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Coats For Culture Coat Drive at Starbucks

Coats For Culture Coat Drive at Starbucks

Alopecia Support Group


Fresno now has an Alopecia Support Group! The purpose of the Alopecia Hearts of Fresno’s Support Group is:

• To provide Medical Advisers who specialize in Alopecia Areata and/or Dermatology.

• To reach out to other Alopecia Areata individuals in the community and bring them to the support group.

• To provide information and education to the general public about Alopecia Areata, it’s causes, treatment, etc.

• To provide current medical research updates as supplied by the NAAF office.

 ‘Alopecia Hearts of Fresno’, will hold a Billiard Pool Fundraising Event, December 6, 2014 at 2:00pm, held at The Break Room in Fresno, CA. The First Support Group Meeting will be held on January 10, 2015 at 2:00pm. Anyone that is/has been affected by Alopecia Areata, or those that would like more information regarding Alopecia Areata, are more than welcome to attend both of these events!

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NorthPoint Church Trunk or Treat October 31st

NorthPoint Church Trunk or Treat October 31st

Come join us for a night of FREE, SAFE, FUN at NorthPointe’s Trunk or Treat!

The Trunk or Treat is a place for families to dress up, eat candy and enjoy the season. We will have bounce houses, a hay ride, awesome decorated trunks, candy, food and carnival booth games.

This event is at NorthPointe NorthPointe Community Church on Friday Oct. 31st from 6-8:30pm. Admission is FREE!

NorthPoint is located at 4625 W. Palo Alto Avenue near Herndon and Milburn in Northwest Fresno.

Kaiser Permanente Gives $500,000 For Drought Relief

Kaiser Permanente Gives $500,000 For Drought Relief


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.