WALMART PLAYMAKER AWARD
Walmart and the Sacramento Kings recognized our CEO, Tamara Bennett for her ongoing commitment to the community with the Walmart Community Playmaker Award!
SACRAMENTO FOOD BANK CLIENT SPOTLIGHT
The Daughters of Zion Enterpryz was featured as the March “Client Spotlight” for the Sacramento Food Bank & Family services! Our mission to help disadvantaged individuals overcome physical, social, professional and financial barriers by providing housing, job training skills and financial workshops to over 12,000 families annually aligns with Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services’ (SFBFS) mission to alleviate individuals’ immediate pain and moving them towards self-sufficiency and financial independence.
Our Daughters of Zion Enterpryz won the $10,000 Future Forward Youth Grant for our @spaceofgrace Youth Academy! (a subsidiary of our DOZE)
This is a youth driven project focused on preventing marijuana and / or alcohol use among ages 12 - 20 in Sacramento County. Funded by the Sacramento County Coalition for Youth (@sacramentoccy)
BLUE SHIELD CORPORATE CITIZEN DONATION
Leigh Purry won the Corporate Citizenship Award from Blue Shield of California and chose the DOZ Enterpryz as the non-profit organizatoin to receive a $5,000!
Through DOZ’s many partnerships, they provide fresh, healthy food to families and individuals in need. Their food and clothing distribution takes place once per week at TIP and every third Friday at Pacific Elementary School, where they feed hundreds of families weekly. From December to April, they partner with Sacramento Steps Forward to provide congregate meals and host approximately 100 homeless guests per night within their Winter Sanctuary Program. DOZ not only provides immediate relief from hunger, they educate the families they serve on how to maximize the quantity of meals based on household size. “Daughters of Zion is located in one of the most underserved areas of Sacramento County. They support our mission by not only meeting the immediate needs in this area, but they are also committed to empowering their community by providing resources to help them move towards self
-sufficiency”. -Rosie Cerna, SFBFS Agency Relations Manager
-Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services