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Give this Summer: Help families at the shelter

Dear Friend of Next Move, Last year we housed over 350 people in our Family Shelter. Many of whom have stories like Tracy—a single mother, overcoming an abusive relationship that left her homeless with two young children and one on the way. Seeking safety at Next Move has given Tracy not just shelter but, more […]

Growing our Community Garden

This year we’re growing our Community Garden at the Family Shelter. Thanks to Yisrael Family Farms, we’ve been able to start an important project that we’ve been excited about for the past two years! The Community Garden isn’t just helping us feed our guests at the shelter – it’s also giving them hands on experience […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Lien Hoang

Lien has been a part of Francis House Center for over ten years and is our reliable Friday morning Direct Services volunteer. Starting out as a member of the FHC Board of Directors under the leadership of former Executive Director Greg Bunker, Lien has an incredible story that spans decades. She came to the United […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Edwin Booze

Meet Edwin Booze, a dedicated volunteer at Next Move’s Francis House Center program. His commitment to helping the homeless comes from understanding the experience first-hand. Edwin came to Sacramento from Chicago for work back in 2008. After a year and a half, however, he found himself without a job or a place to call home. […]