Lauren Cohen

Values Projects June: Forgiveness & Resilience

2020’s #ValuesProjects continue with FORGIVENESS AND RESILIENCE for June. Share your efforts to connect through acts of forgiveness and resilience with the individuals and communities in your life. Email by ValuesProjects@CompassionatePomona.org by June 31. Winning projects will be celebrated at an end-of-school-year luncheon and recognized at the city council meeting the following month.

Values Projects April: The Earth

2020’s #ValuesProjects continue with THE EARTH for April. Share your efforts to connect through acts of care for the earth with the individuals and communities in your life. Email by ValuesProjects@CompassionatePomona.org by April 30. Winning projects will be celebrated at an end-of-school-year luncheon and recognized at the city council meeting the following month. Image generously …

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Values Projects May: Health & Well-Being

2020’s #ValuesProjects continue with HELATH & WELL-BEING for May. Share your efforts to connect through acts of health & well-being with the individuals and communities in your life. Email by ValuesProjects@CompassionatePomona.org by May 31. Winning projects will be celebrated at an end-of-school-year luncheon and recognized at the city council meeting the following month.

Pilgrim Church brings holiday cheer to Tijuana families

In addition to our previous story about Pilgrim Congregational Church holding an Adopt-A-Family program, Pilgrim Congregational Church in Pomona also helps to a make a ‘Merrier Christmas’ for the families of students just across the border in Tijuana. On a regular basis, they support the Pan-American Institute, to educate young people that otherwise would have …

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Temple Beth Israel helps local refugees

In addition to our most first story about Temple Beth Israel’s support of Inland Valley Hope Partners, Temple Beth Israel is also a partner with Newcomers Access Center, a local nonprofit, in helping refugee families getting settled locally.  For the past three years, they have donated countless items and volunteer hours. As a HIAS Welcoming …

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Valkyrie Vault at Gary HS helps students

Garey High School Library, along with Community Schools, ASB, and the Fashion Club, organize the “Valkyrie Vault,” a clothing room that is open to all students in one of the Library Offices during school hours. All items are free for students, including new and good-condition clothes, shoes, jewelry, accessories, and hygiene products. Students can come …

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Pomona Fellowship COB “adopts” local families

Pomona Fellowship Church of the Brethren participates in an Adopt-A-Family each Christmas season. The church receives information about one or two families in Pomona who need a little extra help with gifts this year. The family members have asked for specific items such as articles of clothing, toys, books, etc. Members of the congregation select …

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