Annual Fundraiser at the Drive-In

Annual Fundraiser at the Drive-In

A Spectacular Evening Under the Stars! New Beginnings held their annual fundraiser at the West Wind Drive-In on Thursday, October 22, 2020. We showed the 1991 comedy-drama film The Fisher King, written by Richard LaGravenese and directed by Terry Gilliam. Starring our...
Workshop with Dr. Darryl S. Inaba

Workshop with Dr. Darryl S. Inaba

Free Training on Addiction for Local Clinicians New Beginnings Counseling Center initiated a collaboration with the UCSB Alcohol and Drug Program, Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics, the Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (CADA), and UCSB Counseling and...
Annual Fundraiser at the New Vic

Annual Fundraiser at the New Vic

An Evening of Theater On November 1, 2019, New Beginnings hosted an intimate evening at The New Vic featuring a theatrical performance of Food and Shelter, the fanciful but heart-rending story of a homeless family splurging on a day at Disneyland, written by Emmy...
Celebrating 50 Years with Harrison Ford

Celebrating 50 Years with Harrison Ford

50 Years of Service to Community In 2018, the board and executive management of New Beginnings made a decision to try a new fundraising model in place of our annual gala and to launch a year-long celebration of our 50th year of service. Given the recent natural...
Skid Row Marathon Documentary

Skid Row Marathon Documentary

Leveraging Cinema to Discuss the Impact of Homelessness In August of 2018, New Beginnings organized a showing of the award-winning documentary, Skid Row Marathon. Our goal was to provide community members with an educational experience to learn about homelessness and...
Changing Lives Gala (2017)

Changing Lives Gala (2017)

Celebrating Glenn and Amy Bacheller Glenn and Amy Bacheller have been involved with our work for nearly 10 years and have been instrumental in helping us to gain momentum and support for our programs. Both Glenn and Amy have served as ambassadors for our agency and...