Housing Matters

  • Auction, and Dinner, and Dancing! Oh my!

    Grab your ruby slippers! CCIH’s 10th annual auction gala, Ruby Slippers-There’s No Place Like Home­, is just around the corner.  Join us on February 3, 2018 at Blackhawk Auto Museum for a festive night of exciting auction items, luscious food, and lively dancing with David Martin’s House Party!  Looking forward to a post-holiday wind down?  How’s a week-long stay […]

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  • Filled with the Spirit of Giving

    This year’s Spirit of Giving program impacted more people than ever before – thanks to the generosity of the CCIH community!  Four hundred formerly homeless and poverty-impacted individuals were given holiday gifts lovingly selected and wrapped just for them. Thanks to this abundance of holiday cheer, 149 households across all CCIH programs will feel the […]

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  • Every Child Needs ONE.

    “A mentor is someone who allows you to see the hope inside yourself.” – Oprah Winfrey CCIH’s tutors provide academic support and mentoring to poverty-impacted and some formerly homeless students, most of whom seldom experience positive connections with adults committed to their academic excellence.  Close, healthy, supportive relationships between youth and mentors are central to youth success. […]

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  • Shine Bright Like a Sponsor!

    CCIH is celebrating the ten-year anniversary of Ruby Slippers – There’s No Place Like Home, CCIH’s annual auction gala.  We have a night of glamour and fun planned including dinner, silent and live auctions, raffles, and dancing!  We want to see you there shining bright like a sponsor!  Ruby Slippers – There’s No Place Like Home sponsorships offer […]

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  • CCIH Youth are all Jazzed up About School

    Contra Costa Interfaith Housing’s (CCIH) backpack giveaway traditionally signifies the end of an exciting jam packed summer.  This year, in addition to receiving brand new backpacks stocked with school supplies, the Pleasant Hill Rotary Club added some pizazz to CCIH’s Garden Park Apartments kick-off to the school year by hosting a Back-to-School cookout and talent show.  Recent […]

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  • Let’s Make an Evening to Remember

    Contra Costa Interfaith Housing’s 10th annual auction gala Ruby Slippers-There’s No Place Like Home is February 3, and we need YOUR help in making this night the best yet! Are you a creative type? Do you want to make a tangible difference for the most vulnerable in our community? Do you like to have fun? If you answered yes […]

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  • Calling All Volunteers!

    CCIH has multiple volunteer opportunities available for those that would like to make a lasting difference in our community. CCIH’s afterschool Homework Clubs are in need of afterschool tutors. Tutoring is a deeply rewarding experience, which helps create strong and lasting bonds. Homework Club volunteers not only assist low-income and formerly homeless students with homework, […]

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  • Summer Takes a Meditative Turn for CCIH Students

    Summers at CCIH’s East County site are usually abuzz with activity. Students have worked on large canvas pieces as part of their art camp – using rollerblades, bicycles, and skateboards to create abstract masterpieces worthy of Jackson Pollock. There have also been countless music and dance camps, as well as opportunities for students to challenge themselves academically […]

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  • Party with a Purpose!

    CCIH is honored to be one of the recipients for “Party with a Purpose” – a generous and fun party hosted by Episcopal Church of the Resurrection. The event is on July 29th from 6:00-9:00 pm (399 Gregory Lane in Pleasant Hill). Join us for food, libations, and dancing under the stars to live music provided […]

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  • Contra Costa Interfaith Housing Welcomes New Executive Director, Deanne Pearn

    Contra Costa Interfaith Housing’s (CCIH) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Deanne Pearn will succeed Louise Bourassa as CCIH’s new Executive Director. Deanne, who is a Co-Founder and has been Vice President of Policy for First Place for Youth, takes on her new role April 17, 2017. Louise’s last day will be on […]

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