Bless a Foster Youth this Christmas and Launch a Tradition!

Covenant Community Services, Inc. (Covenant) is seeking help to restore lives and transform generations of former foster youth in Kern County. This Christmas, individuals, groups and businesses, have an opportunity to help current and former foster youth create traditions during Christmas. To that end, we are seeking financial support to provide a Christmas tree, lights,…

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Coming Soon to the Ford Theater: Covenant Coffee House

  Covenant is excited to announce the expansion of service to Shafter, California. Here is the back-story. In May of 2013, Larry Starrh reached out to Covenant Coffee inquiring about a partnership to launch a coffee house in Shafter, California. The Starrh Family has been in Shafter for many generations. They purchased the old Ford Dealership and…

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Foster Youth Agency Receives Help From Chevron

Covenant Community Services, Inc. (Covenant) continues the day-to-day work of serving and supporting foster children and former foster youth in Kern County. The dedicated team at Covenant reaches out to between 200-300 individuals each day. This work is strengthened through the generosity of community partners like Chevron. In November of 2010, Chevron invested $5,000.00 into…

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Foster Youth Agency Receives Help From Chevron

Covenant Community Services, Inc. (Covenant) continues the day-to-day work of serving and supporting foster children and former foster youth in Kern County. The dedicated team at Covenant reaches out to between 200-300 individuals each day. This work is strengthened through the generosity of community partners like Chevron. In November of 2010, Chevron invested $5,000.00 into…

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Child Abuse and Neglect Month Thoughts and Action Points

April is declared National Child Abuse and Neglect prevention month in the United States.  http://www.childwelfare.gov/preventing/preventionmonth/ The month of April usually ushers in Spring and celebrates Easter. April is also a somber month to reflect upon the Giant of Child Abuse and Neglect in our communities. Child abuse and neglect is a horrible plight throughout the…

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Coffee Training at Rosito Bisani in Los Angeles

 For three days Covenant Coffee Interns Luis and Jeremy underwent rigorous technical training at Rosito Bisani, a professional espresso distribution company in Los Angeles. Their time there was spent studying in the classroom, getting hands on training and most importantly growing in life and spirituality. This is one video of a series about their…

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Hope Is In The “Little Things”

I had the opportunity to take two of our former foster youth to Los Angeles this week, where they would be training to become coffee service technicians for a professional espresso company called Rosito Bisani. Our goal is help the youth find employment, all the while building upon our continued mission to grow Covenant Coffee.…

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Former Foster Youth Donates To “HQ of Hope” Campaign

One-hundred dollars may not seem like a lot of money to you or I, but for former foster youth William Baldwin it is. So, imagine the surprise our Covenant offices this morning, when he slapped it down on a table and said…”I want to donate to the HQ of Hope Campaign.” A former foster youth…

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“Planning for Hope”- A view inside the future Covenant Building

It looks like scribbles on a page to most, but to Covenant Community Services CEO Randy Martin the intersecting lines and mathematical equations on the pages in front of him mean something more; the highly anticipated “Headquarters of Hope” is one step closer to reality. Today on his office floor, he and other Covenant employees…

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