Sojourner Community Report 2017 Read more about our programs, mission, background, as well as our overall impact in the Greater Phoenix Community and how your donor dollars make a significant difference in our programs.
Sojourner Newsletter Fall 2017: Expanding Hope: In this issue, topics include: Sojourner Center becoming a subsidiary of JFCS, AZ Charitable Tax Credit information, Child Development Center, and Donor/Strategic Partner Spotlight.
Jewish Family & Children’s Service Expands Services to Domestic Violence Survivors with the Addition of Sojourner Center Move provides greater financial stability and stronger operational controls for one of the nation’s largest and longest-running domestic violence shelters Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS) and Sojourner Center today announced a definitive agreement where JFCS will make Sojourner Center one of its programs combining with the existing … Continued
Grace Stuckey was a young woman when she purchased Sojourner Center’s first home. When she heard more than 40 years ago about a group of women who were looking to create a shelter for women and families who were fleeing domestic violence, she knew she had the perfect place. “It was a place where the … Continued
Sheryl Langford has seen it all — almost. Sheryl is Sojourner Center’s longest-tenured employee, starting in 1981 as a domestic violence advocate (a role that would now be described as a case manager). She served in that role for almost two decades as she watched Sojourner Center grow before her eyes. “We started in a … Continued
Special guest article submitted by Henri the Saint Bernard To commemorate the second anniversary of Sojourner Center’s Pet Companion Shelter, the shelter’s first dog resident, Henri the Saint Bernard, shared the following note with his supporters. Hi everyone! I am Henri and I am a good boy, yes I am. I have a very nice house … Continued
Volunteer Appreciation – April 2017 from Sojourner Center on Vimeo. Sojourner Center recently celebrated the 1,000+ volunteers who have supported the organization over the past year with its annual volunteer appreciation event. The donut-themed celebration included a “decorate your own donut” bar, raffle prizes, “donut be shy bingo” and much more. It also gave volunteers … Continued
Sojourner Center is proud to be celebrating its 40th Anniversary this year. And we’re marking the occasion by sharing some of the stories of the individuals we’ve helped, volunteers who have supported our mission and staff who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to help victims of domestic violence. Throughout the next … Continued
When Ellen Wesson first toured Sojourner Center more than seven years ago, she knew right away she had found her cause. After retiring, Ellen made the decision to devote much of her time volunteering and giving back to her community. She wanted to support an organization whose mission she felt deeply connected to. Ellen had … Continued