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2nd Annual RAKE Event Doubles in Size

The Second Annual RAKE, or Random Acts of Kindness event last Saturday drew more than 300 community members together to give freely of their time to help clean 24 selected roadways, parks, and schools in the local region. Even joing in one cleanup that the City of Nevada City had already started.
click to listen to Lori Nunnink-Taylor


Anew Day Executive Director Lori Nunnink-Taylor says they organized the event as a fundraiser for Anew Day which provides healing and hope for those who are hurting, and also as a way to give back to the community.

click to listen to Lori Nunnink-Taylor


Most of the services Anew Day  provides are free of charge. The RAKE event raised $12,000 for the counseling center from the entry fees paid by participants. After the clean-up, the volunteers all got to get together for a barbecue at A New Place, the organizations new thrift store at 745 So. Auburn Street.

click to listen to Lori Nunnink-Taylor

Nunnink-Taylor says Anew Day hopes to partner again with the volunteers in 2016 and look forward to an even greater turnout at the third annual RAKE community event.

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