.

Building faith through service

Building faith through service

The Triplicate of Del Norte County published an article by Adam Spencer about SSP youth building a wheelchair ramp for a woman in Smith River, California.

Building faith through service

“The main thing is empowering youth to do projects that society says they normally aren’t equipped to do,” Evan Griffiths, Smith River site director for Sierra Service Project, said outside of Tedsen’s home on Wednesday.

[…]

“If you show them how to do it once, then they can do it on their own for sure,” said construction supervisor Drew Izzo. “We’re on top of the precise measurements, but when it comes to cutting wood or mixing concrete, they are very competent.”

148495051

Send Me SSP News Monthly

News Archives

Instagram

  • We celebrate enduring faith that carries us through challenging seasons as a community. May you and yours be filled with renewed hope today. Happy Easter!
  • SoCal, we are headed your way! Join our Executive Director, Director of Volunteers, and friends of SSP for coffee next Thursday, April 25. We'll be at Revolution Roasters in Oceanside, CA from 3-5pm. Stop in to connect with fellow SSPers! More details are on our Facebook event page.
  • Two weeks from today is Sacramento's Big Day of Giving! We'll join nonprofits around the region in a 24-hour giving marathon. We encourage you to "give where your heart is" to empower youth and young adults to make a difference at SSP! To help us raise $15,000 on May 2nd, schedule your donation now through the link in our bio!

Follow Me!

Twitter Feed

@SJNDPILOTS We LOVED having SJND students with us in San Diego this summer! #volunteerSSP #LoveCourageously8 months ago
RT @Dig_IB: Sierra Service Project to Offer Free Home Repairs for IB Community Residents this Summer Taking Applications Now! Let them know…1 year ago
Check our our new #12xSSP stickers! Sign up to be a monthly donor or increase your current donation in February and… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…1 year ago