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Fresno EOC's Impact on Our Community

Reaching families with Head StartFresno EOC serves over 120,000 clients each year through a variety of innovative programs whose impact transforms lives and helps shape positive paths to self-sufficiency.

Fresno EOC is considered one of the largest Community Action Agencies in the country. We employ over 1,100 full and part-time staff members committed to transforming lives. With over 35 programs to serve the community, we bridge gaps with almost every aspect of the underserved population.

Fresno EOC brings the community together: Partnered with over 730 organizations to fulfill Fresno EOC’s mission of transforming and inspiring the community by empowering individuals, families, and the community to overcome poverty and become self-sufficient.

Fresno EOC gives children a Head Start: We reach 4,300 pre-schoolers, infants, and toddlers with Early Head Start and Head Start each year.


Fresno EOC equips at-risk youth to succeed in education: 300 youth enrolled in the School of Unlimited Learning (SOUL) with over 30 students graduating with their High School diploma each year.

Fresno EOC helps families lower their energy bills: 12,000 households each year are given Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) assistance, and we help 3,800 homes each year lower their energy bills with weatherization services and heating system upgrades.

Fresno EOC helps individuals become better educated: Provides 2,000 adults with ABE/GED services. 

Fresno EOC helps nourish individuals and families: Assists 2,400 families in obtaining Market Match benefits at Farmer’s Markets. Distributes 12,000 boxes of food and 140,000 pounds of food to the needy in the community. 

Fresno EOC helps the community access food: Serves 400,000 hot meals and snacks to seniors, provides 37,700 meals to SOUL charter school students and 480,000 meals for Head Start children.   

Fresno EOC brings old and new generations together: Foster Grandparent volunteers provide over 76,000 hours of mentoring each year to over 1,900 infants, children and teens. In total, volunteers log about 120,000 hours each year in support of Fresno EOC programs.

Fresno EOC reunites families: Fresno EOC Sanctuary Youth Shelter serves 280 runaway and homeless youth each year with harm reduction, crisis resolution, and improved family relations in an effort to achieve successful reunification, when appropriate, and/or exit to a safe appropriate setting. 

Fresno EOC gives youth a second chance: Enrolls 370 youth at the Local Conservation Corps and provided employment, vocational training and educational opportunities.

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Our successes are many. But the challenges facing the families we serve are growing. In these times when we have to do more with less, we need your help. The support of our individual and corporate donors is more critical than ever before. With your help, we can bring help and hope to more of those who struggle daily to get by.

Making a monetary donation to Fresno EOC is a great way to support our fundraising effort. We greatly appreciate any donation you are able to make.

Donating to our General Fund allows us to use your contribution where it is most desperately needed – for emergency relief and to fill the gap of some of our ongoing programs. Fresno EOC is a private non-profit 501(c)3 organization. All donations are tax deductible.

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