Dear Friends,

Calexico Neighborhood House is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization devoted to making a difference in the community. We provide high quality programs that benefit all residents in our community and surrounding areas. With important programs and a variety of family-oriented offerings, we believe our services enhance the quality of life of those in our community, making our town a better, healthier place to live. Founded in 1938, Calexico Neighborhood House has become a cultural leader in the local community. Our stability results from the loyal dedication and hard work of many volunteers, and from the many individuals, businesses and foundations, who financially support what we do year after year. We ask you to consider supporting this valuable community asset in any way you can this year. You can help through volunteering your time and service, or even a simple donation. All funds will help support our daily operations and will enable us to continue in our work.

Thank you,
Calexico Neighborhood House


Services Provided with Your Donations & Support

January to December 2016

Micro-Business Service Center

The Micro Business Service Center (MBSC) of Calexico Neighborhood House (CNH) focuses     to create opportunities for Imperial County residents to begin their business and to become micro business entrepreneurs. In order to achieve such opportunities we provide business consulting. In addition, MBSC has the Cottage Food Program that focuses on financial assistance to pay for permits and business licenses to run a home-based business by selling homemade food (nonperishable).

Number of clients assisted in business consulting in 2016: 34

Number of clients with open businesses in 2016: 12

Emergency Assistance Program

  The Emergency Assistance Program provides immediate, short-term aid to low-income families and individuals in need throughout the Imperial County. These services include food pantry, rental assistance, clothing and utility assistance

Number of unduplicated persons served during 2016: 137
Number of emergency food bags provided in 2016: 977
Number of persons assisted with homeless prevention service in 2016: 95
(Water, electricity, gas utilities assistance, rental assistance)

Holiday and Special Events

Thanksgiving Luncheon, Children Toy Distribution, and Children’s Christmas Toy Store.
Number of unduplicated persons served in the 2016 Thanksgiving Luncheon: 600
Number of children given a toy for Christmas Toy Distribution in 2016: 500
Number of children who attended the 2016 Children’s Christmas Toy Store: 180

Pre-School and Day Care Centers

Year round day-care and pre-school services for low-income working families.
Number of unduplicated children provided preschool services during 2016: 592
Number of preschool enrollment days provided to children in 2016: 148,000

After School Snack and Summer Children Food Program:

Provision of after school snacks to children below the age of 18 during the school year and full lunch meals during the summer.
Number of meals served to children during 2016: 52,546
Number of Children Provided Meals during 2016: 372

Early Literacy Program

Teach parents techniques to read to their children ages 0-5 to get them engaged and prepared for school.
Number of children enrolled in 2016: 163
Number of reading sessions provided in 2016: 139

Mission Thrift Store

The El Centro Mission Thrift Store (aka Mission Thrift Store) provides of low-cost clothing and Household items to low-income families.
Number  of Transactions at the Mission Thrift Store in 2016: 2,188

Neighborhood House Shelter/Transitional Housing

Provides emergency and transitional shelter to homeless woman and children, as well as, case management services.
Number of unduplicated women & children provided shelter in 2016: 125
Number of shelter nights provided in 2016: 6,199

NH Volunteer Program:

Provision of community service by individuals participating in student community service activities, student intern projects, employee volunteer programs, court ordered community service, and other volun-teer referral programs.
Number of volunteer hours served during 2016: 9,888
Number of unduplicated volunteers during 2016: 292
In-kind dollar amount provided by volunteers in 2016: $103,834