We’re keeping Sacramento Everyday Strong with Darik’s Instagood!

By austind03 on June 26, 2020

We’re keeping Sacramento Everyday Strong with Instagood! Watch Darik highlight big items from the week as well as things coming up over the weekend.

Get more information on Everyday Strong HERE.

Darik sits down with Tom Summerfelt from Feeding America, a national organization that partners with 200 Food Banks around the country with the mission of working together to end hunger. 

On this week’s #Instagood, Darik sits down with Eddie Fam of Meant 2 Live Foundation. Meant 2 Live supports educational, medical, culinary, musical and spiritual development programs that empower disadvantaged youth around the world.

Darik chats with Kirk Norman of Just Serve about motivating service in Sacramento. They discuss helping refugees new to Sacramento, how to help with community parks and recreation and how to find organizations in our area that fit your interests to be involved.

Darik sits down with Jeff Stephens of SAYlove organization and Virgil Atkinson of SAYlove is a grassroots citizen organization formed to care and support the Yuba-Sutter area and cleaning up our community.

We’re motivating service in the community along with JustServe this week as Darik sits down with Roseville Native and Army Sergeant, Kevin Snyder-Diffin. Kevin talks about his involvement in the National Guard Youth Challenge, remembering 9/11 on the 20th anniversary of the attacks and his two tours of duty in Afghanistan.

As we motivate service in Sacramento with this week on Instagood, Darik discusses the state of public health, COVID-19 and the increasing threat of the Delta variant with Pavan Lohia. Pavan is director and founder of PavLyfe, an organization that focuses on public health and education.

This week on Instagood, Darik speaks with President of the Auburn Interfaith Food Closet, Andy Hayes, about feeding the Sacramento area community. The Auburn Interfaith Food Closet provides nutritious food to those in need, preserving their dignity and encouraging self-reliance.

This week on Instagood, Darik visits Acres of Hope. A non-profit that walks families through the process of change, healing and growth that they need to completely overcome the cycles of homelessness, trauma, addiction and poverty.

This week on Instagood, Darik speaks with Trudy Harris, the executive director of Team Giving. Team Giving was formed to help connect volunteers with nonprofits to empower these organizations and strengthen our community. Click HERE to learn more!

This week on Instagood, Darik speaks with Founder & Executive Director at Break The Gap, Jackie Meza. Their non-profit works to break the social impact on poverty and homelessness in our community through art, creative outreach and resource allocation. Head HERE to learn more!

This week on Instagood, Darik speaks with Kimberly Kaufman, the founder and CEO of Angels For Hearts. Their non-profit is on a mission to bring normalcy to pediatric heart patients, both in and out of the hospital. Head HERE to learn more!

100 Black Men strives to improve the quality of life within our communities and enhance educational and economic opportunities for all African Americans.

Darik meets with Break The Gap. They’re uniting Humanity through breaking every gap that’s keeping us from truly accessing who we are.

This week on Instagood, Darik meets with The Playmakers. The Playmakers have been giving kids with developmental differences and special needs the opportunity to play sports, be on unified teams with other at-risk youth and share experiences they would not likely have otherwise.

This week, Darik meets with Breathe California, which has been advocating for clean air and healthy lungs through education, community involvement and creative solutions.

This week, Darik stops by Society for the Blind, an organization designed to empower individuals living with low vision or blindness to discover, develop and achieve their full potential.

Darik stops by Foster Hope Sacramento, where he gets an exclusive look at how this non-profit provides a safe and loving home for foster children.

Darik speaks to a representative from Mother’s Against Drunk Driving (MADD) to get an inside look at how they strive to stop drunk and drugged driving!

Darik visits Improve Your Tomorrow, a community-based non-profit focused on serving the educational needs of young men of color.

This week, Darik stops by A Touch of Understanding, an organization designed to educate a new generation to understand the challenges associated with disabilities and to accept and respect all individuals.

Darik participates in the Sacramento River clean up, sponsored by Coors Seltzer.

This week, Darik stops by Women Empowerment, where they educate and empower women who are experiencing homelessness with the skills and confidence necessary to get a job, maintain a healthy lifestyle and regain a home for themselves and their children.

Darik stops by Red Rover, an organization that helps animals in crisis and protects and strengthens the bond between people and animals through emergency sheltering, disaster relief services, financial assistance and education.

Along with, Darik is motiving service in the community this week by visiting WEAVE, who supports survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence and sex trafficking.

Darik pays a visit to St Paul Church of God in Christ to talk to Hands On Sacramento, an organization that provides meaningful volunteer experiences throughout the community.

Darik stops by the Boys and Girls Club, an organization that inspires young people to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens.

Darik stops by Sacramento Stand Down, an organization that provides services to homeless veterans in the community.

Darik stops by Sacramento Family Promise, an organization that helps families experiencing homelessness and low-income families achieve sustainable independence through a community-based response.

On this special edition of Instagood, Darik celebrates’s National Day of Service by highlighting 11 things you can do in your community to motivate service!

Darik pays a visit to Move America Forward to get more information on how their care packages help the troops deployed in combat areas all around the world.

This week, Darik pays a visit to the Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Sacramento Area to talk about how matching trusting adults with kids who want to be pushed to their full potential is important to the Sacramento community!

Darik gets an exclusive look at how the volunteers at Meals on Wheels prep and deliver food to senior citizens in our community.

Darik visits 916 Ink, where they empower children and youth through creative writing throughout the Sacramento region.

Darik gets inside look at how Children’s Receiving Home has been helping vulnerable youth in the community.

With COVID cases on the rise, we did a “flashback” to the Atrium 916, where they make masks for medical workers, the elderly and people in need for the community.

Darik talks to a young Boy Scout who is motivating service in his community during COVID-19.

With the recent rise in COVID cases, Darik feeds the frontlines at Sacramento Mercy General Hospital to show our appreciation for everything they have done for our community!

NOW teams up with Hyundai to kick off the first segment of Darik’s Instagood! In this episode, Darik stops by Atrium to discuss how they have been helping the community!

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