Guarantee Good Will Network Donates $5,000 to the Poverello House



Poverello House is dedicated to serving the hungry and homeless in our region.  They provide meals to the hungry 3 times a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year in a protected, supported atmosphere.

Poverello also provides temporary shelter at the Village of Hope and Naomi’s House, distributes clothing, and provides showers, laundry, transportation, mail, medical, dental and other services to the homeless.

The Poverello House is a day shelter and safe haven for people on the streets.  They house a six-month, 28-bed residential alcohol and drug rehabilitation program, and a five-bed transitional home.


Learn more about the Poverello House on their website poverellohouse.org


Ronald McDonald House Receives $1,000 Guarantee Good Will Network Donation


For the past 30 years the Ronald McDonald House (RMHC) has provided, “a home away from home” for families whose critically ill children are receiving medical treatment at Valley Children’s Hospital. The Ronald McDonald House helps keep these families close by and this has been proven to be an integral part of a child’s healing process.

The Ronald McDonald House offers shelter to many families who would otherwise need to travel long distances to give their children the care they so desperately need. The RMHC has 18 bedrooms, offers daily meals and other essential resources.


You can help support the RMHC by attending their Red Heart Ball, a Masquerade on November 8, 2014 at the Fresno Convention Center. The Red Heart Ball is an exciting evening you won’t soon forget; offering hosted cocktails, gourmet dinner/wine pairing, surprise entertainment that will leave you glued to your seat, dancing, as well as live & silent auctions.  For tickets call 559-261-3662 or Alicia@RMHCcv.org or see their Facebook page for details 

Guarantee Good Will Network Donates $1,000 to Inspiration Park

Inspiration Park is collaboration between the City of Fresno and 12 other organizations including Resources for Independence Central Valley, ARC Fresno, Break the Barriers, Tree Fresno, and Central Unified School District. 

They have raised funds and obtained grants and donations valued at $7.4 million to build Inspiration Park, an 8 acre sports & recreation area at Gettysburg & Polk which will be the first of its kind in California; a park that will be TOTALLY accessible for handicap as well as able bodied children and adults. While some recreational facilities are partially equipped for handicap use, Independence Park will allow people with disabilities to access ALL areas including special surface playing fields, basketball courts with adjustable hoop heights, splash pod, sensory garden, skate park, and community building equipped with computers. 

The park with be built by the City of Fresno.  The City will not however maintain the park.  The $1,000 Guarantee Good Will Network donation will go towards the costs for maintaining the park.


Click HERE to learn more about Inspiration Park.

Guarantee Real Estate Sponsors Fresno Historical Society’s “Civil War Revisited”


Amongst other things, the FresnoHistorical Society administers Kearney Mansion Museum where the largest Civil War reenactment in the Western United States will be held on October 18 & 19, 2014.   
At Civil War Revisited you can

·         Watch battle reenactments
·         See demonstrations of era crafts by period artisans
·         Learn about California’s role in the War
·         Stroll through a military encampment
·         Walk around a civilian township
·         Hear stories from historical characters
·         Enjoy period entertainment
·         End the day dining at either Camp Night or the General’s Dinner

Click HERE to learn more about the Civil War Revisited

The Fresno Historical Society (FHS) tells the story of California’s Central Valley, one of the five most fertile valleys in the world.  FHS
·         celebrates the Valley’s cultural diversity,
·         traces the development of agriculture and agribusiness,
·         documents the region’s immigrant story,
·         teaches our children how to learn history’s lessons,
·         provides a community gathering place,
·         and uses history to help develop plans for the Valley’s future


Learn more about the Fresno Historical Society on their website valleyhistory.org

Fresno Philharmonic Receives $1,000 Guarantee Good Will Network Donation

Guarantee Good Will Network showed their appreciation of the Fresno Philharmonic by making a donation of $1,000 to their Link Up program.  This Philharmonic program provides a high quality arts experience for 8,000 school children (3rd & 4th graders) each year in the Fresno, Central, & Sanger school districts. 

