Twenty years ago, Jim Mayer bought land in Yolo County, CA and planted olive trees. Today, he produces the award-winning olive oil Frate Sole. But his enterprise is more than just an economic livelihood, it’s a mission. He continues to develop sustainable, organic ways of farming while making donations to Joshua’s House and organizations that help the poor.
Walk through the doors of what will be the first hospice house on the West Coast for people experiencing homelessness. Joshua’s House will open in 2019, providing a home and safe haven for people dying on the streets of Sacramento. Marlene von Friederichs-Fitzwater shares her story of devastating loss and transformational love.
Pancreatic cancer took Jamie Murphy’s life on Aug. 14, 2018. But not without a leaving behind a legacy of empathy — that the most vulnerable should die with dignity and respect. Murphy was a passionate advocate for Joshua’s House, which is slated to become the first homeless hospice center in the West Coast and one of only a handful in the country.
On April 12, 2018, the City Planning Commission unanimously approved the Conditional Use Permit (CUP) to convert an empty warehouse at 1501 North C Street to Joshua’s House.