By Admin on October 30, 2020
Each week, we’re motivating service for MIX listeners all over the Sacramento area with our Good Deed of the Week.
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This week Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with Just Serve.org when she gets a look at the great work Just Serve and SAYLove does in Sutter and Yuba Counties. They’ve got a big day of service coming up on September 25th that includes a park clean-up with a big celebration to follow….SAYLove Saturday on September 25th.
This week Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with JustServe.org when she talks with Bright Futures for Youth, a community-focused nonprofit organization in Nevada County. They are committed to addressing the ever-changing needs of youth, from sixth graders to those in their mid-20s.
This week Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with Just Serve.org when she talks with the organizers of the Chalk It Up Festival, which celebrates and showcases local artists and musicians….and inspires kids to create art by providing grants to local teachers and art programs.
This week Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with Just Serve.org when she visits the home of the Sensory Friendly Dance Program. They invite the autistic community to live dance performances and classes that are designed to make everyone feel accepted and comfortable in an inclusive environment.
This week Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with Just Serve.org when she visits Big Brothers Big Sisters.
This week Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with Justserve.org when she visits WEAVE. They provide crisis intervention and support for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in Sacramento County.
This week Sheryl visits La Familia Counseling Center to get a firsthand look at the many free programs and services they offer to improve the quality of life for at-risk youth and families of diverse backgrounds.
Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with JustServe.org. This week she visits Chicks in Crisis in Elk Grove. They assist young parents with necessary baby items, provided they stay in school. Their mission is to provide love, home, family, and support for every child.
This week Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with Just serve.org when she visit La Familia Counseling Center to get a firsthand look at the many free programs and services they offer to improve the quality of life for at-risk youth and families of diverse backgrounds.
This week Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with Justserve.org when she visits Brides for a cause. They are helping the environment and local women’s organizations by collecting and reselling wedding dresses to raise money for charity.
This week Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with Just Serve.org when she visits Julie’s Purse Project. They collect new and gently used purses and filling the purses with essential items that women would want or need in their purses if they were starting over with nothing.
Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with JustServe.org when she learns how landscaping with native plants conserves water and helps the ecosystem (bees, birds, other plants) in California.
Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with Just Serve.org when she learns more about Canine Companions, who train service dogs and we meet Glimmer, a dog who works with cancer patients at Sutter Medical Center.
we visit the Auburn Interfaith Food Closet to learn more about how they are feeding families and fighting food insecurity during the pandemic and beyond.
Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with JustServe.org when she visits a car seat safety-check event at Mercy San Juan Hospital and get valuable car seat advice and tips from Safe Kids Greater Sacramento.
This week Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with Just Serve.org, when she visits the Sacramento SPCA. They highlight the many programs and services they offer the community to help keep pets in homes.
It’s National Mental Health Awareness Month, so this week, we learn more about Senior Link Sacramento, which provides support services to older adults experiencing isolation and/or early signs of depression or anxiety.
Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with Just Serve.org, when she visits Girls Rock Sacramento helps girls build self-esteem through music education and performance, collaboration, empowerment, and a supportive community of peers and mentors.
Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with Just Serve.org, when she visits “Song For Charlie”, an organization that is dedicated to educating parents and their kids about the dangers of counterfeit prescription drugs. She interviewed Ed and Mary Ternan, who started Song for Charlie after losing their son to a counterfeit painkiller.
Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with Just Serve.org, when she visits the Sacramento Philharmonic and Opera to learn more about their Link Up program, which connects kids in the community with music education. and even gives kids the opportunity to perform with the Sac Philharmonic!
Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with Just Serve.org, when she visits Rebuilding Together Sacramento. They make free repairs and safety improvements to homes for seniors and those with disabilities.
Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with Just Serve.org, when she visits St. John’s Program for Real Change. This is a long-term program that gives women all the tools, support, and training they need to escape the cycles of poverty and build a better life for themselves and their families.
Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with JustServe.org, when she visits Acres of Hope in Auburn. Acres of Hope is a program and a community that provides all the tools and support for women and their children to break the cycle of homelessness.
Sherly visited Single Mom Strong, a community of single mothers that support and empower one another through enrichment, encouragement, and educational programs.
