It Takes a Village: Community, Health, Wellness & Resource Fair – Sacramento

It Takes a Village: Community, Health, Wellness & Resource Fair

June 11, 2011, 11 am – 3 pm

North Sacramento United Methodist Church/Bread of Life

650 El Camino Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95815

Participants:

Bank on Sacramento
Bloodsource
Bread of Life/Volunteers/SITA
Carol’s Books
Challenging Their Destiny/Dreambuilders
City of Sacramento Cover the Kids
Dept of Financial Institutions
Flips Mobile Music
Foster Family Services
Lilliput
Mercey Springs Foundation/Intention Board
Multiplicity Medical & Wellness Training
Robinson Taekwondo
Sacramento Community Family Resource
Sacramento County Foster Care
Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services
Save Ourselves
Senior Life & Community Network
Take on the World (SMUD Leadership Team)
The Point Man Group
Twin Rivers
Women’s Health Specialists

It Takes a Village is a collaboration of organizations bringing community resource awareness to North Sacramento Neighborhoods. This event will focus on providing information and resources about becoming a Foster/Adoptive Parent, Foster Youth aging out of the system, diabetes and blood pressure screenings, community programs for youth and families. DFI representative Alana Golden will provide financial education materials, including information on the Bank on Sacramento program.

About Bank on Sacramento

Bank on Sacramento is a joint effort of the Office of Mayor Kevin Johnson, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Department of Financial Institutions,  local financial institutions (banks and credit unions) and nonprofit community organizations.

FACTS

  • Over 25 bank and credit union branches are participating in Bank on California. Look for the “Bank on California” sign in the window of your local branch.
  • One in five Californians does not have a checking account
  • Nearly half of Californians do not have a savings account
  • The average unbanked worker will throw away more than $40,000 over a lifetime to cash checks and pay bills

For more information on Bank on Sacramento, visit their website.

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