RC Racers Support the Torres Shelter

Posted on Dec 10, 2014 in Spotlight

AMain.com’s Outback Raceway will host the Annual “AKA” Pay It Forward charity race December 20. The race, now in it’s third year has been held to benefit the families of the Torres Shelter. Thanks to generous racers, nearly $2,000 in toys and cash donations were given to the Torres Shelter last year. The one-day race features […]

Providing Stability for Children who are Homeless

Posted on Sep 19, 2014 in Spotlight
Providing Stability for Children who are Homeless

There is something very sad and very wrong about a child being homeless. Five years ago the Torres Community Shelter served 24 children during the entire year. Over the last 12 months we served 92 children. This has been a tremendous increase, and now roughly 12% of the people staying with us are children. For […]

A Special Meal

Posted on Jul 22, 2014 in Spotlight
A Special Meal

Every night at 6pm one of several groups arrive at the shelter and provide an evening meal to our guests, but on July 29th we’re turning that process on its head! On July 29th a group of guests and former guests will prepare and serve the evening meal. The group met for the first time […]

Empty Bowls 2014 Was a Great Success!!

Posted on Mar 18, 2014 in Spotlight
Empty Bowls 2014 Was a Great Success!!

Thank you to Diane Slater, Mike Moretti, Susan & Kevin Moretti, the volunteers, sponsors, soup providers, bowl makers and everyone who attended 2014 Empty Bowls 2014. It was a great time and a tremendous success! Thank you to Empty Bowls sponsors: Chico Unified Teachers Association (CUTA), Chico Unified School District, Chico Noon Rotary, Blast-21st Century, […]