Category: Nonprofit

Plates Café in Sacramento is hosting Grange Restaurant & Bar chef Oliver Ridgeway tonight for the café's monthly Guest Chef Dinner. The event is a fundraiser for St. John's Shelter Program for Women and Children, which "assists families in transitioning from crisis to self-sustainability."

According to the St. John's Shelter website, the program is Sacramento’s only shelter focused exclusively on supporting homeless women with children: "Since 1985, the program has provided a safe and supportive haven to more than 25,000 displaced homeless women and children."

Opened in June 2010, Plates Café and Catering Project was created to train the shelter's clients for careers in the ...

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