Instagood

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

By austind03 on June 26, 2020

We’re keeping Sacramento Everyday Strong with Instagood! Every week, Darik will be highlighting big items from the week as well as things coming up over the weekend! Don’t miss out!

Get more information on Everyday Strong HERE.

 

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.

 

We’re motivating service in the community along with JustServe this week as Darik sits down with Jeff Stephens of SAYlove organization and Virgil Atkinson of JustServe.org. 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.

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.

 

As we motivate service in Sacramento with JustServe.org this week on Instagood, Darikl speaks with Andy Hayes, president of the Auburn Interfaith Food Closet 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. This non-profit walks families through the process of change, healing, and growth that they need to completely overcome the cycles of homelessness, trauma, addiction, and poverty.

 

Along with JustServe.org we’re motivating service in Sacramento and this week Darik talks with Team Giving of Sacramento.  Their mission is to connect volunteers, empower nonprofits, and strengthen communities.

 

Darik spoke with Jackie Meza, Founder & Executive Director at Break The Gap. This non-profit works to break the social impact on poverty & homelessness in our community through art, creative outreach, & resource allocation. Head here to learn more: https://www.breakthegap.org/

 

Darik spoke with Kimberly Kaufman, the founder & CEO of Angels For Hearts. This non-profit is on a mission to bring normalcy to pediatric heart patients, both in and out of the hospital.

 

This week on Instagood, Darik met with 100 Black Men, where their goal is to improve the quality of life within our communities and enhance educational and economic opportunities for all African Americans. ​

 

This week on Instagood, Darik met with Break The Gap. Uniting Humanity through purpose. 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 on Darik’s Instagood, he meets with Breathe California, which has been advocating for clean air and healthy lungs through education, community involvement and creative solutions.

 

This week Darik stopped 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 got an exclusive interview with Foster Hope Sacramento to get an inside look at how they provide safe and loving homes for foster children.

 

This week Darik spoke to a representative from Mother’s Against Drunk Driving (MADD) to get an inside look at how they have been striving to stop drunk/drugged driving in the community! 

Darik stopped by Improve your tomorrow to get an inside look at how they focus on serving the educational needs of young men of color.

This week Darik stopped 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.

On this special edition of  Darik’s Instagood, Darik participated in the Sacramento River clean up sponsored by Coors Seltzer. 

This week Darik stopped by Red Rover, an organization that helps animals in crisis and protect and strengthen the bond between people and animals through emergency sheltering, disaster relief services, financial assistance, and education.

Along with JustServe.org Darik is motiving service in the community this week by visiting WEAVE who supports survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and sex trafficking. To become a volunteer click here.

This week Darik paid 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 stopped by the Boys and Girls Club of the Greater Sacramento Area, an organization that inspires young people to reach their full potential as productive, caring, and responsible citizens. 

In this week’s segment, Darik went to Sacramento Stand Down, an organization that provides services to homeless veterans in the community.  To find out how you can help, click here.

 

This week Darik paid a visit to Sacramento Family Practice which is 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 Justserve.org’s National Day of Service by highlighting 11 things you can do in your community to motivate service! 

Darik stopped by Move America Forward, where he was able to get an inside look at how their care packages and letters from grateful Americans help the troops deployed in combat around the world! To find out how you can send a care package or letter click here.

This week Darik paid 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! To become a Big Bro or Big Sis click here.

 Darik got an exclusive look at how the volunteers at Meals on Wheels prep and deliver meals to Senior Citizens in our community during COVID-19.  To become a volunteer click here.

This week Darik was invited to 916 Ink to see how they empower children and youth through creative writing in the Sacramento Region. Get more information on 916 Ink here.

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

This week is our “flashback” segment! With COVID cases on the rise, Darik reminds us that Atrium 916 has been serving their community by making masks for front line medical workers, the elderly, and people in need.  To donate please click here.

Darik spoke to Jack O’Biren, a Boy Scout who has been helping the community feel good during COVID-19 by making sure kids receive backpacks and other necessities needed for school.

With the recent rise in COVID cases, Darik fed the frontline workers at Sacramento Mercy General Hospital to thank them for everything they have done for our community during this trying time!

Darik continues to motivate service! Darik paid a visit to The Atrium where they discussed making face mask and other ways they have been serving the community. To learn more about The Atrium click here.

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