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Nursing Students Provide Services at Francis House

Recently, nursing students from the University of San Francisco partnered with us for eight weeks to provide one-on-one health promotion and education to the clients at Francis House. While here, they provided blood pressure checks, skin disorder treatment, vision and injury assessments, diabetes and nutrition education, and connecting our clients to health care in the […]

Season of Giving

The holidays are always a time of year when people from all walks of life take time to celebrate each other, their children, and better days to come.  The Christmas holiday is about people’s thoughts and hearts surrendering to the season of giving.  Sharing without looking for anything in return is the Christmas spirit.  It […]

Success Story

Holly has been in our program going on two years now and has drastically changed her life during that time. Since beginning the program, Holly has been determined to get herself financially stable by managing her Social Security and applying for the new Goodwill Store in Citrus Heights. Holly’s son, Braiden has been diagnosed with Autism, along […]

Nineteen Families Still Need Adoption for the Holidays

The holiday season is in full swing. We are just days away from Christmas morning and the joy of watching our children open gifts. Unfortunately, some of our Next Move families will not share that same experience. We have 19 families that would benefit from your “adoption” this Christmas. Our families range from single moms […]

Safelite AutoGlass Grants $25,000 for Shelter

Next Move was recently awarded a $25,000 grant from Safelite AutoGlass to renovate a new shelter facility in Sacramento.  For over a year, this property has been vacant due to the inability to comply with costly city code standards and facilities improvements. With the Safelite grant, Next Move will be able to bring the property […]

The Giving Season

Injured. As I sit across from Richard, he tells me his story. He was injured on the job and unable to work. With no income, there was no way he could pay his rent. Abused. Richard’s wife was involved in drugs and alcohol and hit their 5-year-old son regularly with a hanger. Desire. With tears […]

Ways to help during the holidays

We have two opportunities to help Next Move and Francis House over the holiday season: Secret Santa We are seeking holiday “Secret Santa” sponsors to provide gift filled “stockings” (gift bags/adult backpacks) to chronically homeless, disabled, seniors & older adults who participate in Next Move’s Permanent Supportive Housing, Safety-Net, Emergency Shelter and Motel Voucher programs. […]

Get your tickets for Farm-to-Fork Fall Fundraiser and support Next Move!

The Sacramento Hotel Association’s Farm-to-Fork Fall Fundraiser (yes, we love the alliteration) is Thursday, September 21 at 6pm, held at the Grand Sheraton Hotel, and proceeds will benefit Next Move!  Get your tickets here:   and join us for a fun and delicious evening! See Executive Director Rachel Wickland sample farm to fork freshness as a […]