Link Up offers a musical adventure to students by allowing students to join them during an open rehearsal.  During these rehearsals children are able to get an up-close glance of the orchestra and gain an understanding about the time and effort that goes into coordinating each instrumental sound.


The Fresno Philharmonic inspires people of all ages through high quality performances. It is their priority to provide an exceptional experience with a focus on audience development. Learn more about the Fresno Philharmonic on their website fresnophil.org.

San Joaquin River Parkway Receives $1,000 Guarantee Good Will Network Donation



One of our region’s best locations for recreation, the San Joaquin River Parkway provides trails for runners/walkers and cyclists, as well as a separate equestrian trail for horseback riders. When the Parkway reaches its goal, we will be able to enjoy 22.5 miles of trail that will stretch from Friant to Freeway 99.

The SJRP preserves and restores the San Joaquin River and the lands immediately surrounding it. They also provide education regarding the ecological and historical significance of the river through nature walks and canoe trips. Summer camps and other programs are offered at the SJRP’s Coke Hallowell River House where thousands of people, young and old alike, have learned about the flora and fauna and the importance of preserving our river.


Learn more about the Parkway on their website riverparkway.org

Evangel Home Receives Guarantee Good Will Network Donation



The Guarantee Good Will Network recently made a $1,500 to the Evangel Home which provides shelter to women and their children who need a safe place to live.

The Evangel Home offers a 28 day emergency shelter that can house up to 24 women and children. The Crossroads Apartment Living is a 9 -month residential program that teaches basic living skills, parenting skills, boundary setting, and finances. And The Garden is an Alternative sentencing, 9-month residential recovery program that accommodates up to 6 women. Classes & services include: Seekers 12-Step Program, structured living and work programs.  Crossroads & the Garden residents are either employed or attending school full-time.


To learn more about the Evangel Home, please visit their web site evangelhome.org

Rescue the Children Receives Donation from Guarantee Good Will Network


The Guarantee’s Good Will Network recently made a $1,500 donation to Rescue the Children.

Opened in October 2012, Rescue the Children provides a safe haven for women who otherwise may have no place else to go.  When at capacity, the building will be home for up to 75 women and 100 children. A portion of the facility provides an emergency shelter for temporary stays. The majority is for families enrolled in a life-changing, 18 month program, with a minimum of 8 months in residence.


Rescue the Children is a protected, secure environment providing emergency and long-term services to at-risk, abused, homeless or previously incarcerated women or women with children. The community provides women and their children a place to get away from destructive lifestyles, offering a place to heal, learn, grow and ultimately becoming productive members of society.  Mothers who feel trapped in a dysfunctional setting can find a place of respite.  This type of opportunity can create life change not just for the present, but for future generations… one more family who doesn’t have to rely on welfare… one more family that learns to be violence-free.

The program’s focus is on sobriety, being a better mother, and becoming more self-sufficient. Assistance includes individual and group therapy, substance abuse recovery education, domestic violence education, life skills classes (family therapy, parenting, nutrition/wellness), vocational training and GED preparation, and an on-site center for children.

To learn more about Rescue the Children please take the time to check their website

Guarantee’s Prather & Shaver Lake Agents Hold Fundraiser for Childhood Language Disorder Center

Agents from Guarantee Real Estate’s Prather & Shaver Lake offices recently raised $840 for the Scottish Rite Childhood Language Disorder Center.  Guarantee Sales Manager, Vince Carter, presented the Center’s Director, Tom Tatum, and President, Jim Wilson II with a check on behalf of the agents.


The Childhood Language Center (CLC) provides free services to children with language, literacy, and learning challenges. The Center serves children with difficulties listening, speaking, paying attention, remembering, reading and writing.  They provide diagnostic, advocacy, counseling and therapeutic services to children between 18 months and 18 years of age who live throughout California’s Central Valley.

Guarantee’s West & Herndon Office Raise $1,000 for Hope Now for Youth



Agents from Guarantee Real Estate’s West & Herndon office recently presented Hope Nowfor Youth’s CEO, Roger Feenstra with a check for $1,000 that they raised by selling Red Carpet Car Wash tickets. 

