Greg’s Story

My eleven siblings and I were raised by my mother and father in an environment of extreme poverty, drug and alcohol abuse, domestic violence and constant upheaval. My brothers and sisters were fathered by four different men. By the time I started 6th grade, my family had moved 6 times, between Wisconsin, Arizona, Alabama and California. Read more…



Our Partners

Shoulder To Shoulder seeks to unite community leaders to help us “break the cycle of fatherlessness” in our inner cities.  Our partners are helping us accomplish this and we are ever indebted to them for their faithful commitment to support this very important mission . . . saving a young man’s life!  Together we are making a difference in their future!



Freedom Partner

African American Expressions


Hope Partner  

Bank of America


Inspiration Partner 

Bouchard Communication

Dreambox Creative

Halldin Public Relations

Network Delivery Systems

U.S. Bank



Arata Brothers Trust

Bank of America

Noll Foundation

Pacific Coast Building Products

RCA Foundation

Ronald McDonald House Charities Northern California

Sacramento Rotary Club

Wells Fargo Foundation



Bayside Church

Capital Christian Center

Creekside Church

Del Paso Union Baptist Church

Real Life Church

Restoration Life

Rock of Roseville  

Westside Christian Church