The Gathering Inn

Gathering Inn depends on volunteers

It takes an army to run The Gathering Inn. Someone drives the homeless clients to their shelter for the night. Someone washes the blankets they sleep on. Someone cooks the food the ...

Panhandler handouts ‘not helping’

Local organizations say giving money to panhandlers enables them to continue a life possibly driven by addiction. “We are a compassionate nation and people (give panhandlers mo ...

Town stepped up for pancakes

On behalf of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church I would like to thank all of the businesses who so generously donated to the drawing at our annual Mardi Gras Pancake Festival held Feb. ...

Engineer driven to help homeless

Editor's note: This is the eleventh in a series of 12 stories on volunteers in our community. The stories will be published as a countdown to the holiday, in honor of the 12 days ...

Bringing the homeless in

Steve Davis, of Loomis, is doing his part to help the homeless in Placer County. Davis, a retired Rocklin schoolteacher, is one of the volunteer bus drivers for The Gathering Inn, ...

Our View: Don’t forget your community this holiday season

The Gift of Giving Editor's note: During December the Auburn Journal is publishing a series of 12 stories on volunteers in our community. The stories are meant to inspire others ...

Program assists ailing homeless

Auburn homeless residents who have been hospitalized and discharged won’t have to camp out while recuperating, thanks to a new program. The Placer County Interim Care Program p ...

Want to give back? Bring extra change to Sunday’s music fest

Scott Holbrook can’t keep from smilin’. The Auburn Recreation District board member, whose “keep smilin’” valediction signs off most of his letters and conversations, is ...

Economy adding to homeless challenge

At 67, Brenda Cash has seen tough times but she never expected to be homeless. Cash returned to Roseville in January to be nearer to her children after being away for 12 years. ...

Pulled toward homelessness

After a life living, working and thriving on the fringes of a California economy that nurtured his creativity and free spirit, David Putnam has now dropped off the edge. A carpent ...

Homeless shelter honored

The Gathering Inn of Roseville received the 2008 Collaboration Award Thursday at a large gathering of Placer County social service groups at The Ridge country club. Suzi deFosset, ...

Homeless find refuge via Gathering Inn

The lost and forgotten homeless with no means to pay for shelter come to The Gathering Inn in Roseville. They include women with children, veterans, and individuals from all walks ...
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