I want to congratulate Nafa! He has recently graduated from our program. He finished all the program levels, has full time employment, he is plugged into an incredible community, has had restoration with his family, gives his life away to serve the community, and has become a leader in the Arukah House. His goal is to follow Jesus and whatever … Read More
January 2022 Update
I wanted to reach out and say thank you! Arukah year-end giving raised over $53,000! Many of you gave generously and we are so thankful. Without our 2021 Annual Crab Dinner we were not sure if we would be able to make our budget and have to dig into our reserves. Because of the generosity of many we were able … Read More
Jeff Williams, an Arukah Graduate Shares His Story
Jeff’s story is one of restoration, grace and perseverance. Take a few minutes and watch the video and learn what challenges Jeff faced, how Arukah helped and where Jeff is headed in life while remembering that without your support this success story would not be possible. Jeff is just beginning a new life and is set-up on a path of success!
Lending a Helping Hand
Arukah receives donations from places like Costco every week. This helps provide for our men’s transitional homes in Livermore and Patterson. One of the great things we get to do is also provide for our community to those that are in need by partnering with organizations like Tri Valley Seek and Save, Monthly Miracles, City Serve, Cornerstone Fellowship, and other … Read More
The U.S. spends billions to lock people up, but very little to help them once they’re released – LEARN MORE
600,000 people are released from correctional facilities every year, the re-entry part of the criminal justice system has no guarantee of funding and this disconnect is setting up the formerly incarcerated to fail. To learn more, take a minute to read the article below. https://www.pbs.org/newshour/economy/the-u-s-spends-billions-to-lock-people-up-but-very-little-to-help-them-once-theyre-released
Arukah Update – March 2021
A little over a year ago we were gathered together at our annual Crab Feed Fundraiser, a lot has happened over the past year and things are looking different today! Please take a few minutes to watch our video update, as Josh shares information about the men in the program, the status of this years fundraisers and an encouraging message … Read More
Thank You For Your Support!
We couldn’t have made it through this year without your continued support and we want to take a minute and let you know how thankful and grateful we are that you have chosen to support Arukah. If you didn’t get a chance to support Arukah yet, there is still time to make your tax-deductible year-end donation. Arukah can’t succeed without partners … Read More
Giving Tuesday 2020
Tuesday, December 1st is GivingTuesday a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world! This aligns with Arukah’s mission to provide support for men who have recently been released from prison or who are currently homeless. We’re here for the men who are ready to move forward in life, by providing … Read More
Don’t Miss Arukah Featured on KLOVE!
I recently had an opportunity to speak with the team at KLOVE to share the vision and hope of Arukah. This interview will be featured tomorrow, Sunday, 8/23/20 at 7:30pm on KLOVE’s Closer Look segment. Set a reminder on your calendar to tune it to listen at 107.3, 89.3 or 97.7 on your FM dial. The interview will only be … Read More
June 2020 Newsletter
Summer is here! We made it through the Shelter in Place, but COVID-19 crisis is still impacting Arukah. Issues with getting driver’s license or California issued ID, opening a bank account, to getting plugged into a church family or AA/NA meetings have been a struggle for the men at Arukah. But God is ever faithful and still doing wonderful and … Read More
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