Comstock’s spoke with Belen Flores about how her organization has adapted in recent months and why its mission remains important.
Yolo Delivers Hope, started in response to the COVID-19 pandemic by Woodland’s Dinner on Main organizers, contracts with Woodland restaurants to create meals for homebound seniors, low-income families and migrant farm workers.
Zayn Silmi is the founder of The People of Sacramento, which makes those hats emblazoned with “916” and hoodies proclaiming “Home is Sacramento.”
In 2016, Kevin Phan founded the Capital Asian American Professional Society, which provides resources, educational programming and events around civic leadership and business development.
In June, the Sacramento-based Nehemiah Emerging Leaders Program addressed the recent deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Stephon Clark and other Black people at the hands of the police in an open letter to the greater Sacramento community.
Last year was a strong one for the performing arts in the region, and 2020 was building on that success, which has led to hope from some local arts leaders that this progress will continue despite the unprecedented shutdown.
Meals on Wheels by ACC is adapting its services for the health and safety of participants, as well as staff and volunteers, during the COVID-19 pandemic. Partnerships and program changes enable MoW to continue delivering meals to seniors throughout Sacramento County.
Whether we knew him as Michael, Mike or Ziggy, hundreds of us had a tendency to preface a reference to Michael Ziegler with two words: “my friend.”
Investing in our nonprofit sector during the COVID-19 pandemic is an investment in business and community success:
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, nonprofit organizations are hit hard by economic uncertainty. In their quest to help our most vulnerable populations, nonprofits themselves need our help. With so many individuals and businesses affected, it’s critical to prioritize nonprofit support.