Sanctuary on 8th

Residents and businesses brighten Easter holiday for Sanctuary on 8th students

Residents and businesses brighten Easter holiday for Sanctuary on 8th students

The Easter holiday was made a little brighter for some Springfield families trying to cope with concerns about the Coronavirus, loss of employment, and the pressures of keeping children focused on school and entertained with limited resources.  Several generous residents and businesses, including those from the Marina at Ortega Landing, blessed the families of students […]

Exonerated prisoner shares his story with at-risk youth

Exonerated prisoner shares his story with at-risk youth

When Valentino Dixon spoke to children at the Springfield-based nonprofit Sanctuary on 8th Street about his journey of being convicted of a crime he did not commit and spending 27 years in prison before being exonerated, their eyes and ears took it all in and they eagerly asked him questions about his experience.  Since he […]