1. Alumni of the Month: Candace Bergquist

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    Name: Candace Bergquist AmeriCorps Member: 1998-2000, AmeriCorps VISTA at RL Stevens Elementary Current Positions: I am a Librarian at the Highland City Library, and also Director of Princess Festival – an educational program for children to realize they can be the best they can be. In addition, I am Secretary for Lifting Hearts, a...
  2. AmeriCorps National Service Days in Napa

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    by Savana de Lugo, AmeriCorps Regional Leader Cesar Chavez Day was observed on March 28, 2015, and for this particular service day our AmeriCorps members focused on working with the Napa Farm Workers Housing at the River Ranch and Calistoga locations. It was an honor working with these locations and...
  3. Celebrating Cesar Chavez – Wellness for All

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    by Emily Mann, CalSERVES AmeriCorps Member 2003-2005 Springtime at CalSERVES always means the Cesar Chavez Health Fair! We’ve been celebrating Cesar Chavez Day with a community health fair since 2000 – and every year is an amazing event! This year, join us at Cook Middle School in Santa Rosa on...
  4. Make a Difference Day 2014

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    Saturday, October 25th, 2014 Check out our webpage for Make a Difference Day 2014 to learn about the projects we have going on for this AmeriCorps National Day of Service and see how YOU can help us Make a Difference this year. You can also connect with other projects happening...
  5. Great Stories from VIP

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    Volunteers are some of the most passionate people in our communities. Our communities are continually changed through their service – and the volunteer’s lives are often changed for the better as well. As our VIP Fellows develop volunteer systems at their partner sites, they work to develop systems of feedback...
  6. 2014 Human Race

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    The 2014 Human Race has come and gone and CalSERVES is proud to say that we have done an amazing job fundraising this year! Our yearly goal as an organization is $15,000. This year, we were able to surpass our goal and raise $17,036.89! Our school sites were on a...
  7. Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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    On Monday, January 20, 2014, as most of the country observed Martin Luther King Day with a day off, our dedicated CalSERVES AmeriCorps members had a Day ON. They participated in giving back to the community – cleaning up parks, planting gardens, and making a difference in the community around...
  8. Making a Difference: Sonoma County

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    This is the final post in a series of 4 in which we will be highlighting the amazing efforts of CalSERVES Programs in their Make a Difference Day projects. Each project involved a host of AmeriCorps members and volunteers and provided needed services to the communities in which are programs...
  9. CalSERVES Makes a Difference: Taylor Mountain

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    This is the third post in a series of 4 in which we will be highlighting the amazing efforts of CalSERVES Programs in their Make a Difference Day projects. Each project involved a host of AmeriCorps members and volunteers and provided needed services to the communities in which are programs...
  10. CalSERVES Makes a Difference:

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    This is the second post in a series of 4 in which we will be highlighting the amazing efforts of CalSERVES Programs in their Make a Difference Day projects. Each project involved a host of AmeriCorps members and volunteers and provided needed services to the communities in which are programs...