This week Sheryl is motivating service in the Sacramento area along with Just Serve.org, when she visits Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sacramento’s build site in South Sacramento, Mandolin Estates. This low-income housing development is made possible by volunteer donations and labor, as well as over 6500 hours of “sweat equity” put in by future homeowners. We also learn about the other ways Habitat helps veterans, seniors, and other vulnerable members of our community.
This week on Good Deeds, Darik met with 100 Black Men, where their goal is to improve the quality of life within our communities and enhance educational and economic opportunities for all African Americans.
This week on Good Deeds, Darik met with Break The Gap. Uniting Humanity through purpose. Uniting Humanity through breaking every gap that’s keeping us from truly accessing who we are.
This week on Good Deeds, Darik meets with The Playmakers. The Playmakers have been giving kids with developmental differences and special needs the opportunity to play sports, be on unified teams with other at-risk youth, and share experiences they would not likely have otherwise.
Darik met with Breathe California, which has been advocating for clean air and healthy lungs through education, community involvement and creative solutions.
We stopped by Society for the Blind, an organization designed to empower individuals living with low vision or blindness to discover, develop, and achieve their full potential.
Darik got an exclusive interview with Foster Hope Sacramento to get an inside look at how they provide a safe and loving home for foster children.
This week spoke a representative from Mother’s Against Drunk Driving (MADD) to get an exclusive look at how they are striving to stop drunk/ drugged driving in the community!
Darik stopped by Improve Your Tomorrow to get a look at how they focus on serving the educational needs of young men of color.
This week Darik stopped by A Touch of Understanding, an organization designed to educate a new generation to understand the challenges associated with disabilities and to accept and respect all individuals.
On this special edition of Darik’s Good Deeds, Darik participates in the Sacramento River clean up sponsored by Coors Seltzer.
This week Darik stopped by Red Rover, an organization that helps animals in crisis and protect and strengthen the bond between people and animals through emergency sheltering, disaster relief services, financial assistance, and education.
Along with JustServe.org Darik is motiving service in the community this week by visiting WEAVE who supports survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and sex trafficking. To become a volunteer click here.
This week Darik paid a visit to St Paul Church of God in Christ to talk to Hands On Sacramento, an organization that provides meaningful volunteer experiences throughout the community.
Darik stopped by the Boys and Girls Club of the Greater Sacramento Area, an organization that inspires young adults to reach their full potential as productive, caring, and responsible citizens.
In this week’s segment, Darik went to Sacramento Stand Down, an organization that provides services to homeless veterans in the community. To find out how you can help, click here.
This week Darik paid a visit to Sacramento Family Practice which is an organization that helps families experiencing homelessness and low-income families achieve sustainable independence through a community-based response.
On this special edition of Darik’s Good Deeds, Darik celebrates Justserve.org’s National Day of Service by highlighting 11 things you can do in your community to motivate service!
Darik stopped by Move America Forward, where he was able to get an inside look at how their care packages and letters from grateful Americans help the troops deployed in combat around the world! To find out how you can send a care package or letter click here.
This week Darik paid a visit to the Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Sacramento Area to talk about how matching trusting adults with kids who want to be pushed to their full potential is important to the Sacramento community! To become a Big Bro or Big Sis click here.
Darik got an exclusive look at how the volunteers at Meals on Wheels prep and deliver meals to Senior Citizens in our community during COVID-19. To become a volunteer click here.
Darik was invited to 916 Ink where they empower children and youth through creative writing throughout the Sacramento region. To learn more about 916 Ink click here.
Darik gets an inside look at how the Children’s Receiving Home has been helping vulnerable youth in the community.
This week is our “flashback” segment! With COVID cases on the rise, Darik reminds us that Atrium 916 has been serving their community by making masks for front line medical workers, the elderly, and people in need. To donate please click here.
Darik spoke to Jack O’Brien a Boy Scout who has been motivating service in his community by making sure kids have backpacks and other school supplies during COVID-19.
With the rise in COVID cases, Darik stopped by Mercy General Hospital and brought lunch to the doctors, nurses, and workers who are keeping our community safe every day! Thank you for your service!
Darik and our friends at Hyundai continue to motivate service! Darik paid a visit to The Atrium where they discussed making face mask and other ways they have been serving the community. To learn more about The Atrium click here.
This week’s segment of Darik’s Good Deeds is brought to you by Hyundai! Darik stopped by Dress for Success which is a nonprofit that helps women get back into the workforce! To find out more about Dress for Success click here.
