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The Right Tool for the Job

Little Red Hen's newest program is building toward a bright future. Over 20 new and returning staff are learning new skills and discovering the joy of working with their hands. Furniture restoration and painting is a big part of Tools and Trade, and it all begins with sanding and painting.  Tim enjoys the solitary nature of his painting and sanding work that is a "way to work quietly and still be productive, and is a source...


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Food, Fun, and Photos at our Holiday Party

The annual Little Red Hen Holiday Party was held on December 16th at the Lifespan Center. This event was a great time for everyone in the Little Red Hen family to come together to celebrate the holidays. It is a rare opportunity for everyone from all of our locations to come together under one roof for food and fun! The Holiday Party is also the time of year that staff and instructor promotions are awarded. Staff...


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Online Brings All locations together!

Online isn't just a place to buy products online, it's a great opportunity to share the message of Little Red Hen to not only our community, but the whole world. Little Red Hen Online is where "Retail with a Purpose" all comes together.  A message worth sharing Little Red Hen Online helps keep people informed about our programs through Little Red Hen.org. Every location has a Facebook page, and Online does their part to make sure...


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Breakfast with Santa

Santa recently made a trip to our annual Breakfast With Santa fundraiser! Over 350 tickets were sold for this merry holiday breakfast, with all the profits going back into our wonderful children's programs.  Tickets for this event included a breakfast of eggs, bacon, and pancakes as well as a number for our silent auction. These items were donated from local businesses around Chico, CA and even included a cake! Also up for auction was a unique...


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Black Friday for a Good Cause

The prospect of going out on Black Friday is more daunting than ever, with many of the big box retailers even starting their sales on Thanksgiving Day. Avoid the stress of overcrowded chain stores by supporting your local non profit. With five unique retail locations and beneficial programs for developmentally disabled children and adults, Little Red Hen stores are a welcome addition to Black Friday. All of Little Red Hen's sales go back into its supportive...


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Little Red Hen Too is moving!

The plants aren't the only things growing at Little Red Hen Plant Nursery! After over 10 years of service, the back lot is closing to make room for some exciting expansions. "Little Red Hen Too" as it was affectionately called, was used to grow trees, houseplants, and vegetables for the main Nursery yard.  New Park & Garden Instructor Mark H joined the team back in September, and he revealed that he was told about about the upcoming...


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Haunted House Display now at Vintage Hen!

Multiple Little Red Hen locations recently came together to create an awesome Halloween display! This spook-tacular Haunted House was made by Little Red Hen staff from Kitchen Store, Vintage Hen, and Floral & More. The inspiration for this spook-tacular house came from an idea from Little Red Hen Kitchen Store Instructor Mickey. The design is modeled after a Putz House, a traditional German decoration normally used during Christmas time. These houses are typically made of paper or cardboard,...


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