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Kaiser Permanente Gives $500,000 For Drought Relief

Kaiser Permanente Gives $500,000 For Drought Relief

KAISER PERMANENTE GIVES $500,000 TO ASSIST VALLEY RESIDENTS AFFECTED BY THE DROUGHT

Four community organizations receive drought-relief grants to provide fresh produce, emergency water and supportive services to rural Fresno County residents.

Kaiser Permanente is providing $500,000 in grants to assist residents in Mendota, Kerman, Orange Cove, Parlier, San Joaquin, Huron and Firebaugh impacted by the state’s most severe drought on record. Four community organizations are receiving the grants to assist Fresno County residents who have limited access to food, drinking water, health care and other supportive services.

The drought-relief grants include:

Take A Ghost Tour

Take A Ghost  Tour

Fall Food Drive for Catholic Charities

Fall Food Drive for Catholic Charities

San Joaquin Memorial will be participating in the 2014 Fall Food Drive for Catholic Charities.

Rather than the usual food drives, this year it is our goal to bring in as many complete family of four Thanksgiving meals as possible.

This includes donating the following items:

  • $10 for a turkey
  • 1 can of cranberries
  • 2 cans of yams
  • 2 cans of green beans
  • 2 boxes of stuffing
  • 2 boxes of mashed potatoes
  • 1 can of chicken broth
  • 1 can of gravy
  • 1 bag of nuts
  • 1 can of olives

On Friday, October 24, encourage your family and friends to bring their food donations to the Memorial vs. Bullard football game.

Cans will be collected at the entrance to the football stadium. The donor will receive $1 off their admission ticket to the football game.

 

Lights On Celebration

In celebration of the national 15th annual “Lights On” event, Clovis Unified’s Campus Club afterschool program is hosting its own Lights On celebration with a student rally at Buchanan High in the multipurpose room on Wednesday, October 22, 2014.

 

The hour-long rally, which will begin at 4 p.m., will include students, staff, school administration, board members and parents from 25 Campus Club sites. More than 300 hundred students are expected to attend. During the rally, students will read the poems and essays they wrote on the topic, “What Campus Club Means to Them.” Students and staff will also participate in fun games and activities.

 

Help Sick Kids

Help Sick Kids

This is expected to be a fun time celebrating some enthusiastic, talented and dedicated student athletes. But those students also have big hearts. Please bring a new or lightly used teddy bear which will be given to sick kids at Children’s Hospital Central California.

United Way of Fresno Operation Shape Up Oct. 18

United Way of Fresno Operation Shape Up Oct. 18

The annual United Way of Fresno County Operation: Fresno Shape Up event will be held Saturday, October 18th at Warmerdamn Field at Fresno State, 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m..

Approximately 300 children will work out with trainer Steve Sobonya, MMA Fighter Lavar Johnson, Pro Boxer Jenifer Alcorn, Current Fresno State Athletes and other former pros.

The purpose of the event is to get children active and teach them about simple exercises and nutrition that they can use at home.

George from Children’s Hospital, Timeout from Fresno State and Parker from the Fresno Grizzlies will all be out working with the children,

This is a Free event and includes breakfast, lunch and a Live United T-shirt for all the participants.

www.unitedwayfresno.org
 

Global War On Terrorism Wall of Remembrance Nov. 13-16

Global War On Terrorism Wall of Remembrance Nov. 13-16

Help us Honor Our Fallen Heroes and bring the "Wall of Remembrance" to Clovis, the Wall is a tribute to all the heroes that have made the ultimate sacrifice in the war against terrorism.

The Wall not only honors our Military but also our first responders, Firefighters, Law Enforcement and Emergency Personnel. Currently, there are almost 11,000 names on the wall!

The Wall of Remembrance was created to help heal those hidden wounds. It's mission is to reach all those impacted by Global Terrorism here at home.

The wall will be at Clovis Hills Community Church November 13th through November 16th.

On Saturday, November 15th, there will be a Military Health and Resource Fair from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Clovis Hills Community Church is located at 10590 N. Willow Avenue near Copper Avenue, across from Clovis North High School.

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