Were Here was organized in 2013 as a nonprofit to provide outreach and resources to community members in need. Since then she and her dedicated team of volunteers have helped over 75,000 individuals and their families with direct resources including food distribution, hygiene product give a ways, Christmas Toy Drives, sponsored trips like spa and winery excursions, and other stress relieving activities for struggling community members.
In 2020 Were Here made the decision to remove their service listing from 211 as a service provider for individuals to further their impact by expanding territories, broadening their mission to include health and wellness, and supporting other nonprofits and charitable projects in need of capacity building tools and resources. Were Here's objectives to reach more constituents through the power of collaborative and collective efforts is critically necessary now more than ever considering the increasing disparities of homelessness, mental insufficiencies, and the medically incapable whose diverse needs are not being met due to the priorities of the pandemic and limited funding opportunities for these issues year wide.
Were Here's unique projects involve awareness, environmentally friendly standards, enrichment, and empowerment opportunities.
2022 PROJECTS Ongoing Nonprofit Leadership Training Portal Educational platform for those seeking to efficiently and effectively operate their organization.
Nonprofit Sustainability Fund Endowment designated for leveraging nonprofits in need who meet specific criteria.
Homeless Outreach Initiative Resources and Tools for Individuals and families experiencing transition or chronic homelessness.
Advancement of Community Based Sustainability Integration A project to support families and marginalized people in the US particularly of Kern county California, Holbrook Arizona and Bunker Hill Indiana. Community Wellness and Garden Designed to reconstruct and beautify blighted areas in dilapidated impoverished, and ignored communities.
The Path to Excellence Through Art Movement Artistic projects and activities from various genres designed to enrich and enlighten participants. Cannabis for Wellness Advocacy Campaign Awareness and support resources for those benefit from Cannabis for medicinal purposes.
Any proceeds collected from Were Here programs are redirected back into the organization to support our many outreach efforts.