Non-Profit CornerFeaturing local organizations that give back to the community.
They sit comfortably together, he in the darkness that is his world now, and she slowly rocking and knitting. Proud and independent, they come from a time when you did for yourself and had no need for outside help. Those days have come and gone. John is now blind, and Edna is no longer able to drive due to a chronic medical condition. Their children are far away and their supply of groceries is getting low.
Carm Staker built Humboldt Unified School District’s Hungry Kids Project on the foundation of her vision to ensure children were getting enough to eat. Through the project, schools send weekly food packs home with children whose families qualify for free and reduced meal prices.
Kara Peterson has made it her personal mission to combat some of the negativity in today’s world. As the visionary behind Kind Defined, a local non-profit offering children’s workshops on kindness and emotional intelligence, she has taken a personal oath to bring kindness and positivity into our community.