Maybe you’ve tried The Shack restaurant at Living Hope Compassion Ministries, but for some months now the restaurant has been operating one Sunday a month at The Stirring, 2250 Churn Creek Rd. in Redding. Serving delicious food and attentive service,… Continue Reading
A message from Mike Mojarro, director of Living Hope Compassion Ministries: We will be presenting The Shack Sunday September 21 at the Stirring at Churn Creek Road in Redding. The Shack is a pop-up non-profit restaurant. We serve wonderful meals with… Continue Reading
My personal wake-up call that Redding was potentially unsafe happened two-and-a-half years ago when someone hurled a cinder block through the window of my locked Prius to steal my purse. When I wrote about it, the story had 50 comments from many… Continue Reading
The Shack, a Living Hope Compassion Ministries program, serves a monthly brunch at its restaurant from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1043 State Street in Redding. All entrees include soup or salad. This month’s choice of entrees includes: Not… Continue Reading
The looming, 70-year-old stucco building that has housed Living Hope Compassion Ministries for two decades is topped by a large, plain cross that looks like it’s poised for a triple gainer from a wedding-cake façade. Continue Reading
In the four years that Mike Mojarro has been executive director of Living Hope Compassion Ministries, his philosophy about charitable giving has changed so drastically that he sometimes laughs when he thinks about the contrast between his first year and now. Continue Reading
Jordan Storment has a unique vantage point atop the wall that separates Shasta County’s homeless from its wealthier residents. College-educated, with an apartment and full-time job, he understands how easy it is to label those without a roof, degree or employment. He knows what it’s like to feel guilt or sadness, or anger … Continue Reading
With a Wednesday deadline looming for homeless people to vacate a camping spot where they’ve been living near Clear Creek Bridge, the newly formed Redding Safe Camp Homeless Alliance met this morning to discuss options for finding safe land for… Continue Reading
Michael Mojarro and Jordan Storment say they have a new approach to addressing the growing number of homeless, hungry and unemployed in Shasta County.
The pair — with the help of many volunteers — serve about 2,200 free meals a month from a cramped and aging kitchen at Living Hope Compassion Ministries on State Street near the Redding Public Library.
The number of people, many of them families … Continue Reading
Photos courtesy of the Redding Rancheria There were no losers at Win River on Saturday. There were, however, several ghosts, goblins and even a chainsaw-toting Santa Claus. It wasn’t Halloween or Christmas, but it was the annual themed banquet honoring… Continue Reading