Behind the scenes photo of a video shoot for 12 Days of Giving, featuring Esther Curtice (CASA), Patrice Kuerschner (Emmaus House), Patrick Ellis (Chamberlain's Youth Services), Nancy Frusetta (FoodBank) and Anna Foglia (Sun Street Centers). Photo courtesy of Lori Arnold.


12 Days of Giving benefits local nonprofits

Campaign kicks off Dec. 1 and will help raise funds to support CASA of San Benito, Chamberlain's Youth Services, Community FoodBank, Emmaus House and Sun Street Centers.

Hollister High School Key Club and Santa visit Emmaus House in 2018. Photo provided by Emmaus House.


12 Days of Giving supports Emmaus House

Emmaus House is one of five local, essential needs nonprofits participating in the community-wide holiday giving campaign.

Photo provided.


San Benito GIVES: Emmaus House

Emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault has served over 1,825 women and children since 2006.

Top Hatters Motorcycle Club Secretary "Q" dressed as Uncle Sam at the second annual trike night. Photo by Heather Graham.

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Top Hatters MC race tricycles in fundraiser

The second annual “Trike Night” happened downtown during Hollister Rally.

Walkers head out from the Veterans Memorial Building in downtown Hollister during the 2019 Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event on April 13. Photos by Carmel de Bertaut.


San Benito County walks a mile in her shoes

Men wearing red stilettos say no to sexual assault and domestic violence.

Members of the Hollister Fire Department crossing Fifth Street along San Benito on April 22, 2017 for the annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event. Photos by Lisa Robinson-Ward.

Local organizations partner to raise awareness of violence against women

Seventh annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event set to take place on April 13 at 10 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial Building in downtown Hollister.

The CASA office transforms into "Santa's Workshop" during the holidays. File photo.


12 Days of Giving seeks additional partners

Growth and success of annual fundraising event offers the opportunity to invite other San Benito County nonprofits to participate.

Just like home. Photo provided by Emmaus House.


Emmaus House taking part in 12 Days of Giving

Holiday campaign starts December 1.



Emmaus House helps women find safety and independence after abuse

Emmaus House, the only shelter for abused women and children in San Benito County, is a place of safety for women and children escaping abusive relationships, such as Jasmine Stone.

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Annual 12 Days of Giving Campaign Set to Kick Off Dec. 1st

Holiday campaign supports four nonprofits providing essential-needs services to San Benito County residents.


Children and Youth

Emmaus House is part of SB GIVES online campaign

Nonprofit provides a safe harbor for women and their children


Walk A Mile event raises awareness

Annual fundraiser downtown benefits Emmaus House and Community Solutions

Elizabeth Gomez, shown here as a little girl, was murdered by her abusive ex-boyfriend.


Gomez to honor murdered sister at Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Former Hollister City Councilman Victor Gomez is raising money and spreading awareness about domestic violence in memory of his sister who was murdered 10 years ago

Target employees volunteer to paint the interior of the Emmaus House in Hollister

Business / Economy

Emmaus House volunteer effort on target

Eight area store managers and employees rolled up their sleeves to paint and refresh the Hollister domestic violence shelter


Business / Economy

Intero honored for philanthropy

Local real estate office presents thousands in donations to local nonprofits, winter coat drive is now underway