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Koinonia receives Placer Community Foundation Awards grant

Koinonia Homes for Teens’ “Teen to Teen Anti-Drug” informational video projects was one of seven nonprofit recipients of a Youth Development Grant from the Placer ...

Koinonia teens learn skills in donated kitchen

Thanks to a new kitchen, youth overcoming substance abuse have added nutritious cooking to their list of life skills. Last month, work was completed on a teaching kitchen at one o ...

Stuffing stockings for foster youth

Camilla Ryland and foster youth Kimberly, of Koinonia Homes for Teens in Loomis, help fill stockings for foster youth at United Way's Women in Philanthropy wrapping party. Forty-on ...

Placer Elementary kicks in for Koinonia

Bill Ryland and Lacey Neuman, left, of Koinonia Foster Homes, accept donations of food, clothing, blankets, and a check for $682 from Placer Elementary School eighth-graders Amelia ...

Koinonia celebrates grant award

Teens struggling with substance abuse and other issues will be eating healthier thanks to a grant to Koinonia Family Services. The Herbalife Family Foundation, a philanthropic arm ...

Intel women inspire Koinonia students

Koinonia Community School students visited the Intel Corporation campus in Folsom on March 8. The students were participants in the “She & Me” project sponsored by the Women @ ...

Assistance League holds life skills classes

Seven Assistance League of Greater Placer members recently participated in a hat-making project with students in the Koinonia Community School in Loomis. The students live in grou ...

Coin war pays off for group home

Placer Elementary School seventh-graders Camden Carter and Nicole Smith, both 12, organized and ran a coin war fundraiser at their school and raised $1, 261 for the Koinonia Foster ...

Intel spreads holiday cheer at Koinonia

Koinonia foster youth enjoyed the celebration Dec. 17 when Intel employees brought Christmas to Loomis. Intel presented gifts to 38 teens in Koinonia Family House’s group home an ...

Merits of senior project program weighed

If you want to get Del Oro High School students talking, just ask if senior projects should be eliminated. What has teens talking is the possibility that the school board could abo ...