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Multi-purpose facility opens for American Canyon residents

Opening of the Napa Family Resource Center05/25/2022 – On Tuesday, May 24, residents of southern Napa County welcomed the opening of a new Family Resource Center (FRC) with support from Napa Valley Vintners, Napa Valley Unified School District, Napa Valley Education Foundation, On the Move and the City of American Canyon.

In 2018, Napa Valley Vintners donated $1 million toward the construction of the Integrated Family Center on the Napa Junction school campus.

Offering services in English and Spanish on the Napa Junction Elementary campus, the center joins five other Napa County schools that act as important centers for families and residents.

Organizers expect the center to be used extensively in areas such as adult education and vocational training, parenting classes, emergency assistance and referrals to outside agencies.

“We are thrilled to see the center open to American Canyon families and to know that they have easy access to help and resources on the school campus. Napa Valley’s most valuable resource is its people, and we are honored to be able to invest in efforts as important as this,” said Jack Bittner, Chairman of the Board of Napa Valley Vintners and Managing Partner at OVID. . Napa Valley.

Through targeted donations, NVV and its members have made a significant difference in the lives of children and families in American Canyon and throughout Napa County. Since 2016, NVV has invested more than $6 million in the American Canyon community through early childhood education initiatives and investments in nonprofit organizations that serve American Canyon. This includes a $2 million donation to help build the Boys & Girls Clubhouse at American Canyon.

Since the start of the pandemic, NVV’s nonprofit partners have provided more than 27,000 healthcare, disaster relief, out-of-school care, and other safety net services.

NVV has donated more than $200 million to Napa County nonprofits over the past 40 years, focusing on strategic initiatives for health care and youth development. NVV’s donations touch the lives of more than 100,000 people every year.

Funds raised at the upcoming Napa Valley Community Barrel Auction weekend will be used to care for the mental health and well-being of children through the expansion of Wellness Center programming on the Napa County school campuses.

To learn more about the Napa Junction Family Resource Center, visit the website: https://www.theneighborhoodinitiative.org/njfrc

About Napa Valley Vintners

The non-profit Napa Valley Vintners trade association has been cultivating excellence since 1944, inspiring its nearly 550 members to consistently produce the highest quality wines, provide environmental leadership and care for the extraordinary place it is. they call home. Since 1981, NVV has invested more than $200 million in its community to provide equitable access to health care and opportunities for advancement in children’s education. NVV is dedicated to improving diversity and promoting inclusivity in its community and in the wine industry. Learn more about napavintners.com.

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