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SOS presents Compassionate Service Awards

April 28, 2022

Sonoma Overnight Support’s Compassionate Service and Good Samaritan Awards express SOS’s gratitude to some of the wonderful businesses…

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Impact100 distributes $335k

May 11, 2022

Members of Impact100 Sonoma gathered at Vintage House April 30 to celebrate the awarding of grants to 14 local nonprofits.

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Spring Supper raises $50k for the homeless

April 14, 2022

Serving 175 gourmet meals drive-by style at Springs Hall, Sonoma Overnight Support raised $50,000 with its Spring Supper Fundraiser.

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Sonoma Overnight Support gives out 50,000th meal this year

December 8, 2021

On Wednesday, Sonoma Overnight Support (SOS) celebrated at Springs Community Hall giving away its 50,000th meal in 2021 to food-insecure Sonoma Valley residents, the most meals in a single year since the organization was formed.

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Homeless parking program extended through June in Sonoma

March 17, 2022

The Sonoma City Council this week extended the First Street West safe-parking program for people living in vehicles – and also hired outside help to confront the broader issue of homelessness in Sonoma.

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Church of Latter Day Saints visits Sonoma Overnight Support

March 28, 2022

Representatives of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints visited Sonoma Overnight Support this last week to check out their operations in person as one of their partners, according to SOS Director Kathy King.

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Honoring the ‘Star’ volunteers of the Valley

October 14, 2022

During a packed outdoor event at Hanna Boys Center on Oct. 10, the Sonoma Valley Fund recognized dozens of volunteers for their contributions to local charities.

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9 nonprofits honored for pandemic relief in Sonoma Valley

October 25, 2022

Sonoma Valley Catalyst Fund has honored nine organizations for courageous leadership on the frontlines of the pandemic.

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Sonoma Overnight Support stages drive-thru success

October 23, 2021

Sonoma Overnight Support reports a successful Halloween Drive-Thru dinner, held for the second year at Springs Hall,

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‘That’s how it feels to be homeless’

Feb 6, 2021

Nancy, age 62, is a client of Sonoma Overnight Support, which oversees overnight parking for the homeless in the city-owned parking lot on First Street West.

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Counting homeless in Sonoma Valley

Feb 28, 2021

From the beginning, there were challenges when volunteers for Point-In-Time wandered into a board room at the Sonoma Police Station at 5 a.m. Friday morning to be debriefed on the annual census of Sonoma Valley’s homeless population.

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Couple donates huge catered meal to Sonoma homeless kitchen

March 3rd, 2021

Shouldn’t everyone get to enjoy a trendy gourmet meal — complete with Chitos and chocolate dipping sauce, no less — every once in a while?

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A record-breaking month of feeding the homeless

April 6, 2021

I want to heed the words of Oprah Winfrey — “The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” 

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12 Sonoma Valley nonprofits receive Catalyst Fund grants

August 26, 2021

The Sonoma Valley Catalyst Fund this week announced the recipients of 12 Recovery Grants, which will fund local nonprofits to the tune of $229,045.

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Sonoma Valley’s Homeless facing a future without overnight shelter

March 15, 2020

Kathy King is frustrated. The executive director of Sonoma Overnight Support…

 New Procedures for Handling Sonoma’s Homeless 

March 15, 2020

SOS realizes that we have a high-risk and complicated situation during the coronavirus pandemic…

Better Location for the Haven?: Letter to the Editor

March 9, 2020

I suggest the following common-sense criteria…

February 27, 2020

As home prices and rents in Sonoma VAlley climb upward…

November 19, 2019

The Sonoma City Council officially green-lighted a program…

October 24, 2019

Call it: Homeless parking 2.0. That’s how Sonoma City Councilmember…

February 27, 2020

Who says no one ever promised us a rose garden? Sonoma Valley…

November 7, 2019

Kathy King, executive director of Sonoma Overnight Support…

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