From Sister Ann Executive Director’s Report My favorite time of the year has always been the holiday season – starting with Thanksgiving and ending with Christmas. When I was growing up, celebrating through our faith and with our family came first but a close second was reaching out to the shut-ins and the service men.
The Bay Area Crisis Nursery was honored by three different golf tournaments this year. May 8 – Golf 4 Kids 25th Annual Charity Golf Tournament sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Walnut Creek. August 20 – The Alan David Vasilauskas Memorial Golf Tournament September 25 – The Knights of Columbus Orinda Chapter These are golf
We received an urgent phone call from a father at an attorney’s office who had an infant that needed care. The baby’s mother was recently incarcerated, leaving the dad to figure a number of issues including court dates and anxiety over suddenly becoming a single parent with a one month old as well as what
On September 1, 2017, Catherine Dieterich joined the Bay Area Crisis Nursery as the new Development Director. Catherine came to us with more than 25 years of professional and volunteer experience and as an independent business owner. She has had years of experience as a special events planner for events at preschools, corporate, and high
by Patti Kennedy, Board Member & Volunteer Coordinator The Bay Area Crisis Nursery’s annual yard sale was held on September 22 and 23, 2017. Shoppers eagerly lined up each day waiting for the gate to open and the hunt to begin. Treasures of all shapes and sizes were found and joyfully hauled away. What started
By Bill Gallagher, BACN Board President A recent study published by the Lucille Packard Foundation shows that more than a 1/3 of all teen aged girls in California experience feelings of depression. The Bay Area Crisis Nursery is uniquely positioned to positively influence these girls in their younger years and to potentially reduce the chances