“Veteran collects furniture to help homeless transition into permanent housing”

February 16, 2018

“Wayne Worden is quiet as he opens the door to his new storage unit in Auburn. He flicks on the lights and steps through the entryway without a word. Inside, the room speaks for itself, full to the brim with seemingly any household item one could think of. He walks down an aisle past a […]

Weekly News – Live at KVMR – 2/9/18

February 16, 2018

KVMR 2/9/18 I am Molly DeBrock, Housing Case Manager at Hospitality House, which is the only emergency homeless shelter in Nevada County with 69 beds for men, women and children. While I wish for rain, it is definitely easier on our homeless friends not to have the wet conditions. We are still in an overflow […]

“Survive and thrive: Sierra Academy of Expeditionary Learning starts new chapter”

February 16, 2018

“Around 60 sophomores from Sierra Academy of Expeditionary Learning began a new expedition Tuesday at Hospitality House. Survive and thrive. “There are so many ways that people survive,” Sierra Academy field work director and adventure teacher Dale Berry said prior to the students being admitted into the Hospitality House for the simulation. “For some people, […]

Bread & Roses Thrift Temporarily Closes for Remodeling

January 18, 2018

Starting January 16, 2018, Bread and Roses Thrift & More will be temporarily closing for remodeling and reorganization.  The renovation is expected to take several months to upgrade the existing space and better serve store customers. The remodeling work will include: Improvements to our production area to allow us to more quickly turn donations into store […]

“Love In Action: Hospitality House recognizes volunteers in memory of Utah Phillips”

November 28, 2017

“Hospitality House honored volunteers with the Utah Phillips “Love In Action” award earlier this month at the Hospitality House Volunteer Luncheon, according to a news release. Carole and David Morris were awarded the Utah Phillips “Love In Action” award on Nov. 8 for their consistent volunteer help of 16 hours a month at Hospitality House, […]

“Nevada County Board of Supervisors allocates money for Hospitality House”

November 1, 2017

“Hospitality House will get two new case managers, bringing the total number of them to three, after a Tuesday vote of the Nevada County Board of Supervisors. The money, will pay Turning Point Community Programs, Inc., an additional $103,648 from July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018. The additional money will pay the salaries of […]

“Hospitality House cofounders Cindy Maple and Joanna Robinson honored with Lambert Award”

September 12, 2017

“Cindy Maple and Joanna Robinson — cofounders of Hospitality House — have been named the recipients of the 28th annual Col. William H. “Bill” Lambert Award. The award, presented annually as part of Nevada City’s Constitution Day celebration, honors those who have provided outstanding contributions to the community. Maple and Robinson were instrumental in the […]

The Union – Grass Valley council to discuss local homeless shelter

August 14, 2017

“The Grass Valley City Council has scheduled a special meeting for Monday to discuss adopting a resolution in support of Hospitality House’s program. The meeting — scheduled for 5 p.m. — was called in response to a request made by the homeless shelter’s executive director, Nancy Baglietto, according to a staff report. The shelter is […]

Ideas swirl about affordable housing in Nevada City

August 1, 2017

“Nevada City took the first step Thursday in its newest effort to create more affordable housing. Community members gave comments, suggestions, and praise to city staff and planning commissioners during a discussion of the city’s proposed “Cottage Dwelling Development Ordinance,” which would regulate the development of small homes, at Thursday’s planning commission meeting.” Read the […]

Building up the house: New director of Grass Valley homeless shelter discusses possible expansion

July 11, 2017

“Five weeks into her new role as executive director, Nancy Baglietto is working on big plans for the future of Hospitality House. Hospitality House is the only year-round emergency homeless shelter in the county. After this winter’s extreme weather events, the Nevada County Health and Human Services Agency started a conversation about Hospitality House expanding […]