Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes Selects Veterans Organization as 2019 Nonprofit of the Year

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

(SACRAMENTO) — Today, on California Nonprofits Day, Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona) honored Reaching New Heights Foundation Inc. as the 60th Assembly District’s 2019 Nonprofit of the Year at the State Capitol.

“Since its founding, Reaching New Heights Foundation Inc. has provided valuable services throughout the Inland Empire to support our veterans who are transitioning from active duty, incarceration, or homelessness, in an effort to foster a strong sense of pride and stability,” said Assemblymember Cervantes. “As Chair of the Select Committee on Veteran Employment and Education, it is a great honor to recognize Reaching New Heights Foundation as the 60th Assembly District Nonprofit of the Year, and I commend the organization for their steadfast commitment to serving those who have served.”

“Reaching New Heights Foundation is honored to serve those who have served our country. So many veterans come back from active duty with invisible wounds and we are happy to help. We are extremely grateful and deeply humbled to be recognized by Assemblywoman Sabrina Cervantes as a Nonprofit of the Year,” says founder, Sgt. Maj. Gregory Coker of Eastvale.

Established in 2013, Reaching New Heights Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit organization created by a veteran for veterans. It proudly serves Inland Empire veterans in their transition from active duty military service, incarceration, or homelessness, to life as a civilian and a productive member of society. Reaching New Heights assists nearly 300 veterans a month with an array of supportive services which include housing, employment, educational resources, mentorship, and much more.

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Sabrina Cervantes proudly represents the 60th District of the California State Assembly, which encompasses the cities of Corona, Eastvale, Jurupa Valley, Norco, a portion of Riverside, and the unincorporated communities of Coronita,El Cerrito, and Home Gardens. Cervantes serves as Chair of the Assembly Committee on Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy.

 

Contact: Cassandra Kester

Cassandra.Kester@asm.ca.gov

(951) 371-6860