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    2023 Holiday Appeal Update

    We have wonderful news to report! The total of $17,802.00 in donations for VESTIA Holiday programs is truly impressive....
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    Foster Scholarships

    Foster Youth Scholarships Grants Awarded

    Vestia, Inc. is grateful to have received four grants for our foster youth scholarships program. Because of these grants foster youth in Contra Costa County California are part of the 25% and we are proud to support our youth. These four grants were issued in 2023: Kiwanis Club of Moraga Valley Foundation – $5,000 Ruth...
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    2023 Appeal Letter

    Dear Valued VESTIA Supporter, Pause momentarily and consider the everyday challenges confronting the working poor in Contra Costa. For many individuals, the essentials such as food, clothing, and shelter are not guaranteed, so the simple pleasure of sharing holiday gifts feels like an elusive dream. With the festive season drawing near, we’ve...
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    2022 Appeal Letter

    With your vital support we can continue to help stabilize children and families in need....
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    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, re...
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    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...
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    Support the Holiday Helpers with Smile.Amazon.com

    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...
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    #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...
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    Holiday Helpers Warehouse 2021 Appeal Letter

    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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. ...
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