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Donations for Food Bank Needed to Keep Providing for Families

Friday, November 19, 2021

At the start of the pandemic, it became very clear that the restrictions many people faced related to employment and illness heightened the already precarious situation they faced with regard to food poverty.  We took immediate action and developed our own food bank for our clients, initially, through generous support from the Monterey Peninsula Foundation… Continue Reading Donations for Food Bank Needed to Keep Providing for Families

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What is Monterey County Gives!?

Thursday, November 11, 2021

What is Monterey County Gives!? MCGives! is an annual year-end campaign inspiring giving and philanthropy to over 160 local nonprofits. This campaign is made possible by the Monterey County Weekly, two local foundations the Monterey Peninsula Foundation, Community Foundation for Monterey County, and by generous supporters like you! Over the years, MC Gives! has grown… Continue Reading What is Monterey County Gives!?

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Calley’s Law Passes, Alters Domestic Violence Restraining Orders

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

California Governor Gavin Newsom signs Senate Bill 24, “Calley’s Law,” introduced by Senator Anna M. Caballero (D-Salinas) altering California’s Domestic Violence Restraining orders. The bill was signed in July 2021 and signals progress in protecting women and children from domestic violence. SB 24 gives Judges the option for the protection of medical, school, and dental… Continue Reading Calley’s Law Passes, Alters Domestic Violence Restraining Orders

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City of Salinas Takes a Stand Against Domestic Violence

Friday, October 1, 2021

The City of Salinas has officially joined the fight against domestic violence by proclaiming the month of October, Domestic Violence Awareness month. Mayor Kimberley Craig signed the proclamation on behalf of the City of Salinas with our CEO, Christine Duncan. The proclamation states the following: WHEREAS, domestic violence is a serious crime that affects all… Continue Reading City of Salinas Takes a Stand Against Domestic Violence