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Nystrom Elementary Students Donate to GRIP!

Nystrom Elementary Students Donate to GRIP!

A Richmond elementary school’s penny drive raised $1,900 for a local homeless shelter and services program. On Tuesday, Rachel Porzig, vice principal at Nystrom Elementary at 230 Harbour Way South, and the Rev. Andre Shumake, site coordinator for a West Contra Costa...
GRIP Outreach Nominated!

GRIP Outreach Nominated!

It is with great pleasure to announce to our friends and supporters, that GRIP has been nominated for recognition for our homeless outreach efforts to the West Contra Costa County region. We are honored and excited to be recognized for our hard work and it’s...
Honoring our beloved Pesa!

Honoring our beloved Pesa!

It’s with heavy hearts that the GRIP family has lost our beloved friend, cook and family member, Pesa Laulea. Pesa and Siu Laulea We have gathered as a community with staff, family, clergy and community members in honor of such an amazing father, hard worker and...
GRIP Receives Teddy Bear Love

GRIP Receives Teddy Bear Love

The Greater Richmond Interfaith Program (GRIP) was recently gifted mask-wearing teddy bears, along with kid-sized masks, to give to homeless children it serves. The teddy bears were donated to MediMasks by Samantha Grier of Caring for Children....
The Fathers Not Forgotten!

The Fathers Not Forgotten!

Richmond fathers struggling with issues of homelessness were not forgotten on Sunday. Green Remedy, a marijuana dispensary in Richmond’s Hilltop neighborhood, sponsored a Father’s Day event that fed hundreds of families both at the Greater Richmond Interfaith Program...