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New program provides support for firefighters

Isabel Enciso, Reporter

September 6, 2019

Two San Diego women have launched a new firefighter support program. Navy Veteran, Tara Cornett, and mother of a firefighter, Cindy Cornett created Firefighter Go Bags to get supplies to the firefighter who are fighting different types of fires. These bags have the essential items that are needed for these men and women, like fire wipes, Carmex lip balm, gold bond powder,...

Helping end isolation in detention one immigrant at a time

Bryana Lozoya, Reporter

December 5, 2018

    The Kern Welcoming and Extending Solidarity to Immigrants (KWESI) is a nonprofit organization under the Unitarian Universalist Church of Kern County. Their volunteers visit immigrants detained at the Mesa Verde detention facility in downtown Bakersfield. Their goal is to end the isolation of immigrants in detention by visiting, providing emotio...

Streets of Bakersfield Cruising Shine brings car enthusiasts together to give back to the community

Streets of Bakersfield Cruising Shine brings car enthusiasts together to give back to the community

March 21, 2018

Bakersfield’s Cruizin-4-Charity nonprofit hosted the second annual Streets of Bakersfield Cruizin Shine Charity car show. The event happened over three...

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