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“The Women of Sister Nora’s Place Have a Story to be Told” – Kansas Simmons, Sister Nora’s Place Program Director

Kansas Simmons, Sister Nora's Place Program Director Meet our new Program Director for Sister Nora’s Place, Kansas Simmons! Though she is new in her role, she is not new to the campus as she shares with us her past experiences at Loaves & Fishes’ Maryhouse Program and in the social work field at large. Prior to joining Loaves & Fishes, ...
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Stories ARCHIVE:

A Letter from LeRoy Chatfield

October 11, 2020 |

Dear Loaves & Fishes Friends, Supporters & Volunteers, I write this letter  on my 86th birthday to bring to your attention what I consider to be…

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A Brief Personal History of Organizing Unhoused People in Sacramento

July 7, 2020 |

Follow Sacramento Loaves & Fishes former Executive Director, Tim Brown, as he shares his organizing history for homeless advocacy in Sacramento. This is a multi-part story share.

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This Extraordinary Place

June 5, 2020 |

It was early March and the rumblings of the coming pandemic had become impossible to ignore. In the Mustard Seed office, daily temperature checks had…

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I Can’t Beg the World for Change if I Cannot Do it Myself

May 6, 2020 |

Although we are all impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, I can’t help but feel like the guests at Loaves & Fishes are suffering the most.…

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"This Is Where I Want to Be": Emerick Flores, Dining Room Program Director

May 4, 2020 |

Emerick Flores, Dining Room Program Director, joined the Sacramento Loaves & Fishes family in the beginning of March, just before the city’s shelter in place…

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The Luck of Friendship

April 26, 2020 |

Richard Dobbs shares captivating stories about his years of hardship and adventure traveling across the country as we walk under the large green archway of…

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To Serve the Least of These

April 15, 2020 |

Four weeks ago I greeted my preschool students at my classroom door with their choice of a high-five, a handshake, or a hug. There was…

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Embracing the Unexpected

April 1, 2020 |

When we learned that our services would be reduced in the wake of the pandemic, it could be presumed that there was a collective sigh…

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Ron's Triumph

February 8, 2019 |

At Sacramento Loaves & Fishes, a past guest’s triumphs are always a cause to celebrate. It can sometimes be difficult to stay optimistic amongst so…

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Daryl

January 15, 2019 |

Conversations about mental illness and substance abuse seem to inevitably arise when talking about homelessness – but what about physical disability? A physical handicap can…

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