2022 Appeal Letter

With your vital support we can continue to help stabilize children and families in need.

Office Volunteer

Vestia, Inc. is launching a new program management database for the office which will combine donations, program allocations, distributions, and activity by donors and volunteers into an all-in-one in-house application. We would like to recruit for an “Office Volunteer” to help us each week maintain the data input for in-kind donations received, requested, and distributed

June 2022 News

Our 2022 Backpack program has opened up for donations of new backpacks stuffed with new school supplies! With your help, we will provide low-income children with a brand new backpack and ample supplies to help them compete with their more affluent classmates. Please see the list below for supplies by grade level, and when ready
This giving season Vestia Inc also supports the homeless and sheltered citizens of Costra Contra County and things that are much needed include basis essentials like socks, travel care kits.  Support the work of Vestia, Inc. buy purchasing items below from smile.amazon.com selecting Vestia Inc as your charity of choice and then ship these items

#GivingTuesday 2021

OUR COMMUNITY IS STRONG Let’s help it grow even stronger. Join us in giving back for #GivingTuesday on November 30, 2021. Give to Vestia Inc, a local nonprofit,volunteer, or do an act of kindness. Every act of generosity counts and each means more when we give together. Vestia Inc would like to collect $3,000 of
As I write this letter, 2021 continues to be a difficult year for children and families in Contra Costa County. COVID-19 has had a devastating impact on our community, with more than 100,000 cases in Contra Costa County alone since the pandemic began. Families continue to feel this impact with stress and uncertainty as they

Vestia, Inc. Awarded Two Grants

Vestia, Inc is awarded two grants to support the children and families of Northern California. The first is a $3,000 Pandemic Relief Grant from Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary to Volunteer and Emergency Services Team in Action (Vestia) Emergency Food Program.  This grant will allow us to support the more than

Thank You Backpack Donors!

“See you tomorrow! I’ll call you about the homework. Hey, toss me my backpack!”  Students today rely on their backpacks as portable sources of food, books, pens, paper, and comfort. The ubiquitous backpack is a symbol of school and the independence we expect of students as they make their way through a school day. But

Backing up students with backpacks!

Thanks to the generosity of the community we have distributed a whopping 1,626 backpacks stuffed with school supplies to low-income students in Contra Costa County. This exceeded our goal of 1,300 thanks to the generous support of our donors in the community. Each year our Project Ready-to-Learn program focuses on providing school children with the

Shelter and Food Resources

Vestia works with local providers for Food and Shelter Resources. Here is a local list of agencies that can help you.