At Shoulder To Shoulder, we prepare urban fatherless young men for life. We help at-risk inner-city teen boys become balanced, mature men, breaking the cycle of fatherlessness one life at a time.
Based in Del Paso Heights, a neighborhood with some of the highest rates of poverty and crime in the Sacramento region, our staff and volunteers mentor and train fatherless young men from the 7th grade through high school graduation, primarily from our Freedom Hall facility located on the campus of Martin Luther King Jr. Technology Academy. We also deliver desperately needed support and skills-training to single mothers and families in crisis in the Del Paso Heights community.
Major Zack Samuel-Burnett (Sep) is no runner. In fact, this Rocklin resident prefers to fly. He served more than 10 years in the U.S. Air Force flying multiple aircraft including the U-2S and is now a commercial airline pilot. He woke up one morning last year with an incredible urge to run a marathon. [...]Learn more
Shoulder To Shoulder (STS) will hold its SECOND annual “Bowl-A-Thon” at Rocklin Lanes in Rocklin on Sunday, May 19th from 1:30 to 4:30 to benefit the generationally fatherless young men growing up in Del Paso Heights, where over 70% of youth are fatherless and 50% will graduate from high school. Our fun filled event will [...]Learn more
Visit our Open House and meet some of our young men and their mothers. Hear their stories and learn how Shoulder To Shoulder serves them, hear from our leaders, Board members and mentors as they share their stories, our vision and how Hope is being Ignited in the lives of our fatherless young men…Learn more