One of the charities I support is Solutions for Change.
The Solutions for Change mission
is to permanently solve family homelessness one family, one community at a time and have helped over 800 families with 2,000 children since 1999.
They differ from the traditional containment model that offers
short-term shelter, food handouts, and other Band-Aids
that perpetuate rather than solve the problem.
The three pillars of their program are:
For more information about
Solutions for Change please visit www.solutionsforchange.org
Solutions Farms is one of the largest aquaponic facilities in the West and is an integral part of Solutions for Change.
It functions as a laboratory for teaching important work values and preparing people for re-entry into the workforce. This is the social enterprise function; accomplishing
a worthwhile social purpose while also being a functioning business. Solutions Farms raises hope, as well as produce.
While doing all this, the farm provides a source of locally-raised, certified organic produce that is being used by North County restaurants, juice bars and school districts.
We're so excited about our Pure Haven Cares for Kid Campaign. Medically-vulnerable kids & teens in the 🏥 hospital need the safest personal care products available!
✔ A portion of every sale in Oct & Nov went towards providing Kids Care Kits that contain products they’ll find really useful – and safe – during their hospital stay.
The kits were delivered before Christmas. We committed to donating a minimum of 600 kits, 100 to each of the following hospitals **FINAL AMOUNT DONATED: 870 CARE KITS**
- Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA
- Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH
- St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital, Tampa, FL
- Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital, Grand Rapids, MI
- Christus Trinity Mother Frances Children’s Hospital, Tyler, TX
- UC Davis Children’s Hospital, Sacramento, CA