San Joaquin County Local News: Community Service & Support


All Local Community Service & Support News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

Image caption: Kerry Wood, CEO of the Sacramento Region Community Foundation, says the organization researches areas of need to help donors direct their contributions.
What Is a Community Foundation?

By channeling funds to a number of nonprofits working on various issues in a given region, community foundations help solve big problems throughout California.

Image caption: There are more than 300 community service districts in California.
Community Services Districts, Explained

Community service districts can do most anything a city government can do. Here’s how they work and how to start one.

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Celebrating Veterans Every Day

About 1.8 million veterans live in California. Here are some organizations dedicated to serving the needs of those who served America.

Image caption: Stand Down events provide veterans with valuable resources including housing assistance, medical care, and a solid community of support.
Veterans in Need ‘Stand Down’

At hundreds of Stand Down events throughout California, veterans agencies and organizations come together to deliver life’s necessities.

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05/08/2024
CEO Carrie Grover officiated at the ribbon cutting of the new Tracy Tracy Community Connections Center at 95 West 11th Street.

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05/08/2024
Lodi House Executive Director Shelby Young announced she is resigning after leading the organization for the last eight years.

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05/03/2024
Central Valley District 9 Congressman Josh Harder announced $850,000 in federal funds towards construction of a new community center in Manteca for American Legion Post 249.

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05/01/2024
The April 27 Love Lodi event saw a turnout of nearly 1,000 volunteers completing 60 projects throughout the city.

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04/29/2024
The Lathrop Police Department announced the hiring of Gabrielle Johnson as a new Community Services Officer.

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04/28/2024
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Family friends of a gas station employee fatally shot earlier this month in Stockton have established a GoFundMe account and are asking the public for donations.

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04/26/2024
The San Joaquin Board of Supervisors approved a $10,000 grant to the Tracy Boys and Girls Club to support youth sports programs.

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04/21/2024
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Keys to the City were given out on Thursday in Stockton as part of the annual State of the City address by the mayor.

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04/03/2024
The Pathways Project homeless shelter is set to open in the fall to provide services to the city's estimated 900 homeless.

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03/22/2024
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The family of a 15-year-old Stagg High School student who jumped into the Calaveras River in Stockton and was found dead following a six-day search set up a donation account this week for a funeral service.

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03/20/2024
Located at Yosemite and Fremont Avenues in Manteca, the two-story 8,000 square foot building is being renovated to as a meeting and connection space for local teens and is expected to open with limited services summer of 2024.

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03/01/2024
The County is inviting residents, businesses and local organizations to participate in upcoming cleanup events to help clear refuse and debris from community locations and waterways.

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02/14/2024
Spending an early morning picking up parking lot trash only to return in a few days to it being just as litter-filled is a defeating feeling, according to 19-year-old clean-up participant Darius Jacobs.

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02/09/2024
Tracy Community Connections Center, a nonprofit organization committed to aiding the homeless and those at risk of homelessness, recently appointed Caroline Grover as its new CEO.

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02/09/2024
The San Joaquin County Commission on the Status of Women will honor 10 women on Feb. 15. Honorees include Tracy Mayor Nancy Young and former Councilmember Rhodesia Ransom.

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02/08/2024
In an effort to get more unsheltered individuals off the streets, the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors approved the creation of a crisis response team to help homeless individuals.

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02/02/2024
Volunteers gathered before sunrise for the biennial Point In Time Count, an effort to collect data on how many unsheltered homeless people live in and around the city.

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01/30/2024
San Joaquin County will get more than $7.5 million for projects that provide housing assistance or supportive services to people experiencing homelessness.

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01/25/2024
Pet owners pulled up at Van Buskirk Park in Stockton as volunteers from the Stockton Animal Shelter distributed free pet food.
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