Darik and our friends at Hyundai bring Beach Hut Deli to Firefighters at Station 24 in Rocklin! Darik spoke to Rick Holmes on how to have a safe and fun 4th of July along with how to prevent fires in your community. For more on fire prevention visit www.cal.fire.gov.
This week’s segment of Darik’s Good Deeds is brought to you by Hyundai! Darik stopped by the Sacramento SPCA to remind our community that our four-legged friends need hugs, love, and a home. Darik gets the inside scoop on how YOU can become a foster parent to the animals at the SPCA! To foster an animal click here or to volunteer click here.
Darik highlights the good deeds of Thomas Edison and the Sacramento Family Meal Program! They have been giving away meals to anyone 18 and under every day. They understand that hunger in the Sacramento area is at an all-time high and they have come together to help and support the community.
Darik continues to motivate service! This week he went to Loaves and Fishes to see what they have been doing to help the community during COVID-19. For more information on how you can help and/or volunteer click here.
In honor of Memorial Day, Darik visits the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery to pay tribute to the men and women who have died while fighting for our freedom.
Darik continues to motivate service in the community, by feeding the front lines! He dropped off lunches (courtesy of Jackson Catering and Events) to the doctors, nurses, and workers at Sutter Hospital in Downtown Sacramento! Thank you, essential workers, for all that you do! To show your appreciation sponsor a home-style meal for a health care worker here.
Due to COVID-19 front line worker has been putting in overtime in our community and to show appreciation Darik dropped off lunches from Jackson Catering to the doctors, nurses, and workers at Dignity Health Mercy General Hospital in Downtown Sacramento. Thank you, front liner workers, for all that you do! If you want to buy a meal for a first responder or a health care worker, click here.
To motivate service and show appreciation for everything that front line workers are doing during the COVID-19 pandemic, Darik dropped off lunches from Jackson Catering and brought them to the doctors, nurses, and workers who are keeping our community safe every day at Kaiser in Roseville.
To help motivate service in the Sacramento area during COVID-19, he visits Vitalant to donate blood to show that you can still help others during this tough time.
Due to the effect of COVID-19 local businesses have been suffering from closing down or lack of customers. For Darik’s Good Deed this week, he highlights Burger Patch, a local restaurant that is motivating service by donating 100% of its proceeds to other local Sacramento businesses.
This week for Darik’s Good Deed he visited Sacramento Tree Foundation to motivate environmental service in Sacramento by planting trees. If you or anyone you know would be interested in donating or volunteering, click here for more information.
Darik spotlights organization Women’s Empowerment this week where he motivates service to empower and donate to help homeless women get back on their feet and find employment opportunities. If you or anyone you know is interested in donating or volunteering, click here for more information.
This week to help refugees coming into the country, Darik visits World Relief and learns about the ways we can help motivate service within the community. If you or anyone you know is interested in donating or volunteering visit wr.org for more information!
In honor of National Love Your Pet Day, Darik visits Front Street Animal Shelter to give the animals up for adoption some extra love. If you or anyone you know is interested in donating or volunteering, visit frontstreetshelter.org for more information!
The next stop Darik makes on his Good Deeds journey is Acres of Hope. In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, he brought roses to all of the recovering women and children. If you or someone you know would like to volunteer or donate, visit acresofhopeonline.org for more information!
Darik visits Move America Forward this week and motivates service in Sacramento by volunteering to fill care packages for our troops across the seas. Visit moveamericaforward.org for more information on donating and volunteering.
Darik motivates service in the community for his Good Deed this week by donating books at the Sacramento Public Library. If you or anyone you know is interested in donating or volunteering, visit saclibrary.org for more information.
This week on Darik’s Good Deed, he spent his day at the American River volunteering to pick up trash to help keep the community and river clean. If you or anyone you know wants to volunteer, get more info at arpf.org.
Darik’s Good Deed continues at Loaves and Fishes where he donated items in need and got to take a closer look at the shelter and everything that it offers to help the community. For more information how you can help and/or volunteer click here.
For Darik’s first good deed, he decided to drop by the UC Davis Children’s Hospital to surprise sick children with stuffed animals, let’s see how it went! Click here to find out how you can make a difference in the lives of the children at the UC Davis Children’s Hospital.