Empty Bowls

Posted on Jan 13, 2016 in Events + Fundraisers

Get your tickets now before they are all gone! Tickets for this year’s Empty Bowls fundraiser, scheduled for February 25, are on sale now. This is your chance to taste some of the best soup in Chico. Proceeds help support our work to end homelessness in our community by giving people the opportunity to become […]

The Ladder

Posted on Sep 17, 2015 in Events + Fundraisers, Letters from the Director
The Ladder

Poverty in the United States of America is an interesting topic. The conversation almost always starts with “the richest nation in the world.” I’m not certain this is still true, but since perception is reality for many, it really doesn’t matter if it’s completely accurate or not. We are certainly a wealthy nation, and only […]

A Very Special Thank You

Posted on Mar 17, 2015 in Events + Fundraisers
A Very Special Thank You

A very special Thank You goes out to CUTA and the many volunteers who helped put on a very popular event for the Torres Community Shelter that for many has become a tradition. The Empty Bowls project took place in Lincoln Hall at Chico Senior High School on Thursday, February 26th. For the price of admission you can pick out a hand […]

Zzzzzzzz….

Posted on Mar 17, 2015 in Events + Fundraisers

We were able to meet our goal of purchasing new bunk beds for the Women’s Dorm, thanks to all of the generous donations from the community and Holbrook’s Clearance Center. Our next goal is the Men’s Dorm! We need 70 new bunks. For as little as $350, you can provide a peaceful night’s rest for […]

How You Can Help

Posted on Mar 17, 2015 in Events + Fundraisers

Help can come in all shapes and sizes! We strive to provide our guests’ with daily hygiene and basic need items free of charge! Every penny saved for them is a step closer to housing! The Shelter is always in need of the following items: -Shampoo -Body Wash -Deodorant -Razors and Shaving Cream -Earplugs -Towels/Twin Size […]

It’s a Wonderful Life

Posted on Dec 5, 2014 in Events + Fundraisers

The pageant theater will show “It’s a Wonderful Life” December 13 and December 20. $1 from every ticket sold will be donated to the Torres Community Shelter. If you haven’t seen Frank Capra’s “It’s a Wonderful Life” starring James Stewart you owe it to yourself to see this classic piece of American Cinema.

A Roller Derby Dinner

Posted on Sep 15, 2014 in Events + Fundraisers
A Roller Derby Dinner

Hamburgers and hot dogs are always a popular meal on hot summer days, but when the burgers & dogs are cooked and served by the local Roller Derby team, well they just seemed to taste that much better. Last Friday the NORCAL Roller Girls stopped by to serve dinner to our guests – all 109 […]