August 2015

Opening Doors News
Our Second Annual Fundraiser

Join us October 3 for a celebration
of diversity and our community's prosp
erity at our  second a nnual Festival of Flavors. 

Enjoy the rich flavors of Sacramento's multicultural background with  tapas style dishes from around the world. To ast our  robust economy with local beers and wine.  There will be live music and a silent auction.

All proceeds benefit our clients and programs. By supporting us, you empower survivors of trafficking, refugees, immigrants, and other underser ved members of our community. 

When : October 3, from 6 PM to 10 PM
Where : Sierra 2 Center, Curtis Hall
2791 24th St.
Sacramento, CA 95818

Creating A Custom Vision:
Prosperity Project Helps Business Owner Take Initiative 

Gabriela and Jaime Flores encountered many obstacles while building their kitchen cabinet business. However, the couple repeatedly demonstrates impressive initiative.  

When the couple joined MoneyWork$, they hoped to learn basic financial skills. Instead, they came away with a well rounded financial and business outlook and  fresh optimism on their professional potential.

"My life has changed a lot."
A Childcare Business  Helps Refugee Find  Financial Independence

A refugee from Afghanistan, Yelda started her home-based childcare business with help from Opening Doors. She sees herself as challenging common views of refugee women and providing a much-needed service to local families. 

Thank you
Program Grantors & Partners -- Thank you for your support!
Festival of Flavors Sponsors & Supporters
  • Citi Community Development and United Way grant for MoneyWork$ 
  • Bank of Commerce, Redding grant for Hispanic Prosperity Project
  • City of West Sacramento partnership for Microenterprise training
  • American Immigration Lawyers
    Association grant for Immigration Legal Services
  • California Bank & Trust
  • First Northern Bank
  • Casa de Espanol
  • Owen-Dunn Insurance Services
  • Sapatu Polynesian 
  • Tower Cafe
  • Chada Thai

At Opening Doors, we enjoy sharing the changes brought about by the generosity and hard work of our supporters, clients, and staff. Victories like the ones reported this month have a positive impact in our community and in our clients' lives.  Thank you for sharing in our joy!