The John Laing Group, the lead member of Oakland Corridor Partners (OCP), has a long history of operating a charitable trust. to make donations to the communities we live and work in. The John Laing trust has agreed to provide two grants to Samaritas totaling $25,000 each per year over the next three years to support
· Eliminating Barriers to Housing program – support for Samaritas’ Emergency Family Homeless Shelter
· Skills for Life program – support for foster youth (age 16 to 19) in gaining independent living skills such as budgeting and saving, caring for a home, hygiene, building a resume and social etiquette.