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Toys for the Holidays

Assistance League Antelope Valley is proud to contribute toys for children served by the Department of Children and Family Services this holiday season. ALAV is donating 200 presents to children ages 2 months to 15 years. These photos are just a sampling! Interested in helping? Join us for the wrapping party, 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at the Chapter House.

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This Week: Operation School Bell!

ALAV has donated $25,000 to 250 students from Eastside Union School District  (250 students each receiving $100 Target gift cards) for school supplies and clothing. This is happening this week, from Monday through Thursday, Nov. 19.  On the first night, the majority of the students along with their parents were buying winter clothing. All of them were very appreciative and said thank you. In the photo, from left: Valerie Copeland, Lois German and Sandi Murphy volunteer at the first night of Operation School Bell shopping.

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Don’t Forget to Get Your Designer Showcase Tickets!

Here are a couple of our youngest models who will be participating in this Friday’s “Christmas Wonderland” Designer Showcase fundraiser: Stella Derryberry (daughter of Courtney Derryberry) and Raegan Rockey (granddaughter of Rose Rockey and daughter of Missy Rockey). We hope to see everyone there! If you haven’t gotten your tickets yet, click here.

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From 2015: Here's a portion of the start of the 1-mile walk with a few of the men in their shoes! 

ALAV Proudly Supports ‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’

ALAV members were proud to participate in the recent awareness-raising event, “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: A Walk for Wellness,” benefiting the Forensic Services Unit. The men who participate are sponsored and walk a mile in red high-heeled shoes. The event, in its second year, was very successful and has grown significantly. In its first year they had 10 walkers; this year they had 50. Frank Baird first proposed Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®:  The International Men’s March to…

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ALAV Represented at National Convention

ALAV was proud to be represented by a three-member delegation to Assistance League’s National Convention in San Diego Sept. 16-20. Representing ALAV were President Mary Hier; VP Facilities Sandi Murphy and Member Ora Harrison. The National Convention is a re-energizer for the members of Assistance League.  Speakers are brought in with uplifting speeches and attendees have the opportunity to network with members of other Assistance League chapters. 

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