• "Any time I'm eating spicy noodles in a bowl, I'm happy." - Anthony Bourdain On Monday, September 25th, Rakkan Ramen will be officially opening their doors in Truckee at 10001 Soaring Way, Unit 160, and they’re marking the occasion with a special fundraiser to benefit Sierra Community House. The new noodle joint will be [...]

    Published On: September 21st, 2023|Categories: News|
  • By Nicole RossiHave you ever wondered what it’s like to work or volunteer with the Hunger Relief team? As part of our commitment to raising awareness during Hunger Action Month, we’re bringing you behind the scenes in a short Q&A with Dustin Ayers, Food Supply Coordinator at Sierra Community House! 1. What is the most [...]

    Published On: September 12th, 2023|Categories: News|
  • Woman helping with a food drive surrounded by bags of food

    Support our community when they need it most By Allison Edwards For many, Hunger Action Month is a time to consider getting involved in support organizations like Sierra Community House who help our neighbors experiencing food insecurity. As Development Director at Sierra Community House, I’m asked a lot “What can I do to help?”—my [...]

    Published On: September 8th, 2023|Categories: News|
  • Equity in Action: National Sexual Assault Conference 2023

    By Andrea Chapman   In my role at Sierra Community House, I oversee our 24-hour Helpline and Non-Residential Advocacy Program dedicated to serving victims of domestic violence, sexual violence, and child abuse. Recently, I had the privilege of attending the 2023 National Sexual Assault Conference in San Francisco, an opportunity aimed at honing skills, [...]

    Published On: September 6th, 2023|Categories: News, Uncategorized|
  • Tahoe Gal docked on Lake Tahoe with passengers on top deck

    By Barbara Kay Earlier this summer, we set sail aboard the Tahoe Gal, surrounded by the beauty of Lake Tahoe. This occasion marked the launch of Sierra Community Giving Society – a group of donors, community members, and community partners committed to amplifying the impact of the local non-profit, Sierra Community House. Sierra Community House [...]

    Published On: August 30th, 2023|Categories: News|
  • Two children in front of a Sierra Community House table with backpacks

    Did you know that August 17 is National non-profit day? With over 150 nonprofits in our region, it should probably be a holiday! To commemorate this glorious day, we would like to share a little about the importance of collaboration and to highlight some of our collaborative partners.  Non-profits play important roles in our [...]

    Published On: August 16th, 2023|Categories: News|
  • Peak Impact Report 2020-2021 Sierra Community House

    Thanks to monumental support from donors, partner agencies, volunteers, and staff, Sierra Community House continues to serve North Lake Tahoe and Truckee’s most vulnerable community members by providing hunger relief, crisis intervention, family strengthening and legal services. We are honored to share this Peak Impact Report, which includes pandemicrelated service statistics, FY 20-21 financial [...]

    Published On: March 31st, 2022|Categories: Reports|
  • Sierra Community House News

    Sierra Community House will offer three special food distributions for the Thanksgiving holiday that will include a turkey and fixings. Services are free and everyone is welcome. You can register onsite; no qualifying documentation is required. -Incline Village Drive-Through: Thursday, November 17, 2:30-3:30 pm, St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church (341 Incline Blvd.) -Truckee Drive-Through: Tuesday, November [...]

    Published On: October 4th, 2021|Categories: News|
  • Every 9 seconds in the U.S. a woman will experience violence by a partner. Domestic violence thrives in silence. To support victims and survivors, and prevent domestic violence in the future, we all need to normalize it by talking openly about it. Having an informed conversation about domestic violence requires an understanding that it's [...]

    Published On: October 4th, 2021|Categories: News|
  • The Community Education & Prevention Program at Sierra Community House provides violence prevention education to adults and youth in the Tahoe-Truckee Area. Our Youth Empowerment Groups at local schools support young people and help them connect, learn, and grow. Youth Empowerment Groups are held for 4th grade through high school aged students and meet weekly for 10 sessions.  Students are usually [...]

    Published On: June 30th, 2021|Categories: News|