In the News: Youth Collect Backpacks for Fill-a-Backpack Drive - Our friend Pearson participated in the annual Fill-a-Backpack Drive once again, collecting even more backpacks this year than he did last! If you recall, Pearson used a Facebook fundraiser last year to collect money, which he then used to purchase 50 backpacks and school supplies for each, reaching his personal goal. His family put the […]
In the news: The Source featured on KCRA, ABC 10, in the Sac Bee - The Sacramento Children’s Home is excited to share recent media coverage of the launch of our new, free program for foster youth and families—The Source. The program, featuring a crisis hotline accessible via phone, text or online instant chat, officially launched on June 3. On June 5, the Sacramento Bee covered the launch in an […]
Fill-a-Backpack Drive: More Info and FAQs - With summer in full swing, we are once again collecting backpacks as part of our annual SCH Fill-A-Backpack Drive! At the Sacramento Children’s Home, we know that a bright future begins with a good education. Unfortunately, many of the children we serve lack resources for proper supplies. For children in need, something as simple as […]
Sacramento Children’s Home Launches 24-Hour Crisis Support for Foster Youth - The Sacramento Children’s Home is excited to announce that it has implemented a new, free, 24/7 support service for foster youth and resource families living in Sacramento County. The program, titled “The Source,” connects foster youth up to age 21 and resource families to licensed professionals who provide guidance, support, and connection to critical resources. […]
Big Day of Giving 2019 Results - The Big Day of Giving has ended, and we’ve totaled up results for the Sacramento Children’s Home. Together, our supporters raised $63,611! Thank you to everyone who made a Big Day of Giving donation on May 2, or pre-scheduled their donation beforehand. Because of you, we will be able to serve more youth in our […]
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month - Child Abuse Prevention Month is an important month to us here at the Sacramento Children’s Home because child abuse prevention is at the heart of what we do—our services are geared toward abuse prevention, early intervention, and mental health treatment. Preventing child abuse is so important to us, we’ve written it into our Core Values […]
25 Ways to Support the Sacramento Children’s Home - With the generous support of donors and nearly 800 volunteers annually, the Sacramento Children’s Home is able to successfully work to reduce child abuse and neglect in our region. In 2017, the Office of the Governor and California Volunteers named the Sacramento Children’s Home the Governor’s Volunteering and Service Awards Nonprofit of the Year. We […]
In the News: An Adopted Family Receives Gifts - Through our Holiday Giving Program, we also have an Adopt-a-Family sub-program. Each year, generous individuals, groups and organizations fulfill the holiday wishes of 1,200 children served by SCH programs. But recently, we’ve noticed a growing need to further support the entire family. These families often lack the resources to provide for their children during the […]
In the News: Sutter Health Joins Us to Wrap Gifts - On Wednesday, December 19, a team from Sutter Health joined us at our Holiday Giving sorting site to wrap all the presents for the Residential Program. Fox40 stopped by to do a live shoot! We appreciate Sutter’s support and FOX’s time as well. Check out the clip here:
Thank You for a Successful Giving Tuesday - Because of support from our community, the Sacramento Children’s Home raised over $10,000 on Giving Tuesday 2018! To everyone who supported us through a donation, a Facebook fundraiser and/or a simple social media share, THANK YOU. #GivingTuesday is a global giving movement held on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. There’s Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and now […]