Hope Now For Youth has taken over 2,000 gang members and at-risk youth off the streets of Fresno and helped them establish productive lives.  Hope Now For Youth has an impressive 85% success record and has taught troubled young men to become husbands to their wives, fathers to their children, and dependable employees who make positive contributions to their families, friends, and communities.

Guarantee’s Woodward Park Office Raise $2,000 for Boys & Girls Club



Agents from Guarantee Real Estate’s Woodward Park office recently met with East Fresno Boys and Girls Club representative, Mark Armenta, to present him with a check for $2,000 that they raised by holding a Red Carpet Car Wash ticket sale fundraiser.

Located near the Fresno Fair Grounds, the East Fresno Boys and Girls Club provide activities for an average of 120-150 youth each day.  The club prides itself in helping kids through academic and social programs, introducing them to healthier lifestyles and providing them with a safe place to go during the summer months and after school.  

Search & Rescue Receives Guarantee Good Will Network Support

The Fresno County volunteer group who risk their lives while saving others who are missing recently received a $1,000 donation from the Guarantee Good Will Network.

The Fresno County Sheriff’s Department Search and Rescue MountaineeringTeam (FresnoSAR) are trained in various search and rescue disciplines including: orienteering, tracking, wilderness/winter survival, first aid/CPR, swift water and high angle rescue, helicopter safety, and search techniques.  The volunteers augment the Fresno County Sheriff’s deputies during urban and wilderness search and rescue operations.

The search and rescue volunteers participate in operations in Fresno, Madera, and Tulare counties, as well as Yosemite, Kings Canyon, and Sequoia National Parks.  In addition to search and rescue missions, members participate in community events where they promote safety in the outdoors, including teaching children to “Hug-A-Tree” and other survival tips.


Although the FresnoSAR is associated with the Fresno County Sheriff’s Department, they DO NOT receive any government financing and rely strictly on donations to help them obtain needed equipment such as radios, GPS units, ropes, harnesses, and a multitude of other essential items that wear out over time.

Guarantee Sponsors Community Food Bank’s Feed Hope Gala


The Guarantee Good Will Network is proud to be a sponsor of the


Feed Hope Gala

on May 22 at  6:30p p.m.
3145 S. Northpoint Drive, Fresno.  

The featured guest speaker will be award-winning chef, 
motivational speaker, New York Times best-selling author, 
and Food Network television personality Jeff Henderson.  

For ticket of event information 
contact Renee Nuanes 237-3663 x 127 or rnuanes@communityfoodbank.net

Boy Scouts Receive $1,000 Guarantee Good Will Network Donation

In 2013, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) served over 7,600 young people and their families in Fresno, Madera, Tulare, and Kings Counties.  Through their youth leadership development programs, the BSA helps young people grow into responsible, well-rounded citizens.  To support their efforts, the Guarantee Good Will Network recently made a $1,000 donation to the Sequoia Chapter of the Boy Scouts.


 Learn more about the Sequoia Council Boy Scouts and the programs they offer from their web site sqebsa.org

River Tree Volunteers Receive Guarantee Good Will Network Donation


The Guarantee Good Will Network showed its support of keeping the San Joaquin River clean and safe by making a $1,000 to the River Tree Volunteers.

The River Tree Volunteers have removed over 7,600 tires and tons of trash from the San Joaquin River since 2003.  Their efforts help thousands of people enjoy the beauty of the river and has improved water quality.  The RT Volunteers also remove invasive weeds, plant trees, conduct educational programs, and offer guided canoe tours. 

The GGWN donation will be used for replacement of worn out life jackets, and broken canoe seats, as well as purchase of tools, dumpsters, & native plants.
 

The San Joaquin River is one of our area’s finest natural resources.  And thanks to the River Tree Volunteers we are better able to access and enjoy its beauty.  Learn more about the RTV on their Facebook page facebook.com/RiverTreeVolunteers