Dr. Coffee Teen Shelter

Julie Long

Meet Julie Long, SAY’s Volunteer and Food Program Coordinator

[caption id="attachment_342" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="SAY's Volunteer and Food Program Coordinator Julie Long shows off her Corn Chowder recipe"][/caption] AmeriCorps Member Julie Long joined SAY last November, and quickly rose to the challenge of creating a new food program at our Dr. Coffee Teen Shelter. With Julie's help, we began serving hot,...

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The 2011 Beat the Cold BBQ

[caption id="attachment_301" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="There are 701 homeless youth estimated to be on the streets in Sonoma County each night"][/caption] On December 9, 2011, over 200 people joined SAY for a night in the cold at our second annual Beat the Cold BBQ to end youth homelessness. We invited folks to...

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2011 Beat the Cold BBQ

Join SAY at our Beat the Cold BBQ

Over 701 homeless kids will sleep on the streets of Sonoma County tonight. SAY helps. Join SAY at our 2nd Annual Beat the Cold BBQ to end youth homelessness, and share a hot meal and a warm beverage with SAY and the Coffee House staff. The price of admission is a new pair...

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Rebuilding Together At the Coffee House

On Saturday, April 30 volunteers from the group Rebuilding Together came out to SAY's Dr. James E Coffee House Teen Shelter to replace the floors in the living and dining room, rebuild the emergency exit stairs, update the bathrooms, and to help clean up the landscaping at the teen shelter....

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SAY’s Beat the Cold BBQ

On Friday December 3rd, over 125 people joined us at our first ever Beat the Cold BBQ. Entry for the event was a new pair of socks for a homeless youth. Once again, we were overwhelmed by the generosity of our supporters. Guests brought coats, scarves, gloves, socks, and cold...

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Join SAY at our Beat the Cold BBQ

There are over 1,100 homeless or runaway youth in Sonoma County. In the past year, SAY's Dr. James E Coffee House Teen Shelter housed over 100 homeless and runaway youth for one or more nights. Almost all of them cited intense family conflict as the reason they were on the streets,...

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November is National Runaway Prevention Month

This November is the 9th Annual National Runaway Prevention Month, a subject that we know a lot about here at SAY. Since 1991, our Coffee House Teen Shelter has been a safe haven for homeless and runaway youth throughout Sonoma County. Whatever their situation, teens can turn to the Coffee...

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