Caring Community Member & Foundation Leader Leans in Further to End Homelessness Jackie Downing, a major BACS supporter and advocate, used her recent milestone birthday as a fundraiser towards an incredible goal – to buy a trailer (not the driving kind but the kind that will be parked in a permanent residence with a lease) [Read More…]
BACS is delighted to announce a historic grant from the Jonathan Logan Family Foundation, which awarded BACS $100,000 to support our housing & homeless solutions programs in Oakland. BACS’ Executive Director, Jamie Almanza, says, “I am ecstatic and so grateful to the Jonathan Logan Family Foundation for the generosity and creativity put forward in this [Read More…]
Since January of 2017, Pastor Ken Jung and the Pathway Community Church in Pleasanton has partnered with BACS’ Valley Wellness Center to support our community. Pathway Community Church is a neighbor of Valley, and wanted to help support our participants around food and nutrition. The Pathway community began making weekly deliveries of pastries and bread, [Read More…]
Mayor Schaaf Visits BACS BACS is expanding our partnership with the City of Oakland! Mayor Libby Schaaf stopped by to tour our Housing Fast Support Network (HFSN), the largest program to end homelessness in Oakland. She also announced, during a KTVU panel, our newest program, the Housing Resource Center program. Over the next few months, BACS [Read More…]
Thunder Road Joins BACS BACS is delighted to announce the official opening of Thunder Road Adolescent Treatment Center as a BACS program, as of August 1, 2017! BACS is honored to be bringing our substantial experience and expertise to ensure continuity of a critical community program. Thunder Road is the only program of its kind. Thunder [Read More…]
Non-Profit Survival Guide In the last 5 years, “BACS has transformed itself from an $8 million organization… to a $22 million organization with a clear path to strategic growth and a new partnership with the healthcare sector.” Jamie Almanza, MBA, Executive Director, wants to help other non-profits do the same, and transform into an organization that [Read More…]
Happy Holidays from BACS! Our staff and their families celebrated the holidays together and gave thanks for our wonderful community. This year, we are grateful for our community partners, whose work supported our shared vision of making the Bay Area a better place to live; for our participants, whose dreams and goals we can support; [Read More…]
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